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March 17 2024

The latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal includes an article co-written by Lydia Newman, Stan Taylor, Denise Levis-Hewson and Dr. Tom Wroth.

The article, entitled “Is Primary Care Adapting to Medicaid Managed Care in North Carolina? Implications for Expansion and Future Managed Care Transitions,” details the need to strengthen the state’s primary care infrastructure by such initiatives as building upon the value-based care incentives in the Advanced Medical Home…

March 6 2024

Every day, CCNC Call Center and Care Management staff work closely with patients, managing hospital discharges, unraveling medication challenges and connecting health plan members to needed services in their community.

December 13 2023

A new collaboration between Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFA-NC) and Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) aims to expand care for NC children and youth in foster care

December 13 2023

A new collaboration between Methodist Home for Children (MHC) and Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) aims to expand care for NC children and youth in foster care

July 3 2023

A newly published data brief by CCNC finds significant racial disparities in childhood vaccine completion rates and adult chronic diseases among minority populations served by CCPN practices. These results suggest the need for innovative and organizational approaches to achieve health equity.

March 2 2023

A multi-disciplinary approach to delivering behavioral healthcare is gaining traction in our state, say mental health experts. In the Collaborative Care Model (CoCM), primary care providers, care managers, and psychiatric consultants work together to provide care and monitor patients' progress.

The approach is gathering momentum through support and integration from the NC Medicaid program, Community Care of North Carolina, the NC Psychiatric Association, NCAHEC, primary…

November 16 2022

This research focuses on building a high-performing primary care infrastructure in NC through aligned efforts across the state. The article describes the shifting primary care landscape, current workforce initiatives, and policy options for achieving this goal.

October 26 2022

CCNC's EVP & Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Carlos Jackson, PhD, recently co-authored the results of a study published in a peer reviewed journal on multimorbidity rates among people of color despite being a healthy weight. These results are significant as they demonstrate the need for newer strategies and interventions to help people of color maintain optimal health.

August 16 2022

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July 14 2022

Publicly available, free data dashboard provides insights and visualizations of neighborhood level social determinants of health data across housing, education, public health, economic opportunity and more

April 5 2022

CCNC's EVP & Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Carlos Jackson, PHD, recently co-authored the results of an evaluation in a peer-reviewed journal that found pregnancy care management to be associated with substantial reductions in poor birth outcomes for both black and white pregnant women. These results are significant as they demonstrate the tremendous value of care coordination and management for improving birth outcomes and reducing racial disparities for very high risk pregnancies.

February 9 2022

On the partnership with UpStream Healthcare, CCPN Co-president Conrad L. Flick, MD said: “CCPN physicians will be better resourced to provide effective care to medically complex seniors.”

May 14 2021

An article written by Tom Wroth, MD, president and CEO of CCNC, was published in the May/June 2021 issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal (NCMJ). The article focuses on how NC strengthened its health information technology capabilities and rapidly evolved in areas such as telehealth.

February 17 2021

Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members to the Boards of Directors for CCNC and North Carolina Community Care Networks, Inc. (NCCCN)

February 15 2021

In this role, Lydia will provide leadership in government affairs and work closely with the CCNC and NCCCN Boards as the chief administrator and board liaison for the organization.

October 16 2020

Family practice physician L. Allen Dobson, Jr. of Mount Pleasant, NC, was awarded The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence’s (CCME) 2020 T. Reginald Harris, MD Memorial Award in recognition for his outstanding achievements in health care quality and service to the medical community and underserved populations

September 10 2020

In North Carolina, Latinos represent 9% of the population but account for 37% of COVID-19 cases. Ivette Lopez felt a calling to get involved so she started making and donating masks and now works as a contact tracer for CCNC.

June 29 2020

Tom Wroth M.D., MPH, President of CCNC, will become CEO of CCNC effective July 1, 2020

April 27 2020

NCDHHS announces the Carolina Community Tracing Collaborative, a new partnership with CCNC and NC AHEC to help stop the spread of COVID-19. This collaborative will build upon existing local health department tracing efforts to help meet the surge in demand for contact tracing staff expected as COVID-19 testing increases.

April 22 2020

Press release announcing that CCNC President Tom Wroth, M.D., MPH, has been appointed by CCNC's Board as CCNC’s Chief Executive Officer effective July 1, 2020