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Network Update 37: 4/19/2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
CCNC in the News
There has been a great deal of coverage of Governor McCrory’s Medicaid reform proposal. A brief sampling is listed below.
- Raleigh News and Observer
- Associated Press
- Winston-Salem Journal
- Wilmington TV (WECT-TV6)
- North Carolina Health News
Coverage of HLC’s national Wellness Frontiers Award to CCNC includes:
- Healthcare Leadership Council
- The Mountaineer (Haywood County)
- Salem Community Hospital newsletter
- Jefferson Post (Ashe County)
- Also, don’t miss the great video of the award ceremony put together by the HLC on CCNC’s Award page. Thanks to Dr. Tom Siebert of Wake Forest Baptist Health for hosting the event and NW Community Care Network care staff for explaining how CCNC works.
Early Project Lazarus funding announcement coverage includes:
CCNC Efforts Cited by RWJF. An article on the website of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Reducing Disparities at the Practice Site initiative (RDPS) notes the critical role small primary care practices play in caring for low-income individuals with chronic conditions. The article highlights the importance of a long-commitment to working directly with small practices if Medicaid is to address the medical, behavioral, and social needs of its patient population. Many thanks to Carolina Collaborative Community Care for representing the State of North Carolina in this effort.
CCNC staff featured in NCMJ. Don’t miss articles in the current issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal by Dr. Annette DuBard of CCNC’s Central Office (improving quality for patients with chronic diseases) and Kelly Garrison of Northwest Community Care (quality improvement in asthma care). A PDF of the entire issue is available here.
P4CC collaborates with High Point clinic. See this High Point Enterprise story for details on how Partners for Community Care is working with Cornerstone Healthcare to help meet the needs of vulnerable local populations.
DHHS Terminates Western Highlands Contract. Coverage of the cancellation of the state contract with this behavioral MCO includes:
Welcome new faces. Please welcome Technical Integration Developer Adam Dolde, starting April 15; Health Coach Janet Puza-Dillin, starting May 8; Data Analyst Julian Thomas, starting May 13. Welcome to the CCNC family!
Career opportunities at CCNC. Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions. For more information, please see the CCNC Careers page. There is also an opening at Community Care of the Sandhills (Pinehurst) for a Quality Improvement Director.
- Senior Analyst, Quality Measurement and Reporting
- IC Reports Developer
- Staff Accountant-AP/AR
- Specialty Pharmacist
- CMIS C# .net Developer
- CHIPRA Pediatric Electronic Health Record Coach
Note: There is also an opening for a Quality Improvement Director at Community Care of the Sandhills (Pinehurst, NC).
Social media update. Please help support CCNC's fledgling -- but about to improve -- social media presence by following us on Twitter (@communitycarenc) and “liking” us on our Facebook page.
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