Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system based in North Carolina that serves more than 3.5 million people in 34 counties reaching from Northern Virginia to Georgia.
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Novant was formed July 1, 1997 by the merger of Carolina Medicorp of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Presbyterian Health Services of Charlotte, N.C. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center joined the system in 1997. Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center (previously called Brunswick Community Hospital) joined in 2006. Novant Health Rowan Medical Center joined the system in 2008.
The largest components of Novant Health are Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem with 961 beds, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte with 607 beds, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury with 268 beds and Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville with 149 beds. Novant employs 26,000 people and has more than 1,100 physicians in its medical group.
Other hospitals and medical centers include: Novant Health Franklin Medical Center outside of Raleigh, Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center, Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center, Novant Health Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, Novant Health Huntersville Medical, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in Charlotte, Novant Health Prince William Medical Center in Northern Virginia, and Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center in Gaffney, S.C. Other facilities and programs of Novant Health include four philanthropic foundations, three nursing home and senior residential facilities, nearly 350 physician clinics, outpatient surgery, imaging and diagnostic centers, rehabilitation programs and community health outreach programs.
Our facilities and physicians participate in virtually every managed care plan, which provides local employers and consumers with a significant degree of choice in the marketplace.
Awards and Special Recognitions
Novant Health and its staff received the 2006 President's Award for commitment to service excellence for patients, physicians and employees. The President's Award is the highest recognition presented to only one healthcare organization in the nation
each year by Professional Research Consultants (PRC), a nationally known healthcare research company. Novant Health also received the prestigious Ernest A. Codman award in 2008 and 2004
for improving the quality and safety of care provided to patients, presented by The Joint Commission. Novant has been nationally recognized as the Best in Industry for Working Mothers by Working Mother Magazine and one of the Top 40 Family-Friendly NC Companies by Charlotte Parent and Piedmont Parent magazines. In addition, Novant Health has been named to Modern Healthcare's list of the top 100 integrated health networks in the nation, ranking 4th in 2008.
Novant Health providers and facilities regularly reach out to their communities to benefit at-risk and disadvantaged populations. Novant provides community education and screenings and supports health clinics that provide care for the uninsured. In addition, facilities and staff members are active in various community partnerships that benefit organizations like United Way, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Physicians Reach Out, Habitat for Humanity and many others.