Blue Cross allowing more comparison of NC medical costs
8 months ago
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Blue Cross allowing more comparison of NC medical costs

North Carolina's largest health insurer is opening its databanks to let consumers compare the costs of elective procedures and drive down rising medical prices. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina on Wednesday unveiled its online tool intended to make it easy to compare costs that can differ by thousands of dollars.
Mission Ready program sends medical supplies overseas
1 year ago
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Mission Ready program sends medical supplies overseas

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Mission Ready program shipped medical supplies Saturday to a hospital half way across the world in hopes to be sustainable and to help those in need of treatment.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center begins construction on new emergency department
1 year ago
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New Hanover Regional Medical Center begins construction on new emergency department

New Hanover Regional Medical Center began construction on a new standalone emergency department in the northern part of New Hanover County.
Weapon and drugs found on hospital property
1 year ago
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Weapon and drugs found on hospital property

Police arrested two people Thursday evening at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for having drugs and a weapon on the property.
UPDATE: Man who sparked crash, slammed into phone pole charged
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Man who sparked crash, slammed into phone pole charged

A Leland man faces multiple charges after police say he ran a stoplight at a Wilmington intersection, causing him to slam into two other cars and a phone pole. Bryant is charged with DWI and reckless driving to endanger. He was later released on a $1,000 secured bond.
Car wreck sends three to hospital
2 years ago
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Car wreck sends three to hospital

A car wreck sent three to the hospital around 6:30 p.m this evening.
McCrory signs health care, NC employee bill
2 years ago
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McCrory signs health care, NC employee bill

Gov. Pat McCrory says a new law will help North Carolina consumers make better health care decisions and help his administration run state government more effectively.
NHRMC wants satellite ER
2 years ago
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NHRMC wants satellite ER

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has asked the state for permission to build a new emergency department in Wilmington, according to a release from the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
Flu season already peaking, experts suggest vaccination
3 years ago
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Flu season already peaking, experts suggest vaccination

It's that time of year to get your flu shot. The experts say this year, the flu is already peaking.
1 dead, 3 injured in North Carolina hospital fire
3 years ago
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1 dead, 3 injured in North Carolina hospital fire

Authorities say one patient has been killed and three employees injured in a fire at a long-term care unit at a North Carolina hospital.