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Latest Carolinas Healthcare System Stories

2010-02-08 16:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical teams from Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) will soon be headed to Haiti. Through an agreement with the Department of the Navy, CHS is organizing volunteer groups who will spend two weeks at a time providing care to victims of the January earthquake. The first contingent of 10 licensed providers is expected to deploy in mid-February and will remain in Haiti for two weeks. Navy medical officials will determine the make-up of...

2010-01-07 11:49:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolinas MED-1 - the first mobile hospital of its kind in the world - will be serving the people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County when it is deployed this Saturday for an H1N1 vaccine clinic. This is the first time Carolinas MED-1 has been operational in Mecklenburg County. In other deployments it has been used to provide medical care to Hurricane Katrina victims and in the flood-ravaged Midwest. It was developed and is owned by Carolinas...

2009-12-03 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of medication system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), the largest healthcare system in the Carolinas and third largest non-profit public system in the nation, has chosen Omnicell OmniRx® automated medication dispensing cabinets (ADCs) to streamline management of medications in its hospitals. Using...

2009-10-05 08:53:00

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP) announces six new contracts with medical facilities located in North Carolina. Five of these facilities are part of Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), which is based in Charlotte. These include Carolinas Medical Center (CMC)-Lincoln, CMC-Mercy, CMC-Pineville and CMC-University. In addition, the agreement will cover emergency services at CHS's new health pavilion, CMC-Steele Creek, which is set to open in...

2009-09-22 04:30:00

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), the largest healthcare system in North and South Carolina, has leveraged Radware's suite of application delivery solutions in an effort to maintain a secure network environment with advanced load balancing capabilities for its extensive hospital system. The need...

2009-08-24 14:09:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- China Healthcare Corporation, based in Nashville, Tenn., today provided details about its project to build a state-of-the-art, 500-bed replacement hospital in Cixi, China. China Healthcare was founded in April 2008 by Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr., Charles A. Elcan and Henry Zhou. In April this year, the company received final government approval for its first hospital, a full-service, acute care facility that will replace the 150-bed People's #2...

2009-08-05 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AnMed Health, based in Anderson, S.C., and Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) have executed an Affiliation Services Agreement. The announcement was made earlier today in Anderson. Executives in attendance included CHS President and Chief Operating Officer Joe Piemont, CHS Executive Vice President Larry Hinsdale, and AnMed Chief Executive Officer John Miller. The new relationship also includes Cannon Memorial Hospital, based in Pickens,...

2009-06-29 11:47:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System has organized a new business unit to guide the growth and development of cardiovascular services in North and South Carolina. The newly formed Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute (SHVI) represents a combination of Sanger Clinic, Charlotte Cardiology Associates and Carolinas Heart and Vascular Institute. The Institute will continue serving as a regional referral center for highly specialized care. Effective July 1, all...

2009-05-13 10:46:00

Surgeon receives top score in Carolinas Medical Center-University survey CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter J. Capizzi of Stillwater Plastic Surgery received a top score for plastic surgery in the 2008 Carolinas Medical Center-University patient satisfaction survey. "This is a tremendous honor for Dr. Capizzi and his staff," said Spencer Lilly, president of CMC-University, who coordinates the program and selects the honorees. "The patient survey evaluates the overall quality...

2008-12-04 12:15:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDmarketplace.com announced today that it has been awarded a purchasing agreement by ROi, the for-profit group contracting entity for the Sisters of Mercy Hospital System (Mercy), headquartered in St. Louis. MEDmarketplace.com provides a web-based marketplace for selling surplus medical equipment and supplies. Under the agreement, Mercy's 18 acute care hospitals, two heart hospitals and other health related service organizations will have the...