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‘Those Days’ Are Over, So What Lies Ahead for a Rural Hospital?

‘Those Days’ Are Over, So What Lies Ahead for a Rural Hospital?

While fondly recalling the past, Yadkin County residents ponder the future of their community hospital. By Taylor Sisk To anyone who’s..

August 17, 2015 with 1 Comment
Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

North Carolina Health News editor Rose Hoban sits down with outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Aldona Wos for an exit interview. By..

August 14, 2015
Re-envisioning the Rural Hospital

Re-envisioning the Rural Hospital

Anson County is much obliged for Carolinas HealthCare System’s resources. By Taylor Sisk The old model no longer worked. Since 1954, the..

July 31, 2015
Former Yadkin Hospital Operators Ordered to Relinquish Keys

Former Yadkin Hospital Operators Ordered to Relinquish Keys

The fate of Yadkin Valley Community Hospital remains in the air as the county regains possession of the property. By Taylor Sisk A federal..

July 17, 2015
Local Seniors Join National Conference on Aging

Local Seniors Join National Conference on Aging

North Carolina seniors attended local watch parties to participate in the White House Conference on Aging this week. By Rose Hoban Around..

July 14, 2015
Through the Glasses with Corrections Enterprises

Through the Glasses with Corrections Enterprises

Correction Enterprises, a division of the N.C. Department of Safety, gives inmates job-training skills and offers affordable, high-quality..

July 9, 2015
Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

Finish Line in Sight for Autism Insurance Bill

After years of frustration, autism advocates are poised to get an insurance bill through the General Assembly. By Rose Hoban After years of..

July 1, 2015
Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Uncertainty Hangs Over Providers As They Work to Improve Care

Health care providers gather to swap ideas about how to better integrate mental and physical health care, but they’re doing it in the..

June 24, 2015
From Clinic to Campground

From Clinic to Campground

Two camps bring kids with chronic illness from the clinic to the woods and water. By Rachel Herzog When you walk down the dirt road through..

June 23, 2015
A ‘Watershed’ Opportunity to Save More Lives from Overdose and Infection

A ‘Watershed’ Opportunity to Save More Lives from Overdose and Infection

The Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference was held in Asheville last week, convening advocates working along the front lines..

June 17, 2015
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