Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) is an 855 bed, certified stroke and level II trauma center, with its primary service area including the seven-county region of Southeastern North Carolina. As a community teaching hospital, NHRMC houses 4 pharmacy residency programs (PGY1 Community-Based, PGY1 Pharmacy, PGY2 Ambulatory Care, PGY2 Critical Care), in addition to 4 medical residency programs (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Surgery). NHRMC is home to the Wilmington campus of the UNC School of Medicine and is affiliated with several pharmacy programs, including Campbell, High Point, and Wingate Universities. The health system includes the NHRMC main campus, a free-standing Emergency Department, an orthopedic hospital, and numerous outpatient clinics. The main campus includes a 108 bed Emergency Department, women’s and children’s hospital, a behavioral health hospital, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, and an ambulatory oncology center. The most common disease states encountered include sepsis, pneumonia, heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, and ...trauma.
In accordance with our mission statement, Novant Health NHRMC measures our success by the health of our community and has made it our mission to improve all aspects of health in our service area. We are focused on delivering access to value based care and health equity to the community we serve. Our organization is striving to reach beyond the walls of our hospitals to ensure members of our community experience outstanding health in the most convenient, affordable way that is customized to their unique circumstances.
Pharmacy services are provided throughout the hospitals and outpatient clinics. In addition to central pharmacy services, satellite pharmacies are in the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Surgical Pavilion. Decentralized, inpatient pharmacists are located on each floor of the adult tower, in each critical care unit, in the emergency department and in the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Pharmacists participate in academic rounding services with the Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgical, Surgical ICU, Medical Intensive Care, Pediatrics, and Neonatal teams. Outpatient pharmacy services include an outpatient pharmacy and medical assistance program in addition to transitions of care services. Ambulatory pharmacy services include the Family Medicine Clinic, Internal Medicine Clinic, HIV Care Team Clinic, Employee Health Clinic, and Zimmer Oncology Center.
Inpatient direct patient care services: Kinetic dosing, transitions of Care/ medication reconciliation, anticoagulation management, microbiology rapid identification of organisms, nutrition support, IV to PO, antibiotic streamlining, therapeutic interchange, renal adjustment, Code Blue, Code Stroke, Sepsis, and Trauma response.
Outpatient/Ambulatory care direct patient care services: Medication therapy management, transitions of care, smoking cessation, oral chemotherapy counseling, Medicare wellness visits, and home visits. Chronic disease state management: anticoagulation, HIV, lipids, asthma, COPD, diabetes, hypertension, and pain management.