Harnett Health Wins Triangle Business Journal 2013 Healthiest Employer Award

Harnett Health ranked 18th out of top 25

Harnett County, N.C. (January 20, 2014)
– Harnett Health has received a 2013 Triangle Business Journal Healthiest Employer of the Triangle award.

The top 25 companies selected for this honor were recognized at an awards presentation where the rankings were revealed. Harnett Health placed 18th.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our commitment to providing health and wellness programs for our employees,” said Sondra Davis, Harnett Health Vice President of Human Resources and System Development. “Our employees are an asset to our organization, and we understand the value of providing health and wellness and life/work balance options for them.”

An article published in the Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) on October 29, 2013 provides award details, “The awards recognize companies and nonprofit entities that commit to making wellness a priority while proactively shaping the health of their employees. Winning companies completed an online assessment with our [TBJ] partner, Healthiest Employers Inc. This non-biased measurement scored wellness programs in comparison to regional and national employers.”

Companies were measured on six categories:

  • Culture and Leadership Commitment
  • Foundational Components
  • Strategic Planning
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Programming and Interventions
  • Reporting and Analysis


About Harnett Health

Harnett Health is a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Dunn, N.C. The system is accredited by The Joint Commission and encompasses a network of facilities throughout Harnett and Johnston counties. It has more than 265 credentialed providers and more than 1,000 employees. The system includes Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn, N.C. with 101 beds and Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington, N.C. with 50 private inpatient rooms. Services offered through Harnett Health include outpatient rehab/wellness centers in Benson, N.C., Dunn, N.C., and Lillington, N.C., and cardiac rehabilitation services, a breast care center, outpatient cardiac testing and a wound care center in Dunn, N.C. The healthcare system has six physician practices: Angier Medical Services, Coats Medical Services, Dunn Medical Services, Lillington Medical Services, Harnett OB/GYN, and Premiere Pediatrics. It also has a Foundation focused on fundraising, providing a personal touch for patients with extraordinary needs, and working to expand access to care for our community. For more information, visit www.harnetthealth.org.


One Year Anniversary of Central Harnett Hospital

Harnett Health is celebrating the one year anniversary of the opening of Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington, N.C. The state-of-the art facility opened on January 18, 2013 increasing access to healthcare for residents in a five county area. From its opening through the end of December 2013, 19,835 emergency patients and 1,107 inpatients were treated along with 18,965 imaging services, 95,284 lab procedures, and 556 surgeries were performed at our new hospital.