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WINSTON-SALEM and CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ― Today, Novant Health, UNC Health and the UNC School of Medicine outlined details of the previously announced letter of intent to enhance medical education and clinical services at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (“NHRMC”), in the event the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners ultimately chooses to affiliate or form a joint venture with, or sell to Novant Health.
“We are thrilled to partner with UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine, a preeminent academic leader, if Novant Health is selected to partner with NHRMC,” said Carl S. Armato, president and CEO of Novant Health. “With this partnership, we are truly bringing the best of both worlds. This is an opportunity to maintain and expand medical education at NHRMC, while also expanding access to high-quality care to the greater New Hanover County community.”
”It has been a true pleasure working with Carl and the leadership team at Novant Health over the past month to define our partnership in serving southeastern North Carolina,” said Wesley Burks, MD, CEO of UNC Health and dean of the UNC School of Medicine. “We look forward to the work ahead in educating and training health professionals and in the many other activities that will advance the health and well-being of the region.”
Details of the partnership include: