NC HealthConnex

The North Carolina state-operated health information exchange, called NC HealthConnex, is a secure electronic network that facilitates conversations between authorized health care providers by allowing them to access and share health-related information statewide....

Legislative Update for 02/13/17

This week the slower-than-normal pace of session began to pick up some steam, though committee meetings were few and only one bill passed its chamber. The ongoing court battle between Gov. Cooper and legislative leaders continued, with a three-judge Superior Court...

Legislative Update for 02/06/17

The legislature continued its slow start with no committee hearings, only a few bills being introduced, and no action taken yet on any legislation. Despite the lack of legislative progress, the Senate did announce its confirmation process for Gov. Cooper’s cabinet...

Legislative Update for 01/27/17

The 2017-2018 session of the North Carolina General Assembly began in earnest this week. After an organizational session earlier this month, there was a two-week break for office moves, committee assignments, and last-minute fundraisers. This week, despite no...

Measles in Wake County, NC

Please review the memo from Megan Davies, MD, State Epidemiologist and Chief, Epidemiology Section, and Wendy Holmes, RN, Head, Immunization Branch, regarding a case of measles in Wake County with potential exposures at multiple venues. As noted, clinicians who...