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|Healthy@Home: Expanding Access and Reducing Readmissions
Home care at Carolinas HealthCare System, called Healthy@Home, allows patients to receive high quality, cost effective care and advanced services outside of a medical facility. Read more...
|Task Force to Deliver Team-Based Transformation of Population Health Management
Carolinas HealthCare System formed an Advanced Clinical Practitioner Task Force to create strength in numbers and collaboration. Read more...
|Mental Health First Aid Training Offered to Thousands
To help connect those in need to proper care and support, Carolinas HealthCare System is working with the National Council for Behavioral Health to train more than 2,000 Mental Health First Aiders across North and South Carolina. Read more...
Carolinas HealthCare System Celebrates Opening of New Behavioral Health Hospital
Addiction Trends – Insights from an Expert
|David Price, MD, Published for Research on Adolescent Heart Screenings
David Price, MD, co-director of the primary care sports medicine fellowship at Carolinas HealthCare System, is lead author on research published in Heart Rhythm, an international cardiology journal, demonstrating the effectiveness of electrocardiography (ECG) screenings in young athletes. Read more...
Carolinas HealthCare System Union Opens New PCI Program
Q&A with a National Heart Expert: Jorge Alegría , MD, FACC, FASE
|Eleven Emergency Medicine Experts Tapped for National Conference
Eleven emergency medicine physicians from Carolinas HealthCare System were selected to deliver academic presentations during the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine's (SAEM) annual meeting held recently in Dallas, Texas. Read more...
Freestanding Emergency Departments Open
|UNC Medical Students Train for Urban Medicine in Charlotte
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Carolinas HealthCare System have created a dynamic longitudinal program for students interested in urban medicine. Read more...
System’s Carolinas College Offers State’s Only Histotechnology Program
|Physician Investigates Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease in “TOMMORROW” Study
Carolinas HealthCare System is playing an important role in an international research study on the development and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. Read more...
New Neurosciences Residency Program Approved
|Virtual Patient Support Groups Expanded to Head & Neck Cancers
Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) continues to expand access to care throughout the region by offering virtual support groups for patients with bladder cancer, and, most recently, head and neck cancers. Read more...
Latest Advancements in Linear Accelerator Technology Arrives at Carolinas HealthCare System Union
|Surgeon Receives National Recognition for Leadership in Orthopedics
Joshua C. Patt, MD, MPH, orthopedic surgeon at Carolinas HealthCare System's Carolinas Medical Center, is one of 10 surgeons named to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2014-2015 Leadership Fellows Program. Read more...
Orthopedic Surgeon Earns International Honor
|Levine Children's Hospital Named Among Nation's Best
Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Children's Hospital was once again listed among the nation's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Read more...
Carolinas HealthCare Children’s Urgent Care Union
Pediatric Heart Specialist Joins Levine Children’s Hospital
|Liver Transplant Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary
This year, Carolinas HealthCare System's Carolinas Medical Center is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its Liver Transplant Program, which has witnessed substantial growth since its inception. Read more....
|Trauma Designations Earned by Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Children's Hospital
The F.H. “Sammy” Ross Trauma Center at Carolinas HealthCare System's Carolinas Medical Center has earned its three-year re-verification as a Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the North Carolina Office of EMS. Read more....
|Outcomes at Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Center Exceed National Average
Since opening in November 2013, the newly expanded Carolinas HealthCare System's Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (RMI) Center has achieved remarkable outcomes. Read more...
Patients Donate $50,000 for IVF Family Fund