Top quality health care is one of Central Oregon’s crown jewels. With four hospitals and more than 3,800 employees, St. Charles Health System is both the largest provider of health care and largest employer in Central Oregon.
St. Charles Health System has pledged to partner with the communities it serves to achieve an ambitious vision: Creating America's healthiest community, together. St. Charles Health System began in 2001 as Cascade Health Services when St. Charles Medical Center in Bend merged with Central Oregon District Hospital in Redmond. Today, the organization owns and operates St. Charles medical centers in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville as well as family care clinics in Bend, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters and Madras.
St. Charles Redmond is a fully accredited, 48-bed hospital with more than 150 active and visiting medical staff members. Services include 24-hour emergency care, intensive/cardiac care, physical, respiratory and nutritional therapy, radiology, surgery and an on-campus rehabilitation center.
St. Charles’ physician clinics in Redmond include St. Charles Family Care, St. Charles Center for Women’s Health, St. Charles Pulmonary Clinic, St. Charles Sleep Center, St. Charles Outpatient Rehabilitation and St. Charles Surgical Specialists. Bringing care closer to home, St. Charles’ Redmond ICU unit is linked by telemedicine to the ICU in Bend, allowing physicians to visually assess patients.
Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC) includes more than 120 providers representing 30 specialties including Urgent Care, Primary Care, Specialty Care, Imaging and Lab services. With six locations BMC is the largest multi-specialty group in Central Oregon and provides quality, convenient healthcare known as TotalCare™. The BMC Redmond Clinic offers urgent care, family medicine and internal medicine, as well as a number of specialty services.
Mosaic Medical, a non-profit healthcare organization, opened its Redmond clinic, along with an innovative in-school clinic at M.A. Lynch Elementary School, in June, 2013. Mosaic serves the insured and uninsured regardless of age, ethnicity, or income, and believes in treating the whole patient by addressing physical, emotional, social, and cultural needs.
Your Care, established in 2013, has a team of Board Certified Physicians and Nurse Practitioners which bring over 40 years of medical care experience and expertise to the community. They provide a wide range of health care services including Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Walk-in Medical Care, Follow-up Care. Other services offered include General Medical needs, Well Checks and Physicals, Wound Care, and more.
Fire & Emergency Services
Directed by a five person board of directors and led by Fire Chief Tim Moor, Redmond Fire & Rescue provides emergency medical response, fire suppression, and rescue services to a 280 square mile fire district and a 320 square mile ambulance service area 24 hours a day. This service is provided by 39 full-time career firefighter/paramedics and 25 volunteers and student firefighters. The District serves a population base of 42,000 citizens. In 2015 Redmond Fire & Rescue responded to 5,614 incidents, 75% of those are medical in nature.
Redmond Fire & Rescue answers all calls for service from four fire stations. The main fire station is located in the City of Redmond and responds to the largest percentage of requests for service. The Terrebonne Fire Station, Cline Falls Fire Station, and Airport Fire Station are staffed and respond to calls for service as needed. Each fire station has a compliment of medical and fire apparatus that are available to respond to emergency and non-emergency requests for service. Each station has an Advanced Life Support ambulance equipped to treat and transport patients while providing an extremely high level of care. Fire apparatus are in each station to manage structural and wildland fires. Additionally, apparatus is equipped to manage rescue related needs including rope, ice, water, and auto extrication.
Life Flight and Air Link provide air ambulance services throughout the area and are supported by level II and III hospital trauma services.