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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 with 0 Comments
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
Study Finds Encouraging Surgical Outcomes at Critical Access Hospitals

Study Finds Encouraging Surgical Outcomes at Critical Access Hospitals

By Taylor Sisk On the heels of a report warning that more than a third of the nation’s critical access hospitals are in danger of closure..

May 27, 2016
Lawmakers Push for More Disclosure of Hospital Charity Numbers

Lawmakers Push for More Disclosure of Hospital Charity Numbers

A new bill would require more public financial disclosures from hospitals. By Rose Hoban It’s called “community benefit,” the..

May 18, 2016
Clearing the Air Around Hospitals

Clearing the Air Around Hospitals

In Charlotte, a collaboration blooms that reduces air pollution at two medical construction sites. By Catherine Clabby What happens when a..

May 13, 2016
North Carolina Hospitals Honored for ‘Treating Their Neighbors’

North Carolina Hospitals Honored for ‘Treating Their Neighbors’

Seven rural North Carolina hospitals receive national recognition for excellence. By Taylor Sisk These are trying times for the state’s..

May 12, 2016
More N.C. Hospitals Achieve Improved Safety Rating Scores

More N.C. Hospitals Achieve Improved Safety Rating Scores

The latest ratings from the Leapfrog Group show gains, losses. By Rose Hoban The good news is that half of North Carolina’s hospitals are..

April 28, 2016
Yadkin County Reaches Settlement with Former Hospital Operator

Yadkin County Reaches Settlement with Former Hospital Operator

By Taylor Sisk Yadkin County officials announced Monday they’ve reached a legal settlement with the former operator of the Yadkin Valley..

April 5, 2016
Report Finds Almost 700 Hospitals at Risk of Shutting Down

Report Finds Almost 700 Hospitals at Risk of Shutting Down

Sixty-eight rural hospitals have closed since January 2010. Hundreds more may be on the brink, including more than a third of critical..

March 16, 2016
It’s Not Just Doctors And Nurses, Patients Need To Wash Their Hands Too

It’s Not Just Doctors And Nurses, Patients Need To Wash Their Hands Too

As antibiotics lose their strength, there’s still one sure-fire way to prevent germs from spreading. By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health..

March 14, 2016
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