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Novant Huntersville

Novant is a best place to work among large employers

Aug. 30. Novant Health has been recognized by Forbes as one of the best employers in North Carolina. Research company Statista surveyed 70,000 people nationwide at companies with at least 500 employees. Novant was No. 20 in North Carolina. Respondents were asked to rate their employers on a variety of criteria, including safety of work […]

Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children's Emergency ribbon cutting

Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Services opens at Novant Huntersville

Aug. 11. On a hot August afternoon, Novant Health officially opened the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Services at Huntersville Medical Center. The 5,000-square-foot facility will provide specialized treatment to children and teens in Lake Norman, where there was previously limited access. It’s really cool. It has a distinctly child-friendly environment, a family consultation […]

Eugene Woods to receive top healthcare honor in Chicago

Aug. 11. Eugene A. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health, will receive the 2022 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award at a special event in November in Chicago. The event honors a healthcare leader who has improved the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence. Named for Gail L. Warden, […]

Dr. Jennifer Sullivan will be Aspen Institute fellow

July 21. Dr. Jennifer Sullivan, the enterprise senior vice president of strategic operations for Atrium Health and a practicing pediatric emergency room physician, has been chosen for an Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship. She will join 20 other senior health care leaders who will spend the next two years examining new approaches to improve the […]


Automated, on-demand drone delivery system takes flight

June 28. Novant Health, Magellan Rx Management, and Cardinal Health have launched long-range drone deliveries out of a distribution center in Kannapolis with the Zipline delivery system. “We imagine a future in which goods are transported nearly instantly,” said Keller Rinaudo, founder of Zipline. Instant logistics Zipline’s drones can drop packages at customers’ homes and […]


NC Treasurer takes aim at hospitals benefiting from COVID relief

June 23. Taxpayer-funded COVID relief helped transfer billions of dollars to North Carolina hospital systems, according to State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell. The hospital systems, including Atrium and Novant, together took in $1.5 billion in taxpayer-funded COVID relief, as well as another $1.6 billion in Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments, Folwell, a frequent healthcare critic, […]


Atrium announces merger with large Milwaukee-based healthcare provider

May 11. Advocate Aurora Health will merge with Atrium Health, creating the fifth-largest healthcare commpany in the nation. It will serve 5.5 million patients, operate more than 1,000 sites of care and 67 hospitals, employ more than 7,600 physicians and nearly 150,000 people. The combined $27 billion enterprise will be headquartered in Charlotte. Advocate is […]

Forbes, Human Rights Campaign recognize Novant for diversity efforts

April 27. Novant Health has been recognized as a leader in LGBTQ healthcare equality by the Human Rights Campaign and one of the nation’s best employers for diversity. “We have consciously worked to embed diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging into our organization,” said Carmen Canales, senior vice president and chief people officer, Novant Health. Among […]

Novant takes $40 million step to reduce turnover

Jan. 28. Burn-out and the Great Resignation are serious in the healthcare industry: Novant will spend $40 million to give every employee either an additional week of paid time off (PTO) or an equivalent cash award. “We recognize that we must care for our team members first so that they are able to care for […]

Former NCDHHS Director will be CEO of Aledade

Jan. 26. Dr. Mandy Cohen, former Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, will be the new CEO of Aledade Care Solutions (ACS), the health services unit of the primary care enablement company. Cohen, who assumes her new roles in March, is an internal medicine physician and nationally recognized public health […]