Network Update 68: 07/14/2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

In the News

Wake County Physician. Community Care of Wake and Johnston Counties is spotlighted in the July issue of Wake County Physician Magazine (see pg. 7) for their work with Capital Care Collaborative and the Wake County Advanced Practice Paramedics Program.

Project Lazarus. The Sylvia Herald reported that the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office donated 50 lock boxes and informational cards regarding prescription medications to Project Lazarus to be distributed throughout the county. Additionally, Project Lazarus and Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear's Medical Director, Dr. Robert Rich were featured in a the American Academy of Family Physicians' recent newsletter.

AHRQ Innovations. CCNC was featured as a Policy Innovation Profile on the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange. Check out the write-up here.  

NC Medicaid. The General Assembly's Short Session is expected to wrap next week. Meanwhile members are still addressing key bills and working on a revised budget. Medicaid-related coverage can be found here.

Events

NCAFP. Drs. Tom Wroth and Chip Watkins presented at the 2014 NCAFP Sports Medicine Symposium & Mid-Summer Family Medicine Digest in Myrtle Beach, SC. Dr. Wroth spoke on “Population Health Management: What Does It Mean for My Practice?” and sat on a Practice Management Panel Discussion, and Dr. Watkins presented, “Why Quality Improvement Is More Important Now Than Ever Before” as well as co-hosted a seminar on Mastering Hands-On Procedures. 

CCNC Blood Drive. CCNC will host a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, July 23. Your donation could save a life and it only takes a few minutes to donate. Please contact Joe Voss to sign up to support this important effort.

Other News

Call for Presentations. The 6th Annual NC "One Community in Recovery" Conference is currently accepting submissions for presentations. The conference will be held Nov. 12-14, 2014 in Clemmons, NC. For presentation applications, click here. For additional information contact Lisa Maurer.

NC HIE. NC HIE’s monthly e-newsletter is distributed on the first of every month. NC HIE e-News aims to provide a monthly summary of NC HIE news, current initiatives and related health care topics. To view the July 2014 NC HIE e-newsletter, click here. To subscribe to NC HIE e-News for automated monthly updates, click here.

Career Opportunities at CCNC. Applications are currently being accepted for several positions - for more information, please see the CCNC Careers page. Don't forget to check out positions open in other local CCNC networks on our Network Careers page.  

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