||Carolinas HealthCare System
||1000 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
||Carolinas HealthCare System (www.carolinashealthcare.org) is the largest healthcare system in the Carolinas, and the third largest public system in the nation. CHS owns, leases or manages 23 hospitals in North and South Carolina, including Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte and CMC-NorthEast in Concord, a 457-bed medical center which is home to the Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital.
CHS employs over 1,000 physicians and operates more than 300 care locations, including rehabilitation hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, radiation therapy centers and physical therapy facilities. Together, these operations comprise over 4,900 licensed beds and employ more than 35,000 full-time or part-time employees.
CHS’s flagship facility is Carolinas Medical Center (www.carolinasmedicalcenter.org) in Charlotte, an 874-bed hospital which includes a Level I trauma center, a research institute and a large number of specialty treatment units (heart, cancer, organ transplant, behavioral health, etc.). CMC also serves as one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, along with Duke, Wake Forest, UNC-Chapel Hill and East Carolina Universities. CMC provides residency training for over 200 physicians in 15 specialties.
CMC is listed as a ‘Best Hospital’ by U.S. News & World Report for urology, and has been designated 11 times as Charlotte’s ‘Consumer’s Choice Preferred Hospital’ by the National Research Corporation. HealthGrades, a leading healthcare ratings company, named CMC-NorthEast ‘The Best Hospital in North Carolina’ for cardiac services.