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Remote Patient Monitoring Implementation Playbook Overview

May 3, 2023 1:30:00 PM / by NW AHEC posted in telehealth, technology, patient care


New technologies are fundamentally changing the way people interact with health care. Successful implementation of digital health technology will be imperative for improving patient outcomes and ensuring financial stability for health care practices.

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Need ABMS Credit, formerly MOC IV? Let Northwest AHEC Help.

May 3, 2023 8:15:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Quality Improvement, practice support, practice management


Let Northwest AHEC Help you maintain your certification for ABMS Credit, formerly MOC IV. American Board of Medical Specialties Continuing Certification (ABMS) - Formerly Maintenance of Certification Part IV (MOC IV).

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Register for Upcoming 2023 NC Medicaid Quality Symposium

May 2, 2023 12:08:44 PM / by NW AHEC posted in Medicaid, diabetes, immunization


Register now for the diabetes self-management presentation on May 11 and adolescent immunization on May 16.

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How NC’s Population is Changing and Why It Matters

Apr 20, 2023 7:30:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Geriatric, seniors, aging, demographics, north carolina


What will North Carolina's population look like in coming years? NC ranks ninth nationally in population aged 65 and older and has undergone significant demographic changes in the 21st century. Assessing and understanding the demographic changes and their implications will be critical in addressing age-related issues, catalyzing change, and preparing for the future of North Carolina.

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Highlighted Resource: Putting Health Behaviors in Context in North Carolina

Jul 20, 2022 1:06:49 PM / by NW AHEC posted in nc medical journal, resource


While behavior is an important component of health, promoting healthy behaviors requires going beyond individual choices to address context and background.

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Medical-Legal Partnership: Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Team-Based Care

Apr 6, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Social Determinants of Health


The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team is committed to promote understanding and improve the orientation of Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) for North Carolinians. In order to support these goals, we will share a publication on SDOH each month on our Practice Support Blog. 

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Northwest AHEC Celebrates Black History Month

Feb 15, 2021 9:19:00 AM / by NW AHEC


Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.

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COVID-19 Regional Update

Jan 25, 2021 3:51:17 PM / by NW AHEC posted in COVID-19


Northwest AHEC is committed helping control the spread of COVID-19, and would like to keep you  informed about how to protect yourself and others. The best way to prevent infection is to continue to practice social distancing, handwashing and wearing a mask at all times. When available, the vaccine will add an important preventive measure. We have some updates below on how to get scheduled for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

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Essential Evidence Plus Tool (Practice Support)

Dec 8, 2020 2:58:00 PM / by NW AHEC


The AHEC Digital Library is also pleased to offer free access for all ADL users to Essential Evidence Plus, an evidence-based point-of-care tool, during a three month trial period.

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Hot off the press...Provider Contracting Deadline for Inclusion in Open Enrollment and Auto-Enrollment

Nov 20, 2020 8:11:12 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Medicaid


MedicaidThe North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) issued guidance for Provider and Health Plan contract deadlines for inclusion in open enrollment and auto-enrollment as part of North Carolina’s transition to Medicaid Managed Care.

Provider contracts must be signed and mailed to health plan by:

  • Feb. 1, 2021, for inclusion in open enrollment, and
  • April 12, 2021, for inclusion in auto-enrollment.

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