Latest Carolinas Healthcare System Stories

2014-09-15 16:28:33

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDcare Urgent Care Centers, a physician-directed urgent care provider in South Carolina, has been named one of South Carolina's Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies. "Healthcare delivery models are rapidly changing, with innovation, disruption and transparency all at work to help fuel this transformation in our industry," states Dr. Radwan Hallaba, CEO of MEDcare Urgent Care. He continued, "MEDcare's growth and success across...

2014-07-13 23:00:52

Carolinas Healthcare System celebrated today the grand opening ceremony of its newest location, the Carolinas HealthCare System - Anson located in Anson County. The project was completed under a Design-Build delivery method, with Timmons Group providing civil engineering services, and Brasfield & Gorrie overseeing the process. Anson County, NC (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Carolinas Healthcare System celebrated today the grand opening ceremony of its newest location, the Carolinas HealthCare...

2014-05-21 08:29:29

Twenty-nine System hospitals successfully prevent over 4,400 safety issues CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using an integrated, evidence-based approach, Carolinas HealthCare System has prevented over 4,400 patient safety events in two years, a 30 percent drop equivalent to more than $17 million savings in related care costs. These outcomes are the result of strong work by hospitals in a collaboration known as the Carolinas HealthCare System Hospital Engagement Network (HEN),...

2014-03-14 23:26:08

HALVE a Heart For Kids! A fundraiser for Greg Olsen's HEARTest Yard Fund — 10 percent of the proceeds of sales at Chili's Grill and Bar on March 18th will benefit Greg Olsen's HEARTest Yard Fund. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Over 50 Chili’s Grill and Bar restaurants in North Carolina and South Carolina will be participating in an all-day fundraiser to help families with children who have congenital heart disease on Tuesday, March 18. The money raised will go...

2014-02-05 12:27:58

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System today announced it became the first healthcare system in North or South Carolina to implant the total artificial heart (TAH). The surgery was performed at Carolinas Medical Center on January 13, and was led by Eric Skipper, MD, the medical director of adult cardiac surgery at the System's Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute....

2013-10-31 23:04:56

Organizations Pledge to Engage 50,000 to Assess for Risk, and Identify and Support 10,000 by November 2014 Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 November is National Diabetes Month, and today, Carolinas HealthCare System announced its pledge to tackle the national public health epidemic of type 2 diabetes, which affects more than 26 million individuals across the country and more than one million people across the Carolinas. In partnership with YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Carolinas...

2013-06-12 23:18:50

Today DataChambers announces that it plans to expand into the Charlotte market with a new data center to be built on the research campus–providing businesses across the region with hosted and cloud-based infrastructure solutions, network management, data backup and business continuity solutions. Kannapolis, N.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 DataChambers, a North State Communications company that specializes in information technology services, is joining the North Carolina Research...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.