In the News This Week…

New Hanover officials block hospital’s agreement with Charlotte system, 6-6-11, Wilmington Star-News

Writer Kevin Mauer reports on a vote by New Hanover County commissioners to keep New Hanover Regional Medical Center from entering a management agreement with Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System.

Law on End-of-Life Care Rankles Doctors, 6-6-11, The New York Times

Writer Jane E. Brody reports on New York’s new Palliative Care Information Act, which is opposed by the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Apps for doctors getting popular, 6-7-11, The News and Observer

Writer Karen Garloch (Charlotte Observer) reports on the growing use among physicians and other medical professionals of mobile technology to deliver health care.

Who’s been looking at my records? , 6-7-11, Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, reprinted in The News and Observer

Short report on a new federal proposal to give people access to a report on who has electronically accessed their personal health information.

Area residents lobby for medical marijuana, 6-7-11, Wilmington Star-News

Writer Patrick Gannon reports on a daylong event held on June 7, 2011 at the Legislative Building Auditorium, where backers of House Bill 577 Medical Cannabis Act discussed why they supported the bill.

 
 

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