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Talents of Local High School Students Enhance Pediatric Unit Decor

Six students from the Art Club at West Carteret High School designed and created a selection of 10 images that are sure to promote healing and comfort for pediatric patients and their families. No matter where their education and careers take them, these six students have made a lasting impression at Carteret Health!

Carteret Health Care Named a 2017 Most-Wired Hospital for Technology Use

Carteret County’s community hospital was one of only 13 hospitals of North Carolina’s 129 hospitals to be recognized. This exclusive list highlights healthcare organizations for leveraging information technology to enhance patient care, clinical outcomes and operating efficiency.

Tiffany Helbert Recognized with CNA Award

All of our CNAs, like Ms. Helbert, should feel a great deal of pride and deep satisfaction in knowing they make a difference each day in the lives of others.”

Laura Ray, RN Recognized with Nursing Excellence Award

The 2017 Lewis Excellence Award recipient is Laura Ray, RN of Carteret Health Care’s Medical Surgical department.  Ms Ray received the Lewis Excellence Award during National Nurses Week and Hospital Week. Named in honor of Georgia Lewis, RN, the award recognizes the special impact and importance of nursing on patient care and our community’s health.  

Carteret Health Is First NC Hospital to Earn Bariatric Surgery CERTIFICATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION

“We are proud to be the first North Carolina hospital and only the sixth in the country to earn this quality achievement. This is another impressive accomplishment for our entire organization and one in which everyone associated with Carteret Health should take great pride” noted Dick Brvenik, Carteret Health Care President and CEO.

We Earned Another Top "A" Grade for Safety

The Leapfrog Group gives Carteret a top A Grade for safety.

Dr. Katharine Moorhead, Pediatrician is 2017 Physician of the Year

Katharine Moorehead, MD has been selected as the 2017 Physician of the Year at Carteret Health Care. 

Only NC Hospital in Nation Recognized as Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

Carteret Health Care is the only North Carolina hospital who earned a spot as a 2017 TOP 100 Rural & Community Hospital according to The National Rural Health Association's Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.  

Brady Birthing Center Recognized as Top Breastfeeding Friendly Hospital

“Even before birth, our physicians and nursing staff work together to provide care 
for mothers and their babies that will last throughout a lifetime.”

We Are the First NC Hospital to Use Infant Footprint Safety Scan

Carteret Health Care is first North Carolina hospital to offer infant safety footprints