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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…
CCNC's CEO and President, Tom Wroth, MD, MPH, and senior consultant, Tork Wade, recently co-authored an NCMJ article, "Emerging Trends: Primary Care Networks Addressing the Workforce Crisis"
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.
Carlos Jackson's article in Health Equity on high rates of multimorbidity in people of color who are a healthy weight
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.
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Carlos Jackson's article in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology on the association between care management and neonatal outcomes
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.
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.”
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.
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)
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.
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
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.
Tom Wroth M.D., MPH, President of CCNC, will become CEO of CCNC effective July 1, 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.
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
Dr. Wroth succeeds Dr. Allen Dobson, founding CEO, and the principal architect of CCNC's highly respected and nationally recognized primary care delivery system
CCNC is pleased to announce a toll-free helpline aimed at answering COVID-19 questions and helping patients find the care they need
CCNC and NC AHEC are working together with N.C. DHHS to help North Carolina’s healthcare providers address the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic
CCNC wants to support providers in this difficult time. We will be monitoring COVID-19 developments closely and sharing information and workflow guidance with healthcare providers as quickly as we can. On this page you will find general and specific COVID-19 information, including coding suggestions for healthcare providers serving Medicaid beneficiaries.
A newly published data brief by CCNC argues that effective targeting of patients can in fact significantly impact health trajectories, reducing both costs and reliance on emergency rooms and inpatient care