Health Care

Apr 5, 2024

Opioid Settlement Fights Epidemic

By Beth A. Klahre, posted Apr 5, 2024

Local leaders in Wilmington and New Hanover County have been working together to allocate money from two nationwide opioid settlement agreements brought by state and local governments against drug distributors and manufacturers.  In the past four years, state Attorney General Josh Stein has announced $56 billion in national settlements with opioid companies to go t ...

Apr 5, 2024

Surgery Center Recognized By Orthopedic Organization

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 5, 2024

Brunswick Surgery Center recently received four certificates of excellence from accreditation organization DNV Healthcare, according to a news release.  The certificates were for four subspecialties that DNV surveys: • advanced foot and ankle surgery • advanced hip and knee replacement • advanced shoulder surgery • advanced spine surgery ...

Apr 5, 2024

EMS Program At CFCC Receives Accreditation

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 5, 2024

Cape Fear Community College recently announced its emergency medical services (EMS) program has achieved accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. “The CAAHEP accreditation process is rigorous and involves an in-depth curriculum review, faculty qualifications, facilities and student outcomes,” according to a news ...

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Insights into the 2023 Leasing Market in Wilmington, NC: What You Need to Know

Posted Jul 5, 2023
The leasing market in Wilmington, North Carolina, has been experiencing notable changes in 2023. With the local economy flourishing and the city's popularity as a desirable place to live, work, and play, it's essential to stay informed about entire article
Mar 1, 2024

Wilmington Health Expands ACO Activity

By Vicky Janowski, posted Mar 1, 2024

Wilmington Health has expanded its footprint in the area of accountable care organizations, or ACOs.  After switching to a different ACO model offered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), it’s now on track to be the second-largest group of its type by joining up with other provider groups on the project. Physician-owned Wilmington Hea ...

Feb 28, 2024

OsteoStrong Opens On College Road In Wilmington

By Emma Dill, posted Feb 28, 2024

OsteoStrong, a franchise that aims to strengthen its clients’ bones, has opened its doors on College Road in Wilmington.  The company’s newest location opened earlier this year in an approximately 2,400-square-foot space at 814 College Road, Suite D. The Houston-headquartered franchise, which launched in 2012, guides clients through a series of movement ...

Feb 27, 2024

Alcami Grows Drug Testing Footprint In Wilmington

By Audrey Elsberry, posted Feb 27, 2024

North Carolina pharmaceutical company Alcami Corporation has doubled its stability storage capability in Wilmington. The contract development and manufacturing organization announced on Monday the expansion of its Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Stability Storage space in the Wilmington facility at 1519 N. 23rd St. The expansion adds about 2,200 cubic feet of stabili ...

Feb 5, 2024

William Buster, president and CEO of the New Hanover Community Endowment, has resigned, the organization announced Monday.   The NHCE’s board of directors accepted Buster’s resignation and appointed Lakesha McDay, NHCE executive vice president, to handle day-to-day responsibilities as the search for a new CEO commences, according to a news release. &nbs ...

Jan 24, 2024

OPINION: Transformation Starts With The First Step

By William Buster, posted Jan 24, 2024

We live in a world of sprinters, but philanthropy is a slow and deliberate process. The secret is once you take a step, don’t stop.  Last year, we made our first strategic step when the New Hanover Community Endowment deployed more than $53 million in philanthropic support in New Hanover County over the next three years. The $53 million will be invested in 19 ...

Jan 18, 2024

Alcami Expands Out West With Latest Acquisition

By Audrey Elsberry, posted Jan 18, 2024

Alcami, a pharmaceutical developer with a presence in Wilmington, expanded its reach to the western U.S. through an acquisition announced this week. The contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) acquired Nevada-based Pacific Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (PPS), a provider of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) services for the pharma industry. PPS ...

Jan 5, 2024

MedNorth Plans To Expand Facility

By Beth A. Klahre, posted Jan 5, 2024

MedNorth Health Center has been planning for an expansion of its facility for the past three years and has recently completed steps for a renovation and expansion of the center, according to officials. The $28 million project will allow the facility, 925 N. Fourth St., to expand access to existing and new services including family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynec ...

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Best in the State: Providing Quality Care to Medicare and Medicaid Patients Allows Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center to Reinvest in Community

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