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2014-04-07 23:22:23

Seven Novant Health hospitals earn prestigious Magnet® designation WINSTON-SALEM, NC (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Novant Health is celebrating a major achievement in nursing care that demonstrates the quality and compassionate care that patients have come to expect. Seven hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):     Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital     Novant Health Forsyth...

2014-03-10 12:24:31

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Apelles, Founder and CEO of Greater Than One, Inc., will be speaking at the United Nations' 58th Congress on the Status of Women (CSW) today, in a session titled "Connecting Technology to Healthcare." Greater Than One (GTO) is a leading full-service digital communications company with a majority of its clients in pharma and healthcare. Apelles has been invited to speak about the importance of technology for global initiatives of NGOs,...

NC Hospital Says Patients Were Exposed To Deadly, Incurable Disease
2014-02-12 07:01:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As many as 18 patients who underwent neurosurgery at a North Carolina Hospital are being notified of a potentially incurable disease they may have been exposed to during their treatment. Staff at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC said that the patients could potentially have contracted Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), a serious and incurable neurological disorder. "Today we are reaching out to 18...

2014-01-20 23:01:02

Health System launches community campaign to screen for significant killers. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 This week, Novant Health launches its campaign in the community to screen 500,000 people this year in inpatient, outpatient and community settings to personally evaluate their risk factors for developing diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The system anticipates providing over 25,000 A1C blood tests this year in addition to providing screenings for high blood pressure...

2013-12-18 23:04:12

Officials with Memorial Health announced today a partnership with Novant Health to establish a freestanding children’s hospital in Savannah. The new facility will be named The Children’s Hospital of Savannah. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Officials with Memorial Health announced today a partnership with Novant Health to establish a freestanding children’s hospital in Savannah. The new facility will be named The Children’s Hospital of Savannah. This partnership is a $28...

2013-12-12 23:31:40

Novant Health Vein Specialists in Winston-Salem, N.C. is conducting a charitable drive to donate clothing to Winston-Salem residents in need. Winston-Salem, N.C (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 December 10th, 2013. Winston-Salem, N.C. Novant Health Vein Specialists, a leading vein care center in Winston-Salem, N.C., is organizing a holiday clothing drive to help clothe the homeless and others in need in Winston-Salem this holiday season. The drive will benefit the Samaritan Ministry Soup Kitchen...

2013-12-04 23:01:41

Novant Health Vein Specialists in Winston-Salem, NC releases a new article on the importance of prompt vein disease treatment. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Winston-Salem, NC. Novant Health Vein Specialists is publishing a new article on the importance of prompt vein disease treatment. According to the Winston-Salem based center, many people with varicose veins notice a feeling of heaviness in the legs and an aching or itching sensation. Of greater concern, however, is the...

2013-11-29 23:23:15

Novant Vein Health Specialists in Winston-Salem, NC is releasing a new article on what bulging veins indicate about your vascular health. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Novant Vein Health Specialists is publishing a new article describing the possible implications of bulging veins on overall vascular health. Bulging veins are also called varicose veins, according to the Winston-Salem based center, and they are a type of vein disease. Over half of all Americans over the age of 50 have vein...

2013-11-15 23:24:15

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching an educational campaign to explain vein disease in simple terms. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching an educational campaign to explain the nature of vein disease to the public in simple terms. According to the Winston-Salem, North Carolina vein treatment center, vein disease results from an interplay of aging, heredity, obesity, inactivity, hormonal changes and excessive, prolonged standing...

2013-11-14 08:33:16

Health system identifies nearly 6,000 people with diabetes in campaign to "search and rescue" the millions in America who are unaware they have the disease WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On this World Diabetes Day, Novant Health continues the fight to increase diabetes awareness and to educate on small, but powerful, steps people can take to prevent the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/CL66825LOGO) Since late 2010, Novant Health has...