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Betts examines the utilization of and the services provided by the state's rural hospitals, and identifies sixteen North Carolina hospitals that are at risk of failing to meet their service objectives.
This article presents the MedFirsts businesses in North Carolina, doctor’s offices that are open long hours and every day of the year. These businesses represent just one aspect of the changing face of medicine in the U.S. Humana is the corporation behind the new medical centers that are opening at a surprising rate.
The North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, located at University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, provides specialized medical care and rehabilitation services to burn victims. The medical team at the center hopes to teach people how to avoid burn injuries, especially injuries to children. This article describes the foundation of the burn center and its medical programs.
Energy efficiency was discussed in tandem with factors important to patients. Just as critical as the treatments and equipment were two factors. They were the length of hospital stay (outpatient care was in greater demand) and sense of hospitality exuded by the physical environment and medical staff. Six examples of facilities, either in the Piedmont or Coastal regions, were featured: two hospitals; a children’s hospital; a cancer center; medical center; and research center.