Infirmary Health grew from a community-based campaign in 1896, and the original Mobile Infirmary opened in 1910, at Ann Street and Springhill Avenue Mobile. A few blocks and a century down the road, the 677-bed Mobile Infirmary remains the cornerstone of Infirmary Health. Today, Infirmary Health has evolved to become the largest non-governmental healthcare system in the state and the second larges...t not-for-profit healthcare system in Alabama. It serves an 11-county area of south Alabama and north Escambia County, Fla., with 700 active physicians and more than 5,000 employees. Infirmary Health is the governing organization of five acute care hospitals, two post-acute care facilities, a physician clinic network with more than 30 locations, three diagnostic centers, three urgent care clinics and other affiliates.
Infirmary Health’s flagship hospital is Mobile Infirmary, with 689 licensed beds. It has been recognized by the Joint Commission in the area of stroke. The second largest acute care facility, with 162 beds, Thomas Hospital, received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award for Patient Experience for the fifth year in a row. North Baldwin Infirmary, a 70-bed community hospital, has compassionate care and the latest advances in technology and treatments. Infirmary LTAC Hospital, serves the health needs of residents in Mobile and Baldwin County. The facility is a 21-bed specialty care hospital and the only one of its kind in the region that is designed to meet the needs of patients who are critically ill and require extended, medically complex care. Atmore Community Hospital is a 49-bed facility, serving communities in Escambia and Monroe counties in Alabama, as well as those in nearby Escambia County, Fla., became affiliated with Infirmary Health in June of 2015.
More than one million patient visits are made to Infirmary Health facilities each year. These patients receive the highest quality care from physicians, nurses and other skilled professionals who are specially trained to meet the patient’s medical needs in facilities that are specifically designed with them in mind. To remain the First Choice for healthcare in our region, Infirmary Health offers the most advanced technology, comprehensive treatment and highest quality of care. In addition, Infirmary Health also supports healthy communities through corporate gifts and sponsorships, employee volunteerism and uncompensated medical care. We contribute nearly $1.8 million annually to local programs and agencies.