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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 ...

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 ...

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Play it Safe When Planning Summer Celebrations

Posted Jun 12, 2018
Summer is the season for outdoor celebration.

Between backyard barbecues, pool parties, graduation shindigs and 4th of July festivities, your calendar may already be full of weekend and after-hours events.

Other than the December holiday season, the summer months are the busiest time of year for social functions. But if you’re planning any get-togethers of your ...read entire article
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.   ...

Nov 2, 2018

Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement, Bob Andrews

By Lori Wilson , posted Nov 2, 2018

Ninety-seven-year-old retired doctor Robert “Bob” Andrews sat next to his wife, home health care provider and his daughter as I looked around their home, seeing medical-themed ceramic figurines and several pictures of a smiling family. Andrews, who stopped practicing 15 years ago at an impressive age 82, is one of two winners of the 2018 Health Care Heroes Life ...

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