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News and Updates

Archive of past updates and news items

 

The North Carolina Experience: Success in Fighting Opioid Abuse Demands Multifaceted Approach

Project Lazarus and Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear's Medical Director, Dr. Robert Rich, featured in the American Academy of Family Physicians' recent newsletter

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Other states continue to tap into CCNC's experience, innovations

Overview of visit by Oklahoma legislator

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Appalachian Care Medical Mission

Earlier this month, AccessCare and Community Health Partners took part in the Appalachian Care Medical Mission, which provided the public with free primary medical care, dentistry, optometry, and behavioral health services, as well as classes on nutrition, smoking cessation, stress reduction, and healthy/fit lifestyles

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Arkansas wants the same kind of care model that N.C. has, and is willing to pay $750K

CCNC, the nonprofit group that helps manage the Medicaid population in North Carolina, was selected to implement the program in Arkansas

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Arkansas selects CCNC for medical home/care management program

CCNC has been selected by the Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Medical Services from among bidders seeking to provide care coordination support and population health services for the State of Arkansas

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CCNC partners to help Pitt County sheriff officers be the first to be equipped with Naloxone

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement agency in NC to equip its patrol cars with Naloxone, a substance that counteracts the effects of drug overdoses for heroin and other opioids. More than 145 patrol officers, investigators and school resource officers received an hour of training on using Naloxone, thanks in part to a partnership that includes Community Care Plan of Eastern Carolina.

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White House Rural Council

Dr. Chip Watkins spoke and participated in a panel discussion as part of the White House Rural Council’s Opportunities for Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Care Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Data-driven care, using data to improve care & control costs, QI pregnancy program, and importance of QI

The May/June 2014 issue of the NC Medical Journal features contributions from CCNC Central Office and Network staff

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CitiusTech and CCNC sign partnership

Agreement to drive improvement in data analytics using BI platform, improve cost-effectiveness of CCNC

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NC HIE improving transparency and medical decisions, restraining costs

Data use agreement is first step toward Medicaid reform, greater healthcare transparency

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Dr. Dobson testifies before U.S. Senate

Dr. Dobson speaks to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) subcommittee on primary care

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CCNC's CEO on UNC-TV's statewide news program, 'North Carolina Now'

Dr. Dobson's recent interview on 'North Carolina Now' focuses on Medicaid reform and the value of CCNC's statewide infrastructure in the process

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CCNC, Passport Health Plan form alliance

A strategic alliance has been formed between CCNC and Passport Health Plan, a Kentucky-based, non-profit health plan that manages care for Medicaid beneficiaries

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Project Lazarus in the Triad

CCNC and Project Lazarus are highlighted in an article in the Winston-Salem Journal about substance abuse deaths in the Triad and northwestern NC counties

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The big deal about "small data"

GlaxoSmithKline and CCNC’s new approach to analyzing health information that allows healthcare providers and payers to improve health care quality and rein in cost continues to earn coverage

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GlaxoSmithKline, CCNC harness “small data” to improve patient care and reduce health care costs

Real time analysis of select health care data helps identify "impactable" patients

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New funding announced to fight prescription drug abuse statewide

Community-based approach to chronic pain receives $2.6M in support from the State of North Carolina and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

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CCNC receives Wellness Frontiers Award

Healthcare Coalition, U.S. Senator Richard Burr recognize CCNC’s innovative approach to improving quality and restraining costs

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