Displaying items by tag: health care

RALEIGH — Taxes and employee benefits are at the center of the race for N.C. treasurer.

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PEMBROKE — The College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke will serve a key role in the new state standardized core competency curriculum for community health workers.

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On July 24, U.S. president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States.

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America’s convoluted, public-private health care system is filled with bad policies and inefficiencies. Government intrusion into the market has rendered it unusable and impenetrable for many. A lack of price transparency is one of the most glaring issues in America’s health care system.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday signed a Medicaid transformation bill that ends years of wrangling with legislators over the issue.

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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper Proclaimed June 15, 2020, Healthcare Heroes Day to recognize the daily heroic sacrifices made by healthcare professionals, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Doctors who fled the health insurance system to offer transparent prices and more personal care got a boost from state lawmakers. 

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RALEIGH — A Senate committee passed protection for direct primary care providers and discussed regulatory reforms to prepare hospitals and other health care workers for the second wave of the coronavirus.

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PINEHURST—From a young age, Alicia Libby, PA-C knew she wanted to practice medicine. The newest addition to FirstHealth Cancer Services and Pinehurst Medical Clinic, she is enthused to bring her experience and passion to the Moore County team.

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RALEIGH — Due to COVID-19, many health care facilities in North Carolina, particularly long-term care facilities, are seeking to urgently hire staff for temporary, part-time or full-time roles. There is an urgent need for Registered Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants, among other roles to supplement current workers and in some cases fill in for workers affected by COVID-19.

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