Carolinas HealthCare System’s dispute with Mecklenburg County could be headed to court. CHS said it has initiated legal action as a means to make the county to honor the terms of its contract with the health care system. The filing ...Read More »
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — An East End surgeon is suing to block two doctors who left his practice from performing surgery in that region, arguing the physicians are violating a noncompete agreement. Peconic Surgical Group, in Riverhead and Southampton, is ...Read More »
CaroMont Health said it has hired Oak Brook, Ill.-based Witt/Kieffer as a consultant to help in its search for a new CEO. A nationwide request for proposals process was used to find the executive search firm, CaroMont said. In May, ...Read More »
Health care alliance Premier Inc. said Mike Alkire has been promoted to chief operating officer. Before the promotion, Alkire was president of Premier Purchasing Partners, which offers group purchasing, supply chain services and resource utilization data to hospitals and health care facilities ...Read More »
Cerus Corp. has a new member on its board of directors. The publicly traded company said Daniel Swisher has been named the replacement for William Rohn, who is retiring after serving as director since 2002. Cerus is a Concord-based biomedical ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Labor is urging anyone spending time outdoors this week to use caution and protect themselves against heat-related illnesses. State officials warn that high humidity combined with temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s can ...
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A project that started as a health and fitness website site at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is now a stand-alone commercial venture. According to a UNCC press release, 411Fit will serve as an exercise and journaling website ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Cogdell Spencer today said its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 20 to stockholders of record on June 24. The dividend covers the second quarter of 2011. Cogdell Spencer is ...
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The math is coldly convincing. A person having a teeth-whitening treatment can spend between $300 and $700 at a dentist’s office, or between $100 and $150 with a nondentist, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint filed in opposition to ...Read More »