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Updated rendering of the new Atrium hospital

Atrium Health Lake Norman began life as a $153 million project. Now it’s valued at $250 million

NEWSMAKERS BREAKFAST | By Erica Batten April 17. “This is going to be a lot more than a hospital. It’s going to be a healthcare campus,” said Bill Leonard, the facility executive for Atrium Health University City, who joined Cornelius Today and Business Today for a Newsmakers Breakfast to discuss the rapidly developing hospital site […]

Atrium eases COVID visitor and masking restrictions

March 20. [Updated] Atrium Health is lifting visitor restrictions and modifying masking policies after a steady decrease in respiratory virus cases,. Beginning tomorrow, restrictions limiting visitors aged 12 and under will be removed at Charlotte-area Atrium facilities. Masking will be optional except for specific areas where higher levels of infection prevention are needed. These may […]


Atrium breaks ground for new hospital in Cornelius

June 1. Atrium Health broke ground yesterday for its newest hospital, Atrium Health Lake Norman. The 170,000 square-foot facility located on much of the old Cooke family farm between I-77 and Hwy 21, means greater access to health care in North Mecklenburg. The new hospital is expected to open its doors in 2025 with approximately […]

Hospitals limit child visits to patients to avoid spread of respiratory viruses

Nov. 16. Due to the widespread prevalence of respiratory viruses such as RSV and flu among young children, several health systems ask that children 12 and younger not visit patients who are hospitalized. These restrictions are effective 7 am today, and apply to Atrium and Novant health systems in North Carolina.    For current visitor […]

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Atrium to present plans for new hospital in Cornelius

June 15. By Dave Vieser. Residents interested in seeing what the new Atrium Cornelius Hospital will look like are invited to attend a special presentation July 18 during the regular Town Board Meeting. At that time, Atrium officials will unveil for the first time their plans for the medical facility to be built on the […]

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center

NC State Treasurer blasts Atrium’s proposed merger

May 12. By Dave Yochum. The proposed merger of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health into a six-state medical behemoth has drawn fire from the North Carolina State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, a Republican. He cited the “monopolistic nature” of the merger which would create the sixth-largest health system in the country. “Research consistently shows […]

Atrium medical complex could jump-start I-77 ‘flyover’

Aug. 19 By Dave Vieser. UPDATED 2 pm. The planned Atrium hospital and medical complex between Hwy. 21 and I-77 south of Westmoreland may speed up a new east/west “flyover” which will traverse I-77. The Bailey Road flyover would run from Hwy. 21 over I-77 to the yet-to-be-built Northcross Road extension west of the interstate. […]

6 HMG doctors land back at Novant

July 21. The HMG Medical saga continues to unfold with six physicians aligning with Novant Health. All six family physicians as well as a family nurse practitioner left Novant Health in 2019 to join Holston Medical Group. They will return Aug. 16, 2020 from the same location in Mooresville under the new name Novant Health […]