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Nov 18, 2022

Alcami To Be Acquired By Pair Of Private Equity Firms

By Johanna F. Still, posted Nov 18, 2022

Locally headquartered Alcami Corp. will likely soon be under new ownership.  Pending government approval, Global Healthcare Opportunities (GHO Capital Partners) and The Vistria Group will acquire a controlling interest in the contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization.  The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Patrick Walsh, Alcami ...

Nov 17, 2022

Tears intermingled with smiles at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center during a Nov. 15 event to celebrate the county’s Older Adult Dental Program. For some patients of the free program, the ability to flash a smile in front of cameras isn’t something they take for granted after years of hiding their teeth. Robyn Gantt held the hand of dentist Rober ...

Nov 4, 2022

Providers Increase Use Of Robotic-assisted Surgeries

By Beth A. Klahre, posted Nov 4, 2022

The use of robotics in medicine is transforming how surgeries are performed and improving patient care and outcomes. At the same time, the technology is increasing operational efficiencies.    Locally, Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center was recently named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, and Wilmington Health became the first to perform ...

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Posted Apr 21, 2022
At Pathfinder Wealth Consulting, we help many business owners and executives transition into retirement; but retirement looks different for everyone, and many people would rather not “retire,” instead shifting to less hours, different duties, and more meaningful activities.  To have these options, we look for success in succession planning.  

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Oct 21, 2022

What Makes A Hero?

By Vicky Janowski, posted Oct 21, 2022

That was the question facing a panel of judges, which had the task of wading through stacks of nominations for this year’s awards from the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. The challenges in health care are significant, from the pandemic to workforce shortages.   So in deliberating this year, the judges focused on some fundamental questions for the nominees ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Community Achievement

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2022

Honors an individual or team who successfully implemented a program addressing a problem in health care administration, delivery or community outreach. KELLY EZZELL Title: Child medical evaluation provider  Organization: The Carousel Center What the nominator said: “Kelly Ezzell is the epitome of a child and family advocate. She is the ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Health Care Executive

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2022

Honors an individual whose job performance is considered exemplary by people within their organizations, peers and community members. DAISY DEWEESE-GATT  Title: Senior vice president clinical delivery Organization: ICON  What the nominator said: “Daisy serves as a Senior VP at the executive level of a large Clinical Research Organ ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Innovation

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2022

Honors an individual or team behind a new scientific discovery, procedure, treatment or device that can save lives or improve the quality of life for a large number of people. JESS AHLUM Title: Early relational health coach Organization: Happy Families Happy Babies What the nominator said: “Jess has such a special niche and does amazing wor ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Lifetime Achievement

By Neil Cotiaux, posted Oct 21, 2022

Listen to his friends and colleagues and you’ll hear that retired physician Richard Tamisiea is all heart.    Raised in Iowa’s Missouri Valley, Tamisiea grew up in wide-open spaces that bred optimism. A love of helping others ran in the family. His father, a general practitioner who established a local hospital, and his mother, a nurse, served as po ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Unsung Hero

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2022

Honors anyone working in health care who may not fit in other categories but whose performance is considered exemplary by patients, colleagues and other health care providers SANDRA DINAPOLI       Title: Patient representative            Organization: Wilmington Health ...

Oct 21, 2022

Health Care Heroes: NP/PA

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 21, 2022

Honors a nurse practitioner or physician assistant whose performance is considered exemplary by patients, peers and other health care providers  MEGAN HERRINGTON Title: Physician assistant Organization: Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Cardiology What the nominator said: “Megan has worked as a Cardiology Physician Assista ...

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