The team in Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) at UNC Hospitals set a goal of reaching the 75th percentile in patient satisfaction surveys. The reward for reaching that goal included a chance to throw pies at the NFS management team.
The UNC Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders have opened a 5-bed unit for women with moderate to severe post-partum depression (PPD). The unit is the first of its kind in the United States.
At work, Dr. William Goodnight takes care of women with high-risk pregnancies. At play, he likes to mountain bike. And run trails. And do a little white water kayaking -- all on the same day.
A 54-year-old mother from Lumberton, N.C. nearly loses her adult daughter in a horrific accident and as a caregiver offers help and healing to her daughter and to complete strangers.
We are excited to announce that new UNC Cancer Care TV commercials are ready to hit the air. Beginning Monday, Aug. 15, numerous networks and programs in the central North Carolina region will begin airing the new spots.
Amelia F. Drake, MD, a professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in the UNC School of Medicine, finds a calming rhythm in rowing crew.
Ann Hartline, a former cardiac nurse from Asheville, N.C., credits her breast cancer diagnosis with inspiring her to take up painting farm animals and landscapes, playing the ukulele and learning to fly fish.
Dr. Ian Udell, a resident in urologic surgery at UNC Hospitals, is also a highly accomplished wakeboarder who is sponsored by O'Brien Watersports.
Stephanie Crayton of UNC Health Care's News Team shares her thoughts, in words and video, after witnessing the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis. On board the shuttle were a group of 30 mice being sent into space as part of a UNC-led study of an experimental treatment for bone loss.
Researchers in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/North Carolina State University joint biomedical engineering department will be at the Kennedy Space Center for the last space shuttle launch of the NASA program as Atlantis departs for its final mission into Earth’s orbit.
Once again, UNC Health Care is supporting Harris Teeter's annual Pies for Troops campaign. Pies will be on sale at the Farmers Market in the NC Children's Hospital lobby from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22.
Rex Healthcare is excited to announce the premier of new commercials - A Brand New Day! The commercials 'star' Rex patients who share their inspiring stories.
Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, an emergency physician at UNC Hospitals, offers tips on protecting yourself and your family against extreme heat.
The May 21 edition of "Rex on Call" discussed how UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare work in partnership to care for cancer patients. UNC and Rex oncologists, plus a cancer survivor, answered questions about this valuable relationship and the benefits to Wake County patients.
Dr. Stuart Gold's patients describe him as both compassionate and weird. You'll have to watch the video to see what they mean by "weird." But in terms of compassion, Gold gives a lot of his time and energy outside of the clinic to promoting awareness of childhood cancer and raising much needed research funds.
Several UNC Health Care employees participated in the North Carolina Health Occupations Student Association's annual State Conference in March.
A new heart and a new kidney give a 28-year-old Wilson woman, unwell since age 7, a second chance at life. Crystal Sharpe becomes the 11th recipient of a heart and kidney transplant at UNC Hospitals.
Our real doctors, real people video about Dr. Deepak Raj Dugar won four bronze Telly Awards, and our Family House Diaries video about Ted and Mary Scercy won three bronze Telly Awards.
On Monday, May 16, 2011, UNC Health Care's Board of Directors adopted a resolution stating: "In our initial review of the correspondence received from WakeMed, this Board is of the preliminary opinion that it is not in the best interest of the citizens of the State or of Wake County for the Health Care System to sell its interest in Rex."
Dr. John Steege, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNC and Director of the Division of Advanced Laparoscopy and Pelvic Pain, is learning to use his skilled surgeon's hands in a different way: traditional woodworking.