ECU Health is a not-for-profit, 1,447-bed hospital system that serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 Eastern North Carolina counties. The health system is made up of nine hospitals, more than 12,000 employees, home health, hospice, and wellness centers. ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
ECU Health Medical Center is a fully accredited Magnet 974 bed tertiary referral center, providing acute, intermediate, rehabilitation, and outpatient health services to the people of eastern North Carolina. As a major resource for health services and education, ECU Health has a mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.