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N.C. Rural Hospital Leader Worries About Looming ACA Repeal

N.C. Rural Hospital Leader Worries About Looming ACA Repeal

Leaders from rural hospitals look at what’s coming out of the incoming Trump administration and worry. By Thomas Goldsmith Joann..

December 7, 2016 with 0 Comments
Hospitals Head Steps Away

Hospitals Head Steps Away

By Rose Hoban For hospitals in North Carolina, the end of an era is at hand with the announcement that NC Hospital Association head Bill..

November 22, 2016
Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

Research has shown North Carolina has some of the longest wait times around. By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News On any given day,..

October 19, 2016
Program Spurs Conversation, Debate on Future Dix Memorial

Program Spurs Conversation, Debate on Future Dix Memorial

More than a hundred people gathered Sunday afternoon to reflect and discuss what should be part of a memorial to the now-shuttered mental..

October 17, 2016
Hospitals Cope with Lost Power, Contaminated Water in Matthew’s Wake

Hospitals Cope with Lost Power, Contaminated Water in Matthew’s Wake

Hospitals throughout the eastern part of North Carolina have been affected, but none more than Southeastern Regional in Lumberton. By Rose..

October 13, 2016
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
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
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
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