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Health Alert about Ebola Guidance for NC Providers

August 19, 2014

Buncombe County Health and Human Services Medical Director, Jennifer Mullendore, MD, MSPH, shares a Health Alert about updated Ebola guidance for NC Providers and laboratories.

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Update on Biltmore Family Medicine

August 14, 2014

Dr. Anderson's office now has a new location and hopes to start seeing patients again soon.

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Hard Launch for NC Fast Medicaid Program

August 1, 2014

The NC FAST Medicaid hard launch for Buncombe County will begin Monday, August 4, 2014. During the hard launch, all Medicaid cases will be moved from the historical system to the NC FAST system

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Ribbon-cutting for Asheville’s cutting-edge pain management clinic.

July 15, 2014

Blue Ridge Pain Management is proud to announce the grand opening of its new office at 3 Walden Ridge Drive, Suite 100, just off Hendersonville Road. The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at the South Asheville clinic on July 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm. Drinks, including beer and wine, food and music will accompany an open house following the ribbon cutting from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

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Buncombe County Health & Human Services Partners with MAHEC to Improve Community Health Outcomes

July 2, 2014

A new model is being developed to improve Buncombe County’s community health outcomes.

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FAQs on Mission's New ACO

June 26, 2014

Read the FAQs on Mission's new ACO, Mission Health Partners.

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Buncombe County’s Collaborative Work to Close the Health Equity Gap Gains National Recognition

June 26, 2014

Buncombe County receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in recognition of outstanding efforts to help people lead healthier lives.

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WCMS Goes Back to Raleigh for Second White Coat Wednesday!

June 23, 2014

On May 28th CEO Miriam Schwarz along with Dr. Bob Henderson (Ob/Gyn) travelled to Raleigh to meet with Sens. Hise, Van Duyn, and Reps. Ramsey, Moffitt, and Whitmire.

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AllCare Clinical Associates to Provide Anesthesia Services at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

June 3, 2014

Effective June 2, 2014, the anesthetists previously employed by Blue Ridge Regional Hospital are now employed by AllCare Clinical Associates.

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HeartStrings Fundraiser on WLOS

May 27, 2014

Read the article about WCMS' HeartStrings event on WLOS

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Special Report: The Poverty Problem in the Rural Mountains of WNC

May 23, 2014

Read this report about the issues facing rural WNC, from the Carolina Public Press.

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Getting Patients to Actually Complete Advanced Directives

May 20, 2014

Is getting your Medicare and other patients to finish advanced directives giving you a headache? Here’s some free local help to actually get the job done, with minimal effort on your part. 

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Local 'Ban the Tan' Press Conference

May 6, 2014

Dr Zivony will host the NC Dermatology Association press conference on the tanning bed bill at Advanced Dermatology and Skin Surgery THIS Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

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Doctors, Cancer Survivors Ask NC Senate to Ban the Tan

May 6, 2014

Bill to Keep Kids Out of Tanning Beds Focus of Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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HeartStrings 2014 Press Release

April 14, 2014

12th Annual Heartstrings Family Fun Challenge supporting WCMS’s Project Access®

Heartstrings Family Fun Challenge will be part of Asheville's popular Mountain Sports Festival held over Memorial Day Weekend at Carrier Park. This event raises funds to support WCMS’s Project Access® Program, which provides 3,000 uninsured, low-income individuals annually with the critical healthcare they need.

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