December 9, 2022

Cabarrus Healthcare Basis grants much more than $250,000 to Atrium Health Cabarrus

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – The Cabarrus Health care Basis Prize Patrol was again in action recently after two decades of being digital with noisemakers in hand as the patrol cheered and hollered in pleasure throughout halls of Atrium Wellbeing Cabarrus distributing $262,065 in grants to 12 departments.

The “Prize Patrol” staff this calendar year consisted of the Foundation Board of Directors, Medical center Administration, and Basis staff members.   During this remarkable time jointly, our teammates shared their gratitude for the support they have gained toward their impressive packages that will improve affected person care and teammate resilience at Atrium Well being Cabarrus.   With the authorized funding from its expanding endowment, the Cabarrus Health care Foundation has now awarded just about $2 million in Internal Grants to Atrium Wellness Cabarrus considering that the software commenced in 2013.

Cabarrus Health care Basis designed the Internal Grants Method, now in its tenth year, to offer funding for equipment, programs and tasks boosting patient treatment at Atrium Health and fitness Cabarrus as it strives to be the 1st and finest decision for care in our local community.  Atrium Wellness Cabarrus departments are chosen by means of the Inner Grants software procedure with a target of continuing its mission to strengthen well being, elevate hope and progress therapeutic for all.

During the prize patrol, the Cabarrus Sexual Assault/Forensics (SANE) department was awarded two grants.  One particular of the grants obtained will buy a Coretexflo Photographic Examination procedure for the Kannapolis and Harrisburg Emergency departments. This camera tools will be readily available 24/7 to SANE/forensic nurses at the two freestanding Crisis Departments and will make it possible for for higher-excellent, evidentiary photographs of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The camera will enable our nurses to offer health-related treatment and documentation of forensic evaluation and securely store, archive, and share images of injuries for use in forensic legal cases.

One more halt the patrol built was the Atrium Health and fitness Cabarrus Rehabilitation at Gateway (Speech and Audiology) department.  The grant will be utilized to invest in an Audioscan Verifit 2 Medical REM/Strike procedure. This new and revolutionary process will allow our audiologists to consider genuine ear measurements (REM) for patients requiring listening to aids. REM lets the audiologist to make certain that person aspects like canal form and size have been deemed, ensuing in excellent auditory access to speech with listening to aids – especially when fitting little ones who may not deliver significantly valuable feedback on how the listening to aids seem to them.

“Our committee works every calendar year to assess and suggest qualifying grant programs. We are usually energized to be a aspect of the Cabarrus Health care Foundation’s mission which supports our area clinic by way of the endowment.” States Jessica Tucker, Co-Chair of Inside Grants Committee

The pursuing Atrium Health Cabarrus departments are all the recipients who were being awarded with grants for this yr:

  • 3rd Floor Nursing (Oncology, Nephrology, Clinical Telemetry)
  • Sexual Assault/Forensics (received 2 grants)
  • Atrium Wellbeing Cabarrus Rehabilitation at West Cabarrus YMCA
  • Outpatient and Local community Care Management
  • Atrium Wellness Cabarrus Rehabilitation at Gateway Speech and Audiology
  • Anatomic Pathology Lab
  • Respiratory Care
  • Atrium Health and fitness Cabarrus Rehabilitation Gateway
  • Scientific Education and learning Solutions
  • Carolinas Rehabilitation Northeast
  • Veterans Recognition Program

Asha Rodriguez, Facility Executive at Atrium Wellness Cabarrus was in attendance through the prize patrol and helped to shock just about every of the 12 departments with their grants. For the duration of each and every presentation Rodriguez shared, “The clinic is grateful to the Basis for funding the 2022 Internal Grants. The assignments and tools that these grants will fund will greatly enhance the quality of affected individual care that our doctors, nurses, and team offer to our local community.”

The Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation Inner Grants committee is made up of 9 Basis Board of Directors.  Along with Tucker and Alston, the other committee members from the board are Pam Cain, Ann Cannon, Invoice Dusch, Dr. John Heinzerling, Pat Horton, Dr. Tom Jones, and Jon Yancey. The committee met in May well to review the apps and submitted their recommendations for acceptance to the remaining board customers in a June meeting.

The Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation’s endowment has been invested for the lengthy-expression gain of Atrium Health and fitness Cabarrus.  The endowment carries on to mature every single calendar year which will increase funding for our Interior Grants plan.

For much more data on the Cabarrus Healthcare Basis take a look at www.cabarrushealthcarefoundation.org or connect with 704-403-1369.

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