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Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge First in Area to Use New Technology

A few months ago Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge was one of the first hospitals in North Carolina to use a new generation of insertable cardiac monitor. The procedure to implant the monitor in a patient was performed in the Cath Lab at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge – Morganton and only took about 30 seconds to complete.

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Thursday 07/10/2014
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Graduates First Class of Doctors
Posted: July 10, 2014

On June 19, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge’s Graduate Medical Education Program celebrated its first graduating class. Eight residents completed the three- year program and were recognized at a graduation dinner.

Wednesday 06/25/2014
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge to Transform Valdese Campus
Posted: June 25, 2014

MORGANTON, N.C., JUNE 25, 2014–Last night, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge’s Board of Directors voted to transition Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Valdese to an outpatient health center and transfer inpatient care to its Morganton campus. This decision was based on the current patient population's needs and an overall commitment to ensure long-term access to high-quality healthcare for the community.

Friday 06/20/2014
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Hosts Community Health Talk
Posted: June 20, 2014

On Wednesday, June 25 Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge physicians Catherine Galida, DO and Thomas Meek, DO will present a program on The Power of a Healing Touch.

Thursday 06/19/2014
Over two thousand Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge teammates
Updated: June 19, 2014 - 2:59 pm

Over two thousand Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge teammates and their families came to Catawba Meadows Park on Friday, May 16 for the first ever Family Fun Day, and it turned out to be quite a delightful, entertaining, and memorable evening. Watch teammates and their families enjoying an evening at the park in this video: http://youtu.be/9FO_txOC2no

Monday 06/16/2014
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Welcomes New Surgeon
Posted: June 16, 2014

Recently, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge welcomed Lee Turner, MD to its medical staff. He comes to Morganton from Hattiesburg, Miss., where he has been in private practice since completing his medical training in 2007.

Wednesday 05/07/2014
Lending a Helping Hand at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge
Updated: May 07, 2014 - 1:43 pm

Each year, community volunteers donate their time to help patients, families and staff at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge. In 2013, these volunteers provided the organization with nearly 18,000 hours of their time.

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Celebrates Nurses
Posted: May 07, 2014

The more than 400 nurses of Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge will celebrate National Nurses Week, which occurs every year in May, by doing what they do every day – giving back to their community.

Monday 05/05/2014
Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Unveils New Name
Posted: May 05, 2014

On Friday, May 2 Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge began the process of officially rolling out its new name with temporary covers placed over the existing main entry signs at its two hospitals.

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