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10/23/2021 Atrium, Novant competition heats up in Charlotte The rivalry between Atrium Health and Novant Health Inc. has entered another competitive front in Charlotte.State health regulators recently conditionally approved a 26-bed hospital campus for Atrium in the Steele Creek community.Where the competitive marketplace comes into play is that in May state health regulators approved Novant building a 32-bed acute-care hospital in the same community, about 6 miles away.That likely sounds familiar to ...
9/29/2021 Our view: For patients' sake, let them go SaveFirst, the good news: More than 99% of Novant Health employees, across 15 hospitals, 800 clinics and hundreds of outpatient facilities, have been vaccinated against COVID-19. And the few who have been granted ... Craver reported Tuesday.This puts Novant in good company with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Greensboro‚Aos Cone Health, whose employee vaccination rates and vaccination policies are similar.Dr. David Priest discusses employee vaccination ...
9/23/2021 Charlotte Area Health Care Workers Share Their Experiences Through The Pandemic ... Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. Dr. Shiddhi Patel, hospitalist at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia Dr. Lorene Temming, maternal-fetal medicine specialist and medical director, Atrium Health labor and delivery. Candace Bashaw, oncology nurse navigator at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute ...
9/7/2021 Triad health systems address surge in hospitalizations Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Cone Health and Novant Health hospitals in the region have seen a surge in recent weeks of patients hospitalized with COVID-19, very similar to the surge earlier this year before vaccines became widely available. More than 90% of these patients are unvaccinated, more are younger and many are from communities with low rates of vaccination and resistance to mask wearing. These health systems strongly ...
9/3/2021 Doctors Issue Dire COVID Warning for Charlotte Charlotte-area doctors issued dire warnings ahead of Labor Day weekend travel and gatherings, urging North Carolinians to get the COVID-19 vaccine amid a surge in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and even deaths. ‚AuQuite frankly, beds are scarce,‚Au Novant Health chief clinical officer Dr. Sid Fletcher said Thursday morning. ‚AuWe are running short on resources.‚Au The Charlotte area‚Aos three largest health care systems ‚Ai Atrium Health, Novant ...
9/3/2021 Charlotte hospitals at or near capacity due to surge in COVID-19 patients ... Novant Health. Doctors in the Charlotte area say hospitals are at or near capacity because of a surge in COVID-19 patients. ‚AuThe burden of COVID on our healthcare system is being brought by unvaccinated individuals,‚Au said Dr. Katie Passaretti with Atrium Health. Almost 1,000 COVID patients are in the hospital right now at Atrium, Novant and CaroMont Health hospitals. 92% of those patients are unvaccinated. 126 COVID patients ...
9/3/2021 As Labor Day approaches, local hospital chains appeal for vaccinations, reduced travel Ahead of the Labor Day weekend, three of Charlotte‚Aos largest healthcare systems are recommending that residents reconsider traveling plans as hospitalization rates are reaching dangerous levels because of Covid-19. As more patients are being admitted, CaroMont Health, Novant Health and Atrium Health are all experiencing staffing issues and are urging the public to be cautious during the holiday break. ‚AuThe hospitals are backed up,‚Au Novant Health senior ...
9/3/2021 Charlotte hospitals at or near capacity due to surge in COVID-19 patients | WRBL ... Novant Health.Doctors in the Charlotte area say hospitals are at or near capacity because of a surge in COVID-19 patients.‚AuThe burden of COVID on our healthcare system is being brought by unvaccinated individuals,‚Au said Dr. Katie Passaretti with Atrium Health.Almost 1,000 COVID patients are in the hospital right now at Atrium, Novant and CaroMont Health hospitals. 92% of those patients are unvaccinated.126 COVID patients ...
9/3/2021 Charlotte hospitals at or near capacity due to surge in COVID-19 patients | PHL17.com ... Novant Health.Doctors in the Charlotte area say hospitals are at or near capacity because of a surge in COVID-19 patients.‚AuThe burden of COVID on our healthcare system is being brought by unvaccinated individuals,‚Au said Dr. Katie Passaretti with Atrium Health.Almost 1,000 COVID patients are in the hospital right now at Atrium, Novant and CaroMont Health hospitals. 92% of those patients are unvaccinated.126 COVID patients ...
9/2/2021 Charlotte hospitals on COVID-19 hospitalizations | 13newsnow.com ... beds are scarce. We are running short on resources," Dr. Sid Fletcher, senior vice president and chief clinical officer of Novant Health, said. "We are at or nearing capacity at all of our facilities, we're ... is being brought by unvaccinated individuals," Dr. Katie Passaretti with Atrium Health said.The hospitals have the ability to make more space and unlike at the beginning of the pandemic, have the PPE and equipment ...
9/2/2021 North Carolina physicians talk COVID-19, vaccines, holiday gatherings ... Novant Health, and Dr. Katie Passaretti, epidemiologist and medical director of infection prevention for Atrium Health, urged the public to follow the latest CDC guidance this holiday weekend and to get the vaccine to fight against the delta variant. Virus surge in schools: Gaston County public schools top 100 COVID-19 cases in first week of class Forty-seven guests attended the press conference to learn about the doctors' concerns ...
8/27/2021 Atrium Health expands COVID monoclonal antibody treatment sites in Charlotte area ‚Äì About Your Online Magazine Atrium Health is now expanding access to COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments in the greater Charlotte area. The hospital system is adding two locations for the treatment ‚Ai now providing monoclonal antibody treatments at three ... coronavirus. Both of Charlotte‚Aos hospital systems, Atrium Health and Novant Health, have been providing the treatment since December 2020. The medicine is free, and costs for the infusion process will be billed to insurance ...
8/27/2021 Novant to reopen drive-thru COVID-19 testing center at Hanes Mall Richard CraverA surge in COVID-19 cases in the Triad is leading Novant Health Medical Group to reopen its drive-thru testing location at 196 Hanes Mall Circle in Winston-Salem. The testing center ... Triad.Cone Health, Forsyth County Department of Public Health and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist could not be immediately reached for comment on the status of their testing clinics.The N.C. Department of Health and ...
8/24/2021 Atrium Wake Forest Baptist reinstates tighter visitor restrictions Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is reinstating certain visitor restrictions Tuesday in response to the continuing community spread of the COVID-19 delta variant.The restrictions cover adult inpatient, maternity and surgical services and procedural ... of the Baptist restrictions are similar to those reinstated by Novant Health Inc., also effective Tuesday, and Cone Health that began Aug. 9.Those healthcare systems had relaxed some COVID-19 visitor restrictions on March ...
8/24/2021 Lexington and Thomasville hospitals reinstate visitors restrictions Sharon Myers The Dispatch With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant, the two hospital systems in Davidson County reinstated visitor restrictions on Tuesday. Both Novant Health, including Thomasville Medical Center and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, which includes Lexington Medical Center, have adjusted their visitor restrictions to reduce potential exposure to the virus, including limiting the number of people in the emergency departments. Want ...
8/21/2021 MCPH shares how many employees, patients test positive for COVID-19 at Charlotte area hospitals ... Atrium Health Pineville, FOX 46 started asking questions about how these cases at hospitals are reported and who has to be notified when there‚Aos an outbreak. On Friday, Mecklenburg County Public Health started publishing COVID cases at hospitals on its website. From that information, FOX 46 found out there‚Aos an outbreak in the emergency department at Novant Health Medical Center in Matthews. Thirteen staff members in the emergency ...
8/18/2021 Davidson will vote on mask mandate Thursday ... Atrium Health, Novant Health, and other key policy makers, recommended that all local governments vote to support requiring masks be worn in all indoor spaces. Cornelius and Huntersville opted out of an immediate mask mandate. Davidson commissioners will weigh in tomorrow on the notion of an immediate mask mandate. For public access to view the Davidson meeting on Zoom, register in advance by clicking here . After registering, you will receive ...
8/12/2021 Commissioner explains position on vaccine mandates ... Atrium Health, Google, Novant Health, Tyson Foods, United Airlines and Walmart, have recently announced vaccine mandates for some or all of their workers. ‚AuIt was my personal choice after considering my risk factors for having an adverse COVID outcome. If I was young and especially if considering pregnancy, it would have been a different decision,‚Au the town commissioner said after the demonstration. The Mayo Clinic is requiring all employees ...
8/11/2021 Some health care workers balk at hospitals’ COVID-19 vaccine mandates ... Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Atrium Health, Duke Health and UNC Health groups announced the plans at the end of last month, though deadlines for when employees must be fully vaccinated vary among employers. Some employees are pushing back against the mandate by organizing protests and gathering on social media platforms like Facebook and MeWe, a platform with a light approach to content moderation that has made it popular ...
8/10/2021 55 lawmakers ask N.C. health system leaders to reconsider COVID-19 vaccination mandates ... Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Novant Health, Cone Health, Duke University Health System, UNC Health, Vidant Health and WakeMed Hospitals. Lawmakers claim they continue to hear from several hospital system employees who said they feel ‚Aublindsided‚Au by the vaccination requirement. ‚AuRegardless of the legality surrounding mandatory vaccinations, there are valid concerns and fears from healthcare workers who will lose their job if they do not take the vaccine ...
8/8/2021 Editorial: As deadly virus spreads, legislators fiddle with partisan vaccine politics ... Atrium Health, Cone Health, Duke Health, Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health, UNC Health, Vidant Health and WakeMed hospitals. Even more astonishingly, they‚Aore pushing their case for less vigilance as the spread of COVID-19 in the state and nation is skyrocketing. In their letter these legislators say they are worried about the ‚Auvalid concerns‚Au of workers. They ‚Austrongly encourage‚Au employers get ‚Augreater input from employees‚Au ...
8/8/2021 N.C. GOP legislators urge health-care systems to reconsider employee vaccination mandates; systems say decisions are to protect public health ... Atrium Health, Cone Health, Duke University Health System, Novant Health Inc., UNC Hospitals and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center ‚Ai announced their vaccination mandates July 22 as part of a statewide public-health initiative recommended by the N.C. Healthcare Association.Cape Fear Valley Health, Vidant Health and WakeMed have since announced mandatory vaccinations for employees."We continue to hear from countless constituents who work at your facilities that feel blindside ...
8/6/2021 Hospital CEOs urged to reconsider vaccine mandates by North Carolina lawmakers Becker's Hospital Review ... Atrium Health, Greensboro-based Cone Health, Durham-based Duke University Health System, Winston-Salem-based Novant Health, Winston-Salem-based Wake Forest Baptist Health, Chapel Hill-based UNC Health, Greenville-based Vidant Health and Raleigh-based WakeMed Hospitals. "While we recognize the importance of vaccines and respect the rights of private employers, we strongly encourage you to reexamine this requirement with greater input from employees and flexibility for those who ...
8/6/2021 Independent Medical Practices To Require Employee Vaccinations As NC House Republicans Suggest They Reconsider Independent Medical Practices To Require Employee Vaccinations As NC House Republicans Suggest They Reconsider CHARLOTTE, NC ‚Ai Independent health care providers will now require employees to be vaccinated. The move comes just weeks after Atrium Health and Novant Health announced similar requirements. On Thursday, a group of 55 North Carolina House Republicans wrote a letter to health system executives ‚Austrongly encouraging‚Au a different approach. ‚AuWe‚Aore seeing escalating numbers ...
8/5/2021 North Carolina GI practice mandating COVID vaccine for workers Becker's ASC Review Charlotte (N.C.) Gastroenterology & Hepatology will require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 31, The Charlotte Observer reported. Six other Charlotte medical practices also are requiring the vaccine, including Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates, OrthoCarolina, Surgical Specialists of Charlotte and Tryon Medical Partners. The decision comes after Charlotte-based Atrium Health and Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health ...