Healthy Dose

Health articles and features from New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the NHRMC Physician Group.

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Touchstone Silver: Eliminating Patient Identified Barriers to Care to Decrease Medicaid Inpatient Admission Rates and Improve Quality of Care

August 05, 2019
by: NHRMC
Due to limited access to primary care, many patients do not get the care that they need, allowing...
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Touchstone Silver: Reducing CT Utilization for Pediatric Patients with Minor Head Trauma

August 02, 2019
by: NHRMC
Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability in children, and a CT scan is a...
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Touchstone Bronze: Aspiration Prevention is a Matter of Life or Breath

August 01, 2019
by: NHRMC
In 2015, NHRMC formed an aspiration prevention team. In coordination with NHRMC Lean Strategies,...
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Touchstone Silver: Increased Role of Pender Memorial in a Busy Health System

July 31, 2019
by: NHRMC
This project was initiated to address the under-utilization of beds at Pender Memorial Hospital...
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Touchstone Bronze: NHRMC Initiative Reduces Opioid Use After Childbirth

July 30, 2019
by: NHRMC
As part of its overall strategic plan, the NHRMC Women’s & Children’s Hospital...
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Reflecting on Change

July 29, 2019
NHRMC President and CEO John Gizdic talks about finding the right path forward.
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Pet Therapy Dog Profile: Cleo

July 22, 2019
by: NHRMC
Meet Cleo, a pet therapy dog at NHRMC.
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NHRMC Community Garden Brings Fresh Veggies and Herbs to the Community

July 19, 2019
by: NHRMC
The NHRMC Community Garden, located behind the NHRMC Heart Center, offers free vegetables and...
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Pet Therapy Dog Profile: Fenway

July 19, 2019
by: NHRMC
Meet Fenway, a pet therapy dog at NHRMC.
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Pet Therapy Dog Profile: Roentgen

July 17, 2019
by: NHRMC
Meet Roentgen, a pet therapy dog at NHRMC.
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