Healthcare in the Bedford County region is among the best in Pennsylvania. World class facilities are within easy reach and the local medical community is among the most qualified and highly-trained groups to be found anywhere on the east coast.
Advanced technologies are regularly introduced to the area, and enable the local medical community to keep abreast of the latest, and most effective medical practices.
UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital is an integral part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, an award-winning institution that takes pride in its comprehensive State-of-the-Art care.
Locally, the 59-bed general hospital has been completely modernized and its staff focuses on personalized, compassionate patient care. Attention to the details of patient needs and comforts are at the core of the facility’s mission. The acute care general hospital includes units for medical, surgical, obstertrical, intensive care, coronary care, telemetry, and palliative care services and offiers a variety of diagnostic capabilities. The emergency facilities include 24-hour, in house coverage by emergency medicine physicians, a licensed heliport for emergency transport, and trauma center affiliation.
Within a short drive you’ll find wonderful healthcare facilities at Conemaugh Health System in Johnstown, a perennial powerhouse in care and service, and the Altoona Regional Health System with its impressive record of success.
All in all, the Bedford County community is proud of its access to a variety of leading healthcare centers.