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Comprehensive care, close to home: That’s     a Breast Center that provides same-day          health education programs. It also provides
what Novant Health Matthews Medical           mammogram appointments, including the           access to a comprehensive collection of
Center provides for thousands of Union        latest in 3-D technology.                       consumer health and medical databases, as
County residents each year. The hospital is   Union County is growing quickly – and           well as hard-copy medical publications.
located on Highway 51 in Matthews, near       Novant Health is growing to the meet the        While Novant Health is providing support
the intersection of US-74, centrally located  community’s needs.                              and education, the organization also is
to the places where Union County residents    Summer 2016 saw the opening of the              making it easier for patients to get the care
work and live.                                new Women’s Center at Novant Health             they need, when and where they need it. To
Matthews Medical Center is part of Novant     Matthews Medical Center, a comprehensive        do that, the healthcare system is bringing
Health, an integrated network of physician    center offering a continuum of care to          more physicians, services and facilities to
clinics, hospitals and outpatient centers     women at all stages of their lives. The         the area.
dedicated to making the healthcare            Women’s Center features labor and               Today, residents can see primary care
experience simple, convenient and             delivery, recovery and postpartum suites        providers and a wide range of specialists, all
affordable so that patients can focus on      with balconies, full bathrooms with             in one convenient hub – the comprehensive
getting better and staying healthy.           jetted baths and showers; pre-delivery          Novant Health medical plaza campus,
At Matthews Medical Center, that              obstetric rooms and a level 2 neonatal          located in Union County on Highway 74,
dedication means expert care – with a         intensive care unit. The warm and               across from Poplin Place Shopping Center.
personal touch. Nationally recognized         welcoming environment helps families feel       The three-building medical plaza offers
for quality care and a commitment to          comfortable, while moms and babies are          convenient access to leading-edge health
excellence, the hospital offers a wide range  provided all the amenities and medical care     services, including advanced diagnostic
of services including a 24-hour emergency     they need.                                      imaging such as digital mammography,
room that provides access to an accredited    Now more than ever, patients want to            CT and MRI technology. The campus is
chest pain center and certified primary       take charge of their own health. Matthews       also home to primary and specialty care
stroke center.                                Medical Center helps them do that by            physician clinics including pediatrics, family
The medical center also offers advanced       offering the public access to its full-service  medicine, cardiology, ob-gyn and more.
diagnostic and treatment options for          medical library. The health library offers      Novant Health is focused on keeping our
heart, cancer, orthopedics, pediatrics        free services such as health information        community healthy, one person at a time.
and maternity care. Radiology imaging         searches, support group listings and            That’s why Matthews Medical Center
services at the hospital include CT, MRI and  referrals, physician referrals and monthly      participates in longstanding community

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