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Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

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..

September 19, 2016 with 0 Comments
Cone Hospital Apologizes for Segregation Case

Cone Hospital Apologizes for Segregation Case

North Carolina doctor gets long-delayed apology, honors for service that led to integration of U.S. Hospitals By Thomas Goldsmith In an..

September 16, 2016 with 0 Comments
Cardboard Builds New Hospitals Better

Cardboard Builds New Hospitals Better

Physicians, architects and hospital administrators are using life-size cardboard models of operating rooms to redesign and improve patient..

September 7, 2016
New Cherry Hospital Makes Its Debut, Three Years Late

New Cherry Hospital Makes Its Debut, Three Years Late

The state’s newest psychiatric facility was plagued by delays. Now that it’s open, will there be fewer people in the state’s..

August 31, 2016
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
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
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
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