In an Era of Uncertainty, Local Healthcare Continues to Provide
Healthcare is big business in Santa Monica regardless of pandemics, vigorous actionism or a more “traditional” season of allergies and Summer-activity injuries.
Two of the city’s largest employers are UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, and Providence St. John’s Health Center. The healthcare sector accounts for 11% of the city’s employment and impacts the community’s wellbeing in more ways than one. As a result, Santa Monica residents have their choice of a number of outstanding healthcare providers and world-class facilities.
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is not only the city’s top employer, but a premier healthcare provider. The campus features a full-service medical center and combines the knowledge of an academic facility with the accessibility of a community hospital to offer patients the best of both medical worlds. The 281-bed, full-service medical center provides the complete continuum of healthcare services, features 16 operating rooms, and has 1,100 physicians, 2,500+ employees, and more than 300 volunteers and 500 care extenders.
1-800-825-2631 / uclahealth.org/immediatcare
Providence Saint John’s Health Center
Providence Saint John’s Health Center has been serving the Santa Monica and westside Los Angeles county communities since 1942. Named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for eight consecutive years, Providence Saint John’s offers a full spectrum of care that includes leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. With a 266-bed hospital, outpatient health centers and numerous outreach programs and clinics, the nationally renowned Health Center has top notch physicians, nurses, volunteers and support staff who work as a team to provide the best possible medical care to patients and the community.
Providence Saint John’s Playa Vista Office now has more doctors to treat you close to home.
As one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., Cedars-Sinai offers 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Dedicated to providing care for everyone who needs it, Cedars Sinai’s clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai
serves the community through its Medical Network, which provides patients convenient access to primary and specialty care physicians and seamless care coordination.
1-800-CEDARS-1 / cedars-sinai.org/westside
Kaiser Permanente, recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans, provides high-quality, affordable health care services for its 11.8 million members. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente’s care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Offices offer convenient access to high-quality primary care services to members who live and work in the area.
While the Santa Monica community is certainly adapting to unexpected challenges, it remains fortunate to host some of the best wellness practitioners and healthcare providers in the world. Santa Monica residents have everything they need to make wellness a top priority.