Jupiter Medical Center and UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, announced plans for their first jointly operated clinical facility, the result of the organization’s recently announced alliance.
The two-story, 53,000 square foot Jupiter Medical Center | The UF Health neighborhood hospital at Health Park d’Avenir will include 24-hour emergency services, inpatient beds, operating rooms, a diagnostic laboratory and imaging services. Additionally, there will be medical offices for physicians, including primary care and various specialties. Sina Companies, a well-respected national real estate company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, will develop the facility, which is scheduled to open in 2024.
Avenir is a new and innovative development taking shape in West Palm Beach Gardens. The 4,752-acre sustainable community will include 3,900 new homes, a resort-style clubhouse, retail spaces, offices, shops and restaurants.
“Jupiter Medical Center | The UF Health neighborhood hospital at Health Park d’Avenir is an example of our strong commitment to expanding access to health care for our growing community,” said Amit Rastogi, MD, MHCM, President and CEO. the direction of Jupiter Medical Center. “This new state-of-the-art facility will provide the latest advancements in cutting-edge medicine, where patients want to be cared for, close to home. We look forward to serving the many communities in the West Northlake Corridor including Ibis, Bayhill Estates and surrounding communities. We will continue to share developments on this project, and more on our relationship with UF Health, as details evolve.
In June, Healthcare Partners announced plans to transform healthcare delivery, research and education in Palm Beach and Martin counties and surrounding communities. The organizations share complementary missions of providing the best care possible through their distinctive approach to academic and community medicine. In addition to focusing on jointly operated facilities, such as Health Park à Avenir, discussions are progressing on the development of new clinical and hospital services as well as programs that support the translation of research findings into innovative treatments that improve outcomes. for patients.
“With exponential population growth in Palm Beach County and surrounding areas, the need for innovative and diverse healthcare offerings is growing,” said David R. Nelson, MD, senior vice president of business. Health at UF and President of UF Health. “The Neighborhood Hospital is the perfect opportunity to increase access to community healthcare in the region by bringing world-class physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and transformative technology closer to home.”
Earlier this year, the Florida campus of Scripps Research integrated with UF and UF Health as UF Scripps Biomedical Research, establishing a science powerhouse just miles from the highly rated independent nonprofit Jupiter Medical Center.