Novant Health update on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees

Novant Health today released the following update related to its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees:  Today, 98.6% of more than 35,000 team members are compliant with Novant Health’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Team members are considered compliant if they have received the following: the single dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, a first dose…

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Major gift commitment launches local fund to support patients with gynecologic cancer

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) Foundation has received the first contribution from She ROCKS toward a $100,000 endowment commitment to launch a new fund to support patients with gynecologic cancer.  The NHRMC Foundation’s She ROCKS Gynecologic Oncology Patient Fund will support the financial, emotional and medical needs of patients with gynecologic…

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Novant Health postpones Wilmington, Winston-Salem festivals as COVID-19 cases rise, vaccination rates remain stagnant

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Novant Health announced today the remaining two Welcome Back Festival celebrations, originally scheduled for Aug. 7 in Wilmington and Aug. 21 in in Winston-Salem, will be postponed.  “The health, safety and well-being of our teams and community are always our first priority,” said Jesse Cureton, executive vice president and chief consumer officer for…

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Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center marks 10-year milestone in facility

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BOLIVIA, N.C., July 30, 2021 – Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary in the Bolivia facility.   The new Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center opened in 2011, with expanded services for the community, and replaced a smaller, older building in Supply.   “Ten years later, we remain a trusted healthcare provider that is…

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation receives major gift to support nursing education

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) Foundation has received a generous gift for Novant Health’s Upward Mobility RN Scholarship from Dan Saklad in memory of his wife, Sheila. This gift will provide scholarships for Novant Health and NHRMC team members who want to attend Cape Fear Community College’s nursing program to become…

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Novant Health recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion’ for 2nd straight year

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., – Novant Health announced today that it has been recognized for the second straight year as one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The health care system received a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a comprehensive benchmarking…

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Novant Health and NHRMC will host July 22 career fair in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC – Novant Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) will host a career fair in Wilmington to connect with job seekers and share information about the health system’s career opportunities.The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, at the Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College, 703…

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Novant Health named best place in the U.S. to work for women and diverse managers

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 6, 2021 – Novant Health has been ranked first in the nation in the 2021 Diversity MBA Magazine rankings for “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” Diversity MBA is a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management. Novant Health was last recognized by Diversity MBA in 2020, when the…

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NHRMC among nation’s top performing hospitals for treatment of heart attack patients

WILMINGTON, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, making it one of 212 hospitals across the country to be recognized for its elevated standard of care for heart attack patients.   “Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the heart center was…

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