Smithfield, NC's Health Choices
Local health-care providers have residents covered in Johnston County, offering quality, compassionate care at all stages of life.
Johnston Health, anchored by Johnston Medical Center-Smithfield, also includes Johnston Medical Center-Clayton, Johnston Medical Associates-Clayton, Johnston Medical Associates-Kenly, Johnston Medical Associates-Gastroenterology, Johnston Medical Associates-Infectious Disease, and QuikMed Urgent Care.
Johnston Memorial Hospital-Smithfield, licensed for 179 medical/surgical beds and 20 behavioral health beds, recently opened a Women’s Pavilion birthing center that includes four labor and delivery suites, 16 postpartum-care rooms and a nursery. The staff at Women’s Pavilion cares for both the mother and infant and offers support as new moms learn to breastfeed.
Johnston Health has several plans for overall future expansion, including a $1.5 million emergency department expansion at the Smithfield facility, and the addition of 50 inpatient beds at Johnston Medical Center-Clayton. Other plans include adding eight inpatient rehabilitation beds, as well as chest pain and stroke centers at Johnston Medical Center-Smithfield.
Johnston Health selected Raleigh’s UNC Health Care for a strategic partnership in April 2013.
Hospice House of Johnston Health
Terminally ill patients find comfort and compassion at the SECU Hospice House of Johnston Health. The residential and inpatient center opened following a $4.5 million capital campaign by the Johnston Health Foundation, and a $1 million grant from the State Employees' Credit Union Foundation.
The Hospice House team provides 24-hour care for patients in a home-like environment. All 18 patient rooms have separate heating and cooling units, in-suite baths, and sleeper sofas for visitors. A chapel and meditation garden, full-service kitchen, and dining and living rooms are also on site. Hospice House is located a short distance from Johnston Medical Center-Smithfield.
Harnett Health System
Harnett Health System is a private, not-for-profit, health-care organization based in Dunn that serves many Johnston County residents in the southwestern portion of the county. The system includes a 101-bed Harnett Health Betsy Johnson Hospital, and a $56 million Central Harnett Hospital opened in Lillington in January 2013 with 50 hospital beds.
An outpatient rehab/wellness center in Benson, a family medicine practice in Angier and a number of clinics in both Dunn and Lillington are also under the HHS umbrella.
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