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  • MVP Health Care CEO: There's no turning back from some changes prompted by the pandemic
    by Justin Dawes on March 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Christopher Del Vecchio, CEO and president of MVP Health Care, says some of the changes that have happened during the pandemic are here to stay. The Business Review spoke with him about the evolving role of a health plan and what he sees as the future of health care.

  • Community health care collaborative launched to vaccinate underserved populations
    by Atrium Health on March 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

    Atrium Health’s new collaborative, “Community Immunity For All,” has been launched in an effort to vaccinate underserved communities and those most disproportionately affected by Covid-19. The “Community Immunity For All” collaborative has a united goal to acknowledge the history of health injustice in communities of color, listen to and collaborate with partner organizations, and educate and support individuals in making informed decisions to best protect their health and well-being. Atrium…

  • Frontline health worker recognized with once-in-a-lifetime trip to Super Bowl LV
    by Atrium Health on March 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

    Shikha Dharamrup, director of operations at Atrium Health’s Core Laboratory, was promoted into her role just as Covid-19 took storm in March 2020. Colleagues say Dharamrup has been instrumental in increasing Atrium Health’s capacity for Covid-19 testing and leveraging ways to maintain supplies during hospital shortages. And after nearly a year of fighting on the front lines of a global pandemic, Dharamrup – along with three others at Atrium Health – were recognized for their efforts with…

  • How a newlywed recovered fully from a "Widow Maker" heart attack
    by Atrium Health on March 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

    George Washington III, like many, had an incredibly difficult 2020. He lost his father to Covid-19 and then battled the virus himself for three brutal weeks. Last fall, Washington’s eyes were on the future, as a newlywed looking forward to sharing his life with his new wife, Janan Jones. Then one morning last September, he experienced severe chest pain and began to sweat. Even though this regular runner doesn’t fit the stereotype of someone likely to have cardiac problems, he knew: This was a…

  • Why you shouldn’t delay emergency care – even during the pandemic
    by Atrium Health on March 1, 2021 at 5:00 am

    Meka Green remembers Sept. 28, 2020 as the day she died. The morning began normally. Green woke up, brushed her teeth and felt fine at first. But then her heart raced so hard she could hear it. She felt faint and collapsed to the floor. She didn’t want to call 911 – she believed it was safest to avoid hospitals during Covid-19 – so she hoped that laying down would help. It didn’t. She called 911, just to be safe. The medics with Mecklenburg EMS Agency encouraged Green to go to the hospital…

  • Quintiles' Joan Gillings dies, leaves legacy of giving
    by Dane Huffman on March 1, 2021 at 2:50 am

    Joan Gillings helped found Quintiles and rose to become one of the Triangle’s great philanthropists.

  • FEMA to open vaccination center in Greensboro with capacity to inoculate 3,000 per day
    by Daniel Finnegan on February 28, 2021 at 6:50 pm

    Guilford County's Covid-19 vaccination efforts got a shot in the arm on Friday when the White House Coronavirus Task Force announced Friday that a FEMA supported Community Vaccination Center will be established in Greensboro. The center will open at Four Seasons Town Centre on March 10 and will remain open for eight weeks. It will operate seven days a week with the capacity to provide up to 3,000 vaccinations per day, with options for drive-thru service in the parking lot and walk-in service in…

  • Durham pharmas continue to see opportunities, challenges related to Covid-19
    by Lauren Ohnesorge on February 28, 2021 at 5:09 pm

    In earnings calls, Durham CEOs made the case to analysts that even after the pandemic, opportunities that emerged from Covid-19 will continue to boost the bottom line.

  • Raleigh developer maps office building off Six Forks Road ITB
    by Caleb Harshberger on February 28, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    After buying up multiple buildings and properties just inside the Beltline, a Raleigh developer has revealed its initial project for the area.

  • Nonprofit healthcare provider expanding to Huber Heights
    by Jacob Fisher on February 28, 2021 at 1:24 pm

    A Dayton-based nonprofit that provides primary care and preventive health services to medically underserved populations will open its seventh office this year at a building it recently purchased in Huber Heights. Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton (CHCGD) will open the primary care practice at 6255 Chambersburg Road in fall 2021. Extensive renovations are planned for the 4,800-square-foot building, which was built in 1967 and previously housed Northeast Family Practice and Wayne Medical…


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