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Novant Health launches program to help startups break through healthcare  

Feb. 15. Startups and young companies looking to break into the healthcare industry can apply for the opportunity to become Innovation Nexus members at Novant Health. A yearlong, paid membership program from the Novant Health Innovation Lab, Innovation Nexus offers an insider’s view of Novant Health’s innovation ecosystem. Selected startups will receive collaboration, mentorship, coaching […]

Novant Health increases minimum wage to $17 an hour

Jan. 27.  Effective March 3, Novant Health will increase its minimum wage by $2, from $15 per hour to $17 per hour. More than 4,400 Novant Health staffers systemwide will benefit from the wage increase. This, combined with team member salary increases for 2023, represents an investment of more than $100 million. Stressed system For […]

Groundbreaking for Wake Forest med school today in Midtown

Jan. 17. Groundbreaking for “The Pearl” innovation district and Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte takes place this morning at 10, with executives from Atrium Health, Wake Forest and Wexford Science and Technology LLC as well as elected officials. The 26-acre site near Baxter and South McDowell will one day have four towers, street-level […]

Planned Atrium Health hospital in Cornelius

Patience needed for Atrium’s new hospital

Dec. 22  By Dave Vieser. It was three years ago–almost to the day—when we broke the news that Atrium Health was planning a 30-bed acute care hospital in Cornelius. Atrium, which purchased the Augustalee site on Hwy. 21, actually planned a major medical development with a hospital and adjacent medical offices. Atrium confirmed the plan […]

Atrium CEO receives top national healthcare honor

Nov. 21. The National Center for Healthcare Leadership honored Atrium Health CEO Eugene A. Woods with the 2022 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award. The award honors healthcare leaders whose commitment, values and contributions have improved the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence. It was named in honor of Gail L. Warden, […]

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 […]