Carolinas HealthCare System


As humans, we are composed of many systems joined together to create our healthiest selves. At Carolinas HealthCare System, we follow a similar model – as many teams forming connections to work as one. The following stories are powerful demonstrations of those connections – between patients and their families, patients and our teams, and patients and their local communities.

A lifesaving mother-child bond

A powerful mother-child bond When a blood clot threatened Shelly Cawley’s life during her delivery, a fast-thinking nurse teamed with Shelly’s baby to save her life.
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An extended family of support

An extended family of support
Edwina Edgeworth was undaunted by a diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer, due in large part to the powerful role her family played in supporting her. See her story

Six-year-old superhero

Six-year-old superhero
Forging a strong bond with her medical team proved to be powerful medicine for Makayla Squires as they tackled a rare spinal condition. See her story

Too young for a heart attack

Too young for cardiac arrest
Omar Carter had an “angel” watching over him as he collapsed on the basketball court at age 25 and his heart stopped for 13 minutes. See his story

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