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Most N.C. Hospitals Face Medicare Fines

Most N.C. Hospitals Face Medicare Fines

In the fourth year of being evaluated for patients who boomerang back into the hospital after being discharged, North Carolina hospitals..

August 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
Re-envisioning the Rural Hospital

Re-envisioning the Rural Hospital

Anson County is much obliged for Carolinas HealthCare System’s resources. By Taylor Sisk The old model no longer worked. Since 1954, the..

July 31, 2015 with 0 Comments
Commentary: Why Rural Hospitals Are Closing

Commentary: Why Rural Hospitals Are Closing

Revenue for small hospitals is based on how many patients they admit. A new proposal would help rural hospitals get paid for performing..

July 24, 2015 with 1 Comment
Former Yadkin Hospital Operators Ordered to Relinquish Keys

Former Yadkin Hospital Operators Ordered to Relinquish Keys

The fate of Yadkin Valley Community Hospital remains in the air as the county regains possession of the property. By Taylor Sisk A federal..

July 17, 2015
From Clinic to Campground

From Clinic to Campground

Two camps bring kids with chronic illness from the clinic to the woods and water. By Rachel Herzog When you walk down the dirt road through..

June 23, 2015
Yadkin County Hospital Operator Found in Contempt of Court

Yadkin County Hospital Operator Found in Contempt of Court

By Taylor Sisk A federal judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina ruled on Tuesday that HMC/CAH Consolidated Inc., which formerly..

June 22, 2015
N.C. Mayor Arrives in D.C. on Quest to Support Rural Hospitals

N.C. Mayor Arrives in D.C. on Quest to Support Rural Hospitals

By Rose Hoban For the second year running, Belhaven Mayor Adam O’Neal has walked to Washington, D.C. Last year, O’Neal made the..

June 15, 2015
Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Shuts Down, a Community Remains Hopeful

Yadkin Valley Community Hospital Shuts Down, a Community Remains Hopeful

A rural community hospital sits vacant after the company licensed to operate it shuts the doors. By Taylor Sisk “I don’t think the..

June 5, 2015
Connecting with the Community in Hertford County

Connecting with the Community in Hertford County

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital launches a program to provide frequent visitors to its emergency department with coordinated care and..

June 3, 2015
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
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