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SwipeSense Technology Platform Expanded System-Wide at Novant Health, Defining World-Class Approach for the Future of Hospital Safety and Quality
Monday, November 30, 2020 (1015 reads)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Building on its strategic partnership with SwipeSense, a healthcare technology company on a mission to eliminate harm and waste in healthcare, Novant Health is expanding SwipeSense technology for electronic hand hygiene monitoring, automated contact tracing, and real-time equipment tracking across the health system. The COVID-19 pandemic created more areas of opportunity to use technology to contain the virus. Novant Health’s use of SwipeSense creates an even stronger safety infrastructure within its facilities with real-time tracking of safety behaviors.

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Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center receives grant from Brave Beginnings
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 (460 reads)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center (NHPMC) Foundation was awarded a $43,563.13 grant from Brave Beginnings, a program of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, to purchase a Dräger Babyleo isolette for the Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital (Hemby) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The isolette provides the newest technology available to increase infant survival rates and ensure prompt delivery of care to NICU infants.

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Novant Health Family Connects program receives $125,000 grant from Hearst Foundations
Friday, November 20, 2020 (431 reads)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Hearst Foundations recently awarded a $125,000 grant to Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation to support Family Connects, a postpartum nurse home visit program in Forsyth and Davidson counties. The program provides free home visit services to all Forsyth County and Davidson County mothers and newborns who deliver at Forsyth Medical Center or Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center. Since 2016, the program has provided support for thousands of mothers and babies and connected families to nurturing community resources.

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Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine announce agreement to partner across North Carolina
Thursday, November 19, 2020 (1833 reads)

WINSTON-SALEM AND CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Novant Health, UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine have reached an agreement to expand medical education, research and clinical services to Novant Health facilities and other locations across North Carolina. This partnership will expand the recently approved relationship between these organizations in New Hanover County to include Mecklenburg, Forsyth and other counties, with an additional focus to find innovative solutions to enhance care in rural areas.

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Area Hospitals Issue Reminder About the Importance of Masking, Social Distancing During Flu Season
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 (577 reads)

Masking and social distancing can help limit the spread of COVID-19 and influenza

Nov. 17, 2020 – As we head into the busy holiday season with COVID-19 cases on the rise, several leading North Carolina health systems are urging the public to be diligent about the precautionary measures that are known to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The same techniques are also effective in limiting the spread of influenza.

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