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March is National Kidney Month

Are Your Kidneys Trying to Tell You Something? Even though they’re vital to our health kidneys don’t often get the attention they deserve. Learn the symptoms of kidney disease, treatment, and what you can do now to prevent serious issues in the future. Located just below the ribcage, the kidneys filter approximately 120 to 150…

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Sweet Dreams Elusive for Many Americans

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-8 Most Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Why? Life just seems too busy: We wake up early to get the kids off to school (all while drinking copious amounts of coffee); drive them to school; drive another 30 minutes to work; work a full eight- or nine-hour day (while…

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Eat Your Heart Out

Eat Your Heart Out: Smart Food Choices for Better Heart Health Eating healthy is one of the best ways for men and women to protect themselves and their heart. Heart disease is a killer, causing nearly one million heart-related deaths annually according to The Heart Foundation. A better diet is a great way to avoid…

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Coastal Carolina Healthcare - New Bern, NC - Cancer Care Center
Patients benefit from successful ACO program

CCHC participating in successful Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for accountable care. by Mark Hagland, Healthcare Informatics Coastal Carolina, which cares for more than 30,000 patients, is a multi-specialty physician group with 42 physicians and 20 mid-level providers, delivering care to patients in 11 locations. Leveraging the Touchworks EHR [electronic health record] solution from the Chicago-based…

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