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    Unity Health associates strive to improve the quality of health and well-being for the communities it serves through compassionate care. As the largest employer in an eight-county area, more than 2,300 Unity Health associates offer a wide range of award-winning health care to their patients, including 24-hour emergency care.

    Unity Health's campuses include the White County Medical Center and Specialty Care campuses in Searcy, Harris Medical Center in Newport as well as clinics in Beebe, Bradford, Cabot, Clinton, and Heber Springs. The Unity Health System consists of physician clinics, urgent care clinics, a behavioral health clinic, an orthopedic and spine center and a cardiology clinic.

    In Searcy, Unity Health- White County Medical Center has a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of more than 150 physicians that specialize in various areas of healthcare. The hospital is a Level III Trauma Center, part of the statewide trauma system, as well as a member facility of the UAMS-based IDHI Stroke Program which provides immediate care for stroke victims.

    Services Unity Health provides for patients include: an accredited sleep center, a Home Health agency, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative services, critical care services, cardiology, cancer care, behavioral health programs for all ages, inpatient hospice, a sports medicine program and orthopedics. Also, Unity Health houses the Advanced Care Hospital of White County, one of the only long-term acute care hospitals in North-Central Arkansas.



    Unity Health is the first healthcare organization in Arkansas to be accepted into the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The formal agreement gives Unity Health access to the latest Mayo Clinic expertise and promotes collaboration among physicians to benefit patients. Through these shared resources, more patients can get answers to complex medical questions – and peace of mind – while staying close to home.

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recognized Unity Health in 2018 for their strides to achieve excellence with the prestigious Governor's Quality Award. The award is the highest level of recognition presented to state organizations that have demonstrated the excellent performance through their practices and achievements.


    Teaching Hospital & Best Care

    White county residents also benefit from Unity health as an accredited teaching hospital. Recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Unity Health's area system includes graduate medical education programs in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry plus a transitional year for medical students. Serving as the graduate phase of medical training, each program offers intensive, hands-on medical training within both hospital and clinic environments.

    Another vital partnership Unity Health initiated was to develop The Pyeatt Family Cancer Center. The collaboration between Unity Health Oncology, CARTI and RAPA/Searcy Breast Center, offers personal and quality cancer care to patients in the region. The most advanced technology each healthcare partner has to offer converges in the Cancer Center.



    In addition, residents find quality health services at the White County Health Department and through other local healthcare providers and clinics. The health department is located at 112 Brantley Road and offers a wide variety of services, from adult health maintenance and immunizations to family clinics and home health care.

    There are three Urgent Care Offices in Searcy offering medical care after hours and on weekends. Twenty dentists practice in the area covering general dentistry, orthodontics, and oral/maxillofacial surgery.

    The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System operates a clinic that provides Primary Care services for veterans. Additionally, the Veterans Healthcare System offers behavioral health services including individual, group and family counseling, and programs such as QuitSmart Smoking Cessation are also available. The clinic is located at 1120 S Main Street, Searcy, Arkansas 72143 and can be reached at 501-207-4700.

    Our community is also served by the Christian Health Ministry of White County (CHM). A non-profit faith based holistic outreach care ministry located at 104 East Vine Street in Searcy. It is open Sunday afternoons, 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.