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Novant Health Huntersville

Novant lands ‘A’s for patient safety in Huntersville, as well as 9 other hospitals

May 2. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center has earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2024 scoring period. Nine other Novant hospitals around North Carolina also earned top honors from Leapfrog. Novant Health hospitals scoring “A” Hospital Safety Grades: Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center* Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center* Novant Health […]

Source: Forbes Advisor

NC most expensive state for healthcare, according to Forbes Advisor study

March 21. North Carolina is the most expensive state for healthcare, with the highest average premium for residents with “plus-one” health insurance coverage through an employer—$4,781 annually—according to a Forbes Advisor nationwide study. We also have the second-highest average premium for family health insurance coverage through an employer at $7,180.33 annually. Six of the 10 […]

Planned Atrium Health hospital in Cornelius

Newsmakers Breakfast March 12 on new Atrium hospital in Cornelius

Feb. 29. A Newsmakers Breakfast March 12 at The Peninsula Club will feature Bill Leonard, the Atrium executive behind the hospital that is coming to Cornelius. The 170,000-square-foot hospital and an adjacent 72,000-square-foot office building will bring an estimated 280 jobs to Cornelius, not to mention more access to healthcare. The second phase of construction […]

New Chief People Officer at Advocate/Atrium

Jan. 30. Nakesha Lopez has been appointed executive vice president and Chief People & Culture Officer for Advocate Health. She will be responsible for the strategic management and delivery of all people programs, policies, processes and practices for Advocate Health. She will align the HR function with the organization’s strategy, drive teammate engagement and craft […]

Advocate co-CEOs rank 17th on Advocate Health influencer list

Dec. 6. Advocate Health’s co-CEOs are sharing the No. 17 rank in Modern Healthcare’s annual 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare listing. Jim Skogsbergh and Eugene A. Woods head up the third-largest nonprofit health system in the US. The Modern Healthcare designation honors leaders who wield influence and clout and are making an impact in […]

Atrium ‘community benefit’ nearly $3 billion

Nov. 27. Charlotte-based Atrium Health annual “community benefit,” which includes free and discounted care for low-income patients, under-compensated care for those on Medicare and Medicaid and costs related to medical research—grew to $2.8 billion during 2022. It was the highest-ever amount for Charlotte-based Atrium Health, which is building a hospital in Cornelius. Atrium Health is […]

Stuart Madow is new GM at Visiting Angels

Oct. 10. Stuart Madow is the new general manager at Visiting Angels Lake Norman, an in-home care provider in Cornelius. He is the founder and facilitator of the South Iredell Healthcare Forum, which for 16 years has been Lake Norman’s largest monthly education and networking event for healthcare providers. From 2007-2020 he chaired the planning […]

LKN Chamber hosts Healthcare Summit July 11

July 5. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host a healthcare summit featuring the top executives of Atrium Health University City, Iredell County Health, and Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center on July 11 at Northstone Country Club. The event will be sponsored by I77 Express, the public-private partnership between the NC Department of Transportation […]

Bissells donate $5 million to Atrium Health Foundation

June 28. Atrium has announced a $5 million gift from a Charlotte real estate titan to the Atrium Health Foundation’s Giving Hope campaign. The gift from Margaret and Smoky Bissell will establish The Gragg Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and The Gragg Center for Cardiovascular Performance. Also being introduced is The Siverling Endowed Chair in […]

Novant Health has new chief medical officer

June 22. Novant Health has appointed Dr. Pam Oliver as executive vice president and chief medical officer, a position which has oversight of safety and quality as well as credentialing. Oliver has practiced at Novant Health WomanCare since 2005. She has also served in various leadership capacities at Novant Health, including as submarket leader for […]