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16902
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As physicians orient toward a changing health care system, they increasingly establish secondary and tertiary practice locations. Sixteen percent of North Carolina's physicians had multiple locations during 1992. The expansion into multiple sites has clear implications for the geographic distribution of physicians and therefore the availability of and access to physicians.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 5 Issue , Winter 1996, p41-51, bibl, f
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21619
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The Group A influenza pandemic that affected the entire world in 1918-1919, killed roughly 13,000 people in the state of North Carolina alone. This event exposed the deficiencies of North Carolina's public health system and motivated the creation of a more effective network of public health agencies by the mid-1920s under the direction of Dr. Watson Smith Rankin. This movement was supported by increased public funding and established support for a permanent public health system.
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26233
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For most migrant farmworkers in North Carolina, adequate health care seems unattainable. Migrant women, in particular, are challenged with raising children under harsh living conditions. To help improve their lives, researchers from the School of Public Health are working to make health care more accessible and effective.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1988, p6-9, il, por Periodical Website
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31652
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The Rural Practice Project is a new national program, administered by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill, to establish twenty-five model community medical practices in small towns throughout the United States. The aim of the program is to find new ways of providing health care to rural residents at an affordable price.
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36170
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A medical care program in America provided knee and hip surgery for Cubans not able to obtain these treatments on their native soil. Expressions of English and Spanish not always understood created a language barrier at times between the patients and surgical team. The nonverbal signs of surgery success, though, required no translation or interpreter.
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36250
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Winston-Salem based Hanesbrand takes its work overseas. By selling products destined for landfills to recyclers, its helps to provide a new lease on life for items later used by medical teams offering free medical care in the Caribbean and Central America. Courtesy of teaming up with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, patients from places such as the Dominican Republic receive a new lease on life through medical treatments and procedures.