Chronic Disease Management Flourishes with Innovation in North Carolina

Innovation does not always have to come with a hefty price tag in healthcare.  That is what health centers prove every day in the communities they serve, sometimes in the unlikeliest of places.  In rural Ahoskie, NC, the Roanoke-Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC) operates a remote monitoring system for patients with chronic conditions, like cardiovascular disease,…

Fighting Breast Cancer in Nevada

When it comes to the Mammovan, what strays in Vegas actually saves lives in Vegas.  We found out about the Nevada Health Centers’Mammovan from this local National Public Radio story and wanted to learn more. Nevada Health Centers, the largest Community Health Center organization in the state,  operates the 70 foot semi-truck that crisscrosses the state in search of women who need an…

Desiree Goldman Finds Care That Fits Her Budget

Desiree Goldman is a real estate agent. Goldman, a single mother of two, has health insurance with a high deductible, so Piedmont Health Services  (Carrboro, NC) is a good alternative to a walk-in clinic.  Goldman participates in a pilot program started by Piedmont Health Services and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce to provide employees with affordable…