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New Hanover Regional Medical Center

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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Donated dolls to help sick kids

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The Optimist of the Port City Club donated 100 handmade dolls to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Doctors and nurses at the Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital will use the dolls to support play therapy. It's also a way to show sick children procedures they'll be going through. Full story...
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Man who drove truck into hospital transferred

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The man who drove his truck into New Hanover Regional Medical Center has been transferred to another facility. Full story...
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UPDATE: Listen to 911 call warning of hospital crash

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video A New Hanover Regional Medical Center spokeswoman says at 6:24 a.m. Friday a New Hanover County 911 dispatcher called the hospital's special police to notify officers that the 911 center had just received a call from a man who said he was on his way to the hospital and planned to drive into the emergency room. Full story...
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Rotary honors NHRMC volunteers

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For the third year in a row the Rotary Club honored an organization for its Community Recognition Day. Full story...
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Medication disposal event Saturday

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The public is invited to bring their unneeded and expired medications to be disposed of in a safe, convenient and environmentally sound manner. Full story...
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NHRMC offer back pain seminar

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Dr. George Huffmon, a neurological surgeon at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, stopped by Good Morning Carolina to talk about one type of back surgery. Full story...
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Doctor's former patient fights for life

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video It's been nearly five years since a Wilmington surgeon had his license revoked by the N.C. Medical Board. Some of Dr. Steven Olchowski's patients are still suffering. WWAY's Nadine Maeser met Brenda Naylor, a woman whose gastric by-pass procedure went horribly wrong. Brenda Naylor knew the complications of gastric by-pass, but she never expected to lose her house, her job and her ability to walk. Full story...
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