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CHC Earns Six Top Quality Achievement Awards

Dick Brvenik stated, “These achievements are made possible by the devotion and care of all of our hospital and medical staff and each and every person’s abiding commitment to improving health. As we work to make Carteret Health even better for you and your family, our recognition for heart care, AFIB, resuscitation and stroke care are more examples of how we are committed to turning guidelines into lifelines.”

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Lorna Navarro, CNA II Recognized with 2019 Certified Nurse Assistant Award

Pat Ausband, Vice President Patient Care Services, presented the Nursing Assistant Excellence Award to Ms. Navarro in front of her clinical peers and administration during a called meeting that evolved into a celebration of Ms. Navarro.  

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Medical Marijuana and CBD Oil - UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Conversation

Some studies say that marijuana and CBD oil may help people with diabetes, mental disorders, and certain types of cancers.  However, more research in humans is needed. 

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Cancer Survivors Enjoy Boat Cruise

Over a hundred local cancer survivors and caregivers celebrated strength, bravery and determination on Sunday, June 9 on the Carolina Princess.  

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April Husenita, RN Receives 2019 Nursing Excellence Award

“Ms. Lewis commanded respect and admiration throughout the hospital when she worked and those same traits are inherent in Ms. Husenita,” stated Ausband. “She was selected because she is an expert clinical nurse who is a true model leading the way in excellence of care. Ms. Husenita inspires us and sets the example for all nursing staff just as Ms. Lewis did.”  

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Dr. David Jaworski 2019 Physician of the Year

Using his experience as both a hospitalist and primary care physician, he focuses on improving some of the challenges for patients in Carteret County such as not seeing their primary care physicians, improving the doctor and patient relationship, and creating a more seamless coordination of care between the hospital and outpatient setting.

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Jessica Williford, RN Recognized with International Daisy Nurse Award 

“Nurses are heroes every day,” stated Pat Ausband, Vice President Patient Care Services, “It’s important that our nurses know their work is highly valued, and we are honored that we can recognize Ms. Williford with the very first Daisy Award here at Carteret Health.”   

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CHC Only NC Hospital on 2019 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital List

Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, Carteret Health Care scored in the top 100 among all rural and community hospitals nationally. 

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Sleep Disorders Center Reaccredited

The accreditation includes in-center polysomnography multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance of wakefulness testing and home sleep apnea testing. 

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Received 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics

Dr. Thomas Bates, CHC Joint & Spine Center Medical Director stated, “It is an honor to know that women recognize and recommend our clinical expertise and exceptional patient satisfaction for their own care as well as the care for their families.”  

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