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. HMC is Joint Commission accredited and is rated a four-star quality hospital by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, one of the top-rated in the state (medicare.gov/care-compare).

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, Scottsboro Urgent Care, and Highlands Health & Rehab and Cumberland Health & Rehab, two rehabilitation and long-term care nursing homes. With over 700 employees, HMC is one of the largest employers in Jackson County.

Our Mission

To deliver high-quality health care close to home, one neighbor at a time.

Our Vision

To be the trusted health care leader in our community by providing needed services and a continual focus on excellence in everything we do.