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Good Samaritan Medical Center
1309 N Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Good Samaritan Medical Center is a 333-bed acute care hospital, which has been providing sophisticated, personalized medical care to Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for over 90 years.

As one of the area’s leading cancer centers, the hospital’s Cancer Institute provides general and highly specialized cancer services with a patient navigator program. Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Center has earned National Accreditation. Good Samaritan Medical Center also offers technologically advanced surgical treatment options through its Surgical Institute, which boasts minimally invasive surgical techniques through advanced robotic and computer-assisted surgical technology. The MyNewSelf Surgical Weight Loss Program specializes in multi-disciplinary care, and our experienced team offers some of the most effective procedures available for surgical weight loss in South Florida.

The hospital also cares for patients with known or suspected cardiovascular diseases through its Cardiac and Vascular Institute. As a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, Good Samaritan Medical Center delivers timely, advanced protocols proven to save the lives and health of stroke patients. For its cardiac care, Good Samaritan Medical Center has earned designation as a Five-Star Rated hospital for coronary interventional procedures as well as treatment of heart attack and heart failure. These outcomes helped the hospital achieve the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Heart Failure Award.

In addition, Good Samaritan is proud to feature “Special Deliveries,” its maternity services department. Many additional services are available on the Good Samaritan Medical Center campus through the Sleep Disorders Center; a full-service, 24-hour Emergency Department; and a wide range of diagnostic and surgical outpatient services. Good Samaritan is also home to The Palms Medical Detoxification, one of a select few hospital-based medically supervised alcohol and drug detoxification centers.

To learn more about Good Samaritan Medical Center, or to find a doctor, call 561-655-5511.

 

Hospital Statistics:

Campus Statistics:

  • Established in 1920
  • 5 floors
  • 333 licensed beds
  • 220 Operational beds
  • Eight Inpatient OR Suites
  • 22-bay Emergency Department
  • 16 bed LDRP/ 10 bed Level II NICU
  • Seven Outpatient OR Suites
  • 482 medical staff members, representing over 40 specialties

Key Services:

  • Cancer Institute
  • Cardiac and Vascular Institute
  • Comprehensive Breast Center Featuring Digital Mammography
  • Emergency Department featuring Quick Care
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Joint and Spine Care Institute
  • MyNewSelf Surgical Weight Loss Program
  • Obstetrical with Level II Neonatal
  • Outpatient Diagnostics and Surgery
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation
  • The Palms Medical Detoxification Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Radiation Therapy provided on campus by Palm Beach Cancer Institute
  • Sleep Center
  • The Surgical Institute
  • The Walter Newbern All Private Suites

Palm Beach County

  • 2012 Estimated Population: 1,335,187
  • Median Household Income: $52,591
  • Unemployment: 7.4%
  • College Education: 31.3%

Service Area Ethnicity:

  • Caucasian: 60.1%
  • Hispanic: 19.0%
  • African American: 16.8%
  • Other: 4.1%

Hospital Payor Mix (2012-TYD):

  • Medicare – 43.03
  • Medicaid – 10.95
  • Managed Care Mcare– 11.43
  • Managed Care Mcaid – 5.10
  • Managed Care Other – 19.04
  • Charity – 0.65
  • Uninsured/Self Pay – 5.81
  • Commercial/Other – 3.99

Our Community:

Amidst the sunshine, sparkling Atlantic Ocean and the 47-mile stretch of palm tree-dotted beaches, an abundance of features keep Palm Beach County residents more than satisfied. From Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival to fun-filled cruises, golf communities, water parks and outdoor adventures, Palm Beach County offers an exceptional quality of life for every generation.  

Schools:

Recognized for its innovative programs and excellent schools, the Palm Beach County School District offers an ideal education for each and every student.

Residents have plenty of quality schools and programs to choose from, including 107 elementary, 33 middle, 23 high and fifteen other schools as well as 41 charter schools. PBCSD has received an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education for 8 straight years. PBCSD’s 80% graduation rate is the second highest rate in Florida and eighth highest rate in the nation.

Recognized at a national level, 6 district schools earned Newsweek’s and U.S. News Magazine’s Best High Schools in America 2012. The PBCSD is ranked among the best school districts in Florida and the nation; fully accredited.

Universities:

Palm Beach County offers a wide array of higher education choices.

Barry University
www.barry.edu
 
Florida Atlantic University
www.fau.edu
 
Keiser University
www.keiseruniversity.edu
 
Northwood University
 www.northwood.edu
 
Nova Southeastern University
www.nova.edu
 
Palm Beach Atlantic University
www.pba.edu
 
Palm Beach State College
www.palmbeachstate.edu
 
South University
www.southuniversity.edu
 
Strayer University
www.strayer.edu

Airports

  • Palm Beach International Airport, 4 miles
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, 51 miles
  • Miami International Airport, 74 miles
  • Orlando International Airport, 170 miles

Arts and Culture:

  • Armory Art Center
  • Ballet Florida
  • Boca Raton Museum of Art
  • City Place
  • Flagler Museum
  • Norton Museum of Art
  • Palm Beach Opera
  • Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
  • Cruzan Amphitheater

Shopping:

  • CityPlace, West Palm Beach
  • Downtown at the Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens
  • The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens
  • The Mall at Wellington Green, Wellington 
  • Worth Avenue, Town of Palm Beach

Sporting:

  • CA Golf Championship- Doral
  • Chris Evert Pro Celebrity Tennis
  • Florida Marlins, MLB
  • Florida Panthers, NHL
  • Hard Rock, Casino
  • Honda Classic, Golf
  • Jacksonville Jaguars Football, NFL
  • Miami Dolphins Football, NFL
  • Miami Heat Basketball, NBA
  • The Isle, Casino

Web Site Resources:

Chamber of the Palm Beaches
www.palmbeaches.org
 
City of West Palm Beach
www.wpb.com
 
Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce
www.npbchamber.com
 
Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce
www.palmbeachchamber.com
 
Palm Beach County Visitors Bureau
www.palmbeachfl.com
 
Palm Beach Family
www.palmbeachfamily.com
 
Palm Beach Sports Commission
www.palmbeachsports.com
 
State of Florida
www.goflorida.com
 
Town of Palm Beach
www.palmbeach.govoffice.com