Vidant Health

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Vidant Health
Private not-for-profit
Industry Hospital network
Founded 1997
Headquarters Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Number of locations
Eight hospitals
Area served
Eastern North Carolina
Key people
Mike Waldrum, MD, MS, MBA
Chief Executive Officer ;
Revenue US$ 1,445,000,000 (2012)
US$ 67,000,000 (2011)
Number of employees
12,000 (2012)
Website Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a non-profit 1,439-bed hospital system that annually serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 Eastern North Carolina counties. The health system is made up of 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health, hospice, wellness centers, and Vidant Medical Group, a multispecialty physician and provider group with more than 420 providers in 80 practice sites. Their flagship Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville.

Vidant Health is the largest private employer in Eastern North Carolina.[1]

Three Vidant Health hospitals: Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital and The Outer Banks Hospital have been named among the nation's top performers for quality care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Only 405 hospitals in the United States earned this honor. Just 14 were in North Carolina.[2]

In 2002, the organization implemented a program in which diabetes educators regularly visit rural clinics to improve glycemic control in African-American patients.[3]

Vidant Health changed their name from University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina in January 2012.[4]

Vidant Health-owned hospitals[edit]

Other facilities[edit]

  • Community Care Plan of Eastern Carolina
  • East Carolina Heart Institute
  • James & Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center
  • Vidant Home Health & Hospice
  • Vidant Medical Center Foundation
  • Vidant Medical Group Practices
  • Vidant Pain Management Centers
  • Vidant Sleep Centers
  • Vidant SurgiCenter
  • Vidant Wellness Centers
  • Vidant Wound Healing Centers


  1. ^ "North Carolina's Largest Private Employers" (PDF). Employment Security Commission of North Carolina. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Top Performers on Key Quality Measures". 
  3. ^ "Teams of Diabetes Educators Regularly Visit Rural Clinics to Coach African-American Patients, Leading to Better Glycemic Control and Potential Cost Savings". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  4. ^ King, Lauren. "Pitt County Memorial Hospital in N.C. set to change name". The Associated Press/ Retrieved 5 September 2011. 

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