Evergreen Medical Center
101 Crestview Avenue - Evergreen, AL - 36401
"Evergreen Medical Center is committed to delivering quality healthcare in an atmosphere of compassion, sensitivity and respect meeting the needs and expectations of the individual, family and community."
Evergreen Medical Center (EMC) is a 44 bed general acute care hospital located in Evergreen, AL. In addition, the hospital is licensed for 15 general acute psychiatric beds. EMC owns and manages a hospital-based rural health clinic (Evergreen Primary Care), a home health agency, and a wellness/physical rehab center, all while providing outpatient services, inpatient services, surgical services, and an emergency department that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The emergency department consistently averages approximately 30 patients per day, or 11,000 visits per year.
With a population of approximately 4,000 people, the town of Evergreen is situated right off Interstate 65 in the heart of Conecuh County. The hospital is the only one in its county and has proven to be a necessary part of the community. EMC has a primary service area of approximately 25,063 people and a secondary market of around 54,120 people located in four surrounding counties.
EMC was closed when it was originally purchased in 1977. It was reopened in October of that same year and has been profitable for the last 23 years in a row since 1991 when it posted its last annual loss. The hospital now employees 140 individuals.
2014 has marked the fourth year in a row that EMC was named one of the Nation's Most Wired Hospitals by the publication Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine. In 2009, EMC was recognized as the "Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: National Benchmarks" winner. This award means that patients of EMC are more likely to be highly satisfied after receiving efficient and reliable care in a cost-effective way.
EMC has a healthy organizational culture evidenced by high morale and consistently low employee turnover.
EMC senior leadership consists of Tom McLendon, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Jones, Chief Financial Officer, and Melissa Dunn, Chief Nursing Officer.
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mailing address: P.O. Box 706 - Evergreen, AL - 36401