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DURHAM — A Durham County Superior Court judge has dismissed a New Bern eye surgeon’s lawsuit challenging the state’s certificate-of-need law.

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PINEHURST — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has selected FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies with input from the medical community. 

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RALEIGH — Even health care workers aren’t immune to the economic devastation brought by the coronavirus.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas will begin performing non-time sensitive surgeries and procedures on all campuses on Monday, May 11. 

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RALEIGH — Surgeon Wade Naziri offers his patients transparent, cash-based prices at his independent surgery center.

It’s a novel concept in an environment of rising costs and hidden prices.

Published in Local News
Thursday, 19 December 2019 14:43

Cataract procedures now available at MRH-Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — Surgical procedures for cataracts are now offered close to home for patients in Richmond County at Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond. 

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 15:23

Physician assistant joins FirstHealth Vascular & Vein

PINEHURST — Certified physician assistant Pierce Neitzke knew early in her physician assistant studies that she wanted to specialize in a surgical specialty, and she believes vascular surgery is the perfect fit for her.

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 14:55

New technology makes lumpectomies easier for women

PINEHURST--Physicians at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital have a new tool in their arsenal to make breast cancer lumpectomy surgery more precise and less painful.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 14 January 2019 19:27

A step in the right direction

CHERAW, S.C. — Imagine living with constant joint stiffness and pain. Each day brings with it the worry of whether or not you will be able to do the things you love most.

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PINEHURST – In September 1990, Dewey McClendon, a Montgomery County resident with a long history of heart trouble, became the first person to have open-heart surgery at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.

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