Tag:Wake Forest Baptist Health

  • Vaping ban could unleash new set of health concerns

    Doctors expect more people to die of vaping-related illnesses in North Carolina.  The first North Carolinian died of vaping-related lung illness at Cone Health in Greensboro on Thursday, Sept. 26. Vaping-related illnesses have hit the Tar Heel State hard. Though it has been spared the severity…

  • New BCBSNC payment plan focuses on patient health

    DURHAM — The state’s largest health insurance company is partnering with five of North Carolina’s major health systems in a pathbreaking, shared-risk payment model designed to improve the quality of patient care and drive down costs. Patrick Conway, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue…