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Hundreds of Hospitals Struggle to Improve Patient Satisfaction

Hundreds of Hospitals Struggle to Improve Patient Satisfaction

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News Lillie Robinson came to Rowan Medical Center for surgery on her left foot. She expected to be in and out..

May 12, 2015
Q&A: Taking Stock of North Carolina’s Rural Hospitals

Q&A: Taking Stock of North Carolina’s Rural Hospitals

These are uncertain times for North Carolina’s rural hospitals. Hospital systems are buying small, struggling independent hospitals,..

May 11, 2015
Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

Coalition Hopes to Amp Up Push for Health Care Transparency

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News As consumers increasingly are being asked to pay a larger share of their health bills, a coalition of..

April 21, 2015
Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Veterans shared their concerns and questions with top staff of the Durham VA Medical Center in a town hall meeting Tuesday night. By Hyun..

April 2, 2015
Docs Raise Familiar and New Issues with Legislators

Docs Raise Familiar and New Issues with Legislators

The return of doctors in white coats on Wednesday brought issues new and old to the General Assembly. By Hyun Namkoong Familiar topics such..

March 26, 2015
Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Rural Hospitals, One of the Cornerstones of Small-town Life, Face Increasing Pressure

Guy Gugliotta Kaiser Health News Despite residents’ concerns and a continuing need for services, the 25-bed hospital that served this..

March 23, 2015
Hospitals Gear Up for Legislative Push

Hospitals Gear Up for Legislative Push

As the General Assembly gets off to a start, hospital officials and lobbyists are planning how to get their message heard by lawmakers. By..

February 19, 2015
Fashioning a Healthier Future in Rural Halifax County

Fashioning a Healthier Future in Rural Halifax County

Halifax found itself ranked 99th of the state’s 100 counties in health outcomes. The community mobilized. By Taylor Sisk For the weary..

February 17, 2015
Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

By Roni Caryn Rabin Kaiser Health News Two years ago, Inova Health System recruited a top executive who was not a physician, had never..

November 6, 2014
Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

As North Carolina lawmakers consider requiring Medicaid providers to be part of accountable care organizations, they can look to some of..

November 4, 2014
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