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28572
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Eugene Woods is the new CEO of Carolinas Health Care System. Woods is ready to expand North Carolina’s largest hospital system amid concerns that it packs too much power. Among the greatest challenges are government mandates and pressure to treat sick people collaboratively while limiting time spent in hospitals.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 37 Issue 3, March 2017, p66-71, il, por, map Periodical Website
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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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36248
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Employment benefits offered by the profiled thirty four companies, ranged from small to large, included mentorships, child and pet friendly policies, free dental care, flexible work scheduling, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000, paid volunteer days, and all-expense paid trips for top performers. Profiled companies included Hill, Chesson, and Woody; N2 Publishing; Practicon; CCS Construction Staffing; Insperity; Williams Mullen; Alston and Bird LLP; and CPI Security.
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Part of winning the ongoing battle with cancer included factors that many patients not of limited means may take for granted: transportation and cost of insurance and treatments. Attesting to the necessity of affordable health care included descriptions of cutting-edge procedures and benefits of the modern multi-faceted, collaborative approach to treatments.
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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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39942
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Contemporary medical challenges directly impacting the community, health professionals in facilities such as Pitt County’s health department and Vidant Medical Center are optimistic about overcoming. Reason for optimism is reflected in a timeline, containing highlights such as the eradication of diseases such as smallpox, and in the observations of Dr. Earl Trevathan, whose career left him witness and contributor to sixty years of medical advancements.
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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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On the downside to the takeover of AI in employment sectors: the elimination of jobs traditionally targeted for elimination, such as factory work; the elimination of highly paid positions such as software designing. Changes that may be a mixed blessing include a minimum guaranteed income provided by the government. However, what may be criticized now as a sign of a socialistic society may one day be regarded as the basis of economic survival.
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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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22565
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This article lists the best hospitals in North Carolina by outright best hospitals, patient picks, cutting-edge hospitals, and top-performing hospitals
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35324
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Derek Triplett related the event that caused him and his sister to truly bond: a car accident that encouraged her to become one of his caregivers. It’s a bond that has endured for nearly two decades and came to include their respective children.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 8, August 2015, p6
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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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35300
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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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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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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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