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February 26, 2020

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

By Kaitlin Phillips

There are currently no cases of the novel coronavirus dubbed COVID-19 in North Carolina, but its potential threat is on many minds as it spreads to Asia and Europe. The…

February 19, 2020

Oral Health Rule Change Creates New Opportunities to Help Underserved Communities

By Kaitlin Phillips

Written by Erin C. Bennett   Last month, the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative, led by Zachary Brian, D.M.D., M.H.A., announced the approval of a new state regulation designed to…

February 10, 2020

More Americans are Dying at Home

By Michelle Ries

Americans are increasingly dying at home, instead of in a hospital or long-term care facility. In a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that 30.7%…

January 31, 2020

NC’s Roadmap to Improving Serious Illness Care

By Michelle Ries

Since caring for a seriously ill loved one is one of the biggest challenges we face, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM), in partnership with agencies and organizations that…

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