Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital, located in Murphy, NC, is a 25-bed critical access hospital that provides world-class, patient-centered care for a seven-county region in western North Carolina, North Georgia, and East Tennessee.The recent transition makes it the sixth hospital in the Erlanger Health System and the system’s first hospital in North Carolina. The 14-bed emergency department sees approximately 17,000 patient annually. Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital’s team is comprised of board-certified physicians, APCs and support care providers 24/7. The department has additional medical support off location within walking distance of the main campus, as well as access to a laboratory and radiology department.
- Annual Patient Volume: 17,000
- Hospital Beds: 25
- Documentation: CPSI
- Hospitalist ADC: 16-19 hours
- Procedures: No
- Codes: Yes
- Open ICU
- Shift Times: Physician 7am-7pm; APC 7pm-7am
- Procedures Not Required: Surgeons, ER & RT all at hospital
- MRI, Local Dialysis Clinic, Urology & Echos Possible
Murphy, North Carolina, is the county seat of Cherokee County located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Downtown Murphy is home to tree-lined streets and many historic buildings restored to their original state. Restaurants, many unique shops and other interesting establishments are all within walking distance in the heart of town. Recreational activities from local trout streams to mountain biking are unlimited Murphy offers something for every sports enthusiast. If you are looking for a beautiful small town in the mountains, look no further than Murphy, North Carolina.