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Oct 18, 2018

A Tennessee-based urgent care company has acquired Wilmington's Medac Urgent Care, including its five urgent care centers and occupational health center. Medac has been serving patients in Wilmington since 1984, said J. Dale Key, CEO of Medac, in a news release. “As we were evaluating the next steps for Medac, we were pleased to find the team at Urgent Care ...

Oct 15, 2018

NHRMC Submits Plans For Emergency Water Well

By Johanna Cano, posted Oct 15, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center officials submitted plans to the city of Wilmington last week for an emergency well house that would help prepare the hospital for events such as Hurricane Florence. The water well would be located at 1923 Glen Meade Road and consist of a 1,211-square-foot building. The project would be less than a mile away from the medical center ...

Oct 5, 2018

Health Care Before And After Flo

By Ken Little, posted Oct 5, 2018

As surrounding communities continue to work through the Hurricane Florence recovery process, so too do the hospitals and other medical providers serving the region. The following is a look at how those groups responded to the storm, fared through the hurricane and are coping with the aftermath. NHRMC New Hanover Regional Medical Center provided care during the storm and ...

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New Hanover County experienced significant impacts from Hurricane Florence. The preliminary damage assessment across the county is more than $450 million in real and personal property losses.

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Oct 5, 2018

Dosher Clinic To Lease Wellness Center Space

By Ken Little, posted Oct 5, 2018

Dosher Memorial Hospital and NHRMC Physician Group-Cape Fear Heart Associates recently announced that the practice will lease about a third of the second floor at Dosher Wellness Center at 3009 Medical Plaza Lane in Southport.   Board-certified cardiologist James W. McCriskin, with Cape Fear Heart Associates, has been seeing patients at an office on the first floor ...

Oct 5, 2018

Novant Health Adjusts Minimum Pay Rate

By Ken Little, posted Oct 5, 2018

Novant Health recently announced an adjustment to its current minimum wage in North Carolina from $11 to $12.50 per hour. The change benefits about 5,000 employees.   Novant Health operates Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center in Bolivia.   “Novant Health is dedicated to caring for our communities, starting with our own team members. After our initial ...

Oct 3, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Urgent Care at 1135 Military Cutoff Road has relocated to 510 Carolina Bay Drive in Autumn Hall to consolidate services. The new location opened Monday under the NHRMC ExpressCare name and will have a shared suite with NHRMC Physician Group at the New Hanover Medical Group site, according to a news release Tuesday. “The reloc ...

Sep 21, 2018

Health Providers Give Recovery Updates

By Ken Little, posted Sep 21, 2018

The area’s major health care providers say they all plan assessments of the response to Hurricane Florence when time allows.   As surrounding communities begin the recovery process, so too do the hospitals and other medical providers serving the region.   NHRMC New Hanover Regional Medical Center is open again for visitors after Hurricane Florence, and ...

Sep 7, 2018

Aging Population Means More Facilities

By Ken Little, posted Sep 7, 2018

Demographics show Brunswick County is graying as more retirees move south. Fittingly, more adult care facilities are also being built in the ever-growing destination.   One example is near Shallotte. In July, the state Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Health Service Regulation issued a certificate of need for a new “freestanding 110-b ...

Sep 7, 2018

Novant Health Relocates Plastic Surgery Services

By Ken Little, posted Sep 7, 2018

Novant Health Coastal Plastic Surgery in Brunswick Country has relocated to 1456 N. Howe St., Suite 201, in Southport.   Previously, the clinic was at 6 Doctors Circle, Suite 5, in Supply for four years.   Novant Health Coastal Plastic Surgery is led by Phillip Khan, a board-certified plastic surgeon. Before joining Novant Health in 2014, Khan completed an ae ...

Aug 30, 2018

Surgilūm Partners To Expand Its Canadian Reach

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 30, 2018

Wilmington-based Surgilūm has partnered with Labtician Ophthalmics Inc. to expand its global reach to Canada. With the partnership, one of its products, RoboMarker, will be made available in Canada by Labtician Ophthalmics in the coming weeks, according to a news release. Surgilūm manufactures products for ophthalmic surgeries that are currently distributed in the U. ...

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