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Communication in the Days of Face Masks: Do You Have a Good Strategy?
Clinical Practice

Communication in the Days of Face Masks: Do You Have a Good Strategy?

What’s communication like between you and your patients and their loved ones while wearing masks?  Are you finding it somewhat difficult to hear someone in

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National Healthcare Decisions Day 2.0
Advance Care Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day 2.0

We’ve got a second chance! National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) has designated July 16 as a second opportunity this year for organizations to help their

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Secretary of Administration Machelle Sanders Talks with NCSI Coalition About the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task Force
News

Secretary of Administration Machelle Sanders Talks with NCSI Coalition About the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental and Health Equity Task

The North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition welcomed Secretary Machelle Sanders to the June 26th edition of Friday Facts, our Week’s-end Update webcast.  NC Secretary of Administration Sanders

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COVID-19 Deaths Reveal Impact of Racial Disparities
Data

COVID-19 Deaths Reveal Impact of Racial Disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significantly higher death rates among Black and Latino people than Caucasians according to new data from the Centers for Disease

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NC Serious Illness Coalition Members Issue Equity Statements
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NC Serious Illness Coalition Members Issue Equity Statements

The NCSI Coalition is just over 3 months old and we have attracted a diverse membership of 120 individuals from many disciplines representing over 70

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Sen. Mike Woodard Addresses Health Concerns in Friday Facts session with NCSI Coalition
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Sen. Mike Woodard Addresses Health Concerns in Friday Facts session with NCSI Coalition

The North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition welcomed Senator Mike Woodard (D) to the June 5th edition of Friday Facts, our 15-minute Week’s-end Update webcast.  Sen. Woodard, who

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Rep. Jon Hardister in a Guest Appearance with the NCSI Coalition
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Rep. Jon Hardister in a Guest Appearance with the NCSI Coalition

The North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition welcomed Rep. Jon Hardister, Majority Whip of the NC House, on the May 29th edition of Friday Facts, a

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NCIOM Task Force Recommendations Address Acute Needs of Those Touched by Serious Illness During COVID-19
News

NCIOM Task Force Recommendations Address Acute Needs of Those Touched by Serious Illness During COVID-19

President and CEO of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) Adam J. Zolotor, MD, DrPH, shares that some of the recommendations from the NCIOM Task Force

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Nurses by the Numbers
Data

Nurses by the Numbers

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. With nurses working around the clock on the

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Serious Illness Coalition applauds NC General Assembly, Governor, and Secretary of State for giving people more flexibility in preparing important legal health care documents
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Serious Illness Coalition applauds NC General Assembly, Governor, and Secretary of State for giving people more flexibility in preparing important

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020 CONTACT:Marsha Van Hecke, 336-638-1937 or marsha@ncsicoalition.org RALEIGH – In COVID-19 response bills that unanimously passed the NC House and Senate,

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Isolation, variable care, now a pandemic for nation’s most vulnerable
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Isolation, variable care, now a pandemic for nation’s most vulnerable

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through North Carolina, acute care hospitals have been a focal point of state policy and aid. However, one of the

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Support Changes in Advance Health Care Directives
News

Support Changes in Advance Health Care Directives

NC House Working Groups have been meeting for several weeks now and have heard numerous presentations about the impact of COVID-19 on many segments of

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