Cannon Memorial Hospital, founded in 1947, provides a comprehensive range of health care services and advanced technology. The 70-plus-bed primary care hospital is located in the mountains of North Carolina. The hospital offers emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in addition to a full range of services and specialty care. Cannon Memorial, surgical care includes the latest in laparoscopic techniques, as well as standard procedures. The hospital s full-service laboratory offers a complete range of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing and analysis, and performs hundreds of procedures daily to assist physicians in accurately diagnosing illnesses and conditions. Respiratory care, pulmonary function studies, stress testing, holter monitoring, sleep studies and various other procedures, treatments and services are available through the hospital s Respiratory Care Services. Cannon Memorial s Radiology Department features diagnostic tools that include routine diagnostic radiographs and fluoroscopic examinations, as well as magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, ultrasound testing, nuclear medicine capabilities and a high-tech mammography unit accredited by the American College of Radiology. The hospital s physical therapy department offers services on both an inpatient and outpatient basis to assist individuals recovering from surgery, stroke, accident or other disabilities. The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations and is a member of The American Hospital Association and South Carolina Health Alliance.