Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy (formerly Mercy Hospital) is a 185-bed adult health tertiary acute care care facility located in the Elizabeth neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina. The hospital was established in 1906 by the Sisters of Mercy and is the first Catholic hospital ever built in North Carolina. In 1995, the Sisters of Mercy sold the hospital to Carolinas Healthcare System. Today, CMC-Mercy is a leader in providing the adult population of Charlotte with quality health care. The hospital is also home to several of Carolinas Healthcare system's specialty departments, including Pulmonary and Pain Management facilities. It is a facility of Carolinas Healthcare System, one of the nation's largest publicly owned, not-for-profit hospital operators.