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UNC Hospitals’ quality improvement program leads to quicker treatment of STEMI heart attacks
To address full cardiac arrest of hospital patients, new measures reduced the average time between symptom onset and the start of treatment by 72 percent.
Located in News / 2016 / September
UNC hearing loss experts lead clinical trials of FDA-approved hearing implant
Ninety-seven percent of trial participants reported hearing improvements in the first year with the use of the SYNCHRONY EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System. UNC implanted more patients than any other participating hearing center.
Located in News / 2016 / September
UNC Health Care dedicates new hospice facility
UNC Health Care recently cut the ribbon to Chatham County’s first inpatient hospice facility and one of the first places to open in the planned Chatham Park development.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Sept. 15
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC partners with knitting group to create hearing anniversary gifts for children
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC recently partnered with a knitting group to create cuddly love monsters – a Carolina blue creature holding a balloon that’s also the center’s logo – to give to children when they reach their one-year hearing anniversary.
Located in News / 2016 / August
All Too Real
In August, UNC Hospitals held a mass casualty exercise to evaluate the organization’s preparedness for the unthinkable - an active shooter event on the premises.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Aug. 25
Welcoming the UNC School of Medicine Class of 2020
Members of the UNC School of Medicine class of 2020 arrived on campus this week to begin their medical school journey. During their four years, they will learn in classroooms and clinics here in Chapel Hill, across the state of North Carolina and beyond.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Ready for the Challenge
After incredible success as a vascular surgeon, researcher, and educator at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, takes over as chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.
Located in News / 2016 / July
He’s not a coach and he’s never been to the Olympics, but Carolina’s Bing Yu has helped athletes train for eight Summer Games, including the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Aug. 4
Training a Nation
For the past eight years, Anthony Charles, MD, has built the Malawian Surgical Initiative, training Malawian surgeons to care for their own and providing transformative educational experiences for UNC medical students and residents.
Located in News / 2016 / August
UNC Hospitals to build Surgical Tower in front of N.C. Memorial Hospital
When the tower is complete it will provide patients and families with easier access to surgical services and create a more modern façade at the front of N.C. Memorial Hospital.
Located in News / 2016 / July