November 30, 2017
November 22, 2017
Thanksgiving is here and I hope that you are enjoying a day filled with family, good food, and maybe a nap before the football games.
November 16, 2017
It’s no secret that being sick is the pits, whether it’s a nasty virus that clears up after a few days or a long-term condition like cancer or diabetes.
November 8, 2017
On November 1, open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began.
November 2, 2017
October 26, 2017
Beginning November 1, the emergency codes at Wilson Medical Center will sound a bit different than they have in the past. We are joining the North Carolina Hospital Emergency Management Council (NCHEMC), in conjunction with the North Carolina Hospital Association (NCHA), in implementing a proposed set of standardized emergency alerts.
October 19, 2017
Communication seems to be the new trendy word when it comes to outcome failures in all walks of life.
October 5, 2017
Did you know that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime?
October 4, 2017
A healthy lifestyle and early detection are a great first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer
September 27, 2017
Did you know that there are roughly 43 million people in the United States who act as a family caregiver? Caregivers play a vital role in providing care to someone at home or a health care setting.
September 21, 2017
For many, September is synonymous with Labor Day, football and fall, which means chips, dips, barbeques, and everyone’s favorite tailgating delicacies.
September 14, 2017
At Wilson Medical Center, our goal is to ensure that you and your family have the best possible experience from the moment you walk through our doors.
September 7, 2017
August 25, 2017
Hospice of Wilson Medical Center has been named a “Superior Performer” in the recently released “2016 SHPBest™” results – ranking in the top 20 percent of providers.
August 24, 2017
Nothing screams “back to school” like taking your kids for an annual physical or routine vaccinations. And while it may not be the brightest part of summer, it’s essential.
August 17, 2017
For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over 14 states in August.
August 14, 2017
Due to construction updates, the west wing patient rooms are now only accessible from the first floor using the west wing elevators.
August 10, 2017
Since 1964, Wilson Medical Center has proudly served the healthcare needs of people throughout Wilson County and surrounding communities.
August 2, 2017
Wilson Medical Center announces that Catriona Swift, D.O., has joined its active medical staff. Dr. Swift joins Drs. Isaacs, Cekada and Rucker at Wilson Surgical Associates.
August 1, 2017
Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies take the spotlight August 1 – 7 during World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding.
July 27, 2017
Do not resuscitate. Three words that, for some, can be so intimidating and scary yet are so important when it comes to planning for your healthcare.
July 20, 2017
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but one may be more valuable when it comes to your health. Medical images – captured by 2D and 3D mammography can be the first step to diagnosing and treating breast cancer.
July 17, 2017
Wilson Medical Center is pleased to announce that Medhat Sidaros, M.D., has joined the Wilson Physician Services team.
July 13, 2017
Summer. School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can – whether that means planning a vacation to the beach, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or embarking on early evening walks with the family.
July 6, 2017
It’s hard to believe July is already here! Busy lives for busy people, right? Are you and your family engaging in regular physical activity this summer?
June 29, 2017
Summer is in full swing here in Wilson, bringing with it the heat and humidity we enjoy each year! I guess that is the price we pay for being able to watch our crops, gardens and flowers bloom and grow.
June 22, 2017
Wednesday marked the first official day of summer. Yay! Summertime, for most people, includes vacationing, cooling off in the pool, sending kids to camp and spending lots of time outdoors. No matter where I’m going, or what I’m doing, there’s always one thing that I throw in my bag – sunscreen!
June 15, 2017
June 8, 2017
It’s probably no secret to anyone that, on average, women take a more proactive approach to their health than men do.
May 31, 2017
The Wound Care Center at Wilson Medical Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds.
May 25, 2017
It’s Rural Hospital Week and Wilson Medical Center is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier - both inside and outside of our hospital walls.
May 24, 2017
Chris Pritchard recognized for demonstrating compassion and unwavering commitment to helping others
May 18, 2017
Cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. Everyone hears about these diseases all the time and rightfully so since they can lead to severe illness and even death.
May 11, 2017
Through education and advances in treatment, stroke has dropped to the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.
May 4, 2017
This May, we’re proud to join with several organizations in celebrating and recognizing a number of providers at Wilson Medical Center, and throughout our area, who are working hard every day to help make our communities healthier.
April 27, 2017
Wash your hands! How many times have we heard this phrase repeated over our lifetimes?
April 20, 2017
April 24 – 28 marks Patient Experience Week, an annual event that gives us the chance to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of all of our physicians, nurses and staff at Wilson Medical Center.
April 13, 2017
I was 16 years old when I made the decision to become an organ donor. That decision is represented with a shiny red heart displayed on my driver’s license. I’m sure many of you have done the same as well.
April 5, 2017
In recent years, there has been continued debate about the risks and benefits of vaccination, but despite the noise, one thing remains clear: vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives.
March 30, 2017
According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day which adds up to more than three million steps per year.
March 23, 2017
Today marks my second day practicing in Wilson and I am very proud to bring endocrine services to the area.
March 21, 2017
March 16, 2017
We have all heard the story of an elderly person who was discharged from the hospital after spending several days being treated for some medical condition, only to return and be readmitted a week or so later.
March 10, 2017
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to schedule a colonoscopy screening.
March 1, 2017
Food can mean a number of things to us. It can be a source of delight, a means to gather friends and loved ones around a common table, even an instrument of comfort at the end of a long day
February 23, 2017
Does my child need ear tubes? Are my child’s tonsils too big? Should I worry about a swollen lymph node? Is it normal for my child to snore?
February 16, 2017
The word “quality” has become an important buzz word in the healthcare industry, and for good reason.
February 9, 2017
So you’re sitting at home watching “Grey’s Anatomy” or “Code Black” or “Chicago Med”, or maybe you’re lucky enough to catch an old episode of “ER” on a triple-digit channel somewhere.
February 2, 2017
Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year.
January 26, 2017
With the holidays behind us, we should all be looking forward to a happy and healthy 2017. One of the ways this can be done is by establishing a new workout routine.