Healthy Living, Health Hazards

Trustworthy Medical Care and Best New Bern Hospitals

Inner Banks Marina Communities NC
Published on May 20, 2013

New Bern residents live in the second oldest city in North Carolina, but luckily they are in an area with some of the best hospitals with modern facilities and new technology. Living in a Inner Banks marina community with so many seaside activities on the Pamlico Sound, any number of things could befall residents requiring a nearby best New Bern hospital. CarolinaEast Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the area. In March 2013, Business North Carolina magazine named the facility one of North Carolina’s 30 Best Hospitals. They were also recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery and received their Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award.

Healthgrades also granted them the 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award, an award given to the top 5% of hospitals for excellence in preventing complications during hospital stays. CareChex awarded Carolina East with a total of 18 awards for cardiac care in the past two years, notably the Top10% in Nation for each of the following: Cardiac Care, Heart Attack Treatment, Pulmonary Care, and Vascular Surgery. In addition they were named Number One in the State for Interventional Coronary Care. CarolinaEast Medical Center is also home to many other quality services such as Emergency Care, Outpatient Care, Cancer Care, and the list goes on. CarolinaEast Medical Center is very good news for coastal North Carolina communities on the Pamlico Sound.

Residents at Inner Banks marina communities like River Dunes might remember Vidant Medical Center as Pitt County Memorial Hospital where, after the Wellness Center opened in 2000, Dr. Randolph Chitwood performed the first successful procedure with the da Vinci Surgical System in the United States. Although this New Bern hospital has a history dating back to early last century, everything at Vidant Medical Center is modern and well-equipped in order to serve its active community. It is one of four academic medical centers in North carolina serving as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center is also known as a tertiary referral center which, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine is “Specialized consultative care, usually... by specialists working in a center that has personnel and facilities for special investigation and treatment.”  Some of their other 45 services include Cancer Care and Gamma Knife, Wound Care, Emergency Services, Women’s Health, Neurosurgery to name just a few.  This is one of the best New Bern hospitals serving coastal North Carolina communities.

Beaufort County Hospital is now part of the Vidant community of hospitals and is known as Vidant Beaufort Hospital. They offer a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. Boasting that they offer “hometown compassionate care,” they also have very advanced technologies and state-of-the-art equipment especially in their radiological services.  

Lenoir Memorial Hospital is located nearby and houses a new Cancer Resource Center. It was one of only three hospitals in the state of North Carolina to be granted special funding from the American Cancer Society for the center in order  to enhance the level of care for patients. Lenoir Memorial is home to some of the latest cancer diagnostic technologies. With at least 14 specializations, Lenoir Memorial Hospital is one of the best hospitals in eastern North Carolina.

To the north in Greenville NC is Vidant Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. The hospital is a teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.

Residents of coastal North Carolina communities on the Pamlico Sound and buyer's searching for Inner Bank marina communities like River Dunes can feel confident that no matter what happens, quality medical care is available at a New Bern hospital or in Greenville NC. If you’re searching for quality gated communities in North Carolina, ask us to send you the list of who we consider to be the best. Write or call us at 866.384.1799.