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Raleigh General Patients Fulfill Their Civic Duty

November 13, 2018

Previously at Raleigh General Hospital, nursing staff instructed patients if they wanted to vote, they could call their county clerk’s office and arrange for an emergency absentee ballot. But this year, in effort to simplify the process for patients, Raleigh General made all the arrangements.

Lung Cancer - It's not just a Smoker's Disease

October 31, 2018

As many as 20 percent of lung cancer fatalities can be attributed to those who have never smoked or used any form of tobacco, according to an article published by the American Cancer Society.

Midwives Recognized at RGH

October 24, 2018

The night shift nurses at RGH on Labor and Delivery, crafted a mural, featuring a wall-length, hand-painted tree with seven framed photos, along with the words, "Love Delivered Daily".

Protecting Yourself and Our Community from the Flu

October 11, 2018

At Raleigh General Hospital, our mission is Making Communities Healthier. One way we do this is by making sure our neighbors have the information they need to stay healthy and fight preventable diseases, like the flu

Cyber Security is a Team Sport

September 27, 2018

Need to pay a bill? Just click. Want to purchase a new appliance? Click. Send a party invite to a group? Click. The forward march of online technology continues to make our lives easier and free up more time for other activities. But with increased convenience comes increased risk of identity theft and an online attack on your finances and other confidential information.

Local golf tournament scores $6000 for Alzheimer's Association

August 27, 2018

A group gathers Friday at Raleigh General Hospital to present $6,000 from the Mountain State Golf Classic to the Alzheimer's Association.Pictured, from left, are Mike Mays, mortgage lender at Chase Bank; Ryan Neal, co-owner of Beef Jerky Outlet and golf tournament director; Debbie Peyton, Director of Volunteers at Raleigh General; Cheryl Mitchem, director of business development at Raleigh General; Nicole Nesmith, walk coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association; and Matt Roberts, CEO of Raleigh General.

Raleigh General physicians volunteering time to help NAS babies

December 5, 2017

Tammy Abel, Executive Director of Women's and Children's Services, and Dr. Elizabeth Thompson Nelson, hospitalist, in the nursery at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley. They are heading up a cuddling program for babies born drug-exposed or drug-addicted.

RGH Triplets

May 28, 2012

Still together, triplets prepare for college move

RGH Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

December 27, 2011

Raleigh General Hospital is pleased to welcome Ronald L. Rezjer, MD to our Administrative Team as the hospital's new Chief Medical Officer.

RGH Now Offers da Vinci Hysterectomy

December 12, 2011

Finally, there is a minimally invasive option for treating gynecologic conditions designed to overcome the limitations of traditional surgery - da Vinci Surgery.