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38 THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — WESTERN NC | VOLUME 12 — ISSUE 1 HEALTH & WELLNESS Headquartered in Hendersonville, North Carolina, Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital that was founded more than 60 years ago. The system is currently managed by UNC Health Care. It is the first and only hospital in North Carolina to be accredited with the International Organization for Standardization for quality health care standards. Licensed for 222 acute care beds, Pardee is the second- largest employer in Henderson County. There are several locations separate from the main campus, including a comprehensive physician practice network, two urgent care locations and five orthopedic clinics. At Pardee, your health and well-being is the priority. Home to a number of nationally recognized programs They offer cancer care, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, heart & vascular care, women's health, emergency medicine, primary care, stroke care, wellness services and more. Whether you need surgery, chemotherapy, emergency care, a health screening or just someone to talk to when you are ill; the highly trained physicians and team at Pardee are available. Also based in Hendersonville but reaching out to all of Western North Carolina, Park Ridge Health has dedicated itself to being a "faith-based" hospital serving the mind, soul and body of all those in need of healing, health, or hope. From employing the very first registered nurses in North Carolina to offering the first 64-slice CT scanner in the state, Park Ridge has a 100 year history of medical "firsts". Their dedication has not YMCA OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA FOR ALL When you join the YMCA of Western North Carolina, you don't just join a gym. You join a community dedicated to health and wellness, youth development, and giving back to our neighbors. » Learn more today at ymcawnc.org « 6 L O C A T I O N S O N - S I T E C H I L D C A R E T O N S O F G R O U P E X E R C I S E C L A S S E S Y O U T H & A D U L T S P O R T S W E L L N E S S C O A C H I N G H E A L T H Y L I V I N G P R O G R A M S gone unnoticed. Once again this year Park Ridge Health is honored to receive recognition as part of Adventist Health System for Becker's Hospital Review's 2017 list of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare". The distinction recognizes Park Ridge for their commitment to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures, and offering competitive benefits to their employees. "Park Ridge Health has been blessed to be recognized for its efforts to empower our team members of extending the healing ministry of Christ to our patients and each other," said Jimm Bunch, Park Ridge Health President & CEO. "We seek out and initiate programs to invest in our employees, both professionally and personally. We are excited to see the return on that investment in the form of employees who are proud of their ability to provide excellent care to patients on a daily basis." 45 miles east of Hendersonville and serving folks both in the mountains and the foothills is Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) that includes a 143-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care as well as a wide range of specialized clinical services from birthing to eldercare. Three years ago the RRHS Board of Trustees and Duke LifePoint Healthcare entered into a new partnership. This new joint venture strengthens RRHS by giving it new resources to enhance the health care services offered to residents of Rutherford, Polk and Cleveland Counties. For exceptional medical care, close to home, you need go no farther than Columbus, North Carolina and St. Luke's Hospital. "At St. Luke's Hospital, we are dedicated to providing high quality care in a warm, caring and safe environment. From all indications, we do that extremely well," says Jim Bross, CEO/Administrator of St. Luke's. "From life-saving 24/7 emergency care to preventive screenings, St. Luke's Hospital is here to provide the attention, the skills and services you may need. But it's also our desire to provide the tools you may need for your health information and awareness." In 2008, St. Luke's Board decided to join forces with Carolinas HealthCare System of Charlotte. Since that time St. Luke's has become a Top Performer in quality measures for treating pneumonia and for surgical care. The Joint Commission (JCAHO) named St. Luke's Hospital a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. St. Luke's is one of only 39 hospitals in North Carolina to be recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on such Key Quality Measures. []

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