Displaying items by tag: FirstHealth of the Carolinas

RAEFORD — Whitney Austin, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

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PINEHURST — As health care heroes at FirstHealth of the Carolinas continue to deliver care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they are taking time to celebrate a momentous event in the organization’s history: its 25th anniversary. The organization invites the public to learn about its history and join the commemoration at its new 25th-anniversary website: www.firsthealth.org\25years.  

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PINEHURST — Community members are preventing type 2 diabetes together with the PreventT2 lifestyle change program offered by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants are learning the skills they need to make lasting changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress.

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PINEHURST — Melissa Hernandez, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Hernandez, who works in Reid Heart Center, was nominated by the family member of a patient she cared for. 

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HAMLET — Janet Harris-Hicks, M.D., of FirstHealth Urogynecology, is the first urogynecologist in North Carolina to offer a new solution to patients who suffer from overactive bladder and incontinence. InterStim therapy with SureScan technology enables more patients to pursue safe and effective treatment therapy and an improved quality of life. 

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PINEHURST — Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and misuse can put patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions and drug-resistant infections. 

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PINEHURST— FirstHealth of the Carolinas was recognized for the third consecutive year by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives in the 2020 CHIME Healthcare’s Most Wired program, earning a certified acute and ambulatory level 8, and improving its previous certified level 7 achievement.

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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. 

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

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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. 

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