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2008-10-22 09:00:41

Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), the third largest public healthcare system in the United States, has taken steps to further improve patient care while safely reducing the cost of care by becoming a member of the Premier healthcare alliance. CHS will be one of 200 of the nation's leading hospital and healthcare systems who own Premier Inc. as shareholders. As a member of Premier, CHS will benefit from the nation's largest clinical and operational comparative database and one of the...

2008-10-03 12:00:26

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Kirstin Ashford of the Carolinas HealthCare Foundation, +1-704-355-4327, kirstin.ashford@carolinas.org CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Volatile financial markets and a pending merger with Bank of America did not stop the Merrill Lynch SouthPark office from successfully completing a fundraiser to benefit the Blumenthal Cancer Center at Carolinas Medical Center (http://www.carolinasmedicalcenter.org). The 100-person office selected Carolinas...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell HomMed LifeStream(TM) Remote Patient Care System has been selected by Carolinas HealthCare System for its new network-wide telemonitoring program. As part of its implementation of the LifeStream(TM) System, Carolinas HealthCare System purchased 360 Genesis(R) DM Telehealth Monitors for the program, running across six counties, which aims to improve patient outcomes, reduce rehospitalizations and decrease the duration of hospital...

2008-08-27 06:00:48

The third largest public healthcare system in the United States doesn't let size stand in the way of personalized care. For Carolinas HealthCare System(2), the very best personal care begins with a virtual contact center from Nortel(1) (TSX: NT)(NYSE: NT) that directs each patient call to a person, not a recording. Carolinas HealthCare System has deployed a Nortel VoIP solution over an existing, non-Nortel data network to support six hospitals and 50 doctors' offices and other medical...

2008-08-08 15:00:55

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethon Inc. today announced general availability of its train-themed "JR" autonomous mobile robot to children's hospitals across the country. Also, Aethon will make a donation to the national Make-A-Wish Foundation for each JR TUG that is deployed. The JR TUG was initially introduced at the University of California -- San Francisco (UCSF) Children's Hospital, and is currently delivering equipment to patients at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. In...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

Ascom (US) Inc., a leading provider of on-site wireless communications solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the VoWiFi wireless handset and messaging middleware vendor of choice for Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), the third largest public healthcare system in the United States. CHS and its flagship hospital, Carolinas Medical Center, are using Ascom's FreeNET VoWiFi standards-based system to provide quicker response and improved communication for clinical...

2008-08-04 06:00:40

By Ben McNeely, Independent Tribune, Concord, N.C. Aug. 3--CONCORD -- The green tree of life logos are up all over the CMC-NorthEast campus. Construction on the eastern side of campus will soon complete a new surgical wing. But a year ago, there was trepidation and uncertainty about the merger of NorthEast Medical Center and Carolinas HealthCare System. Mark Nantz, now the president of CMC-NorthEast, said there was fear in the community the hospital would lose its identity. "Carolinas...

2008-07-18 12:01:14

HOUSTON, July 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The 11-hospital Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston has named Charles "Chuck" D. Stokes, M.H.A., to succeed the retiring Dale St. Arnold as chief operating officer, effective in early September. Stokes, 54, comes to Memorial Hermann from North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC), where he has served as President since 2005. During his tenure, the hospital earned the prestigious Baldrige award for quality. NMMC is the flagship facility for...

2008-06-24 06:03:01

By Kimberly Kinnecom, Independent Tribune, Concord, N.C. Jun. 23--LOCUST -- Stanly Regional West will open its doors to patients today. The new 21,000 square-foot facility, located between Red Bridge and the Stanly Community College Crutchfield campus, will include a diagnostic imaging center as well as Locust Medical Services and other primary and specialty care clinics. Stanly Regional President and CEO Al Taylor said the new west area campus represents the medical center's...

2008-06-16 09:01:18

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's hospital systems continue to enjoy robust revenue and profit growth, according to Modern Healthcare's 32 annual Hospital Systems Survey. Hospital system revenue from patient care grew 8.4% in 2007 compared with 2006, and revenue from all sources, including patient care, climbed 8.9% last year compared with 2006, according to the survey. Hospital system profits, meanwhile, jumped a whopping 23.8%. "The results again demonstrate the financial...