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2020 news releases
Dosher Appoints Linda Conner as Patient Accounts Manager
Andre Minor Named Dosher Chief of Staff
Community Members Aged 75+ Encouraged to Sign Up for Novant Health MyChart Account for Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments
Dosher Administers First COVID-19 Vaccines to Frontline Healthcare Worker
Dosher Appoints Cynthia Ricks as Health Information Management Coordinator, Medical Auditor
Dosher Receives 2020 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Clinical Quality, Patient Experience
Dosher Volunteers Receive Governor's Service Award
Dosher Wellness Blood Draw Lab Extends Hours
Dosher Wound Care Center to Relocate Early December
Dosher to Offer Health Holiday Cooking Class on November 18th
Dosher Foundation Golf Tourney Raises $50K
Dosher Hospital Announces Appointment of Permanent CEO and President
Dosher Announces Latest "Triple E" Recipient
Dosher Foundation Elects New Board Members
Dosher to Close Long Beach Road Urgent Care Clinic, Brings Convenient Care Services to Wellness Center
Carol Northup, Dosher's Chief Nursing Officer/VP of Patient Care/Chief Operating Officer has resigned
Dosher CEO to Retire from Southport Women's Health Practice
Dosher Welcomes Dr. Sarah Ward
Dosher Foundation Golf Classic Set for October 9th
Dosher Foundation Receives COVID-19 "Fill the Gap" Grant from North Carolina Healthcare Foundation
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Dosher Announces Weather Related Service Changes
Drive Through Parade Thrown for Dosher Hospital Staff
Dosher Asks for Donations of Cloth Masks
Dosher Welcomes New General Surgeon
Dr. Maritza Manrique-Kiniry Joins Dosher Medical-Women's Health
Dosher Foundation receives $378,000 from the Golden LEAF Foundation
Dosher Receives Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award
Dosher Volunteers Announce 2020 Scholarship Recipients
Dosher Commemorates 90th Anniversary of Hospital
Dosher announces BHI clinic schedule for 2020 season
Dosher Foundation Funds over $20,000 to Hospital
Dosher Plans "Virtual" Celebration for 90th Anniversary
Dosher to Enforce Mask Wearing Policy for all Patients, Visitors, Non Clinical Staff
Dosher Urgent Care Will Transition to Appointment Based Acute Care/COVID Testing Clinic
Dosher Reopens Elective Surgery, Diagnostic Testing
Randy Jones Joins Dosher Board of Trustees
Dosher Wound Care Center Recognized as Center of Distinction
Dosher Volunteers Scholarship Application Deadline Extended
Dosher Issues Community Guidelines of Novel Coronavirus
Dosher Issues Information on Event Cancellations
Dosher Suspends all Volunter Activity at Hosptial Clinics
Dosher Issues Revisions on Visitation Policy
Dosher Issues Information on Novel Coronavirus
Dosher Foundation receives 20,000 grant from Orton Foundation
Dosher Hospital Announces Appointment of New CEO and President
Dosher Now Offers Self-Request Mammogram
Dosher CEO Tom Siemers Announces Resignation
Dosher Medical Staff, Hospital, Backs Clinic
Dosher Announces "Triple E" Recipient for Q4 2019
Dr. Lorraine Gauthier Joins Dosher Medical-Oak Island
6th Annual Heart to Heart Event Another Success
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Dosher Laboratory and Cardiopulmonary Departments Receive Accreditation Renewal from College of American Pathologists
Wellness Coalition Names New Executive Director
Dosher Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Patient Experience
Dosher to Host Blood Drive on January 22nd
BWC Grant Renewed

2019 news releases
Registration Open! BWC's 3rd Annual Spring Into Health
Dosher Foundation sets women's heart health event for February 6th
Dosher Foundation Receives ,000.00 donation from Southport business-converted
Dosher's Carol Northup Wins Healthcare Hero Award
BWC receives Inspiration Award from AARP NC
Dosher Conducts HAZMAT Exercise with County Emergency Services
Dosher Wound Care Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Dosher Names Triple E Recipient for Q3 2019
Dosher and BCC Foundation Leaders Earn Executive Certificates in Nonprofit Leadership
Blood Drive at Dosher Hospital Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 8:30am-1:30pm. Sign up on the ARC website with sponsor code "Dosher" at
Dosher Adds Portable X-ray Unit with Cannon Grant
Dosher Foundation Golf Tournament Raises K
Dosher Offers Minimally Invasive Neck and Back Surgery
Dosher Names New OR Director
Dosher Volunteers Reelect Officers
Dosher Kicks off 2019- 2020 Guest Chef Series
Operation Medicine Cabinet Set For Thursday, October 3rd
Dosher Receives 5 Star Patient Survey Rating
Dosher Foundation Receives 0,000 Grant for Digital    Imaging
Dosher Announces "Triple E" Recipient for second quarter of 2019
Hatem and Pope Newest Members of Dosher Foundation Board
Dosher Receives 5 Star Patient Survey Rating
NC Governor Visits Dosher to Host Roundtable Discussion on Healthcare
Dosher Physical Therapist Earns Geriatric Specialty Certification
Dosher Foundation Raises 0.00 through Assistance of Local Business
See July Dosher Heartbeat on welcome to Dr. Alex Newsom, man-father knee replacement patients
Dosher Volunteers Award 3 College Scholarships
Dosher Commemorates 89th Anniversary of Hospital
Dosher Staff Member Earns Top Certification as Patient Experience Professional
Dosher Memorial's Annual Gala Goes Above and Beyond
Dosher Honors Volunteers
Dosher drug drop surpasses 500 households
Dosher Names "Triple E" Recipient for First Quarter of 2019
Dosher Receives 4 Star Survey Rating
Dosher Wound Care Center Recognized with National Award for Excellence
Dosher Memorial Hospital Pays Tribute to more than 1,000 Donors who Raised over Million
Dosher Receives Donation for Employee Assistance Program
Dosher Introduces Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Program at Cardiac Rehab
Dosher Donation New Hope Clinic
Dosher receives 25000 grant from Orton Foundation
Dosher Foundation Heart Event
Clinics manager earns Dosher "Triple E" honors for the quarter
Read February Dosher Heartbeat on new MRI, family medicine docs and more
Volunteers reach -million
Spring Into Health set for Mar. 23
Matthew's Ministry "Give Healthy" food drive a success
Brunswick Wellness Coalition is holding two A1C screenings in February
Brunswick Beacon annual readers' poll on favorites, including hospitals. Click here and vote "Dosher."
Foundation welcomes three new members
Internal medicine physician new chief of staff
Read January Dosher Heartbeat on new leaders for medical staff and board, providers on the move and more

2018 news releases
Dosher resets women's health tea; announces guest chef lectures, other community events
Dosher surgical partner Novant Health plans open house in Southport on Jan. 17
Foundation golf tourney raises K
Foundation sets women's heart health event
Meet the general surgeons
See December Dosher Heartbeat on telemedicine, another award for smoke eradication, and cardiology group move to 2nd floor of Wellness Center
Check out CEO Tom Siemers on Southport-Oak Island Chamber's Carpool Campaign
Retired physician to lead Dosher board
Dosher announces telemedicine program for Patient Care Unit
Another award for Dosher smoke eradication campaign
BWC launches "Give Healthy" campaign
See November Dosher Heartbeat on service during hurricane, wound care patient Elmer Safrit, and community survey results
Cape Fear Heart Associates relocates to 2nd floor Dosher Wellness Center
Dosher Volunteers re-elect officers
Barbee Bridge closure prompts Dosher service changes
Housekeeper earns Dosher Triple E honors for Q2
Dosher Serves During Hurricane
More than 300 households participate at Dosher drug drop
Guest chef programs set this fall
Cardiac Rehab earns national certification
See October Dosher Heartbeat on partnership with Novant Health for surgical services
Dosher plans women's health tea, drug drop, other community events
See September Dosher Heartbeat on partnership with NHRMC cardiology group, quality-based accreditation.
Dosher partners with NHRMC group for cardiology services at Wellness Center
New medical director for cardiopulomonary
Dosher Foundation elects Bachara board chairman
Dosher partners with Novant for surgical services
Join us at Southport "Care Fair" on Thursday
Dosher welcomes new trustee
Dosher receives new quality-based accreditation from DNV GL
Watch Dosher interviews on WECT-TV this Friday
More than 100 people attend BWC's Leland Care Fair
Dosher expands heart health services
Dosher earns Platinum A, launches room service dining
See August Dosher Heartbeat on Platinum "A", physical therapy patient, and four-star quality rating.
Watch new TV commercial on the 5 Dosher primary care physician practices.
Foundation capital campaign reaches 90% milestone
Dosher Volunteers award 3 college scholarships
County Care Fair
Dosher welcomes new primary care physician
Jim White resigns from Dosher Board
See June Dosher Heartbeat on clinic growth, Wound Center of Excellence
Foundation Gala raises K
Please take our community health survey by Thursday, May 31
Dosher names Practice Network administrator
Dosher Wound unit recertified for excellence
Hospitals should do the right thing for staff, as well as patients
Dosher adds healthy cooking demo in May
BWC screening IDs 50% as pre-diabetic
Dosher earns 2nd national award for safety in surgery
Dosher salutes Volunteers for service to patients, visitors
More than 150 households, others participate at drug drop
More than 200 run, walk at Brunswick Wellness Coalition event
Dosher opens triennal community health survey
Medical Staff, hospital back two clinics
Dosher BHI summer hours start May 29
Coalition partners to educate community on diabetes
Dosher adds doc talks, healthy cooking demos and more for 2018
Foundation heart program raises K
Dosher Medical Plaza welcomes ortho surgery practice

Foundation salutes Volunteers, employee with lobby display
Dosher Foundation receives another K grant from Louis Bacon's Orton Foundation
Two more physician practices now tenants at Dosher Wellness Center
Dosher Foundation cordially invites you
Get heart healthy
Volunteers fund nurse communications system
Dosher earns 2nd national award for pneumonia, heart failure care
Spring Into Health
Dosher Medical Plaza marks decade of service; Saturday hours return for Urgent Care
See new blogs this month on physical activity and weight loss
4th annual Heart to Heart program
General surgeon is newest tenant at Dosher Wellness Center
Check out the January-February edition of Dosher Heartbeat community newsletter

2017 news releases
Dosher Foundation sets women's heart health program for February
Doc talks set for Dosher this winter
Wellness group partners with church for first project
Debbie Wood joins Dosher Board
Dosher Volunteers fund expansion of Lymphedema Suite
Dosher names Dr. Hilaman Chief Medical Officer
Guest chef demos set for three Dosher dates this winter
Dosher adds 2nd date for guest chef program
Foundation announces million fundraising program
Foundation golf event raises more than K
Cardiac rehab patient takes on new level of activity
Dosher launches guest chef program; Oliver's is first restaurant partner
Foundation to announce major gifts campaign, public invited
Fall drug drop quantities jump
National award for Dosher operating rooms
Dosher Foundation receives 0K digital imaging grant
Dosher launches new website
Wound Care Center on the air
Dosher Volunteers salute outgoing leader, install new officers
Clinic employee earns Dosher "Triple E" honors for Q2
Dosher announces open house, fall drug drop, other dates
Wound patient keeps on the run for self, charity
ADM donates K to Dosher Foundation
Dosher Foundation Gala raises K
Meet the family medicine providers
Watch a new video "dive" at our award-winning Wound Care Center
Watch our new TV commercial on Dosher Wellness Center
Dosher welcomes vascular surgery providers
Cafeteria earns "Golden A" Award
Dosher names Revenue Cycle director
Dosher Volunteers award 3 college scholarships
Dosher Foundation receives 20K education grant
Dosher welcomes cardiologist
Wellness Coalition hires leader
Dosher Board welcomes Gary Smith as new trustee
Patients who rely on blood and platelet transfusions need your help now
Dosher Urgent Care summer hours start May 27
Dosher BHI summer hours start May 26
Dosher clinic provider expands role
Lynn Lancaster, RN earns Dosher Triple E honors for Q1
Dosher Wound Care Center earns national quality award
Foundation sets annual Gala for April 21
Foundation heart program raises K
Volunteers roll out new shuttle vehicle at Dosher
Dosher adds two to Finance management team
Join our doc talk, other community events
Dosher names new director for Surgical Services
Dosher Board places "Open letter" on proposed OR flap
Smoking cessation, drug drop & more
Patient Accounts/Billing Department relocating to hospital
Dosher opposes proposed new Operating Rooms
Dosher testifies against two proposed ORs
Dosher receives large grant, launches community health initiative
Sexual assault panel discussion set for Dosher
Dr. Palagruto elected Chief of Staff at Dosher
Dosher women's heart program invites award nominations

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