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Help for Mental Health & Substance Abuse Clients in Rural WNC Counties

Help for Mental Health & Substance Abuse Clients in Rural WNC Counties

A new crisis center for mental health patients in five mountain counties should relieve the pressure on emergency departments. By Thomas..

August 24, 2016 with 2 Comments
Wilkes Regional Medical Center to Affiliate with Wake Forest Baptist

Wilkes Regional Medical Center to Affiliate with Wake Forest Baptist

By Thomas Goldsmith Wake Forest Baptist Health is taking on a 30-year lease of Wilkes Regional Medical Center in North Wilkesboro,..

August 18, 2016 with 0 Comments
Most of NC’s Well-Known Hospitals Score Low In Medicare’s New Ratings

Most of NC’s Well-Known Hospitals Score Low In Medicare’s New Ratings

Only four North Carolina hospitals received the top rating in a new federal five-star hospital rating system released this week. By Jordan..

July 29, 2016
States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

By Michael Ollove Stateline Earlier this month, dignitaries gathered at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to cut the ribbon on a new..

July 26, 2016
NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News staff and writers were on the grounds of the old Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh Saturday collecting stories of people who..

July 25, 2016
Kaiser Study: Rural Hospitals Close for Many Reasons

Kaiser Study: Rural Hospitals Close for Many Reasons

There’s no one reason why a rural hospital closes. But the results are often similar – reduced access to certain forms of care...

July 22, 2016
Duke Lifepoint, WakeMed to Vie for Hospital Services in Franklin County

Duke Lifepoint, WakeMed to Vie for Hospital Services in Franklin County

A recently closed hospital gets another shot at life in the state budget passed last week. By Thomas Goldsmith, with reporting by Rose..

July 8, 2016
Debate over Certificate of Need Laws Returns at Legislature

Debate over Certificate of Need Laws Returns at Legislature

A bill to change how the state regulates hospitals and other health care facilities gets an airing at the legislature. By Rose Hoban In a..

June 28, 2016
Enhancing Neonatal Care in Underserved Areas

Enhancing Neonatal Care in Underserved Areas

Doc makes it his mission to bring subspecialists to rural southeastern North Carolina. By Taylor Sisk Fernando Moya, requires little sleep..

June 20, 2016
Hospitals Partner with Community Programs to Improve Health Care

Hospitals Partner with Community Programs to Improve Health Care

By Minali Nigam North Carolina hospitals say they are moving toward a new way of health care delivery: patient care beyond hospital walls...

June 1, 2016
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