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About Highlands Medical Center

Highlands Medical Center is a 170-bed hospital located in Scottsboro, offering a wide variety of emergency, inpatient and outpatient services to support the wellness of our community. A part of the Huntsville Hospital Health System, HMC has the strength of a collaborative group of high-performing hospitals across North Alabama to share information, processes, ideas and best practices for continual enhancements to the care and services offered to meet the health care needs of our diverse community. Accredited by the Joint Commission, Highlands Medical Center stands out as one of the top-rated healthcare providers in the state.

In addition to Highlands Medical Center, the system provides many services through owned-entities across the community - Highlands Family Medicine, Highlands Home Health, Highlands Occupational Medicine, Highlands Surgical Services, Jackson County Family Medicine, Scottsboro OB-GYN, Highlands Pediatrics, and Highlands Health & Rehab and Cumberland Health & Rehab, two rehabilitation and long-term care nursing homes. With over 850 employees, HMC is one of the largest employers in Jackson County.

Our Mission

Exceptional healthcare and compassionate service

Our Vision

To be the beacon of health and wellness in our rural community

Our Values

Integrity, Innovation, Excellence