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Atrium/Wake Forest Baptist unveil new logo

Aug. 18. Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have unveiled their new brand—Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist—as the combined healthcare giant prepares to build a new medical school in Charlotte. The new brand will roll out in marketing materials followed by signage and other types of branding over the next year. Brand message The […]

US News & World Report ranks CLT area hospitals

July 27. A new U.S. News & World Report ranking puts Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center at the top of the hospital business in the Charlotte metro region. Separately, Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation was among the top 15 facilities in the nation for rehabilitation, according to the magazine. Tying for second place were Carolinas Healthcare […]

Novant gets top honors for disability inclusion

July 14. Novant Health has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). The health care system received a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), a comprehensive benchmarking tool that gauges an organization’s level of disability workplace […]


Southern Association of Schools gives full thumbs up to medical school

July 14. Wake Forest School of Medicine and Atrium Health have received approvals from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to go ahead with phased plans to open a medical school in Charlotte in 2022. Wake Forest School of Medicine – Charlotte is expected to break ground in the first quarter […]

Atrium gains approval for new hospital in Cornelius

July 12. The North Carolina D​ept. o​​f Health ​& Human Services has approved a Certificate of Need​ request from Atrium Health to build a 30-bed acute care hospital on the former Augustalee property between Hwy. 21 and I-77. “Atrium Health Lake Norman” could be up and running in early 2024. The $154 million facility, which […]

Novant Health lands top spot in nationwide diversity ranking

July 6. Novant Health is No. 1 nationwide in Diversity MBA Magazine’s 2021 ranking of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” Diversity MBA is a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management. Novant Health was last recognized by Diversity MBA in 2020, when the not-for-profit healthcare system ranked No. […]

PHC 25 years old in July

June 1. Piedmont HealthCare (PHC), formed by the merger of Statesville Medical Group and Iredell Medical Associates, is 25 years old. The physician-owned, multi-specialty medical group now has 210 providers, 60 locations and 1,021 employees, making it the fifth-largest private employer in Iredell County.


Atrium announces $500 million philanthropic undertaking

May 25. Atrium Health is launching a large, comprehensive philanthropic campaign valued at more than $500 million over the next six years. Designed to transform the delivery of healthcare to patients throughout the region, the new campaign—called “Giving Hope”—is expected to strengthen communities, transform facilities and advance healing through enhanced medical research and education. “Great […]


New job title at Atrium: Focus on consumers and health plans

May 12. There’s a new job at Atrium Health: Chief Managed Health Executive. The new role is designed to bring a consumer perspective to products and services across the Atrium Health enterprise, while also factoring in the consumer’s desire for improved value and outcomes into the health system’s relationships with insurance companies, health plans and […]

Atrium has new ‘chief experience officer’

May 7. Atrium Health has hired a first-ever “chief experience officer” who will serve as the leader and driver for the overall experience strategy. Vishal Bhalla, in addition to being head of human resources for Atrium Health Navicent, will be responsible for patient, provider, teammate and volunteer experience across the Atrium Health operation. It means […]