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Jul 2, 2020

PAG Recommends Negotiating NHRMC Sale With Novant

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jul 2, 2020

The Partnership Advisory Group on Thursday evening unanimously picked Novant Health to continue negotiating with on buying New Hanover Regional Medical Center.   Winston-Salem-based Novant, which offered $2 billion to New Hanover County to acquire the hospital and make it a Southeastern North Carolina hub for the nonprofit system, rose to the top of three health sys ...

Jul 2, 2020

BIZTALK: Questions, Concerns On Potential NHRMC Sale

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jul 2, 2020

Ahead of Thursday evening’s Partnership Advisory Group meeting, which includes a vote on recommending a health system to continue negotiations with, today’s BizTalk was with several community members who still have questions about potentially selling NHRMC.   • New Hanover County Commissioner Rob Zapple. The county commissioners – along with h ...

Jun 30, 2020

Town Hall Discussion Airs Concerns Over Potential NHRMC Sale

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jun 30, 2020

As the advisory group evaluating NHRMC’s future prepares to vote this week on their top pick for a potential buyer, a number of people still opposed to selling the county-owned hospital voiced their concerns this week.   The Save Our Hospital grassroots group and State Employees Association of North Carolina hosted a virtual town hall discussion about the hosp ...

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Jun 29, 2020

NHRMC's New Patient Tower Opens

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 29, 2020

New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Monday started caring for patients at the hospital’s new medical tower, officials said.   The $87 million, 108-bed tower is at NHRMC’s main campus on 17th Street. Originally started in 2017, it was initially envisioned to serve orthopedic patients. But in the fall, NHRMC officials shifted plans to make it a heart an ...

Jun 25, 2020

Novant Finalizes Deal With UNC About NHRMC

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jun 25, 2020

Novant Health this week finalized its deal with UNC to expand its longtime presence at New Hanover Regional Medical Center if Novant is chosen as NHRMC’s buyer.   The Winston-Salem-based health system, one of three systems that want to acquire county-owned NHRMC, previously announced a month ago that it had signed a letter of intent with UNC Health and UNC Sch ...

Jun 24, 2020

BIZTALK: PAG Members Share Views On NHRMC

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 24, 2020

Three Partnership Advisory Group members -- Cedric Dickerson, Hannah Dawson Gage and physician Michael Papagikos -- joined BizTalk on Wednesday. All three said they went into the process process of evaluating New Hanover Regional Medical Center's future with skepticism about a potential sale of NHRMC but have since changed their minds. Last week, the Partnership ...

Jun 22, 2020

Public Hearing On NHRMC Takes Place Monday

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jun 22, 2020

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners holds a public hearing at 5 p.m. – both in-person and livestreamed – to discuss all six proposals to buy or partner with New Hanover Regional Medical Center.   The public hearing is required under state law after the county and hospital put out a request for proposals about NHRMC earlier this year. The h ...

Jun 19, 2020

OPEN LETTER FROM PAG: Where We Stand Now On NHRMC

By Partnership Advisory Group Members, posted Jun 19, 2020

As members of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Partnership Advisory Group, we have the privilege of representing the citizens of this community in the thoughtful evaluation of how to best secure and advance the future of health care for this region. We came together for this important task from different backgrounds and with different perspectives. Some of us cam ...

Jun 18, 2020

NHRMC Advisory Group Voices Backing For Outside Deal

By Vicky Janowski, posted Jun 18, 2020

Signing a deal with an outside health system for New Hanover Regional Medical Center now appears to be the preference for an advisory group formed to evaluate the county-owned hospital’s future.   Compared to what several health systems have offered for NHRMC, continuing to go it alone doesn’t stack up, members of the Partnership Advisory Group said Thur ...

Jun 18, 2020

Leaders Discuss Proposals For NHRMC

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jun 18, 2020

A new offer submitted this week by Atrium Health to buy New Hanover Regional Medical Center brings the proposal closer to the hospital's true market value, Spence Broadhurst said during a panel talk Thursday. Broadhurst, co-chair of the 21-member Partnership Advisory Group (PAG) that is considering NHRMC's future, discussed Atrium's announcement at the Great ...

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