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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 […]

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, […]