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Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated group of hospitals and
physician clinics, caring for patients and communities in North and
South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia.
Novant was formed July 1, 1997 by the merger of Carolina Medicorp of
Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Presbyterian Health Services of
Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 (previously called Rowan Regional Medical Center) joined the system in 2008.
The largest components of Novant Health are Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem with 921 beds, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte with 607 beds, Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury with 268 beds and 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 Center, 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
near 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 major
insurance plan, which provides local employers and consumers with a
significant degree of choice in the marketplace.
Awards and Special Recognitions
Novant Health 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 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 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 in the top 20 for three years in a row.
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, Community Care Clinic, March of Dimes,
and many others.
Novant Health exists to improve the health of communities, one person at a time.
We, the employees of Novant Health and our physician partners, will
deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension,
Compassion: We treat our customers and
their families, staff and other healthcare providers as family members
with kindness, patience, empathy and respect.
Diversity: We recognize that every person
is different, each shaped by unique life experiences. This enables us to
better understand each other and our customers.
Personal Excellence: We strive to grow
personally and professionally and approach each service opportunity with
a positive, flexible attitude. Honesty and personal integrity guide all
Teamwork: The needs and expectations of any
one customer are greater than what one person's service efforts can
satisfy. We support each other so that together as a team, we can be
successful in the eye of the customer as a quality service provider.