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Practicing Rural Health Care Right Here at Home

Practicing Rural Health Care Right Here at Home

A residency program in Hendersonville is preparing primary care physicians to live and work in the state’s rural areas. By Taylor Sisk..

March 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

In the heavily touristed communities of Dare County, many low-income workers get on the bus to see the doctor. By Jasmin Singh Sandy..

February 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

Government, Business Leaders Warming to Medicaid

At an economic forum hosted by the North Carolina Bankers Association, one of the takeaway messages was that it’s time to expand the..

January 6, 2015
Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Haven’t thought about the health care law for a while? Now’s the time. By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Passed in 2010, the..

November 20, 2014
Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

An Apex physician has decided to skip billing to insurance. He has patients pay him directly. By Jennifer Ferris MedPage Today/ North..

November 11, 2014
Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

A new performance illuminates the health care disparities faced by African-American men in an extraordinary way. By Rose Hoban In North..

October 30, 2014
When a Hospital Closes

When a Hospital Closes

People in Belhaven are getting used to the new reality: Life without a local hospital. By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News People in this..

September 19, 2014
New Statistics Show Drops in the Rate of Uninsured

New Statistics Show Drops in the Rate of Uninsured

This story was updated at 10:10 am with additional quotes. By Rose Hoban Fewer people nationwide lacked health insurance in the opening..

September 17, 2014
Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

Three Nonprofits to Share $2.8 Million for Health Insurance Navigators

As this year’s enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act approaches, advocates are getting ready. By..

September 9, 2014
A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

The sole health care provider in the community of Snow Camp operates out of a donated trailer from Sylvan Elementary School to meet the..

September 8, 2014
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