WCU hopes an initiative to place nurse practitioners in area hospitals will promote wellness. But others say this won’t fix limited access to health care.
The Cherokee community welcomed guests last Thursday to the ribbon-cutting of their state-of-the-art 155,000-square-foot health-care facility.
A newly introduced bill in Congress would extend a lifeline to rural hospitals.
As the end of the session approaches, North Carolina's lawmakers face debates over deer farming, Planned Parenthood, changes to environmental legislation and a compromise deal on the infrastructure and transportation bond proposed by Gov. P ...
With final agreement on the state budget, lawmakers have pent up bills they want to get through before they go home for the year. Some of those bills could be controversial.
The study found that many older patients discharged from rural hospitals end up back in a hospital bed too soon.
Previously, North Carolina requires health assessments for kids entering kindergarten, but those entering the public school system at any other grade are exempt.
Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program, will hold a series of town hall events to educate Medicare beneficiaries on how to get the most from their Medicare benefits.