Carolinas HealthCare System

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Acute Care Physician Leader Co-Authors National Guidelines for Hospital Medicine Groups
Scott Rissmiller, MD
, senior medical director of the acute care division and president of Carolinas Hospitalist Group, recently co-authored a manuscript that provides an assessment tool for evaluating the performance of hospital medicine groups (HMGs). Read more....
Behavioral Health New Behavioral Hospital Features Unique Staffing Model
Physicians and staff developed a unique inpatient clinical staffing model for new behavioral health hospital in Davidson before April 7 grand opening. Read more...
Cardiology First Total Artificial Heart Transplant in the Carolinas
Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute cardiac surgeons implanted a total artificial heart in a patient, which was the first total artificial heart implantation done in the Carolinas. Read more...
Neurology Physicians Study Potential Therapy for ALS Patients
Neurosciences Institute physicians team up with investigators across the country to study the safety and effectiveness of a new therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis patients. Read more...
Oncology Levine Cancer Institute Physicians Recently Published for Innovative Research
Levine Cancer Institute physicians have recently been published for their significant research studies in some of the nation’s most prominent oncology journals. Read more...
Orthopaedics Orthopedic Researchers Receive Prestigious Grant to Fund Novel Spine Research
A team of orthopedic researchers received a $50,000 prestigious grant from the North American Spine Society (NASS) to research disc degeneration and low back pain. Read more...
Pediatrics Supporting Congenital Heart Awareness and Patients in Need
Carolinas HealthCare System and NFL athlete team up to promote congenital heart awareness and support families with transitioning from the hospital to home. Read more...
Primary Care Fellowship Program Recognizes Mental Health Treatment Requires Integration
Carolinas HealthCare System has taken a progressive approach to developing curriculum with the integration of behavioral health in the primary care setting. Read more...
Quality and Patient Experience Cardiologist Named Patient Experience Executive Provider Consultant
Justin F. Haynie, MD, FACC, FSCAI
, an interventional cardiologist with Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, was recently named as the Patient Experience Executive Provider Consultant to help physicians reconnect to the basics of medicine. Read more...
Rehabilitation Exoskeleton Technology is a ‘Medical Break-Through’
Carolinas Rehabilitation is offering the hope of walking again to spinal cord injury patients with innovative exoskeleton technology. Read more...
Trauma Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons Honors Michael Bosse, MD
The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons honors Michael Bosse, MD, director of Orthopaedic Clinical Research, with the prestigious Allgood Award. Read more...
Women's Carbon Dioxide Laser is Newest Surgical Advancement for Endometriosis
Carolinas HealthCare System embraces one of the newest advancements in surgical treatment for endometriosis – the CO2 laser. Read more...
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