By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News It isn’t news that in rural parts of the country, people have a harder time accessing good health..
North Carolina doctor gets long-delayed apology, honors for service that led to integration of U.S. Hospitals By Thomas Goldsmith In an..
The state’s newest psychiatric facility was plagued by delays. Now that it’s open, will there be fewer people in the state’s..
A new crisis center for mental health patients in five mountain counties should relieve the pressure on emergency departments. By Thomas..
By Thomas Goldsmith Wake Forest Baptist Health is taking on a 30-year lease of Wilkes Regional Medical Center in North Wilkesboro,..
Only four North Carolina hospitals received the top rating in a new federal five-star hospital rating system released this week. By Jordan..
By Michael Ollove Stateline Earlier this month, dignitaries gathered at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to cut the ribbon on a new..
NC Health News staff and writers were on the grounds of the old Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh Saturday collecting stories of people who..
There’s no one reason why a rural hospital closes. But the results are often similar – reduced access to certain forms of care...