The medical facilities under the watchful eye of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority care for the injured and infirmed. As the largest health care system in the Carolinas, the organization, operating as Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), owns or manages more than 30 affiliated hospitals. It also operates long-term care facilities, research centers, rehabilitation facilities, surgery centers, home health agencies, radiation therapy facilities, and other health care operations. Collectively, CHS facilities have more than 6,400 beds, and affiliated physician practices employ more than 1,700 doctors. The network's flagship facility is the 875-bed Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.