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Latest Carolinas Healthcare System Stories

2012-08-31 10:23:16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With recent attention focused on Hurricane Isaac and its impact on the Gulf Coast and the Republican National Convention, a Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) mobile hospital that "earned its stripes" treating victims of Hurricane Katrina will be deployed during the upcoming Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte. Carolinas MED-1, a first-of-its-kind prototype mobile hospital, will be conveniently placed near key...

2012-08-30 02:25:03

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Kids' Health Goes Gold," a new national initiative promoting children's health and wellness, harnesses some serious girl power, including two-time Olympic gold medalist and America's sweetheart Gabrielle Douglas. The event offers an exclusive opportunity to get up close with U.S. Olympic champions during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Foundation For The Carolinas, 220 North Tryon St. The eight Olympic...

2012-08-02 23:02:46

RSFH again recognized for patient quality and excellence. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Roper St. Francis Healthcare has earned national recognition for its commitment to patient safety and quality care. Continuing its journey to excellence, the system was recently recognized by Becker´s Health Review, The Joint Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Critical Care Societies Collaborative, Consumer Reports and U.S. News & World Report....

2012-07-20 10:23:03

HOUSTON, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- eCardio Diagnostics (www.ecardio.com) recently awarded a grant to the Carolinas HealthCare Foundation in support of the 2012 Heart Of A Champion Day in Charlotte, N.C. The program, pioneered by Carolinas HealthCare System, is in its fifth year and is one of the largest and most comprehensive high school athlete screening programs in the United States. It provides cardiac and general athletic physical screenings to thousands of student athletes...

2012-07-12 06:25:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System and Edison Nation have formed Edison Nation Medical, LLC, a joint venture to stimulate innovations in healthcare delivery and improvements in patient care. This combination will provide a unique and creative platform for physicians, nurses and other caregivers, as well as patients throughout the country, to submit their best ideas to further medical innovation and technology, thus transforming the future of patient...

2012-06-30 23:03:16

Community hospitals are a critical component to the American healthcare continuum. These hospitals are often the anchors of health and employment within their communities, providing patients with top-quality care close to home. The following hospitals have demonstrated commitments to the health of their local population through clinical excellence, community involvement and various other efforts. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Becker's Hospital Review is proud to announce the publication...

2012-02-15 07:45:00

HICKORY, N.C., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Pain Care (SEPC), a division of the national medical group American Anesthesiology, and Blue Ridge HealthCare have opened a new pain center in Hickory at 2134 14th Ave. Circle NW. The new location is already accepting new patients. Founded in Charlotte in 1997, Southeast Pain Care treats a wide variety of patients' pain needs, from back pain to diabetic neuropathy, using interventional pain techniques. The goal is to provide...

2011-12-16 07:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail healthcare division of CVS Caremark Corporation, and Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), which provides medical services at more than 650 care locations in North and South Carolina, have entered into a clinical collaboration that includes 16 MinuteClinic locations in the greater Charlotte area. MinuteClinic is the largest provider of retail healthcare in the United States. The...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles R. Bridges, M.D., ScD, a renowned heart surgeon and scientist, has been selected to chair the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC). Dr. Bridges joins the CMC and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute team from The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he was Professor of Surgery and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital. "Dr. Bridges' career as a...

2011-08-26 12:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) recently launched its first-ever mobile application, CMC Health, to provide patients convenient access to medical care when they need it most. CHS is the only hospital system in Mecklenburg County with this type of application. The application is free and now available for download through the Apple iTunes store and iPhone App store, and in the marketplace for use on Android mobile devices, by searching for...