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Nov 30, 2018

Making Way For Cheer This Season

By Ken Little, posted Nov 30, 2018

Spending the holidays in the hospital is no one’s idea of a good time, especially for children. But health care providers across the Cape Fear region are doing their best to instill a little holiday spirit for those who find themselves in a hospital during the holiday season. The pediatric unit at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Betty H. Cameron Women&rsqu ...

Nov 19, 2018

Health Care Heroes Award Winners Announced

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 19, 2018

The Health Care Heroes award winners were announced Friday night during a ceremony at the Country Club of Landfall. Longtime physicians Robert Andrews and James Hundley were named this year's Lifetime Achievement award honorees. Recipients were also honored for excellence in 10 categories in the awards from the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Each category h ...

Nov 2, 2018

Health Care Heroes: Volunteer

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 2, 2018

COREY YINGLING  TITLE: Volunteer and Board Member ORGANIZATION: NourishNC WHAT THE NOMINATOR SAID: “Corey Yingling [a LEAN coach/ facilitator at NHRMC] has been instrumental in ensuring that NourishNC is fulfilling our mission, that we have access to critical resources, and that our organization is well gov­erned. Corey has dedicated countless hours of he ...

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We are witnessing a massive trend towards passive investing. Ads for tech focused Exchange Traded Funds fill the financial press.
 
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Nov 2, 2018

Health Care Heroes: Physician

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 2, 2018

CHRISTOPHER COSGROVE TITLE: Physician ORGANIZATION: Intracoastal Internal Medicine WHAT THE NOMINATOR SAID: “I don’t think there is a physician in Wilmington more dedicated to his patients. He pays such close attention to detail and makes sure that he never misses anything. Also, he is probably the humblest physician in New Hanover County (I’d argue i ...

Nov 2, 2018

Health Care Heroes: Nurse

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 2, 2018

EVALENA LEONARD TITLE: RN ORGANIZATION: Cape Fear Community College WHAT THE NOMINATOR SAID: “I first met Evalena Leonard twenty- three years ago in the capacity of Supervisor at NHRMC.   Her professionalism and attention to detail earned the respect of staff, colleagues, and especially physicians. Years later, she would take her hospice heart and join us a ...

Nov 2, 2018

NHRMC: $90M Impact From Storm So Far

By Ken Little, posted Nov 2, 2018

The prognosis is good for a complete recovery from Hurricane Florence at two major area health care providers, even if some aftereffects are still being felt, officials said recently.   New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s initial assessments show Hurricane Florence had a total economic impact in the range of $90 million systemwide, health care system spokesm ...

Nov 2, 2018

Chronic Disease Biggest Health Concern In Survey

By Ken Little, posted Nov 2, 2018

Results from 843 participants in Dosher Memorial Hospital’s triennial community health needs assessment conducted in spring 2018 shows that nearly 48 percent indicated chronic disease is the “biggest” health con­cern for the community, down from about 68 percent reported in 2015, a news release said.   “An alarming increase in another maj ...

Nov 2, 2018

Bridge Closing Affects Dosher Medical Plaza

By Ken Little, posted Nov 2, 2018

Diagnostic and laboratory services at Dosher Medical Plaza, 4222 Long Beach Road, Southport, relocated in October to other Dosher locations because of long-planned construc­tion and the temporary closure of Barbee Bridge between Southport and Oak Island.   • The laboratory draw station moves to Dosher Wellness Center, 3009 Medical Plaza Lane, Southport. &n ...

Nov 2, 2018

KATHERINE MANN TITLE: Nurse Practitioner ORGANIZATION: Wilmington Proactive Medicine WHAT THE NOMINATOR SAID: “Kathy Mann goes beyond the call of duty and has impressed my family and I with her consis­tent care and knowledge.” -Sounia Chaney MORE INFORMATION:According to her online biography, “Mann is a specialist in Women’s Health and ...

Nov 2, 2018

Health Care Heroes: Innovation

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 2, 2018

BRIAN LANIER TITLE: Owner and Family Physician ORGANIZATION: Promina Health WHAT THE NOMINATOR SAID: “Dr. Lanier is a Marine veteran who enlisted in 2001 after 9/11 and was inspired to go into the medical field through a doctor who cared for him in the service. He graduated from UNC School of Medicine and completed residency in family medicine at NHRMC.   ...

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