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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 […]

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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 […]