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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...

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...


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