Ushering in a New Era in Health Care

Published July 1, 2013

NCMJ July/August 2013


This issue focuses on how the Affordable Care Act will change health care in North Carolina. Commentaries discuss the effect of this legislation on consumers, insurers, employers, hospitals, and others. Original articles examine injuries in Eastern North Carolina following Hurricane Irene, the use of family health history for assessment of chronic disease risk, and the development and validation of a family health history and decision support program.