NCIOM 2019 Annual Meeting
Transforming Medicaid in North Carolina

At the NCIOM's 36th Annual Meeting participants learned more about the implementation of Medicaid transformation in North Carolina.

Partnering to Improve Health: Developing Accountable Care Communities in North Carolina

Report includes the findings and recommendations from the Task Force on Accountable Care Communities

Health Priorities of NC Communities

As a component of the Healthy North Carolina 2030 project, the NCIOM staff traveled to 8 counties across North Carolina to solicit community input on population health indicators.

2019 Child Health Report Card

The North Carolina Child Health Report Card, issued annually by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and NC Child, tracks key indicators of child health and well-being in four areas: Healthy Births, Access to Care, Secure Homes and Neighborhoods, and Health Risk Factors.

The 2019 Child Health Report Card highlights the recent rise in youth suicide and identifies potential solutions to address it.

Read the Latest NCIOM Blog Post

The NCIOM blog provides updates on current and future work, information and analysis on hot health policy topics, and summaries of recent NCMJ articles.


Shaping Policy for a Healthier State

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, NCIOM, is an independent organization focused on improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians by providing analysis on the health and well-being of North Carolinians, identifying solutions to the health issues facing our state, building consensus toward evidence-based solutions, and informing health policy at the state and local level.

We bring together diverse stakeholders to develop solutions to the complex health problems in North Carolina.

The NCIOM’s task forces and other projects, including the NCMJ, have led to sustained improvements in the health and well-being of North Carolinians.

Current Work

Collaborating for a Healthier North Carolina

The NCIOM addresses the health needs of North Carolinians by working with stakeholder groups to identify evidence-based strategies to improve health and inform health policy.

Current Task Force

Health Services for Individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Task Force on Health Services for Individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing has been established to study the current state and limitations of health services for the deaf and hard of hearing and the consequences of those limitations. Scope of work will include but not limited to interpreter training, distribution of interpreters, appropriate use of technology solutions, qualifications of sign language interpreters, and provider education.

Current Task Force

Perinatal System of Care

North Carolina ranks 42nd in infant mortality with 7.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, considerably higher than the national average. This NCIOM Task Force, in partnership with the Women’s and Children’s Health Section, Division of Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services will convene to respond to Session Law 2018-93 and develop a perinatal system of care for the state aligned with Goal 3 of NC's Perinatal Health Plan 2016-2020.

Current Task Force

Task Force on Serious Illness Care

The Task Force on Serious Illness Care has been established to develop a workable plan to meet the needs of individuals living with serious illness and their caregivers across the state of North Carolina. The NCIOM, in partnership with agencies and organizations that provide care and advocacy around issues of aging, palliative care, hospice care, and long-term supports and services, will convene the Task Force ten times through 2019 and issue a final report in early 2020.

Current Task Force

Healthy North Carolina 2030

The Healthy North Carolina 2030 Task Force is a multi-stakeholder project, tasked with identifying the goals and objectives for North Carolina’s roadmap to improving the health of all North Carolinians in the decade from 2020 to 2030.

North Carolina Medical Journal

The Latest Issue

Medicaid Transformation in North Carolina

Current Issue August 30, 2019

In the Issue

This issue of the NCMJ provides the history and context to help readers understand the shift to Medicaid managed care in North Carolina.

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