Latest Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy 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...

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...

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