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HAMLET — Richmond County native and first generation college student Tammy Smith knew as a little girl that one day she would become a nurse. Today, she is employed with FirstHealth as nurse manager of a medical/surgical unit that is designated to care for patients with COVID.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Medical Clinic recently welcomed two new fellowship-trained interventional cardiologists, Tiffany Bonnecaze, M.D. and Michael Millard, M.D. 

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PINEHURST — With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across the Sandhills, FirstHealth of the Carolinas has implemented new visitor restrictions across the health system. Beginning Aug. 3, 2021, only one support person will be permitted to accompany patients in emergency departments, hospitals and clinics. 

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PINEHURST — Working to reduce the risk of opioid overdoses, members of the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium have developed kits designed to help minimize harm events. The SORC is a group of agencies in Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond counties representing health care, law enforcement, behavioral health, public health, county government and other non-profit organizations.

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PINEHURST — Last winter, 32-year-old Samantha Patterson got sick with COVID-19 and, like so many, struggled to recover.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, have been recognized as one of North Carolina’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas and Pinehurst Medical Clinic recently welcomed a new oncology nurse practitioner, Sarah Pearce, DNP. 

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Audrianna Funkhouser, BSN, R.N., has been honored with the DAISY Award for April 2021. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The Wound Care & Hyperbarics program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond has received a national award for continued excellence in wound healing, scoring in the top 10 percent of eligible wound care centers. This is the seventh year in a row that the MRH-Richmond Wound Care program has earned this distinction.

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PINEHURST — Courtney Gunther, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

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