This issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal examines the challenges and opportunities in providing health care to our state’s justice-involved population.
This issue of the NCMJ provides the history and context to help readers understand the shift to Medicaid managed care in North Carolina.
This issue of the NCMJ covers the promise and perils of technology in the health care industry in North Carolina.
This issue of the NCMJ covers the many challenges and opportunities associated with caring for North Carolina’s growing immigrant and refugee populations.
This issue of the NCMJ celebrates North Carolina’s pioneering influence on the field of newborn screening, which identifies potentially life-threatening conditions in babies before symptoms occur.
This issue of the NCMJ focuses on the health care challenges and opportunities facing rural North Carolina.
This issue takes a look at the myriad ways the environment affects the health of North Carolinians.
This issue of the NCMJ examines the role of teams in North Carolina’s health care ecosystem. It takes a look at what really makes a good health care team, whether North Carolina’s workforce is prepared for team-based care, alternative financing models for this type of care, the roles of the patient and of technology as part of the team, and more.
This issue of the NCMJ addresses the sources, consequences, and potential solutions for the opioid crisis in North Carolina. Authors tackle the problem from a variety of perspectives, including public health, private practice, harm reduction, behavioral health, criminal justice, local government, and law enforcement.
This issue of the NCMJ examines the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on lifelong health. Public health providers, social workers, and researchers share data on the impact of ACEs, details about related issues such as poverty and domestic violence, and recommendations for promoting resiliency. In addition to laying out the problem of childhood trauma, this issue provides examples of success stories from around the state, as well as prescriptions for how communities can combat ACEs in the future.
This issue of the NCMJ explores the high cost of care in North Carolina. By incorporating several viewpoints, including that of providers, consumers, insurance, and pharma, this issue provides a broad overview of the various drivers of high health care costs. This issue also discusses managing the cost of care through addressing social determinants of health, tobacco use, and an aging population.