Health and Healthcare in Bend, ORHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Bend residents have access to 4 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 470:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Bend residents are part of Deschutes County, which ranks 6th for health outcomes and 5th for health factors in the State of Oregon. Additionally, residents spend 23.1% less than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking6th in Oregon out of 36 counties
Health Factors Rank5th in Oregon out of 36 counties
Health Behaviors Rank4th in Oregon out of 36 counties
Hospitals in Bend, OR4 hospitals within 60 miles
of Bend, OR 19,266:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Bend, OR164 doctors within city limits
of Bend, OR 470:1 population to primary care ratio
For nearly 90 years, Central Oregonians have trusted St. Charles Bend Medical Center to provide accessible, advanced health care in a carefully cultivated healing environment. The 261-bed hospital in Bend, which serves more than 240,000 people in a 32,000-square-mile region, was designed with large windows that let natural light pour in on patients and highlight Oregon’s beautiful scenery.