Cape Fear Valley is an 880-bed regional health system with more than 1 million inpatient and outpatients annually. It is a private not-for-profit organization with 5,900 employees and 664 physicians. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center's Emergency Department ranks among the Top 100 busiest Emergency Departments in the nation with over 130,000 visits a year, averaging 370 patients a day. About one-fifth of the Emergency Department patients are admitted. The Medical Center also has a dedicated Children's Emergency Department.