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Accountable Care Communities Offer An Opportunity to Address Healthcare Disparities at the Systems Level

Strategically culturally appropriate care, community capacity building, and homegrown community leader involvement will all need to be present as a start to making the state’s health system more culturally appropriate.




Drinking Water Incident Response Toolkit Now Available Online

The Drinking Water Working Group guided development of this toolkit and resources to assist local governments when they must respond to drinking water incidents.




ncIMPACT Town Hall on the Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation

The ncIMPACT Initiative at the UNC School of Government partnered with Western Carolina University, Mountain Biz Works, UNC-TV, and Civic Federal Credit Union to highlight efforts in Southwestern NC to … Read more




Decreasing Cost and Increasing Quality: Value-Based Care Could Improve Communities

Co-Author: David Brown According to the America’s Health Rankings by United Healthcare, North Carolina ranks 33rd in the country. As the ncIMPACT Initiative works alongside North Carolina stakeholders to solve … Read more




Helping Local Governments Respond to Drinking Water Incidents

The Drinking Water Working Group is a committee of 22 water quality, public health, and local government professionals convened to develop a guide for North Carolina local governments to respond … Read more