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Fostering Health Care Innovation

Fostering Health Care Innovation

A showcase at UNC-Chapel Hill highlights innovations coming from labs on campus that turn into companies, jobs and new therapies and..

April 10, 2015 with 0 Comments
Exploring the Waves for New Medical Knowledge

Exploring the Waves for New Medical Knowledge

Researchers in eastern North Carolina are culling the waters of the coast to find ingredients for new drugs and treatments for disease. By..

March 16, 2015
A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

For one of the only pediatric providers in Hertford County, providing care to an underserved rural population is the dream. But the..

October 21, 2014
Broadband, a Screen and a Mic Connects Patients to Psychiatrists

Broadband, a Screen and a Mic Connects Patients to Psychiatrists

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services now reimburses more telepsychiatry services, potentially increasing access to psychiatric..

September 29, 2014
Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

The complicated and troubled NC FAST computer system used for determining eligibility for social service benefits took center stage at the..

April 18, 2014
Obamacare Faces Scrutiny at Legislature

Obamacare Faces Scrutiny at Legislature

The Affordable Care Act took the stage in three different venues at the General Assembly Tuesday, in both supporting-actor and lead roles...

March 19, 2014
New Rule Gives Patients Direct Access To Their Lab Reports

New Rule Gives Patients Direct Access To Their Lab Reports

By Ankita Rao Kaiser Health News Calling your doctor to get lab results might be a thing of the past: A new federal rule will allow..

February 19, 2014
Food Stamp Backlog Cleared, Some Places More Successfully Than Others

Food Stamp Backlog Cleared, Some Places More Successfully Than Others

As counties scrambled to meet a federal deadline to resolve a backlog of food stamp applications and recertifications, those with more..

February 11, 2014
Docs Sue DHHS Over NCTracks Trainwreck

Docs Sue DHHS Over NCTracks Trainwreck

By Rose Hoban A group of medical practices filed a class-action suit today against the state Department of Health and Human Services over..

January 16, 2014
Local Technology Could Help Ease N.C. Fracking Concerns

Local Technology Could Help Ease N.C. Fracking Concerns

How to tell if fracking fluid has leaked from a well? A local company is trying a new technology to trace potential leaks. By Marisa Grant..

January 9, 2014
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