Health Care

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Manatee County Chamber of Commerce

Manatee County residents have access to three major hospitals as well as a wide range of public health-care services and privately operated walk-in clinics. In addition, the county’s 12 Emergency Medical Service units pride themselves on getting you to the hospital quickly, maintaining an average response time of 6.05 minutes. Seventy percent of the area’s physicians, nearly 440, are registered with the Manatee County Medical Society.

Blake Medical Center is located at 2020 59th Street West in Bradenton. Its services include the Heart Institute, birthcare center, neuroscience center, cancer diagnosis and treatment program, and a wide variety of subacute interdisciplinary nursing and rehabilitative services.

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is located at 8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Bradenton and is an acute care hospital offering superior quality patient care. Services include comprehensive emergency care (24/7 ER), critical care, and both outpatient and inpatient surgery, labor and delivery, cardiovascular care, orthopedics, breast health, labor and delivery, imaging/radiology, breast care, physical therapy, stroke and cerebrovascular care, wound healing and hyperbaric medicine. The Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Organizations.

Manatee Memorial Hospital located at 206 Second Street East in Bradenton is a 319-bed acute care facility that has served the citizens of Manatee County for more than 60 years. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Organizations and has a nationwide reputation for patient safety. Services include emergency, cardiac, cardiovascular, obstetrics and gynecology, NICU - Level II, pediatrics, wound care, outpatient and radiology services, rehabilitation, surgical, and orthopedics.

MCR Health’s (MCR) mission is to provide all patients, including the underserved and uninsured access to quality primary care and preventative health education regardless of race, sex, disability, or economic status. MCR is a private, not-for-profit healthcare system providing Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Behavioral Health, Vision, Dental, and many other medical services. Locations include more than 30 healthcare centers, two mobile units, and 13 pharmacies

Manatee Glens is located at 391 6th Avenue West in Bradenton. This facility provides psychiatric and mental health services, substance abuse treatment, a children's day treatment program, an access center, and outpatient detox services.

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