First Health Moore Regional
First Health Moore Regional Hospital is a cutting edge, 385 bed not-for-profit
hospital that serves as the referral center for a 15 county region in the
opened on Thanksgiving Day 1929 with 33 beds and a staff of 27, Moore Regional
has now grown to a staff of 192 physicians, a
professional staff of over 2700
and some 725 volunteers. Moore Regional Hospital offers services to people
within a 5 county primary service area and a 10 county secondary service area.
Moore Regional was actually the flagship hospital for First Health of the
Carolinas, a comprehensive health care network the likes of which NC has never
seen. Not only do they provide care and services for patients, they also focus
on staying healthy by educating patients and the community
through classes, workshops, print media such as their First Health Magazine, and
active events throughout the community.
Top notch physicians drawn from all over
the country, the finest facilities anywhere, and an incredible staff of
specialists in various fields from xray, lab techs, physical therapy, nutrition,
etc. make First Health Moore Regional one of the top hospitals in the country.
The retention rate of it's employees and specialists is unbelievable. Very few
people leave the First Health family once they're here.
In 2005, Moore Regional for the 2nd year was nominated as one of the nations
Top 100 hospitals, and a national survey ranked it's heart, orthopedic, and
vascular services in the Top 10 programs in North Carolina. First Health of the
Carolinas actually operates three hospitals. Richmond Memorial in Rockingham, NC
in Richmond County, Montgomery Memorial in Troy, NC in Montgomery County and
First Health Moore Regional here in Pinehurst.
Between the three hospitals, they
have an active medical staff of 257, over 90 percent of which are board
certified in specialties such as cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics,
bariatric surgery and neonatology.
Surrounding Moore Regional's sprawling campus are specialty clinics like
Pinehurst Surgical and Pinehurst Radiology, all growing in
conjunction with Moore Regional. The care that's received here and the
technology and resources made available to it's patients is unmatched anywhere
in North Carolina, and in many cases the country.
Health Moore Regional has programs
for everything from sleep disorders, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation,
care, medical transportation to an insurance plan with a product that
targets the vast number of uninsured out there today.
First Carolina Care is
their insurance plan that allows patients to structure their plan
for their specific needs. They have incredible prescription drug plan resources
and their network of doctors, being the referral hospital for 10 counties, is
Their online system for following up on appointments, patients, doctors and specialists makes
it easy to check the status of care at any moment when you're not there. And
Moore Regional was the first hospital in NC to go entirely smoke free, even
outside on the grounds. That should help us all breathe a bit easier.
With first rate care, specialists, doctors, facilities, insurance products and
supporting business industry, First Health Moore Regional is truly a gem in the crown of the Sandhills of NC. To say they've done a lot for the community would be an
understatement. Knowing that they're here and looking after us, helps us
all sleep a little better.
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