ANGEL MEDICAL CENTER CAN BE TRACED BACK TO 1923 WHEN DR. FURMAN ANGEL RETURNED HOME TO SET UP A CLINIC IN THE OLD CUNNINGHAM BUILDING

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ANGEL MEDICAL CENTER CAN BE TRACED BACK TO 1923 WHEN DR. FURMAN ANGEL RETURNED HOME TO SET UP A CLINIC IN THE OLD CUNNINGHAM BUILDING

Overview

  • Located in Franklin, NC
  • $73.3 million in annual economic impact
  • $3.2 million in financial assistance
  • $4 million in community benefits
  • 25 beds
  • 32,200+ outpatient visits per year
  • 17,900+ emergency department visits per year
  • 358 employees

Facts About the Hospital

  • Full-service, not-for-profit critical access hospital that serves the residents of Macon County and surrounding communities
  • The third largest employer in Macon County and the second largest employer in Franklin
  • A Critical Access Hospital (CAH), which is certified under a set of Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP), which are structured differently than the traditional acute care hospital
  • Requirements for CAH certification include:
    – Having no more than 25 inpatient beds
    – Maintaining an annual average length of stay of no more than 96 hours for acute inpatient care
    – Offering 24/7 emergency care
    – Being located in a rural area that is at least 35 miles away from any other hospital or CAH)