The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 331-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls. EIRMC serves as the region’s healthcare hub, offering specialty services including open-heart surgery, leading-edge cancer treatment, trauma, neurosurgery, intensive care for adults and infants, and a helicopter and ground medical rescue service. Consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals, EIRMC is located where Physicians Practice management firm ranks the #1 state to practice medicine.
Idaho Falls is the largest city in Eastern Idaho with a population of about 60,000 and a metro population of 136,108. The city serves as a hub to all of eastern Idaho and much of western Wyoming. Due to its relative economic vitality, high quality of life, and proximity to world-class outdoor recreation, it is often featured in various publications' lists of "best places to live." The area is served by the Idaho Falls Regional Airport and is the gateway to Jackson, the Tetons, and west Yellowstone, making it a great place to live and play.