Hendrick Medical Center South is a 231-bed facility part of Hendrick Health System. This facility offers inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical and emergency care. The hospital's NICU has a Level 3 designation, with the unit offering the most advanced neonatal care of any hospital between Fort Worth and Midland. Hendrick Medical Center is accredited as a Chest Pain Center with PCI and by The Joint Commission.
Located in west central Texas, Abilene is the center of a 22-county area known as the Texas Midwest. Abilene's civic progressiveness and its logistic function as a regional center for distribution, commerce, industry, transportation, and education. Abilene offers a great public school district, and youth sports are very popular in Abilene and the city's local high school teams have won hundreds of district championships and dozens of state titles over the past several years. Abilene is less than 3 hours west of Dallas.