BSOM leading the state in producing NC Physicians

A recent article in the Triangle Business Journal noted that the Brody School of Medicine, part of the Division of Health Sciences at ECU, leads the state in producing physicians who remain in NC to practice.  Unlike graduates of the other three medical schools in the state, over half of Brody’s 2006 graduates are now …

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Sharing EHR–not an easy task

According to a survey by the nonprofit Physicians Foundation cited in a recent edition of the Charlotte Observer, approximately three quarters of the doctors in North Carolina are using electronic health records (EHR).  These adoptions can be attributed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR “Meaningful Use” incentive program that was included …

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