Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in western North Carolina that serves more than 3.5 million people in 34 counties reaching from southern Virginia to northern South Carolina. Novant was formed July 1, 1997 by the merger of Carolina Medicorp of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Presbyterian Health Services of Charlotte, North Carolina. Thomasville Medical Center joined the system in 1997. Brunswick Community Hospital joined in 2006. Rowan Regional Medical Center joined the system in 2008.