Morehead Memorial Hospital


Morehead Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital located on a 22-acre campus in central Eden. It is licensed for 108 acute-care beds and 134 long-term care beds. The main campus is home to inpatient and day hospital services, a state-of-the-art emergency department, a birthing center, a nursing center, a cancer treatment center, and three office buildings for physicians.
Built in 1960, the facility has undergone numerous expansion and renovation projects to improve technology and provide additional health care services based on the demonstrated needs of the community.

In addition to the main campus, Morehead Memorial Hospital has two off-campus sites: the Wright Diagnostic Center, providing laboratory and diagnostic imaging, a Wound Healing Center, the Lou McMichael Miracle Breast Imaging Suite, the Morehead Memorial Hospital Foundation, and patient financial services; and Morehead Physical Rehabilitation, providing physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, massage therapy, and functional capacity evaluations.

Active Medical Staff of 55 and a consulting/courtesy staff of 35

Modern Equipment and Procedures: Electronic Medical Records System, CT, MRI, Lithotripsy, Vascular Laboratory, Laser Surgery, Angiography, Digital Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Procedures

108 beds including 81 Med-Surg, 9 Intensive Care, 12 Birthing Center (LDRP)


One of the Nation's Top 100 Hospitals (1994)
HCIA/Mercer Healthcare Consulting Firms

Best Financial/Information Management System for Hospitals Under 250 Beds
Hospitals Magazine

Runner-Up for Best Overall Information Management System for Hospitals Under 250 Beds
Hospitals Magazine

Wellness Program:
Gold Award Wellness Council of America
Winners' Circle for Governor's Awards for Worksite Health & Fitness

Nursing Department, A Benchmark Department
Quorum Health Resources, Inc.

1996 Annual Appearance Award
Eden Community Appearance Commission

Five-Star Auxiliary Program
National Coalition of Hospital Volunteers (NCHV)

Award of Excellence, National Accreditation of Occupational Health Nurses

American Association for Respiratory Care Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

Area Attractions

Area Population - 35,000

Large Lake - 1 hour - 500 mile shoreline

Snow-skiing - 2 to 3 hours

Beach - 4 hours

Excellent Hunting and Fishing

Major Industry - Textiles

Major Airport - 45 miles

Excellent Schools

Houses Range - $30,000 to $500,000

Four Seasons

Close proximity to cities, colleges, and tertiary hospitals

45 minutes to Greensboro

60 minutes to Winston-Salem and Bowman Gray School of Medicine

Within 1 1/2 hours of Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill