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News and Updates

Archive of past updates and news items

 

CCNC receives $18.6 million TPCI award

Grant will support large-scale healthcare transformation among clinician practices

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CCNC's call center helps sickle cell patients get better care

Program connects patients in ED with primary care help, medications

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CCNC's transitional care drives down hospitalization, costs

Highly targeted management of Medicaid patients with multiple chronic conditions cuts rates of inpatient care

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State auditor report finds big savings in CCNC

Statement on the State Auditor's report, released 8/20/2015, which found 3-to-1 returns to the state on CCNC's costs

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Physician support for NC Medicaid program grows with addition of 170 practices to medical home network

Nine of ten primary care practices across the state participate in North Carolina Community Care Networks

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Dual-eligible demonstration shows value of CCNC medical homes

Report by RTI shows savings for various populations under management by NCCCN

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Dr. Dobson speaks at ASU and ECU

CCNC's President & CEO was invited to speak at Appalachian State University and East Carolina University

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CCNC discusses team-based primary care & success with transitional care at the 'Health is Primary' panel

Family physician-led, team-based primary care improves both quality of patient care, patient outcomes, and helps prevent over utilization of scarce health care resources - especially in rural N.C., says Kim Thrasher, MD from CCLCF

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Peer-reviewed journal confirms high-risk patients benefit significantly from early follow-up post hospital discharge

The 'American Journal of Managed Care' (AJMC) published an article mentioning a recently published CCNC story about the timeliness of follow up for high-risk patients

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CCNC helps more foster care children get the care they need while restraining costs

Collaboration between local DSS departments, CCNC affiliates, medical providers improves care and lowers costs for Foster Children in Medicaid

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CCNC President & CEO, Dr. Allen Dobson Jr., to speak at BCBSNC's lecture series in Asheville, NC

The 'Asheville Citizen-Times' previewed Dr. Dobson’s appearance as speaker for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Distinguished Lecture Series at Appalachian State University

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Dr. DuBard speaks at a seminar for UNC Lineberger’s Cancer Outcomes Research program

In April 2015, CCNC's Dr. Annette DuBard spoke about a population-based perspective on the care of complex patients. View the slides from the seminar here

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Project Lazarus highlighted in Pharmacy Times and Time Warner Cable News

CCNC’s Theo Pikoulas, PharmD, BCPP talks about Project Lazarus to Pharmacy Times and Time Warner Cable News

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CCNC's Pregnancy Medical Home featured in the N&O

The News & Observer published an editorial that touted CCNC’s Pregnancy Medical Home program, the cost savings and improvement in quality of life for newborns

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CCNC's program for pregnant Medicaid patients reduces rate of low birth weight babies, helps lower healthcare costs

​​​​​​​CCNC's Pregnancy Medical Home improves maternal and infant health for the state’s Medicaid program, which funds deliveries for the majority of the state’s newborns

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CCNC's medical home program recognized in recent study

In a recent article, Psychiatric News describes a data analysis in which researchers compared a variety of measures of services used by people with serious mental illness enrolled in primary care–based medical homes and those not enrolled. The analysis calls out CCNC for the relatively large effects on primary care use.

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What happens to NC babies without health insurance?

CCNC’s Pregnancy Medical Home program is spotlighted in Women AdvaNCe

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Jamie Philyaw receives Healthcare Hero award from TBJ

Philyaw named Healthcare Hero by the Triangle Business Journal in 2015

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