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The Latest News from CCNC

 

CCNC's PMH, Medicaid programs help reduce NC unintended pregnancies

The rate of unintended pregnancies in NC Medicaid has declined from 52.4% in 2012 to 46.8% in June 2016

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State of North Carolina leads nation in developmental screening rate

ABCD program helps foster early interventions, healthy childhood development

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CCNC wins inaugural Hearst Health award

CCCNC awarded the $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health

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CCNC named finalist for Hearst Health prize

Press release on Hearst Health finalist recognition in which CCNC was named one of three finalists among 125 total applicants

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Recent issue of 'Population Health Management' features article by CCNC’s Dr. Annette DuBard & Dr. Carlos Jackson

Read the entire article, “Conflicting Readmission Rate Trends in a High-Risk Population: Implications for Performance Measurement,” here

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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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