Topics: North Carolina

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The Reverend’s Revolution: A Kid-First Approach to Community Health

Reverend Richard Joyner


By teaching youth how to better their health and economic situation, Reverend Richard Joyner has inspired the Conetoe community to make lasting changes. Read more about how the Conetoe Family Life Center’s garden camp and partnerships with local hospitals have revolutionized the health of northeast North Carolina.

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June 29, 2016

Providing Patients with Access to Nutritious Food

Tray of food prepared by Fairview Hospital's foodservice


Money, distance, and lack of education are just a few barriers between rural Americans and nutritious food. Find out how a Critical Access Hospital, a prescription program, and a research project are creating tangible examples of how to promote nutrition and increase patients’ access to healthy food.

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March 30, 2016

Foundation’s Place-Based Initiative Focuses on Community Needs

Jehan Benton-Clark, a senior program officer of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, speaking with leaders in Halifax County


The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is shaking things up in rural philanthropic giving, engaging local residents and organizations to improve health outcomes through place-based grants targeted at financially disadvantaged counties.

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November 10, 2015

Bad News, Good News

An early childhood education intervention project in North Carolina is proving to have long-term health benefits for some of the participants 30 years later.

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May 15, 2014

Care Coordination Keeps Patients, Providers in the Loop

Community Care of NC care manager


Provides an update on three providers’ coordinated care services and the progress they’ve made since their stories were first published in the Rural Monitor. Includes programs in North Carolina, Idaho, and Missouri.

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February 21, 2013

An Interview with Tom Morris

Tom Morris


Tom Morris, the director of the Office of Rural Health Policy, discusses major developments at ORHP in the 12 years he’s been there and upcoming changes, including the return of telehealth.

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February 12, 2010