The Springfield community and economy owe much of their robust health to the city's medical arts. Six area hospitals, more than 800 physicians, and an array of clinics provide care in every American Medical Association specialty. Springfield's health care industry employs 20,000 people with an economic impact of nearly $4.5 billion annually.
Springfield's "Medical Mile" is home to two of the nation's top integrated healthcare networks, CoxHealth and St. John's Hospitals, numerous outpatient surgical centers, mental health facilities, home health care services, long-term nursing facilities and health information and education resources. State-of-the-art technology and compassionate care combine to make Springfield a regional hub for health care. View area health care statistics.
Explore the links to the right to find the health care services you need as you relocate to the Springfield area.
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