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How Much is Too Much on Thanksgiving?

Is pigging out during the holiday a harmless indulgence or a real health worry? 4,500. That’s quite a large number. Would you believe that’s the number of calories the average American is expected to consume this Thanksgiving? According to research from the Calorie Control Council, a typical holiday dinner alone can carry a load of…

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Coastal Carolina Ranks First in the Nation for Medicare ACO Quality Performance

Coastal Carolina Quality Care in New Bern ranked first in the nation for quality performance as a Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in 2016. Coastal Carolina had an overall quality score of 96.19%, while Physicians Healthcare Collaborative, the ACO associated with Wilmington Health, ranked 15th nationally with an overall quality score…

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Clear the Smoke this November: Join the Great American Smokeout!

The American Cancer Society’s 42nd Annual Great American Smokeout takes place November 16. Unfortunately, an estimated 36.5 million Americans still smoke and tobacco use remains this country’s single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death. We all know tobacco is a killer. Those who smoke or use other forms of tobacco are more likely…

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CCHC’s Overall Quality Score Ranks #1 in Nation

November 2, 2017 | New Bern, NC – On October 27th The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publicly released the quality and cost results for 432 Accountable Care Organizations from around the country for 2016. Calculations performed on this data show that Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A.’s (CCHC) Accountable Care Organization, Coastal Carolina…

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