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New Hanover Regional Medical Center

First Chairman of NHRMC Board of Trustees passes away

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A Wilmington businessman who played a pivotal role in the founding of New Hanover Regional Medical Center has died. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' goes to the hospital

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The cast and crew shot at multiple locations today, including New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where TV vans from fictional news stations in Los Angeles and Chattanooga, TN, were parked at the main entrance. Full story...
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UPDATE: NHRMC moves to electronic patient records

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videoThe way doctors access your medical records may soon change. But what will it mean for you? New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hoping to better connect with their patients thanks to a new electronic health records system, NHRMC Connect, which is going online Saturday. Full story...
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Experts who handled Giffords shooting, Joplin tornadoes share experience

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videoSome jobs require lessons that can only be learned from first-hand experiences. Here in Wilmington this weekend, doctors, nurses and other emergency workers are learning from counterparts who handled last year's shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords and the killer tornadoes in Joplin, MO. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Simple gifts bring smiles to sick kids at hospital

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video For most children, it's normal to play outside and go to school, but some live their lives inside the walls of a hospital room. That was the case for Zackary Mayo, a little boy who lost his fight with cancer back in May. Now, friends and classmates are honoring his life by encouraging other battling sickness. Full story...
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New Hanover Commissioners vote against hospital's partnership with Charlotte system

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New Hanover County Commissioners made the final decision Monday night and voted 4 to 1 against the agreement with Commissioner Jonathan Barfield casting the only vote for the contract. Full story...
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Hospital ERs see surge of people using bath salts to get high

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videoIn a week it will be illegal in North Carolina, but for now bath salts are a popular legal drug getting some folks high, while others believe it's a new low. Full story...
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NHRMC may soon have new management

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New Hanover County Regional Medical Center may soon have a change in management. Hospital officials held a town hall meeting tonight to discuss implications of a proposed agreement with Carolinas Healthcare Systems to take over day-to-day operations. Full story...
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Forum on proposed NHRMC management agreement

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Another healthcare system could soon be running the day-to-day operations at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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NHRMC considers outsourcing management

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video New Hanover Regional Medical Center could be run by another health care system located in another part of the state. Full story...
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Doctors say get your flu shot

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video North Carolina had its first child death from the flu this week and doctors say people should avoid the risk of death by getting the vaccine. Many people think the flu shot will make you sick, but doctors say that's not the case. Full story...
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Hospital sends supplies to Africa

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center is lending a helping hand all the way to Africa. It's called the Mission Ready Program. Full story...
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Local medical experts discuss health care reform

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video It's a big concern for most Americans -- health care. With Republicans dominating the polls in last week's elections many say their first priority in Washington is health care reform legislation. Full story...
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Optimist Club sets up fund for kids' prescriptions

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A Wilmington civic group is jump starting a new fund to help out children in need. Optimist of the Port City established the Pediatric Pharmacy Fund. Full story...
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Dated medical supplies heading overseas to help

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Mission Ready is a program that collects expired medical and surgical supplies that cannot be used in the US due to strict guidelines. Doctors say the materials and supplies are still fine to use, especially in places like Haiti, which is still recovering from January's devastating earthquake. Full story...
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