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Dosher Memorial Hospital

Dozens of jobs affected as Dosher looks to cut costs

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has announced some details of its plan to cut costs. "It kind of hurts," Dosher volunteer Verda Darrell said. Full story...
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Dosher trustees vote to cut staff

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videoTrustees have decided how Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport will cut costs to make up for financial struggles. Last month WWAY was first to report the hospital was preparing employees for potential layoffs or early retirement packages. Full story...
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Dosher trustees plan to meet on possible cuts

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital trustees will meet later this week to talk about the hospital's financial struggles, which could mean cuts. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dosher trustees to delay layoff discussion

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videoA Dosher Memorial Hospital spokesman says the Board of Trustees has delayed discussions about possible layoffs. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Dosher Memorial Hospital prepares workers for possible cuts

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital might soon go through some big changes which has some employees worried about their jobs. "It was pretty somber, I guess," hospital worker Amy Bullard said. "That's one way to put it. I think a lot of people are scared." Scared because their jobs might be in jeopardy. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Future so bright, they gotta sell shades

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videoEarly detection of breast cancer is a must. You're about to meet a family who lost their matriarch to it. Their mission makes them our Extraordinary Person(s) of the Week. Full story...
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Groundbreaking ceremony for new inpatient care unit at Dosher Memorial

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videoIt's a big day at Dosher Memorial Hospital. Three years in the making, hospital leaders put on their hard hats and grabbed shovels to celebrate the groundbreaking for a 11.5 million dollar renovation. Full story...
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Federal loan to help Dosher modernize

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has been working for this day for several years. Monday the hospital celebrated an $8.5 million, low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development. The facility will use the money to renovate all 25 rooms. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom says misdiagnosis led to son's death

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video A woman is looking for answers after she says her son died because of mistakes made while treating him. A Dosher Memorial Hospital report says Mark Stephens had no history of diabetes although his mother has records that she he was treated at the hospital multiple times for the disease. Full story...
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Area hospitals get report card; Some grades good - many "average"

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A recent study done by a healthcare information service company points to some strong points and apparent deficiencies in the quality of care offered by area hospitals - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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STATE PORT PILOT: Dosher asked to pay $1 million power bill

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video The City of Southport is seeking more than $1 million from Dosher Memorial Hospital for electricity used but not paid for since fiscal year 2004, due to an error in billing discovered from internal audits of the city’s utility accounts, the State Port Pilot reports. Full story...
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Dosher sponsors drug disposal event

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Throwing medications down the drain or the toilet can pollute the water supply. And with prescriptions now the drug of choice for many teens, leaving old meds at home can be a bad idea. Full story...
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