Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:03pm

Health

Dr. Samuel Sears

Erica Starke-Knight introduces us to the 2013 O. Max Gardner Award recipient, Dr. Samuel Sears. The East Carolina University professor is a nationally-recognized expert in the psychological care and quality of life outcomes of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) patients. Original Broadcast Date: 04/15/2013.

Rural Health Part 3: Wilkes County

The communities of Hays, Boomer, and Champion in Wilkes County NC are rallying to keep their healthcare centers sustainable as cuts in healthcare reimbursements take a toll on their already tight budgets. According to the Wilkes County 2012 “State of the County’s Health Report,” the number of uninsured patients receiving services increased by nearly 30-percent. Heather Burgiss reports.

Rural Health Part 2: Benson Area Medical Center

The Benson Area Medical Center is a community-owned nonprofit facility offering primary health care services to residents of Johnston, Harnett, & Sampson Counties. Heather Burgiss takes a look at the center's approach of providing access to quality, cost-effective primary health care services & how new advances are helping bring access to medical care & prescription drugs to more patients.

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