Health Care

Sep 21, 2018

Health Providers Give Recovery Updates

By Ken Little, posted About 17 hours ago

The area’s major health care providers say they all plan assessments of the response to Hurricane Florence when time allows.   As surrounding communities begin the recovery process, so too do the hospitals and other medical providers serving the region.   NHRMC New Hanover Regional Medical Center is open again for visitors after Hurricane Florence, and ...

Sep 7, 2018

Aging Population Means More Facilities

By Ken Little, posted Sep 7, 2018

Demographics show Brunswick County is graying as more retirees move south. Fittingly, more adult care facilities are also being built in the ever-growing destination.   One example is near Shallotte. In July, the state Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Health Service Regulation issued a certificate of need for a new “freestanding 110-b ...

Sep 7, 2018

Novant Health Relocates Plastic Surgery Services

By Ken Little, posted Sep 7, 2018

Novant Health Coastal Plastic Surgery in Brunswick Country has relocated to 1456 N. Howe St., Suite 201, in Southport.   Previously, the clinic was at 6 Doctors Circle, Suite 5, in Supply for four years.   Novant Health Coastal Plastic Surgery is led by Phillip Khan, a board-certified plastic surgeon. Before joining Novant Health in 2014, Khan completed an ae ...

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Chad Wouters
Earney & Company, LLP

Changes Coming to Sales Tax on Internet Sales

Posted Jul 16, 2018
It appears 2018 will be the year of tax law changes on many fronts.

In December 2017, the new Tax Cut and Jobs Act was placed into effect for 2018 and now, there is a possibility of major changes related to sales taxes on internet sales. The sales tax law that has previously been upheld since 1992 was overturned by the Supreme Court in June 2018, and this could potentially lead to entire article
Aug 30, 2018

Surgilūm Partners To Expand Its Canadian Reach

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 30, 2018

Wilmington-based Surgilūm has partnered with Labtician Ophthalmics Inc. to expand its global reach to Canada. With the partnership, one of its products, RoboMarker, will be made available in Canada by Labtician Ophthalmics in the coming weeks, according to a news release. Surgilūm manufactures products for ophthalmic surgeries that are currently distributed in the U. ...

Aug 21, 2018

Brunswick Health Providers Partner To Offer More Surgeries

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 21, 2018

Dosher Memorial Hospital and Novant Health are partnering to provide general surgeries to Dosher patients. Over the past years, Novant surgeons have performed inpatient and outpatient operations at Dosher. The partnership will allow more surgeries to be scheduled, according to a news release. “This is a big step to increase collaboration between the two not-for ...

Aug 15, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center recently bought a long-vacant, 292,000-square-foot industrial building and about 35 acres, near North 23rd Street in Wilmington, from International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP). NHRMC's acquisition involved nearly 16 acres and the building at 2221 J.R. Kennedy Drive, 19 acres at 2201 J.R. Kennedy Drive and less than an acre at 718 N. 23rd ...

Aug 14, 2018

Wilmington Eye Merges With Coastal Carolina Eye Clinic

By Johanna Cano, posted Aug 14, 2018

Wilmington Eye merged with Coastal Carolina Eye Clinic on Monday, both eye care clinics will operate under the name Wilmington Eye. The merger will increase efficiency and lower expenses, according to a news release. “Healthcare providers are under tremendous pressure to maintain a high quality of care while reducing the cost of care and to adhere to growing go ...

Aug 13, 2018

NHRMC Launches Innovation Center At TekMountain

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 13, 2018

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has launched an innovation center to foster and test ideas aimed at improving health and wellness, officials said Monday. The NHRMC Innovation Center began Monday is in partnership with tekMountain, which offers office space for tech startups, located at 1844 Sir Tyler Drive inside CastleBranch Corp. NHRMC is occupying two offices ...

Aug 10, 2018

Dosher Adds Heart Health Services Program

By Ken Little, posted Aug 10, 2018

Dosher Cardiac Rehabilitation recently introduced a program for people interested in improving their overall health called “Steps to Wellness.”   Housed at Dosher Wellness Center in Southport, the program is aimed at reducing the risk for heart disease and promoting healthy lifestyles, a news release said. Staff at Dosher Cardiac Rehabilitation customize ...

Aug 10, 2018

NHRMC Earns National Cancer Accreditation

By Ken Little, posted Aug 10, 2018

The Commission on Cancer, or CoC, a quality evaluation program of the American College of Surgeons, recently granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, NHRMC met 34 quality care standards and is required to maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient ...

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