ECU Health News Archives

Feb 15, 2024
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Eighth Annual ECU Health Quality Improvement Symposium features projects that advance the study of Quality

Each year, the ECU Health Quality Improvement Symposium brings together a diverse group of academic and community physicians, health professionals, health care teams, residents, fellows and students from the Brody School...

Apr 10, 2023
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Annual Legacy Teachers Celebration honors student-patient relationship

Patient-centered care is a term often used in health care to describe a collaborative relationship between care teams, patients and families. It's the goal of many health care providers —...

Feb 22, 2023
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Unified Quality Improvement Symposium highlights projects focused on patient experience

The seventh annual Unified Quality Improvement Symposium was held on Feb. 1 at Eastern AHEC, showcasing 30 projects related to quality improvement, patient safety, population health and interprofessional practice at...

Dec 09, 2022
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Waldrum to chair Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems for AAMC

Michael Waldrum, dean of East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and CEO of ECU Health, assumed the role as chair of the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems...

A van from ECU’s Brody School of Medicine travels through rural eastern North Carolina enroute to providing free health screenings and COVID-19 vaccines to patients in underserved communities.
Nov 17, 2022
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Beginning in 2010, organizations across the United States have reserved the third Thursday in November to celebrate National Rural Health Day and highlight unique challenges residents of rural communities face...

Stephanie Fiust, who has a high-risk pregnancy, receives an ultrasound at Carteret Ob-Gyn as part of East Carolina University's MOTHeRS Project.
Nov 17, 2022
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ECU Health serves a vast rural region made up of 29 counties and is home to more than 1.4 million people. Like many rural regions, people across eastern North Carolina...