MINT HILL, N.C. – Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center opens its doors today as a full-service 46-bed community hospital ready to serve patients in Mint Hill and surrounding communities. The 145,000-square-foot hospital and 67,000-square-foot attached physician’s plaza sits prominently at the corner of Albemarle Road and I-485 at 8201 Healthcare Loop, Charlotte, NC 28215.
“We are excited to provide access to affordable, high-quality care for Charlotte’s Mint Hill community,” said Joy Greear, president and chief operating officer, Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center. “The completion of Mint Hill Medical Center represents a new era in health care, where preventing illness or moving toward recovery is just the beginning. Our facility is designed in a way that emphasizes convenience and comfort, allowing us to care for Mint Hill residents in their own neighborhood.”
The hospital and attached physician’s plaza houses cardiology, neurology, emergency, heart and vascular, surgery, sports medicine, orthopedic and women’s services, as well as advanced imaging, laboratory, infusion and transitional care departments. There are 24 medical/surgical beds, four intensive care unit beds, eight labor/delivery/recovery and postpartum rooms for our maternity patients, 10 observation beds and a 16-bay emergency department.
The nearly 207,000-square-foot, three-story facility was designed to feel like a destination. On the exterior, a mix of metal and stonework ties into the site’s surroundings while arched canopies and rocking chairs create a welcoming environment. Inside, soothing colors, floor-to-ceiling glass corridors and views of the campus’ multiple gardens and walking trails bring the outdoors in, flooding the space with natural light and fostering a healing environment.
The private rooms come with attached bathrooms, sleeper sofas, lighting and temperature controls. Amenities like USB charging ports provide comfort and convenience for patients and visitors. Decentralized nurse stations and bedside computers for charting keep care close to patients.
Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is the health system’s 15th hospital.