2018 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion: East Alabama Medical Center

East Alabama Medical Center is a 340-bed regional referral hospital in Opelika, with an affiliate hospital in the nearby town of Valley. The two hospitals employ approximately 3,400 people, making EAMC Lee County’s second largest employer. EAMC provides acute and chronic health services, in addition to non-mainstream services, such as outpatient rehabilitation therapy services, a diabetes and nutrition center, a skilled nursing facility, and a nursing home. EAMC’s mission is to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, which drives its commitment to workforce investment.