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Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. A recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine is its academic core. See our 2023 Year in Review Annual Report.

Atrium Health is renowned for its top-ranked pediatric, cancer and heart care, as well as organ transplants, burn treatments and specialized musculoskeletal programs. Atrium Health is also a leading-edge innovator in virtual care and mobile medicine, providing care close to home and in the home. Ranked nationally among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in eight pediatric specialties and for rehabilitation, Atrium Health has also received the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize and its 2021 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award, as well as the 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health Equity Award for its efforts to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care. With a commitment to every community it serves, Atrium Health seeks to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all, providing $2.8 billion last year in free and uncompensated care and other community benefits. 

Our Care Continuum 

At Atrium Health, we deliver the full spectrum of care, with locations and services that include:

  • Hospitals
  • Academic medical center
  • Freestanding emergency departments
  • Urgent care centers
  • Physician practices
  • Behavioral health centers
  • Imaging centers
  • Laboratories
  • Pharmacies
  • Nursing homes
  • Home health care
  • Hospice and palliative care

For more information about Atrium Health, including our leadership, locations, revenue and financials, view our annual report (PDF).

Our Mission Statement, Vision and Culture Commitments

Our Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.

Our Vision: To be the national leader for health, learning & community. 

Learn more about our mission and vision.

Our Culture Commitments

We recognize that employees are our most valuable asset. We have identified five Culture Commitments, built through the input of thousands of our teammates, as our guideposts for how we care for our patients and each other, every day.

  • We create a space where all Belong
  • We Work as One Team to make great things happen
  • We earn Trust in all we do
  • We Innovate to better the now and create the future
  • We drive for Excellence – always

Code of Conduct

This code establishes standards of integrity critical to our commitment to operational excellence and exceptional patient care. Read our Advocate Health Code of Conduct

Awards and Recognition

Atrium Health is continually recognized locally and nationally for our commitment to delivering efficient, quality care. Year after year, we receive distinctions from many of the top accrediting and ranking organizations in the industry.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report surveyed more than 150 pediatric centers to obtain clinical data in 10 specialties and asked 150 pediatric specialists in each specialty where they would send the sickest children. Eighty-nine hospitals ranked in at least one specialty. Atrium Health's Levine Children's Hospital was named a Best Children's Hospital by U.S. News & World Report in seven specialties.

Best Nursing Homes U.S. News 2016 - 2017

Jesse Helms Nursing Center was named one of the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report. Every year, U.S. News & World Report evaluates nearly 16,000 skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes) across the United States. The organization creates a calculation that rates the best skilled nursing facilities at 4.5 to 5 stars. This rating is based on each facility's performance over time, calculating key quality care measurements, in conjunction with therapy hours and nursing staff to patient ratios. This time-lapsed measurement makes such a designation for skilled nursing facilities difficult to achieve. Only 26 facilities in the state of North Carolina earned such a designation. North Carolina currently has 425 skilled nursing facilities.

HiMSS Stage 7 Award
Atrium Health was the first organization in North and South Carolina to achieve HIMSS Stage 7 certification in both our acute and ambulatory environments, signifying the highest levels of Electronic Medical Record adoption, and positioning us in the top 5 percent of healthcare organizations nationally. Currently 11 of our hospitals and more than 380 practices are Stage 7 certified.

CARF accreditation signals a service provider's commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback and serving the community.

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HealthCare's Most Wired Winner
Atrium Health has been recognized as CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired 2018 organization for the 15th consecutive year. Additionally, by ranking in the 99th percentile compared to peers, Atrium Health is the only healthcare system in North Carolina to also be designated as one of the Top 10 systems in the nation, ranking at No. 6 out of 254 winners.

The CHIME name and Healthcare's Most Wired logo are registered trademarks of College of HealthCare Information Management Executives Foundation and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, respectively.

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Sepsis Heroes

Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement

Energy Star
Atrium Health was awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award in 2021.

The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification
The Joint Commission's Disease-Specific Care Certification Program is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care. Learn more here.

Community Benefit

"Community benefit" is a healthcare industry term that refers to the total cost of providing financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured patients; subsidizing below-cost Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements; and financing other services that address vital needs such as research, allied and graduate education, community health improvements, community building initiatives, behavioral health and community health clinics. Find out more .

Atrium Health Nursing

We are an organization committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Our nurses care for individuals, families and the community by providing support, treatment, counseling and health education where they are needed. We strive to be the first and best choice for nursing care and practice as part of our overall mission to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.

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Atrium Health Leadership

At Atrium Health, we've upheld a strong tradition of industry leadership since our earliest days.

We set the example for healthcare organizations in commitment to mission, community service, medical advances and employer-employee relationships.

The members of our Atrium Health Leadership Team are known and respected nationally for their extraordinary dedication to quality care and customer service.

The people appointed to our Governing Boards represent a comprehensive array of businesses, non-profit and civic organizations, all working together to ensure that we meet current and future community needs, while maintaining the highest standards of integrity.

Our Hospital Administrators share a common goal to ensure that the facilities they lead are the best possible places to practice medicine, receive care and cultivate team spirit.


At Atrium Health, we're committed to achieving and maintaining the highest levels of quality and safety. From reducing harm events and unplanned readmissions to enhancing antibiotic safety, every effort is focused on delivering the most effective care and the best outcomes for our patients.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Atrium Health, our culture of inclusion and emphasis on cultural competence allows us to deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

From patient-centered programs to a nationally renowned symposium bringing leaders in the field together, see how we’re committed to supporting diversity, equity & inclusion to provide the best healthcare for all.

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Emergency Management and Preparedness

As the largest healthcare system in the Carolinas with the area's only Level 1 trauma center, Atrium Health's Emergency Management program is equipped to rapidly respond to any and all disasters that could endanger our patients and hospitals. Our team also provides emergency planning resources and assistance to the larger community to help people prepare for and stay safe in emergencies. Learn more.

Strategy and Transformation Office

To advance Atrium Health’s mission on behalf of the communities we serve, the Strategy and Transformation Office guides strategy and partnership development for Atrium Health’s enterprise through a data-driven understanding of consumer and market needs.

Applying the latest analytics, innovation methodologies and technological advancements, the Strategy and Transformation Office supports the enterprise as a source of strategic intelligence and uniquely positions Atrium Health as a national thought leader in health and care transformation.
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Atrium Health Foundation

Atrium Health Foundation accepts charitable contributions that enhance wellness and support medical education, research and the overall advancement of healthcare in the Carolinas. Philanthropy, from both corporate partners and individual gifts, is often the difference between simply good and truly excellent healthcare programs and services. In some cases, philanthropy is the only means of support for a program or service.

The non-profit Foundation supports a broad range of facilities, programs and services within Atrium Health, including heart care, cancer care, pediatric care and rehabilitation. If you would like more information or wish to discuss how to make a gift, visit our Atrium Health Foundation website , email us , or contact us by telephone at 704-355-4048.

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Become a Partner

Atrium Health Foundation partners with corporations to create real philanthropic impact in our community. Your company can change the lives of patients, extend the reach of community wellness programs, power critical initiatives, fund innovations in medical research, and ensure that Atrium Health continues to provide world-class healthcare to all.

Each year, our generous donors help us to provide:

  • Funding for innovative research;
  • World-class medical professionals;
  • Community health education and screenings;
  • Unreimbursed care for clients who are uninsured or underinsured;
  • Financial assistance for those in need; and
  • Programs targeted at reducing health disparities.
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