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CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade - CarolinaEast
New Bern, NC – CarolinaEast Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CarolinaEast’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. […]
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CarolinaEast Receives American College of Cardiology Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation

CarolinaEast Cardiac Cath Lab
North Carolina’s Only Hospital with An Accredited Catheterization Lab CarolinaEast Medical Center’s cardiac catheterization lab is the first in the state to be accredited by the American College of Cardiology (ACC). CarolinaEast was awarded the three-year accreditation this November based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who […]
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CarolinaEast Medical Center Lifts Visitor Restrictions

CarolinaEast Medical Center
Caution Still Advised If Not Feeling Well With the severity of the flu season improving, CarolinaEast has lifted visitation restrictions effective immediately. Individuals under the age of 15 will be allowed to visit hospitalized patients with appropriate adult supervision. “While we are lifting this temporary age restriction, we still ask that if you are not […]
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CarolinaEast Hosting Heart to Heart Over Lunch

CarolinaEast Medical Center
Four Part Series Focuses on Heart Health During Heart Month In recognition of Heart Month, CarolinaEast Medical Center and doctors from CarolinaEast Physicians are hosting four lunch and learn sessions highlighting heart health and the latest advancements in the treatment of cardiac disease. “Heart to Heart Over Lunch” will include a light lunch to be […]
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Meet the Non-Profits that received Critical Funds from CarolinaEast Foundation

Carolina East Foundation Grants
CarolinaEast Foundation donated $107,764 to Community Efforts Did you know that the CarolinaEast Health System pays 100% overhead to the CarolinaEast Foundation? That means 100% of the money raised by the Foundation goes right back into our community! CarolinaEast Foundation Chairman of the Board, David Wilkins, and Executive Director, Jill Thompson, presented the grant checks […]
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CarolinaEast Medical Center Named America’s 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery

CarolinaEast Medical Center
The Healthgrades Study of Patient Outcomes in Nearly 4,500 Hospitals Finds CarolinaEast Medical Center among the Best Nationally CarolinaEast Medical Center is pleased to announce it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best™ Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery. This is the second consecutive year CarolinaEast Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades as […]
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CarolinaEast Named One of Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ Recipients

CarolinaEast announced today that it has achieved Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals.  The distinction places CarolinaEast within the top 5% of all hospitals for its excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications […]
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CarolinaEast Internal Medicine Endoscopy Center Achieves AAAHC Accreditation

The Endoscopy Center at Internal Medicine has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes this Endoscopy Center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited organization means CarolinaEast has […]
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CarolinaEast Cancer Program

Granted Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Cancer Program at CarolinaEast Health System. The Commission on Cancer was established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons […]
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