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2014-08-29 23:06:37

Novant Health recognized with 13 awards from VHA Central Atlantic Winston-Salem, N.C (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 VHA Central Atlantic recognized Novant Health with 13 awards for excellence in clinical care, honoring nine facilities for meeting or exceeding national performance standards and improving the patient experience. “At Novant Health, providing quality, affordable healthcare for our communities has always been a top priority” said Tom Zweng, MD, executive vice president and chief...

2014-08-29 23:03:28

Honorees across the system recognized for excellence in nursing Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Thirteen Novant Health registered nurses have been named to the prestigious Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina list by Great 100, Inc., an organization that recognizes nursing excellence and provides scholarships to nursing students at all levels across the state. The nurses recognized from Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center are: Rea Buie, Carol Caldwell, Susan Craig, Lynn...

2014-05-01 23:03:37

DiversityInc ranks Novant Health No. 3 among hospitals and health systems WINSTON-SALEM, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Novant Health has been named one of the 2014 Top 10 Hospitals and Health Systems in the nation by DiversityInc, the country’s leading source for advancing and recognizing excellence in diversity management. Novant Health debuts on this year’s list at No. 3, joining some of the country’s most prestigious healthcare systems including Cleveland Clinic (5th) and Mayo Clinic...

2014-04-28 08:28:56

GTO LifeLine Poised to Revolutionize Patient Education With Interactive Visual Format NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greater Than One, an independent, fully integrated branding and digital communications company, won the 2014 Vision Award at the 25(th) Annual Med Ad News Manny Awards Ceremony, held at Chelsea Piers in New York City on April 24, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/NY97751LOGO The Vision Award is given by the Med Ad News editorial staff for...

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...


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