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Growing out of a desire to ensure medical access for our neighbors, Infirmary Health exists as the largest non-profit healthcare provider in Alabama. Serving a large portion of southern Alabama, Infirmary Health’s network of award-winning medical facilities makes it a leading healthcare provider on the Gulf Coast. Based in Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Infirmary Health’s hospitals and acute care facilities have been recognized as national leaders in innovative and compassionate care for patients using state-of-the-art medical technology, no matter the medical need.

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Devoted to Your Life

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in Alabama, Infirmary Health’s services are different. Our mission is to treat our patients with a focus on LIFE. This acronym embodies Infirmary Health’s core values of serving our community with a focus on Leadership, Integrity, Family and Excellent Service. When you are treated by Infirmary Health’s medical staff, you are going to get more than just treatment. You will receive premier medical services marked by the professionalism and compassion that bolsters our vision of being the FIRST CHOICE for healthcare in the region.

A History of Excellence

Starting in 1896 as a community-based initiative to provide healthcare services to the Mobile community, Mobile Infirmary was born. Mobile Infirmary was formed out of the vision of Augusta Evans Wilson who achieved fame nationally as a writer in the late 1800s. However, in her efforts to provide for the Mobile community, Wilson began a hospital fundraising campaign holding sewing circles, craft bazaars, pencil sales and a $50,000 bond to make Mobile Infirmary a reality.

Opened on October 21st, 1910, on Ann Street north of Springhill Avenue, Mobile Infirmary consisted of 32 beds, a laboratory and state-of-the-art operating room. This facility served the Mobile community for 42 years and was financed by the volunteer work of a small group of dedicated women. However, as World War II raged, the need for expanded community medical facilities became clear. Faith leaders, community representatives and doctors banded together to raise over $2 million for the new facility. The new Mobile Infirmary consisted of 285 beds in a facility sitting on 80 acres of what was once the old Oak Hill Golf Course. Less than a decade later, a nursing school opened across the street from the new hospital.

Today, Mobile Infirmary boasts a 681-bed facility that serves as the region’s healthcare leader and offers groundbreaking innovations in technology and medical services. However, Mobile Infirmary just stands as the flagship of Infirmary Health. Having grown from one small hospital in Mobile, Infirmary Health now consists of four acute care hospitals, three post-acute facilities and a physician clinic network with over 60 locations as well as six diagnostic imaging centers, two breast centers, two freestanding emergency departments and multiple affiliations.

The largest nongovernmental, not-for-profit healthcare provider in the state, Infirmary Health serves 11 counties in southern Alabama and George County, Mississippi. Employing over 700 doctors and some 6,000 other medical workers, Infirmary Health treats more than 1.3 million patients per year. Through its partnerships with local communities and $1.8 million annual charitable funding for community programs, Infirmary Health remains committed after 110 years to bettering community health.

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Our Commitment to You

Infirmary Health’s goal is to provide the best possible healthcare services to our patients through utilizing technological advances, comprehensive treatment, and quality care standards. As the largest nonprofit healthcare provider in Alabama, our mission is to put your LIFE first and become the first choice for healthcare in the region. Let us help you and your family on the path to good health.