New Hanover Regional Medical Center http://whqr.org en WHA Enjoying Local CHOICE Grant Support--Looking to Wilmington's Business Community Next http://whqr.org/post/wha-enjoying-local-choice-grant-support-looking-wilmingtons-business-community-next <p>The Wilmington Housing Authority is poised to apply for the federal grant that would make possible the revitalization of the city’s distressed Southside neighborhood. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release the grant application in June. And to be a contender for this thirty million-dollar award, Wilmington must demonstrate significant community buy-in. The Authority already enjoys support from the City, the police, and several area nonprofits, but their final frontier is engaging the local business community.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 54779 at http://whqr.org WHA Enjoying Local CHOICE Grant Support--Looking to Wilmington's Business Community Next Regional Medical Pros Update Gang Member Treatment Protocol http://whqr.org/post/regional-medical-pros-update-gang-member-treatment-protocol <p>The New Hanover Regional Medical Center may be heightening security measures to more safely treat victims of violent gang activity. Over the weekend, Wilmington’s annual Trauma, Emergency and Acute Care Symposium touched down at the convention center. For the first time in the symposium’s 25-year history, North Carolina gang investigators were on hand to caution area medical professionals about treating gang members.<strong> </strong></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:43:10 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 50610 at http://whqr.org Regional Medical Pros Update Gang Member Treatment Protocol Medical Center to Team with Coastal Horizons to Provide Integrated Emergency Care http://whqr.org/post/medical-center-team-coastal-horizons-provide-integrated-emergency-care <p>Wilmington may be among the first communities nationwide to pioneer a health care program integrating primary and behavioral care. New Hanover Regional Medical Center is working with Wilmington’s Coastal Horizons Center to develop a plan to divert those patients suffering mental health crises from the hospital ER to the nonprofit treatment center. Among other benefits, WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports that this partnership could cut down on overcrowded emergency room traffic.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:09:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 48420 at http://whqr.org Medical Center to Team with Coastal Horizons to Provide Integrated Emergency Care NC Hospitals brace for reality of turning down Medicaid expansion http://whqr.org/post/nc-hospitals-brace-reality-turning-down-medicaid-expansion <p></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 32082 at http://whqr.org NC Hospitals brace for reality of turning down Medicaid expansion Trauma Event Covers Joplin, Tucson Tragedies http://whqr.org/post/trauma-event-covers-joplin-tucson-tragedies <p>The Trauma and Emergency Symposium brought together hundreds of emergency responders and other health care providers on Friday and will continue through Saturday.</p><p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:53:46 +0000 Jessica Ferrer 11426 at http://whqr.org Trauma Event Covers Joplin, Tucson Tragedies