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May 21, 2014, 08:15 ET
Using an integrated, evidence-based approach, Carolinas HealthCare System has prevented over 4,400 patient safety events in two years, a 30 percent drop equivalent to more than $17 million savings in related care costs. These outcomes are the result of strong work by hospitals in a collaboration known as the Carolinas HealthCare System Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), developed to catch errors at the point of care and prevent patient harm from happening. (PRNewsFoto/Carolinas HealthCare System)

Carolinas HealthCare System Patient Safety Network Saves $17 Million in Healthcare Costs

Using an integrated, evidence-based approach, Carolinas HealthCare System has prevented over 4,400 patient safety events in two years, a 30 percent...

Feb 05, 2014, 09:30 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Becomes the First to Implant the Total Artificial Heart in the Carolinas

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first  Carolinas HealthCare System today announced it became the first...

Dec 03, 2013, 07:00 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Launches Comprehensive Analytics Capabilities To Improve Health In The Carolinas

Integrated clinical and financial patient data will improve efficiencies, predict readmission and identify community health risks ...

Oct 31, 2013, 10:30 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System and YMCA of Greater Charlotte Tackle Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month, and today, Carolinas HealthCare System announced its pledge to tackle the national public health epidemic of...

Apr 15, 2013, 12:30 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Performs First-In-Human Stent Graft Implantation

Trial is the first to be initiated in FDA pilot program for U.S.-based first-in-human trials  Carolinas HealthCare System's Sanger Heart...

Dec 12, 2012, 16:00 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Redesigning Healthcare Delivery Model With CON Approval

 Building on a rich history of healthcare for Anson County residents for nearly one hundred years, Carolinas HealthCare System continues to...

Nov 19, 2012, 12:18 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Teams With Software Company To Encourage Healthier Workforce

 Carolinas HealthCare System has entered into an agreement with Nashville-based Applied Health Analytics to license the company's software...

Oct 04, 2012, 09:30 ET

Levine Cancer Institute Research and Administrative Headquarters Opens

Symbolizes Launch of Full Implementation of Novel, Distributed Approach to Cancer Care Carolinas HealthCare System's (CHS) Levine Cancer...

Aug 31, 2012, 16:30 ET

DNC Attendees to Benefit from Prototype Mobile Hospital

 With recent attention focused on Hurricane Isaac and its impact on the Gulf Coast and the Republican National Convention, a Carolinas...

Jul 17, 2012, 11:32 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System together with Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital performs first open heart surgery in Belize

On Monday, physicians from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH), in Belize City, Belize, and from Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) performed...

Aug 31, 2011, 08:00 ET

Renowned Heart Surgeon-Scientist to Lead Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Charles R. Bridges, M.D., ScD, a renowned heart surgeon and scientist, has been selected to chair the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular...

Aug 26, 2011, 13:53 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) contribuye a fundar el primer hospital para niños quemados de Centroamérica

Una multitud de políticos, pacientes y médicos se reunió en el predio del Hospital Leonardo Martínez de San Pedro Sula,...

Aug 26, 2011, 13:00 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Launches Mobile Application to Improve Patient Access

Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) recently launched its first-ever mobile application, CMC Health, to provide patients convenient access to medical...

Aug 25, 2011, 15:54 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) Contributes to First Children's Burn Hospital in Central America

Crowds of politicians, patients and physicians gathered on the grounds of the Leonardo Martinez Hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, last week to...

Aug 24, 2011, 08:43 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Launches First-Ever Video Newscast

"Production teams, an assignment desk, tens of thousands of potential viewers, and stories on research studies, local patients, breaking news and...

Dec 14, 2010, 08:30 ET

Derek Raghavan, MD, to Lead Carolinas HealthCare's Levine Cancer Institute

Dr. Derek Raghavan (pronounced ROG-ah-vahn), a world renowned expert on cancer, has been named President of Levine Cancer Institute, which was...

Oct 04, 2010, 10:33 ET

Levine Cancer Institute Established at Carolinas HealthCare

Officials at Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS), today announced a major gift from the Leon Levine Foundation that will support major innovations in...

Feb 24, 2010, 10:13 ET

Carolinas Kids Cancer Research Coalition Provides $5.7 Million in Funding Commitments

Eight philanthropic organizations and families in the Charlotte region have joined forces to create the "Carolinas Kids Cancer Research Coalition,"...

Feb 08, 2010, 17:30 ET

Carolinas HealthCare System Volunteers to Join Navy Rescue Mission in Haiti

Medical teams from Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) will soon be headed to Haiti. Through an agreement with the Department of the Navy, CHS is...

Jan 07, 2010, 12:49 ET

Carolinas MED-1 Deployed for Flu Vaccinations Saturday

Carolinas MED-1 - the first mobile hospital of its kind in the world - will be serving the people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County when it is...

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