Healthy Dose

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

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VIDEO: Get a Look Inside NHRMC's EMS Vehicles

August 21, 2019
by: NHRMC
Here's a look inside NHRMC's EMS vehicles.
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What if NHRMC ...

August 13, 2019
NHRMC Chief Physician Executive Dr. Philip Brown considers the possibilities for our future and...
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Pet Therapy Dog Profile: Bogey

August 07, 2019
by: NHRMC
Meet Bogey, a pet therapy dog at NHRMC.
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Touchstone Gold: Safer Opioid Prescribing: Having the Right Tools at the Right Time

August 07, 2019
by: NHRMC
A 2016 study showed that our community was the number one city in the United States for opioid...
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The Good News from Randy Aldridge: He’s Cancer-Free

August 06, 2019
by: NHRMC
On February 6, Randy Aldridge delivered the news. Just as he has nearly every weekday since...
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Ensuring Southeastern NC is an Excellent Place to Practice Medicine and Receive Care

August 06, 2019
I appreciate the conversation around what is best to ensure our healthcare community is...
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Touchstone Silver: Dental Pain in the Emergency Department

August 06, 2019
by: NHRMC
In an average month, about 146 patients visit the New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC)...
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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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