Title
Scotland Health Care System Becomes UNCP’s Healthcare Provider of Choice
Date
07/08/2017
Article
Scotland Health Care System is proud to announce that they have entered an exclusive partnership with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) Athletics to be their healthcare provider of choice. Scotland Health Care System will provide needs associated with UNCP’s intercollegiate sports and athletic training programs for their student athletes.

Scotland Health Care is expected to serve more than 400 student athletics under a new exclusive agreement with the university.

“We are very thankful for Scotland Health Care System and belief in Braves Athletics. I look forward to their work with our students and coaches,” said Dick Christy, Athletic Director at UNCP.

Scotland Health Care will provide a primary care physician to oversee the athletic training and an onsite orthopedic physician to staff at home football games that will help UNCP athletes and prevent sports injuries. They also will provide annual physicals for student athletes.

“The partnership with Scotland Health Care System will enable us to expand on the first-class medical services already provided to UNCP’s student-athlete.,” said Michael Blackburn, UNCP Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine. “We are especially excited about having Dr. Richard Alexander serving as our team physician due to an already long-standing relationship that has been cultivated with our athletic training staff.”

Scotland Health Care System is pleased to bring high quality care to the athletics department at UNCP.

“Providing these services UNCP is a natural extension of our high quality medical care,” said Greg Wood, Scotland Health Care System’s CEO. “Our team is highly trained in multi-disciplinary care that includes prevention, diagnosis, emergency care and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.”