Cone Health

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Cone Health
Area served
Guilford County, North Carolina, Rockingham County, North Carolina, Forsyth County, North Carolina, Alamance County, North Carolina Piedmont Triad
Number of employees

Cone Health is a private, not-for-profit, healthcare delivery system based in Greensboro, North Carolina. It includes Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital , Wesley Long Hospital , Women's Hospital, and Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital all located in Greensboro. The Cone Health network also includes Alamance Regional Medical Center (Burlington, North Carolina), Annie Penn Hospital (Reidsville, North Carolina), MedCenter High Point, MedCenter Kernersville, MedCenter Mebane, and a wide range of Cone Health Medical Group physician practices.

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, the flagship of the system, opened in 1953 on 63 acres (250,000 m2) near downtown Greensboro. Bertha Cone established it in honor of her husband, Moses H. Cone. Moses Cone was a textile magnate and founder of Cone Mills.

Cone Health is active[1] in cardiology, neuroscience, oncology, rehabilitation and obstetrics. In January 2005, the health system became the first five-hospital system in the Southeast to be awarded the Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence,[2] a grade of approval for quality nursing care.

In 2014, The Cone Health, listed as The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, was ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report.[3]


  1. ^ "Hospital Ratings". Society for Thoracic Surgeons.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Future of Nursing in North Carolina" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-17.
  3. ^ "US News Top Hospitals".

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