Health Care

Aug 15, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center recently bought a long-vacant, 292,000-square-foot industrial building and about 35 acres, near North 23rd Street in Wilmington, from International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP). NHRMC's acquisition involved nearly 16 acres and the building at 2221 J.R. Kennedy Drive, 19 acres at 2201 J.R. Kennedy Drive and less than an acre at 718 N. 23rd ...

Aug 14, 2018

Wilmington Eye Merges With Coastal Carolina Eye Clinic

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 14, 2018

Wilmington Eye merged with Coastal Carolina Eye Clinic on Monday, both eye care clinics will operate under the name Wilmington Eye. The merger will increase efficiency and lower expenses, according to a news release. “Healthcare providers are under tremendous pressure to maintain a high quality of care while reducing the cost of care and to adhere to growing go ...

Aug 13, 2018

NHRMC Launches Innovation Center At TekMountain

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 13, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has launched an innovation center to foster and test ideas aimed at improving health and wellness, officials said Monday. The NHRMC Innovation Center began Monday is in partnership with tekMountain, which offers office space for tech startups, located at 1844 Sir Tyler Drive inside CastleBranch Corp. NHRMC is occupying two offices ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Lgoriginalheadshot 311794626

Laura Bransfield
Summerfield Custom Wellness

Summer is the New Holidaze

Posted Jun 1, 2018
We all know the scene. 

Nov. 1 strikes, eggnog starts flowing and our social calendars start to fill with holiday parties. We make our favorite indulgent foods and eat the leftovers all week. We have access to treats almost 24/7 from leftover Halloween candy (on sale!) to Aunt Pat’s famous coconut haystack cookies. 

Even if we love to eat “in sea...read entire article
Aug 10, 2018

Dosher Adds Heart Health Services Program

By Ken Little, posted Aug 10, 2018

Dosher Cardiac Rehabilitation recently introduced a program for people interested in improving their overall health called “Steps to Wellness.”   Housed at Dosher Wellness Center in Southport, the program is aimed at reducing the risk for heart disease and promoting healthy lifestyles, a news release said. Staff at Dosher Cardiac Rehabilitation customize ...

Aug 10, 2018

NHRMC Earns National Cancer Accreditation

By Ken Little, posted Aug 10, 2018

The Commission on Cancer, or CoC, a quality evaluation program of the American College of Surgeons, recently granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, NHRMC met 34 quality care standards and is required to maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient ...

Aug 10, 2018

Preparing For Managed Care Change

By Ken Little, posted Aug 10, 2018

The shift to Medicaid-based managed care in North Carolina should happen by 2019.   The topic was the focus of a recent meeting in Wilmington hosted by Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear (CCLCF) titled “NC Medicaid Reform: Updates and Strategies.”   Speakers from state agencies and health care providers working on the plan provided updates and ...

Jul 13, 2018

PPD Introduces New Patient Enrollment Model

By Ken Little, posted Jul 13, 2018

Wilmington-based Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC recently introduced a new patient enrollment model “that significantly reduces the time and cost of conducting clinical trials for pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers,” according to a PPD news release.   PatientAdvantage inverts the steps of the industry’s long-practiced trial- delivery ...

Jul 13, 2018

Hospital Offers Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

By Ken Little, posted Jul 13, 2018

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center recently started offering a new service for patients who have undergone colorectal surgery.   Enhanced Recovery After Surgery follows evidence-based practices to help patients prepare for their procedure and provide a smooth recovery, according to a news release.   “Our main goal with ERAS is to partner with patien ...

Jul 12, 2018

Wilmington Health Cardio Lab Earns Reaccreditation

By Ken Little, posted Jul 12, 2018

Wilmington Health Cardiology’s echocardiography lab recently earned three-year echocardiography reaccreditation in Wilmington (1202 Medical Center Drive) and accreditation in Jacksonville in the area of adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.   Accreditation by IAC shows that Wilmington Health’s Echo Labs “have undergone ...

Jul 12, 2018

Orthopedic Practice Continues To Grow

By Ken Little, posted Jul 12, 2018

EmergeOrtho is expected to continue to expand in the Cape Fear region and beyond.   The physician-owned orthopedic practice is set to break ground July 26 on an ambulatory surgery center in Brunswick County.   The new medical office building at 1168 Cutlar Crossing in The Villages at Brunswick Forest will include the county’s first dedicated orthopedic ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Geofflosee300x300 10221511305

Protect Yourself and Your Business from Cybersecurity Threats

Geoffrey Losee - Rountree Losee LLP
Billhunter300x300 b&w

What’s the ROI of a T-Shirt?

Bill Hunter - Wilmington Design Company
Chris coudriet headshot 300x300 10211545555

Lessons Learned from a False Alarm

Chris Coudriet - New Hanover County Government

Trending News

Untappd Leads Pack Of Local Firms On Inc. 5000 List

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 15, 2018

NHRMC Buys Wilmington Property From International Paper

Cece Nunn - Aug 15, 2018

Wilmington Brewing Co. Plans Expansion

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 16, 2018

RiverLights Submits Plans For Additional Homes

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 14, 2018

Wilmington Eye Merges With Coastal Carolina Eye Clinic

Johanna Cano - Aug 14, 2018

In The Current Issue

Preparing For Managed Care Change

The shift to Medicaid-based managed care in North Carolina should happen by 2019. Under the new system, most Medicaid recipients will have t...


Apiture Launches Banking Features

Two new banking tools introduced by Wilmington-based Apiture are designed to help banks give customers a better handle on their spending....


NPF Corp. Acquires Aquesta Insurance

Aquesta Insurance Services, formerly part of Cornelius, North Carolina-based Aquesta Bank, has a new owner....

Book On Business

The 2018 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2018 Power Breakfast - Dishing on the Restaurant Biz
2018 WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with Eric Dinenberg, Rouse Properties
2017 Health Care Heroes