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From the monthly archives: October 2015

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Carteret County's Sole Hospital Scores A for Safety

Carteret Health Care Scores A for Safety Carteret Health Care is excited to share with you that the Leapfrog Group recently released its Hospital Safety Score for hospitals across the country and Carteret Health Care received a score of 3.341 which is an “A” in this latest release.  Dick Brvenik, Carteret Health Care CEO shared, “This score reflects our continuous commitment to quality and safe care and is an impressive accomplishment for each and every staff member associated with Carteret Health Care that includes our hospital staff, medical staff and our board.” According to information from The Leapfrog Group, the numerical scores this fall ranged between 1.546 and 3.669.  Carteret Health Care’s 3.341 is well above the average score of 3.0 and is in the top 31% of hospitals. For Carteret Health Care, this comes after other achievements such as being selected as one of the Best Hospitals by Business North Carolina and recognition for improving more rapidly   ...

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Golf Cart Service Added for Patient Convenience

We listened to our patients' suggestions and now have a new Golf Cart Shuttle Service.

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Focus on Affordable Care While Reducing Costs With Novant Health

We are reducing costs while offering affordable care with a new shared purchasing agreement with Novant Health

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Breast Health Spotlighted During October

In October, Carteret Health Care is putting the spotlight on Breast Health by lighting the exterior of the Medical Center in pink. This is a visual reminder for women and men that all cancer screenings can save your life. 

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Carteret Health Care First Hospital in NC To be honored with AFIB Quality Award

Carteret Health Care is the first Hospital in North Carolina to receive the AFIB Bronze Quality Achievement Award. Recognition for this Get With The Guidelines® award is for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation.

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