North Mississippi Medical Center consists of centers and 35 medical clinics in Eupora, Hamilton, Iuka, Pontotoc, Tupelo and West Point. North Mississippi Medical Center, a 650-bed regional referral center in Tupelo, holds the distinction of being the largest hospital in Mississippi and the largest non-metropolitan hospital in America. The medical center serves more than 650,000 people in 22 counties in north Mississippi, northwest Alabama and portions of Tennessee. The medical staff represents more than 40 medical specialties, as well as centers of excellence in cancer treatment and research, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, cardiology, pulmonology, rehabilitation, chemical dependency, kidney and neonatal programs. In addition, the NMMC Home Health Agency serves patients in 17 counties in north Mississippi and offers many complex and extremely high-tech procedures that can be performed in the home setting. Founded in 1983, West Point Hospital is a full-service medical facility and the first community hospital to affiliate with North Mississippi Health Services. Most of the NMMC hospitals are nonprofit.