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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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October is Healthy Aging Month

You Can’t Stop the Aging Process, But You May Be Able to Hit “Pause” A 2009 study from the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research reported that, statewide, the senior population will double by 2030, reaching 2.2 million residents. This growth reflects nationwide trends as baby boomers turn 50 and people retire later and…

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GET YOUR FLU SHOT TODAY!

Getting your flu shot is very important. Up to 20 percent of people who are not vaccinated will develop the flu. In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and older. The CDC estimates indicate that influenza vaccination reduced the risk for doctor visits by almost half!…

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