Healthcare

Hospitals

One full service hospital is located in Wells County and three referral hospitals are near by in Allen County:

  • Bluffton Regional Medical Center – Bluffton – Primary and specialty care – Approx. 79 beds
  • Lutheran Hospital – Fort Wayne – Referral – Approx. 363 beds
  • Parkview Memorial Hospital – Fort Wayne – Referral – Approx. 515 beds
  • St. Joseph Medical Center – Fort Wayne – Referral – Approx. 225 beds

Physicians

Wells County is well-served with primary care and specialty care providers:

  • Caylor-Nickel Clinic – Nearly 30 primary care and specialty providers – All located in Bluffton 
  • Panos Free Clinic – Open on specific days/nights
  • Markle Medical Center – More than 10 primary care providers – Locations in Bluffton, Markle, & Warren 
  • Also, approximately 10 additional physicians in solo or partnership practices.

Business Health Services – Bluffton Regional

  • Offers accelerated return-to-work through a coordinated physician/hospital effort
  • Case managers monitor progress and promote return-to-work
  • Trained drug screen coordinator facilitates regulatory compliance
     

Health Care & Retirement Centers

Wells County has excellent Health Care & Retirement Centers located throughout the county:

  • Christian Care Retirement Community – Bluffton
  • Kindred Nursing & Rehabilitation-Meadowvale – Bluffton
  • Markle Health Care – Markle
  • Ossian Health & Rehabilitation – Ossian
  • River Terrace Estates – Bluffton