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FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $1,225,000 to provide home-based primary care to patients in rural communities through  nurse-facilitated telehealth as well as expand school-based telehealth programs in five rural counties in South  Carolina.  

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For all the suffering and damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s at least one silver lining: the experience may alter our health care system for the better.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — Richmond County’s state representative has introduced a bill to help residents in rural North Carolina gain better access to broadband internet service.

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PINEHURST— FirstHealth Home Care is proud to announce its approval of accreditation status in Home Health telehealth by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Tuesday) announced a milestone in the use of telehealth and telephonic visits by NC Medicaid enrollees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since establishing telehealth flexibility policies in early March, NC Medicaid has processed claims for approximately more than 1.1 million telehealth and 350,000 telephonic visits.

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