North Carolina Specialty Hospital Blog

Hip Replacement

Hip Replacement

North Carolina Specialty Orthopaedic surgeons offer total hip replacement, knee replacement and partial knee replacements for patients in the Durham and surrounding areas. Physicians are using advanced technology in hip replacement surgery, including the use of the MAKOplasty device. The...

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Time for Sports Physicals!  See NCSH for your Sports Medicine Needs

Time for Sports Physicals! See NCSH for your Sports Medicine Needs

Sports physicals might seem like a formality, but they can be a major key to preventing incidents like a child passing out on a soccer field or, worse yet, experiencing a heart issue during a game.See http://www.medaccess-uc.com/blog/ask-the-doctor-sports-physicals for this question...

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Vascular Nurse Week

Vascular Nurse Week

September 8-14 is Vascular Nurses WeekVascular Nurses Week shines the spotlight on the professional community of vascular nurses who are focused on advancing the care of people living with vascular disease by providing excellence in clinical practice,education and research.  To...

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What is a Biologic?

What is a Biologic?

A great informative piece on Biologics was posted by Emerge Triangle, on their Facebook Page.  An excerpt, and a link to their video:Biologics have transformed the practice of Rheumatology and the treatment of conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis.Linda Belhorn, MD,...

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Influenza Awareness

Influenza Awareness

August is National Influenza AwarenessWhat is Influenza, or flu?  Influenza also known as the flu is a serious respiratory illness that is easily spread from person to person. We are all at risk for getting and spreading the flu. If...

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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

The common misconception with arthritis is that only older people are affected by it.  Nearly 300,00 children in America have been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis.  JIA may include a variety of symptoms, such as muscle and soft tissue tightening, bone...

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Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month

What is cord blood?Cord blood is blood from the human umbilical cord, a source of stem cells. What is cord blood used for?Cord blood contains blood-forming stem cells that can be used in the treatment of patients with blood cancers such as...

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PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

North Carolina Specialty Hospital (Durham, NC) is pleased to announce that they have signed a contract to join the State Health Plan under the Clear Pricing Project. North Carolina Specialty Hospital is the only physician-owned hospital in North Carolina.  The hospital...

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Walk to Cure Arthritis 2019

Walk to Cure Arthritis 2019

North Carolina Specialty Hospital, Proudly Physician Owned participated in the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis this past Saturday May 11th. Thank you to the staff that represented the hospital.

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Food Allergy Awareness Week May 12-18, 2019

Food Allergy Awareness Week May 12-18, 2019

Food Allergy Awareness Week May 13-19, 2019 https://www.foodallergyawareness.org/

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National Nurses Week May 6-12

National Nurses Week May 6-12

Happy National Nurses Week! Thank you to our amazing nurses!

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NC Specialty Hospital Blood Drive

NC Specialty Hospital Blood Drive

NC Specialty HospitalBlood Drive On the American Red Cross Bus 3916 Ben Franklin Blvd. Durham, NC 27704 Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM Please sign up today to donate blood by logging on to www.redcrossblood.org; search by...

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Please Join NCSH in the Walk to Cure Arthritis

Please Join NCSH in the Walk to Cure Arthritis

Join our team and join the fight to conquer arthritis! Our Walk to Cure Arthritis team is committed to helping the 54 million Americans with arthritis, including 300,000 children, live the fullest life possible. We’re also committed to finding a...

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Flu Restrictions In Effect Starting 11/15

Flu Restrictions In Effect Starting 11/15

Together, we can prevent the spread of the flu in our hospitals this season. Visitor Restrictions Due to Influenza Limit visitors to two adults per patient at any one time. Children are not allowed on hospital visits. Since children are...

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Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief

Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief

North Carolina Specialty Hospital is proud to partake in Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief efforts! We will be hosting a food and supply drive from Tuesday, 9/25 through Friday, 9/28 in the Atrium of the Hospital. We have added a list...

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National Hospital Week May 6-12

National Hospital Week May 6-12

North Carolina Specialty Hospital just wanted to share a few pictures from Hospital Week. Special thanks to all of our wonderful employees and everything you do to make this hospital the great place it is!  See us at NC Specialty...

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HIFU for Prostate Cancer and NCSH team Team up

HIFU for Prostate Cancer and NCSH team Team up

HIFU for Prostate Cancer now Available at North Carolina Specialty Hospital in Durham, North Carolina CHARLOTTE, N.C.  September 13, 2017 – HIFU Prostate Services, LLC, the leading provider of HIFU technology to physician practices in the United States, has partnered...

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Customer Service Appreciation Celebration

Customer Service Appreciation Celebration

Excellent customer service is always a top focus at North Carolina Specialty Hospital. This new initiative is set to provide our staff with consistent and effective tools to continue to provide outstanding and superior customer service throughout our organization. As...

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Introducing MEDITECH's Patient App; MHealth.

Introducing MEDITECH's Patient App; MHealth.

MHealth is the mobile version of MEDITECH's Patient and Consumer Health Portal, which offers secure and convenient access to your health information at your fingertips, on your mobile device or tablet. MHealth offers a wide range of results and features...

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Introducing Our New Website

Introducing Our New Website

We are proud to announce the arrival of our new website! North Carolina Specialty Hospital has had some big changes thus far in 2017 with more to come, so stay tuned to see what we have in store.  Updates as...

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