Since 1930, Annie Penn Hospital has served the people of Rockingham County and the surrounding communities of Guilford and Caswell Counties as well as southern Virginia. Located in Reidsville, NC, just 20 miles north of Greensboro, the 110-bed facility offers a broad range of medical and surgical services, serving inpatient, outpatient and emergency care patients. Each year, Annie Penn Hospital offers a number of free community programs including educational seminars on chronic health conditions, cooking classes, cancer screenings and other services that help promote healthy lifestyles. For more information on specific programs, visit conehealth.com
The hospital became part of Cone Health in July 2001. Through this affiliation and in partnership with many of the community-based physicians, the hospital provides exceptional specialized care that is unique for a hospital of our size.
In 2011, Annie Penn Hospital received 2 significant designations pertaining to patient care. As a result of our focus on caring for the aging population, we were designated a NICHE Hospital (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders - http://www.nicheprogram.org/) by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. There are 300 hospitals with this designation internationally. The program provides principles, tools and resources to help hospitals better care for older patients. Annie Penn Hospital has almost 40 nurses who have completed NICHE-related training.
Also in 2011, the Endoscopy Department at Annie Penn Hospital was recognized by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) as a high quality endoscopy program. This certificate recognizes that our program adheres to ASGE guidelines on privileging, quality assurance, endoscopy reprocessing and infection control by incorporating them into our practice and policies.
In addition to these designations, Annie Penn Hospital has ranked in the top 1% of hospitals across the US for employee satisfaction. For this accomplishment, the hospital has received one of the highest awards given for employee satisfaction - Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award – an honor the hospital has received three years in a row. The hospital was also recognized in 2013 for national leadership in quality and patient safety by being designated a Top Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.