Located in Elkin, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital (HCMH) has provided top-quality healthcare to residents in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia for more than 84-years. A private, not-for-profit hospital, HCMH is served by more than 70 physicians representing 26 specialties and subspecialties. The HCMH emergency department offers 24-hour-a-day, year-round emergency care with a Quick ER service for minor emergencies, open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.
- Annual Patient Volume: 30,000
- ED Beds: 24
- Admission Rate: 15%
- Documentation: Medhost
- Physician Daily Coverage: 24 Hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 24 Hours
- Nurse-to-Patient Ratio: 1:4
- Strong OB Program
- Manage Codes Required
- Transfers to Wake Forest Baptist Health
- Teleneurology through Novant Health
- On-site Psychiatrist (M-F); Telepsychiatry
- Most Specialties Available
Nestled in the Yadkin Valley region, Elkin, N.C. is known for its rolling hills, variety of vineyards and wine tasting rooms, hiking trails, fishing, kayaking, and relaxing lifestyle. Elkin is situated in the southwest corner of Surry County along the Yadkin River and the Big Elkin Creek, and centrally located between Stone Mountain State Park and Pilot Mountain State Park, as well as 20 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Elkin is best known for its excellent schools, an award-winning hospital, cozy downtown and year-round events with the Explore Elkin and the Reeves Theater.