NCCARE360 launches in Durham

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By Cassie HobbsMD Candidate, Duke University School of Medicine What is NCCARE360? Access to care was identified as the number two health priority among Durham residents in the 2017 Community Health Assessment, a close second behind affordable housing. Additionally, almost half of Durham residents said that obesity, diabetes, and food access were top concerns in their communities. NCCARE360 is the … Read More

Durham Health Summit 2018 Summary Report

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16th Durham Health Summit Building a Healthy Community: We’re All Connected Summary of Attendees’ Input EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The goals of the 16th Durham Health Summit on June 8, 2018 were to: strengthen cross-sector engagement; share information from the 2017 Durham County Community Health Assessment; launch the two focus areas of the Healthy Durham Facilitative Platform; deepen individual and collective understanding … Read More

With fruits and vegetables, clinic builds a healthier community

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By Bryan Roth, Duke Health If a kitchen can be the center of community in a home, it’s fitting that the Duke Outpatient Clinic is filling that role for Durham residents through its Fresh Produce Program. For almost two years, staff, providers and medical students have helped food-insecure patients find needed comfort by filling their fridges and pantries. Each month, … Read More