Huntersville, N.C., Jan. 9 – In December, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center was awarded The Joint Commission’s colorectal cancer disease-specific care certification for a two-year period. Huntersville Medical Center is the fourth facility in the United States to receive this certification.
Charlotte, N.C. Jan. 5, 2016 – Novant Health and Susan G. Komen Charlotte have been awarded a joint $200,000 grant over two years from Wells Fargo to fund breast health initiatives targeting underinsured and uninsured women in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. Novant Health, Wells Fargo and Komen Charlotte are partnering through this grant to improve health literacy and education around the roles of genetics and cancer risk, as well as providing services to underserved populations including patient navigation, genetic counseling, genetic testing and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Winston-Salem, N.C., Dec. 16, 2016 – Peter S. Brunstetter, executive vice president and chief legal officer for Novant Health, joined a prestigious list of North Carolinians when he was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest honor the state can give for those with a proven record of extraordinary service. Justice Paul M. Newby presented Brunstetter with the award Dec. 14, 2016.