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2013 Stories - Rex Newsroom Archives

December 2013

Rex Healthcare Guild Volunteers Give Teddy Bears to Patients (N&O)
Surveys, Social Media Help N.C. System Keep Patients Engaged(Fierce Healthcare)
Nash Health Care Announces Affiliation with UNC Health Care
Sleeve Gastrectomy Helps Rex Patient Shed 50 Pounds (WRAL)
Surgeon and Craftsman: Dr. Jack Inge (Walter Magazine)
Rex Primary Care of Cary Doctor Talks about Flu Shot (WNCN)
Neil Byrd, FMFA named winner of the Hank Boerner Pioneer Award

November 2013

New Guidelines Expand Cholesterol Medicine Usage [video] (ABC11)
Dr. Campbell Offers Healthy Thanksgiving Tips (WNCN)
Getting the Best Deal in NC Hospitals (WNCN)
Rex Healthcare Recognized as “Top Performer” in Joint Commission Annual Report

October 2013

1in9 Donates $10,000 to Support Breast Cancer Patients at Rex Healthcare
Triangle Business Journal Unveils Area's Healthiest Employers (TBJ)
Rex Dietitian Weighs In on Chocolate Diet Shakes (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Earns Top Marks in National Hospital Reports
Rex cardiologist Dr. Jollis uses State Fair to teach CPR [video] (WRAL)
Hospitals Paying Closer Attention to Patient Engagement (TBJ)
Early Detection is Key in Breast Cancer (WRAL)
Rex Opens New Hematology Oncology Clinic (TBJ)
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates of Garner Offers New Option for Patients
Rex Nurse: Support is Key in Dealing with Breast Cancer [video] (WRAL)
Rex Tops Raleigh Startup's Ranking of NC Hospitals (N&O)
Technology and Your Health: Hospitals Watch those Reviews (WRAL)
Prevention Partners Congratulates Rex Healthcare As Gold Apple Hospital
Inside the Rex Hospital Emergency Room (WNCN)
Local Groups Offer Public Forums (N&O)
UNC Health Care and Legal Aid of NC to Hold ACA Enrollment Forums
Bystander CPR Tied to Better Survival (MediPage Today)
Rex Senior Center’s Leroy Darkes Discusses Prostate Cancer Awareness (ABC 11)
WNCN Health Care Forum (WNCN)

September 2013

Rex Welcomes Breast Surgeon Dr. Rachel Goble to its Breast Care Program
Musical Doctors Raise Awareness for Gynecological Cancers (WUNC)
Gynecological Cancers are Center Stage for Oncologist Band
'Rock for Hope' to Use Food, Music to Promote Cancer Awareness (WRAL)
OR Today Spotlight on April Williams, RN, BSN (OR TODAY)

August 2013

Phil Fills in for Rex Chef (NBC17)
HOSA Organizes Rex Blood Drive (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Recognized as“Family-Friendly” for 15th Straight Year
Avoid a Sedentary Lifestyle While at Work (WNCN)
Avoiding Backpack Injuries this School Year (WNCN)
UNC Health Care Opens Pelvic Clinics (TBJ)
UNC Health Care Opens Pelvic Health Centers in Raleigh and Hillsborough
McCrory Signs Hospital Transparency Bill (News 14)
Rex Completes Consolidation of Cardiology Practices (N&O)
Rex Heart and Wake Heart to Form N.C. Heart & Vascular
Sleeve Gastrectomy Is Option for Bariatric Patients (WRAL)
Clayton Seniors Knit Caps for Rex Babies (Smithfield Herald)
Smarter Living: Shopping Healthier and Smarter [video] (WNCN)
Dr. Campbell's Tips for Choosing a Healthy Chocolate [video] (WNCN)

July 2013

N.C. State football's Lift for Life [video] (N&O)
Dr. Campbell's Tips for Treating Sunburn (WNCN)
Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center Achieves AAAHC Accreditation
Dr. Bagwell Retires 34 Years after Starting Garner Family Practice (Garner Cleveland Record)
Raleigh Newborn Has Royal Baby Connection (WNCN)
Rex Surgical Specialists Adds New Bariatric Surgeon to its Expanding Practice
Rex Hosts Its First Triathlon in Garner (Garner Cleveland Record)
Dr. Campbell's tips for arthritis pain management [video] (NBC17)
RTI Researcher Calls for Solution to Diagnostic Errors in Hospitals (TBJ)
Dr. Campbell Discusses Dangers of 'Distracted Walking' (NBC17)
Rex Doctor Uses Robot for Hysterectomy Surgery

June 2013

Chesson Hadley's Pre-Golf Rituals (Rex Connects)
Student Chefs Cook for Rex Hospital Patients and Staff (News 14)
Better Hospital Food (USA Today)
Chesson Hadley Wins 2013 Rex Open
Raleigh's Chesson Hadley wins 2013 Rex Open (WRAL)
Lee Leads Strong Field into Final Round of Rex Hospital Open (Examiner)
Weekend Fun at the Rex Open (photo gallery)
Raleigh's Chesson Hadley leads field into weekend play at Rex Open (WRAL)
Hall of Fame Golfer Billy Casper Tours Rex Hospital
Science Museum to Showcase Health Innovation on Saturday (N&O)
Rex ED’s McHugh Offers Healthy Heat Advice (News 14)
Top High School Golfers to Face Off in Rex Hospital Open Junior Invitational
First Tee of the Triangle Offers Free Kids' Golf Clinic (WRAL)
HSHS Named "Cool School of the Day" for Blood Drive (WNCN)
Rex Hospital Open & The First Tee of the Triangle Join Forces (WNCN)
New Breast Cancer Care Center- video (WRAL)
New Breast Cancer Care Center Opening Monday (WRAL)
National Cancer Survivors Day Recognized (News 14)
David Chung Adjusts to Life as a Professional Golfer (Fayetteville Observer)

May 2013

HSHS Students Give Gift of Life (Holly Springs Sun)
Safe Medication Practices Increase Efficiency, Patient Safety (OR Today)
Researchers at UNC and NC State Developing Diabetes Technology (N&O)
Rex Hospital Open Celebrates with Week of Golf, Fan-Friendly Events
Media Invited to Mix Work and Play at Rex Hospital Open Media Day
Rex Healthcare Needs Volunteers at the Rex Hospital Open
Rex Healthcare Hosts 24th Annual Cancer Survivors Day
Quick Surgery Can Ease Allergy Symptoms (WRAL)
On The Trail (Southwest Wake News)

Cary Magazine Summer Slimdown (Cary Magazine)
Giving Blood, Giving Back (Southwest Wake News)

Triangle Woman Warns of Danger of Tanning Beds (WRAL)
David Strong - 100 Leaders of Great Hospitals in America (Becker's Hospital Review)
Wake County Community Health Assessment Forum: Thursday, May 16 (WakeGov)
Wake County Community Health Assessment Forum: Thursday, May 16 (Spanish version)
Rex Healthcare Receives Top "A" Hospital Safety Score from Leapfrog Group
Son of Rex Co-Worker Celebrates Cancer Remission, Supports Research (N&O)

April 2013

Raleigh's Rex Hospital Holds Dress Rehearsal for Bomb Attack (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Prepared for Emergency after Mass Casualty Drill (News 14)
Hospital Drills more Significant after Boston (ABC 11)
Komen Affiliate Awards Rex Healthcare Foundation $110,000 in Grants
Rex Prepares for Disaster Preparedness Drill (News 14)

Moody’s Affirms Strong Ratings for UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare Bonds (TBJ)
Moody’s Affirms Solid Debt Ratings for UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare
Rex Healthcare Announces Chairmen for the 2013 Rex Hospital Open
Rex Dietitian Weighs in on Portion Control - Big Sodas (NBC17)
Rex Named One of the Nation’s “100 Great Hospitals”
Rex Healthcare Sponsors FS Series Triathlon Events to Encourage Active Lifestyles
Small Changes in Daily Lifestyle Can Be as Good as Going to the Gym (N&O)
Colder March Temps Could Mean Severe Allergy Season (News 14)
Rex Blood Drives at NetApp, Other Employers Aid patients (WRAL)
3-D Ultrasounds Bring Risks for Mom, says Rex OB Dr. Ann Collins (N&O)
Rex, Other Health Providers Creating Job Opportunities (News14)
Rex Healthcare Co-Workers as Health Care Heroes
Johnston Health announces partnership with UNC Health Care (N&O)

March 2013

After weight loss surgery, healthy choices crucial to keeping pounds off (WRAL)
Is your baby eating solid foods too soon? (WNCN)
Rex Healthcare named one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals (TBJ)
High Point Regional begins partnership with UNC Healthcare (TBJ)
Raleigh Ortho Surgery Center christened with first procedure (TBJ)
Rex Neurosurgeons weigh in on the safety of motorcycle helmets (WNCN)

February 2013

Rex Healthcare named one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals (TBJ)
Rex experts discuss heart benefits of Mediterranean diet (News14)
At Rex Holly Springs campus, art stands where tornado took tree (N&O)
Help improve Wake County with Community Health Survey
Singing his way through Rex Hospital's halls (MSNBC)
S&P affirms A+ bond rating for Rex Healthcare (TBJ)
Rex Healthcare Earns Strong A+ Bond Rating from S&P
Drummer Eugene Taylor brings a soothing rhythm to Rex patients (N&O)
Rex infection expert explains hand hygiene's role in flu prevention (ABC 11)
Rex celebrates heart month with contests and educational events

January 2013

Rex Healthcare Foundation Names New Leadership Council
Rex facility flourishing in Holly Springs (Southwest Wake News)
Hoops 4 Hope: A Breast Cancer Awareness Event
Preparing for the second wave of the flu (N&O)
Safety scores may factor into Johnston Health partnership (Smithfield Herald)
Court upholds decision to allow Rex to build new heart facility (N&O)
Garner drum class gives pulsing energy to exercise (WRAL)
19th Annual Living With and Beyond Breast Cancer
"Get Real and Heel" at Rex
ERs, urgent cares packed with patients (ABC 11)