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Way to go, Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce!

The Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce unveiled its new Government Affairs Process and Policy at Tuesday’s annual elected officials’ luncheon. By formalizing their government affairs strategy, the business community will be able to communicate with local, state and federal elected officials in a more timely and effective manner.  In their words, they will be able […]

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A good use of tax payer dollars

On Monday, Wake County Commissioners approved the transfer of ownership of an emergency response pharmaceutical trailer, purchased by the State of North Carolina on behalf of Wake County, to WakeMed.  WakeMed is the lead hospital in the Capital Regional Advisory Committee, which helps coordinate all emergency response efforts in this region of the state.  The […]

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What Reform Really Needs to be About: Part II

Christine Craig is the Director of WakeMed’s Government Affairs Department One of WakeMed’s top priorities for health care reform is focused on preserving Medicare and Medicaid payments to hospitals.  Currently, individuals 65 years and older qualify for our county’s public insurance program, Medicare.  The federal government pays for Medicare services delivered by hospitals and health […]

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What Reform Really Needs to be About

Christine Craig is the Director of WakeMed’s Government Affairs Department One of WakeMed’s top health care reform priorities currently being discussed is funding for the nation’s trauma centers.  There are currently six level 1 trauma centers in North Carolina, one of which is on WakeMed Raleigh Campus.  WakeMed serves as the Capital City’s trauma center.  […]

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