Duke Network Services supports a wide range of community-based specialty and hospital affiliations by linking them with the renowned expertise of Duke Health through innovative programs that promote evidence-based medicine, improve community health and facilitate access to research.
Transforming health care locally, regionally and nationally
Duke Health is dedicated to strengthening hospitals in the communities we serve. Duke Network Services supports these efforts through a wide range of community-based specialty and hospital affiliations linked to the renowned expertise of Duke Health through innovative programs that promote evidence-based medicine, improve community health and provide access to research. Duke Network Services has more than 25 years of experience in 44 community-based specialty and hospital affiliations across the region and nation.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare
Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture between Duke University Health System and LifePoint Health, a leading health care company dedicated to making communities healthier. We joined forces because we share an interest in collaborating with hospitals, health care providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative health care services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality care and patient safety with LifePoint's extensive resources, knowledge and experience in hospital operations.
Duke Network Services oversees a range of specialty affiliation options designed to enhance clinical offerings, clinical research participation and educational opportunities in community-based hospitals to keep care local. Affiliation programs are tailored to meet hospitals’ unique needs and goals—and are developed after a collaborative assessment and planning process.