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30185
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North Carolina health care providers are dealing with changes in population and procedures, the latter brought by the Patient Privacy and Affordable Care Act. They also manage growing rates of chronic diseases and face multiple challenges in providing care. A panel of health care experts examines these issues and prescribes solutions.
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367
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President Reagan has drastically slashed entitlement programs, which has caused significant reductions in North Carolina's Medicaid program. State legislators are now faced with finding new ways to fund health care and with bringing spiraling health care costs under control.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 4 Issue 4, Dec 1981, p42-48, il
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36256
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In citing Cardinal Innovations Healthcare as a major cause for the continuing issues involving health care in North Carolina, some experts believed it was a case of paying more attention to the symptoms rather than disease. For such experts, focusing on issues such as the company’s excessive salaries, employee bonuses and questionable spending took attention away from what mattered most: providing quality health care for all North Carolinians.
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24888
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As healthcare is necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the question of whether health risks mean limited healthcare must be answered. Three groups are studied: those with chronic illnesses, high risk behaviors, or who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, February 2002, p1-9, bibl, f
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29232
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In the face of skyrocketing health care costs, officials in North Carolina's health care facilities and insurance companies are searching for ways to take the burden off the patient and the industry.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 6, June 1991, p46, 48, 50-53, il, por
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24893
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The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that there is a geography factor to consider when looking for health indicators. Health care access is varied across various counties and regions. Poorer areas had worse health care outcomes while the wealthiest areas had better health outcomes.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 137, Aug 2003, p1-7, bibl, f
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24905
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Jesse Cureton plans to make Novant Health a better form of medicine by focusing more on preventative care rather than expensive as-needed care. He planes to keep costs low with this new segregation of patients into three categories.
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35250
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The medical profession played an important role in her decade’s journey of healing. As Rose Turner proved, though, healing also involved a divine entity.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 3, March 2015, p6
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40065
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The profiled ECU physician’s assistant program graduate helps generate Vance Family Medicine’s family-like atmosphere. As for the combination of caring and capability medical professionals like Tanya Darrow exhibit, it’s particularly valuable for the region she works. It contains a considerable number of communities medically underserved as well as rural.
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27732
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State and UNC Chapel Hill researchers have created a map to show where well water could pose risks to newborns. Water wells throughout the center of the state are saturated with manganese which can cause heart defects in newborns. Researchers hope these maps will help prevent future birth defects.
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27793
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State legislators are preparing to change North Carolina’s medical malpractice laws. The new bill would put a cap on the amount of money individuals can be awarded as a result of pain and suffering caused by an accident. Also, the bill will put a tougher standard on proving malpractice in emergency cases. Legislators say this will save money and make health care more affordable. There are questions whether part of the bill would be considered unconstitutional if challenged in the courts.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 12, March 2011, p9, 12 Periodical Website
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203
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O'Connor discusses the high cost of health care with an emphasis on the cost of insuring employees of municipalities.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Mar 1992, p1-8, il
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11059
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Dr. Jacob Koomen, North Carolina State Health Director and Secretary-Treasurer of the State Board of Health, discusses health care in North Carolina.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 29 Issue 3, Mar 1971, p42-43, 56, por
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25702
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Researchers at East Carolina University are exposing the complex connections between non-insulin dependent diabetes and obesity through procedures such as gastric bypass surgery.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1999, p22-27, il Periodical Website
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30665
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The most pressing need in organ donation remains the shortage of donors in North Carolina. This article explains the process of donating organs, donor eligibility and registration in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 6, June 2014, p28, por
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