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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received certification as a Primary Stroke Center from DNV, affirming the hospital’s readiness to treat a full range of stroke-related medical problems. 

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ROCKINGHAM—William (Skip) Johnstone Jr., M.D., J.D., MBA, is no stranger to the Sandhills region. He cared for patients in Moore County for 19 years before joining the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program with New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., where he has served for the last eight years.  

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PINEHURST — On Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, Seagrove resident Angela Hastings started to get a sore throat, fever and nausea. By Friday, her sore throat was so severe that she couldn’t swallow ibuprofen to help break her persistent high fever. A visit to her doctor confirmed what she didn’t want to hear — COVID-19.  

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PINEHURST — Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and misuse can put patients at unnecessary risk for preventable side effects and drug-resistant infections.

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PINEHURST — Judith Russell, R.N., nurse manager, CCU, was recently awarded the Patriot Award, an award created by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees that have answered their nation’s call to duty.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas will offer Pfizer and Moderna booster shots to eligible members of the public at clinics scheduled in November.  

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Keelie Sanchez Ingram, R.N., has been honored with the DAISY Award for July 2021. Sanchez Ingram, who works in the GI Lab at Moore Regional Hospital, was nominated by the family member of a patient. 

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in multiple clinical specialties. 

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is welcoming an experienced nurse practitioner to the Heart Failure Clinic at Reid Heart Center. 

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ROCKINGHAM — John J. Jackson, president, southern region and administrator, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond, has announced he plans to retire on Feb. 18, 2022, after 23 years of service to FirstHealth.

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