Including Mental Health Saves Money, Improves Overall Health
October, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report - Primary and behavioral health care historically have been divided in many ways, including how doctors look at them, how medical care is coordinated and how they are paid for. A patient who has a mental health diagnosis along with a chronic illness can cost up to three times more than a patient with a chronic illness Read More
Tomorrow's Hospital Will Be 'Dynamic'
September, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report - At Carolinas, the goal is to build access to mental health screening and consults into all locations, from the hospital bedside to the ER to the doctor’s office, so emotional well-being becomes another vital sign. Read More
Warning signs can predict suicidal behavior
August, 2014 - Charlotte Observer - If a wealthy, successful celebrity like Robin Williams, who had access to the best treatment for mental illness, succumbed to depression, where’s the hope for others? Read More
Carolinas HealthCare System Mental Health Center and Telepsychiatry
June, 2014 -NPR, Charlotte Talks - Carolinas HealthCare System has always been an innovator, launching a nationally known stroke center and a massive children’s hospital. Now they’ve turned their attention to making behavioral and mental health. Read More
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“A Piece of Their Heart” Brings Healing for Families
A printout of a loved one’s final heartbeats – captured and displayed in a tiny bottle – is a small gesture that means a lot to grieving...More...
Community Partners Brought Over the Counter Medicine Give Away to Anson, Cleveland and Union Counties
Carolinas HealthCare System sponsored two free events that brought NC MedAssist’s Over the Counter (OTC) Medicine Give Away program to Shelby...More...
3 Battles Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Must Fight and Win
This week, the American Hospital Association (AHA), one of the oldest healthcare advocacy groups in the nation, held its annual membership meeting in...More...
Carolinas HealthCare System and YMCA of Greater Charlotte Announce Next Generation Partnership
Carolinas HealthCare System to Become the Official Community Health Partner of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2017 –...More...
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