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February 15, 2019

Healthy North Carolina 2030

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald   Since 1990, North Carolina has set 10-year goals for health in the state. These goals are used to determine priorities for action to improve population health…

January 30, 2019

Medicaid Transformation About to Kick in to High Gear

By Berkeley

By Berkeley Yorkery   Next week the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) will announce which of the eight applicants for NC Medicaid Prepaid Health Plan…

January 24, 2019

Essentials for Childhood Task Force Provides Tools for Tackling Opioids’ Impact on Children & Families

By Michelle Ries

By Michelle Ries   Opiate use is increasingly affecting children and families in North Carolina, and many stakeholders agree that primary prevention of trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and…

January 11, 2019

Newborn Screening in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

More than 150 million babies in the United States have been screened for critical health problems soon after birth, and many of their heel stick samples have been analyzed using…

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