Vidant Medical Center recognized for cancer fighting efforts

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) For the seventh year in a row a hospital here in the east is being recognized for its cancer fighting efforts among team members.

Vidant Medical Center in Greenville has been re-accredited for CEO Gold Standard.

The hospital has earned this recognition for its actions to reduce the risk and burden of cancer.

Officials at Vidant say they have implemented several programs, including a tobacco free campus, and created incentives for team members to be tobacco free, created lifestyle coaching to support and educate their team members about reducing cancer risks and managing conditions.

All of these programs have helped them received their re-accreditation.