Conversations on the State of Healthcare

by North Carolina Healthcare Association

Conversations on the State of Healthcare is a monthly podcast produced as a partnership between the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) and the North Carolina News Network. Through stories, interviews, and conversations the goal is to make the news and issues surrounding healthcare in North Carolina more accessible to the public in an effort to create healthier communities across the state.

Podcast episodes

  • NCHA: Community Needs Health Assessment Surveys and Substance Use in North Carolina ~ Part Two

    NCHA: Community Needs Health Assessment Surveys and Substance Use in North Carolina ~ Part Two

    Dr. Anthony Frank, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at UNC Health Blue Ridge in Morganton, North Carolina, speaks with the North Carolina News Network's (NCN) Kristine Bellino, Vice President of News and Information Programming for Curtis Media. As part of NCN's partnership with the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA), the two discuss the importance of community needs health assessment surveys and the treatment of substance use disorder. The original interview took place on June 14, 2024. [Photo of Dr. Anthony Frank Courtesy: UNC Health Blue Ridge]

  • NCHA: Community Needs Health Assessment Surveys and Substance Use in North Carolina ~ Part One

    NCHA: Community Needs Health Assessment Surveys and Substance Use in North Carolina ~ Part One

    Dr. Anthony Frank, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at UNC Health Blue Ridge in Morganton, North Carolina, speaks with the North Carolina News Network's (NCN) Kristine Bellino, Vice President of News and Information Programming for Curtis Media. As part of NCN's partnership with the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA), the two discuss the importance of community needs health assessment surveys and the treatment of substance use disorder. The original interview took place on June 14, 2024. [Photo of Dr. Anthony Frank Courtesy: UNC Health Blue Ridge]

  • NCHA: Exploring the Transformative Nature of Telehealth and Virtual Medicine \ Part Two

    NCHA: Exploring the Transformative Nature of Telehealth and Virtual Medicine \ Part Two

    Virtual healthcare is changing the way that traditional medicine is being delivered. Ironically, treating some people from afar is actually increasing access to medical health. Dr. Matt Anderson is with Charlotte-based Advocate Health, a member of the North Carolina Healthcare Association. He says telehealth is enhancing the ability of doctors and nurses to treat more people, in better ways. This episode explores how telehealth methodologies are not only saving people money, but how virtual medicine is transforming lives, and the health of our communities. This is part two of two.

  • NCHA: Exploring the Transformative Nature of Telehealth and Virtual Medicine \ Part One

    NCHA: Exploring the Transformative Nature of Telehealth and Virtual Medicine \ Part One

    Virtual healthcare is changing the way that traditional medicine is being delivered. Ironically, treating some people from afar is actually increasing access to medical health. Dr. Matt Anderson is with Charlotte-based Advocate Health, a member of the North Carolina Healthcare Association. He says telehealth is enhancing the ability of doctors and nurses to treat more people, in better ways. This episode explores how telehealth methodologies are not only saving people money, but how virtual medicine is transforming lives, and the health of our communities. This is part one of two.

  • NCHA’s Tatyana Kelly Discusses the RTI International’s Analysis of the Healthcare Workforce Ecosystem in North Carolina with NCN’s Kristine Bellino \ Part Two

    NCHA’s Tatyana Kelly Discusses the RTI International’s Analysis of the Healthcare Workforce Ecosystem in North Carolina with NCN’s Kristine Bellino \ Part Two

    Tatyana Kelly of the North Carolina Healthcare Association NCHA discusses a workforce report from the Research Triangle Institute, RTI International, about healthcare employment trends in North Carolina. Interviewer: Kristine Bellino Original Interview Date: April 16, 2024