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On Monday, New Hanover County Commissioners are set to vote on a resolution that would clear a path to explore the sale of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. It doesn’t guarantee the not-for-profit healthcare system will be sold, but it opens the door to such a possibility. WHQR looks back at how we got here.

Vince Winkel

The final countdown is on. This week, the New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution supporting commissioners moving to the possible sale of the public hospital. 

Vince Winkel

New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet and Medical Center CEO John Gizdic discussed the possible sale of the county’s healthcare system Monday in front of more than 500 business people and local leaders. There is strong support – and opposition – to such a move.

This week there are more public meetings focused on the possible sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. County Commissioners will vote next week, on whether to move forward and accept proposals from possible buyers of the $1.2 billion healthcare system. 

Vince Winkel

New Hanover County hosted two meetings about the possible sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The forums on Monday and Tuesday were the only opportunities for members of the public to express their thoughts on the matter. They were not public hearings, but listening sessions. 

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In just over a month New Hanover County Commissioners will decide whether to explore the sale of the county-owned New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Since announcing the plan last week, current and former medical center employees have voiced concerns.

Vince Winkel

New Hanover County announced Tuesday that the “For Sale” sign might soon be hanging on the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. That doesn’t mean county commissioners will sell it all.  It means they will at least entertain offers.

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Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and contributes to the second most cancer-related deaths in men in the United States – and in North Carolina.  That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control.  But in 2015, the cancer that killed the most North Carolinians:  lung cancer.