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NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | January 16, 2018

North Carolina Institute of Medicine Launches Legislative Health Policy Fellows Program

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) has launched the Legislative Health Policy Fellows Program to provide General Assembly members with resources and data to inform health policy decision-making and priorities. The inaugural 2018 class of Legislative Health Policy Fellows is comprised of 22 state legislators.

NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | December 21, 2017

New Study Finds Rising Death Rate for Middle-Aged Whites in North Carolina

There was an unprecedented rise in the death rate for whites aged 45–54 years in North Carolina, according to a study published in the current issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal. Chris Mansfield and colleagues at East Carolina University (E.C.U.) who authored the study found suicide and liver disease to be major contributors to the rise in deaths for middle-aged whites from 2000 to 2013.

NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | October 13, 2017

Latest NCIOM Task Force Report Released – Metrics to Drive Improvements in Health: A Report of the Task Force on Health Care Analytics

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, partnering with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, releases selected measures of health care quality for North Carolina Medicaid, along with, “Metrics to Drive Improvements in Health: A Report of the Task Force on Health Care Analytics.”