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Jun 21, 2019

Area hospital and health care leaders will meet Saturday for the N.C. Radiation Oncology Disaster Preparedness Conference, a statewide session hosted in Wilmington, according to a news release. The conference was established following Hurricane Florence, which interrupted treatment for some cancer patients who were undergoing radiation therapy when the storm made landfa ...

Jun 7, 2019

Southeastern Nephrology Associates (SENA), which has five offices in the Wilmington area, has merged with Greenville-based Eastern Nephrology Associates (ENA), allowing the combined practice to provide more services to Eastern North Carolina, officials said Friday. The new organization will now operate as Eastern Nephrology Associates, according to a news release. ...

Jun 7, 2019

Providers Keep Close Eye On Measles Issue

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jun 7, 2019

With the largest measles outbreak in the U.S. in 25 years, health providers will continue to promote the need for keeping up-to-date on vaccinations.   This year through May 17, there have been 880 measles cases reported nationwide, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The viral disease, which was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, ...

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Entrepreneurs Tap into Generous Advice

Posted Jun 17, 2019
The Cape Fear region has a new way to give and get business advice – by tapping into a pool of ‘givers’.
 
Adam Grant, renowned author, organizational psychologist, and Wharton professor, delivers a powerful message in his bestseller, Give and Take. His research proved: Those who ask for—and more importantly, give—help, are stronger fo...read entire article
Jun 7, 2019

NHRMC Recognized For Patient Experience

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 7, 2019

New Hanover Regional Medical Center was recognized for its patient experience through the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award, according to a news release.   “This award is an acknowledgment of the excellent care our teams provide every day,” John Gizdic, NHRMC’s president CEO, said in the release.   Healthgrades, an onlin ...

Jun 7, 2019

Novant Health Orthopedics & Spine Opens In Supply

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 7, 2019

Novant Health has opened an orthopedics and spine office at 6 Doctors Circle, Suite 5, in Supply.   The practice, which opened in May, is staffed by physicians Jordan Glaser and Ricardo Valle and provides degenerative spine condition services, orthopedic spine surgeries, spinal pain management services and sports medicine services, among other services, according to ...

Jun 7, 2019

WilmingtonBiz Magazine's Health Issue Is Out

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 7, 2019

Business Journal subscribers will soon receive the WilmingtonBiz Magazine’s inaugural health care industry issue.   The quarterly magazine is published by the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.   The upcoming issue, with the 2019 Pulse section, takes an in-depth look at the region’s health care industry, including trends impacting care overall a ...

May 30, 2019

PPD's Evidera Enters Acquisition Agreement With Tech Firm

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 30, 2019

A business unit of Wilmington-based Pharmaceutical Product Development announced Thursday an agreement to acquire Medimix International, a global technology company that provides insights and information to the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device industries, according to a news release. The acquisition will allow Maryland-based Evidera -- a business unit of PP ...

May 3, 2019

Dosher Weighs In On Medicaid Expansion

By Vicky Janowski, posted May 3, 2019

Dosher Memorial Hospital joined several other rural hospitals recently to support expanding Medicaid coverage in North Carolina.   The hospital provides an estimated 2,500 emergency room visits to uninsured patients annually, resulting in nearly $8.8 million in uncompensated care and about $760,000 in charity care, according to a resolution Dosher’s board of t ...

Apr 19, 2019

Building Up Health Care Innovation

By Johanna Cano, posted Apr 19, 2019

When New Hanover Regional Medical Center launched its Innovation Center last year, it sought to foster and test creative ideas for improving health and wellness, according to a news release.   To build the program and ensure those goals are met, NHRMC partnered with tekMountain, an incubator that offers space for entrepreneurs, and hired Chris Hillier as its executi ...

Apr 5, 2019

Health Report: A Checkup For Counties

By Jenny Callison, posted Apr 5, 2019

Since the publication of the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report in late March, area public health officials have studied the new data for what it can tell them.   “We compare the data, whether it’s trending up or down, to other sources of data,” said Phillip Tarte, director of the New Hanover County Health Department. “We try ...

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