FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Medical Care Hospitals Health & Wellness Non-Profit
FirstHealth of the Carolinas, a private, not-for-profit health care network, is headquartered in Pinehurst. Its more than 4,700 employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. Licensed for four hospitals with 534 beds and also including facilities for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, a hospice, a home care program, community outreach programs, behavioral services, fitness facilities, primary and convenient care practices, a hospitality house, EMS and critical care transport services, a non-profit insurance plan, a philanthropic foundation and a host of other services, FirstHealth demonstrates a commitment to treating the whole patient and to providing quality health care for the entire community – especially those in need. FirstHealth hospitals have an active medical staff of 290 with more than 94 percent board certified. The hospitals hold all major accreditations. Moore Regional Hospital, FirstHealth’s flagship hospital, is an acute-care facility with 387 licensed beds. It offers a broad spectrum of specialties and a full range of health care services that match those typically associated with university medical centers and large urban hospitals. All major medical and surgical specialties and numerous subspecialties, including open-heart and valve surgery, bariatric weight-loss surgery, neurosurgery, comprehensive cancer care, orthopaedics, robotic surgery and neonatology are provided. Under the leadership of Hew Fulton, chair of the FirstHealth Board of Directors, sixteen volunteer board members from Moore, Montgomery, Richmond, Hoke and Scotland counties govern FirstHealth; there are also four entity boards. David J. Kilarski serves as chief executive officer for the health care system.