Consider living near a children’s hospital for ease of commute and optimum care in Portland

If your child is ill, traveling back and forth to the hospital can take time, money and have a negative impact on the quality of life of the entire family. Consider living in one of the houses for sale in Portland near the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University to get the best care, without the long commute.

This hospital is ranked number eight in pediatric specialties across the nation and is highly rated for cancer, cardiology and heart surgery and diabetes and endocrinology, according to U.S. News. An estimated 77 percent of discharged patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family, higher than the state average of 71 and the national average of 69, the source reports.

The hospital is located at 700 Southwest Campus Drive in the Homestead region near the Marquam Nature Park, just 3.1 miles from the downtown Portland area. When you are making multiple trips to the hospital, living close to the high-quality facility can improve the situation.