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System Offering Access to Your Behavioral Health Patients

With more and more patients needing behavioral healthcare, it’s easy for a primary care physician to get overwhelmed. Carolinas HealthCare System has put together a virtual network of providers giving patients quicker, easier access to behavioral health experts who can be accessed at the primary care doctor’s offices. Read more...

Free Screening Saves Teen’s Life

Traevon Lytle is a valuable member of his middle school’s wrestling team in Morganton. Less than a year ago, doctors were uncertain if he would ever play sports again. But this 14-year-old Liberty Middle School student survived open-heart surgery in September and is back to his typical activities, including winning the Foothills Athletic Conference wrestling championship in his weight class. Read more...

System Takes Aggressive Efforts Against CRE

Hospital systems across the nation are continually fighting infections, including the most deadly – MRSA, Ebola and the latest superbug, CRE. Carolinas HealthCare System continually implements strategies based on best practices and clinical guidelines to decrease the risk of infection caused by multidrug-resistant organisms. Read more... Some Things Have Gotten Better Over Time The challenge? Getting patients to have a colonoscopy screening. To answer the challenge, Carolinas HealthCare System launched a dedicated campaign last year to show how the procedure has improved over the years. The result? An increase in the number of screenings. Read more...

Alzheimer’s Trial Now Accepting Patients

Oleg V. Tcheremissine, MD, director of research, department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Carolinas HealthCare System Behavioral Health-Charlotte, is one of those scientists who works tirelessly to help patients with Alzheimer's. And now he wants your Alzheimer’s patients for a new trial. Read more...

Far From Charlotte, Our System is Making a Difference

Carolinas HealthCare System’s International Medical Outreach (IMO) program continues its long history of delivering medical assistance globally with its latest contributions in Antigua, Belize and Guatemala. Read more...

Device A Game-Changer for Brain Cancer Patients

Patients with a deadly type of brain cancer may now receive an innovative treatment at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute. The institute is one of only 150 cancer centers in the nation to offer NovoTTF to treat glioblastoma. See if the device will work for your patients. Read more...

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