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Aug 7, 2020

NHRMC Programs Receive Several Accolades

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 7, 2020

Several New Hanover Regional Medical Center departments and providers recently garnered state and national accolades for their work.   NHRMC Home Care was recognized by Strategic Health­care Programs (SHP) as a Superior Performer for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients in 2019. The annual SHPB ...

Aug 7, 2020

Dosher Foundation Gets Golden LEAF Grant

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 7, 2020

Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation received $378,000 from the Golden LEAF Foundation for an on-site well water system at the Southport hospital, officials an­nounced in a recent news release.   The system will provide a water source for both potable (drinking) and non-potable water and “support critical equipment, boilers, chillers, cooling towers and chi ...

Aug 6, 2020

NHRMC Expands Cancer Services In Brunswick

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 6, 2020

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is expanding its cancer treatment services in Brunswick County.   NHRMC Physician Group-Cape Fear Cancer Specialists recently moved its Leland location from Waterford to Brunswick Forest.   The space for expanded services is in the NHRMC Health & Diagnostics building at Brunswick Forest, 1333 S. Dickinson Drive, Suite 2 ...

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Aug 5, 2020

Virus Impacts Reflected In PPD’s Q2 Earnings Report

By Jenny Callison, posted Aug 5, 2020

PPD’s revenue and virus-related expenses were up during its second quarter of 2020, as officials pointed to many bright spots in the company’s financial picture and operations.   PPD’s revenues for the quarter ended June 30 totaled about $1.01 billion, representing growth of 1.4% over revenues of $996.5 million in Q2 in 2019. The company ended t ...

Aug 3, 2020

PPD Signs New Service Agreement With Pfizer

By Cece Nunn, posted Aug 3, 2020

Officials with Wilmington-headquartered PPD Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD), a global contract research organization, announced Monday that the company has signed a new three-year agreement with Pfizer Inc. Under the agreement, PPD provide drug development services to advance Pfizer’s portfolio, and Pfizer has the right to extend the term for additional two-year peri ...

Jul 30, 2020

Two Wilmington Firms Involved In Moderna's Phase 3 COVID Vaccine Study

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 30, 2020

Two Wilmington companies are supporting a phase 3 clinical study aimed at developing a vaccine for the new coronavirus. Wilmington-based PPD Inc. is one of those companies involved in Moderna Inc.'s phase 3 study of its mRNA vaccine candidate against COVID-19, according to a news release. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc. and the National Institute of A ...

Jul 22, 2020

BIZTALK: Area COVID-19 Health Check-up

By Lynda Van Kuren, posted Jul 22, 2020

NHRMC Chief Physician Executive Philip Brown gave an update during Wednesday's BizTalk on the coronavirus in the region and how New Hanover Regional Medical Center is responding to treat patients. New Hanover Regional recently launched an online dashboard with updates on hospitalization levels of COVID-19 patients. View the full conversation below.   ...

Jul 15, 2020

OPINION: Novant Promises Need To Be Guaranteed

By Gene Merritt, posted Jul 15, 2020

My organization, Save Our Hospital Inc., was disappointed by the recent decision of the New Hanover County Commissioners to sell our hospital to Novant.   Since day one of this process, we have been concerned about the secrecy and lack of transparency demonstrated by the county and the hospital. We felt the process was and is “backwards.” And, as we have ...

Jul 14, 2020

Novant Negotiations: Looking At NHRMC Employees

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jul 14, 2020

The letter of intent approved Monday night for New Hanover County, NHRMC and Novant Health provides a look at the areas being negotiated on for the hospital’s sale.   County commissioners voted 4-1 Monday on the nonbinding letter, a more than 40-page document, outlining the framework of negotiations that will now take place with the Winston-Salem-based, not-fo ...

Jul 14, 2020

OPINION: Commissioners Made Right Move On NHRMC

By Hill Rogers, Chris Boney and Tee Nunnelee, posted Jul 14, 2020

As with any growth spurt, there are inevitably growing pains. The greater Wilmington-area is no exception. Over the last decade, the Wilmington metro area has consistently ranked among the fastest-growing regions in the Southeastern United States. Quality of life is one of the main factors contributing to the population boom. As we welcome more people into our commun ...

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