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Preventing Burnout in Doctors Young and Old

Preventing Burnout in Doctors Young and Old

Many health care practitioners find themselves overwhelmed and depressed, yet there are few outlets for them to get help. A program at..

December 16, 2014 with 1 Comment
Tobacco, Guns and a Radio Gig: A UNC Doc’s Colorful Career

Tobacco, Guns and a Radio Gig: A UNC Doc’s Colorful Career

A UNC doctor forges a hybrid path, with groundbreaking research on tobacco use and gun safety while still treating patients. By Jennifer..

December 12, 2014 with 0 Comments
Changing the Paradigm for Mental Health Care in North Carolina

Changing the Paradigm for Mental Health Care in North Carolina

Attendance is growing each year at a conference designed to advance the principles and practice of recovery-based mental health care. By..

December 1, 2014
Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Project Launch fosters and supports the social, emotional and behavioral well-being of young children in Alamance County. By Hyun Namkoong..

November 17, 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
Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

By Roni Caryn Rabin Kaiser Health News Two years ago, Inova Health System recruited a top executive who was not a physician, had never..

November 6, 2014
Family Doctors Push For A Bigger Piece Of The Health Care Pie

Family Doctors Push For A Bigger Piece Of The Health Care Pie

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News Family medicine doctors are joining forces to win a bigger role in health care – and be paid for it...

November 4, 2014
Wake County Campaign Pits Health Care Providers Against Each Other

Wake County Campaign Pits Health Care Providers Against Each Other

There are few health care providers slated to be in this year’s crop of state legislators. In one district, two providers are running..

October 31, 2014
Dollars Flow to Wake County Health Care Candidates

Dollars Flow to Wake County Health Care Candidates

(Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story had dollar figures only through the second quarter. This version includes..

October 31, 2014
Better, Cheaper Care at Home?

Better, Cheaper Care at Home?

A Raleigh physician, frustrated with the standard way care gets practiced, goes back to making housecalls and finds her niche. By Jennifer..

October 29, 2014
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