FirstHealth of the Carolinas

FirstHealth of the Carolinas

PINEHURST — Sandhills Neurologists has joined FirstHealth of the Carolinas, providing more access to high-quality neurological care for patients in the Sandhills and Triangle. 

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Outpatient Imaging recently installed a new Canon Cartesion Prime Digital PET/CT scanner, which helps clinicians achieve PET images with improved image quality under a variety of imaging conditions. 

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas has announced that longtime Richmond County resident Christy Land, MSN, R.N., has been named president, southern region and administrator of MRH-Richmond.  

PINEHURST — With the increase in COVID-19 cases and the rapid emergence of the Omicron variant, the demand for testing is on the rise. FirstHealth emergency departments are seeing an increase in patients coming to the emergency department for COVID-19 testing.   

RAEFORD — FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Jamie Harris, BSN, R.N., has been recognized with the DAISY Award for September 2021. Harris, a nurse in the Medical Surgical department at Moore Regional Hospital–Hoke, was nominated by a patient. 

PINEHURST — Sharon Nicholson Harrell, DDS, MPH, FAGD, has been providing dental care to underserved children through FirstHealth Dental Clinics for more than 20 years, but she’s also been working hard as the system’s first chief diversity officer. 

Monday, 13 December 2021 13:00

FirstHealth issues Caller ID spoofing alert

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is warning the community about a phone scam that uses “caller ID spoofing.” 

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been recognized as High Performing in Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. This is the first time U.S. News has published a list of Best Hospitals for Maternity.

PINEHURST — Emergency medicine physician Katherine Newell, M.D., was recently named FirstHealth EMS associate medical director. 

PINEHURST — People in the Sandhills who have atrial fibrillation that is not related to heart valve disease now have an alternative treatment to blood-thinning medications to prevent a stroke. The minimally invasive WATCHMAN FLX procedure is now available at Reid Heart Center at FirstHealth of the Carolinas in Pinehurst.  

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