FirstHealth of the Carolinas

FirstHealth of the Carolinas

PINEHURST—From a young age, Alicia Libby, PA-C knew she wanted to practice medicine. The newest addition to FirstHealth Cancer Services and Pinehurst Medical Clinic, she is enthused to bring her experience and passion to the Moore County team.

PINEHURST — Clinical trials have long been a part of the DNA of FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

By participating in groundbreaking medical research, FirstHealth patients gain access to new, state-of-the-art treatments before they are widely available to the public, and FirstHealth providers are better able to care for the community in both the short and long term. 

PINEHURST — Amanda Dow, D.O., is joining the FirstHealth Physician Group in Pinehurst. She is the newest addition to a team of neurohospitalists, including Melanie Blacker, M.D.; Steven Lewis, M.D.; and Sarah Uffindell, M.D. 

PINEHURST — Cancer survivors throughout the Sandhills will gather together — while staying apart — for the 33rd annual National Cancer Survivors Day. 

PINEHURST  —As fears surrounding COVID-19 continue to rise, emergency departments around the country are reporting a decrease in visits. While keeping social distance is important, health officials express concern that people are jeopardizing their safety by not seeking necessary urgent medical care. 

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

ROCKINGHAM — It’s easy to see some of the ways COVID-19 has altered our lives. 

Schools and many businesses are shut down, morning commute traffic is essentially nonexistent, and we are getting used to a more “socially distant” world, at least in the short term. 

But there are other changes that might not be so obvious, including a major shift in how people think about receiving medical care. 

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond were each awarded an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2020 hospital safety grades. MRH-Richmond also achieved the "Straight A" honor, having earned at least five consecutive A grades.  

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is now offering video appointments for new and existing Behavioral Health Services patients. 

PINEHURST—FirstHealth of the Carolinas has joined the convalescent plasma expanded access program at Mayo Clinic to provide plasma transfusion treatment for hospitalized patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19. 

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