Residents of St. Joseph can rest assured that they have convenient access to quality healthcare systems. Heartland Health, the city’s largest employer, is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that provides state-of-the-art medical care in an array of major specialties. The locally owned system, staffed by well-respected physicians, surgeons and dentists, offers a range of healthcare services that rival those anywhere. Heartland provides leading-edge technology and care in its Heartland Center for Rehabilitation, The Heart Center, new Breast Cancer Research Center and the Heartland Cancer Treatment Center.
Building healthier communities is the goal of the Heartland Regional Community Foundation. The foundation provides leadership and financial support for a range of programs and services including scholarships, community revitalization efforts, and innovative approaches to health and quality of life improvements.