The State of NC Healthcare

Recent NC health headlines

Posted in NC Healthpress by writemyline on 26 November 2008

Republican Sen. Richard Burr (N.C.) is in a position to have a significant influence on health reform… Read this article from The Hill.

Novant opposes CMC-NorthEast tower. Read about this at the Charlotte Business Journal.

The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state law that determines the awarding of health-care facilities and equipment. Winston-Salem Journal

CIGNA HealthCare has been recognized as the top-ranked health plan in North Carolina for the second year. Read at Market Watch.

Dominion Healthcare in Durham has agreed to reimburse the NC Deptartment of Health and Human Services more than $1.6 million. Read the article in Winston-Salem Journal.

Rex Healthcare has been named in Top 200 Hospitals in Coding Study. Read on Carolina Newswire

VA Hospital in Salisbury may end surgical and ER services. Read the full article.

UNC selected by U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for important cancer treatment study. Read here.

VOCA Corporation and Residential Healthcare Affiliates of North Carolina MR  bids for an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded in Guilford County. Read at News-Record.

Carolinas Healthcare System holds hearing in Kannapolis. Read in the Salisbury Post.  Also read the follow-up article, “Proposed diagnostic imaging center draws ire of physicians, citizens.”

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