Duke University Health System established

The Duke University Health System -- an integrated academic health care system serving a broad area of central North Carolina -- is officially created as Duke establishes partnerships with Durham Regional Hospital, Raleigh Community Hospital, and other regional health care providers. Today, DUHS includes three hospitals, ambulatory care and surgery clinics, primary care medical practice clinics, home health services, hospice services, physician practice affiliations, managed care providers, and other related facilities and services.