North Carolina

Innovations

Home Visit for All Newborns To Assess Risk of Child Maltreatment Improves Parenting Skills, Reduces Medical Emergencies, and Generates Positive Return on Investment 05/07/13

To promote healthy infant development and reduce child maltreatment and abuse, Durham Connects offers all families with newborns in Durham County, NC, the opportunity for a nurse to come to the...

Public-Private Partnership Supports Medical Homes in Managing Medicaid Enrollees via Disease/Case Management and Other Initiatives, Leading to Higher Quality and Significant Cost Savings 02/22/13

A state-based, public-private partnership known as Community Care of North Carolina supports medical homes in managing the health of Medicaid managed-care enrollees by fostering the development of...

Statewide Medical Home Program for Low-Income Pregnant Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive Prenatal Care and Case Management, Improves Outcomes 12/06/12

A statewide, public–private partnership known as Community Care of North Carolina adapted its successful primary care medical home model for use with pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries. The...

Teams of Diabetes Educators Regularly Visit Rural Clinics to Coach African-American Patients, Leading to Better Glycemic Control and Potential Cost Savings 11/19/12

Vidant Health, a health system serving a largely rural area, redesigned its care management system for patients with diabetes in three affiliated rural clinics located in medically underserved...

Dedicated Inpatient Unit Improves Outcomes and Generates High Satisfaction for Women With Severe Perinatal Depression 09/07/12

The University of North Carolina Center for Women's Mood Disorders created the Perinatal Psychiatry Inpatient Unit to serve women with severe perinatal depression. This standalone unit features a...

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