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    Nurses Union Battle is Bigger than Mission Hospital

    North Carolina is in the middle of a union battle at Mission Hospital in Asheville. On September 4, 2020, The Daily News reported on the union ballot initiative’s potential implications across the state. Brian Gordon reported for the Jacksonville newspaper: “You definitely know that it’s bigger than just the hospital,”…
    Brenee Goforth, September 8, 2020
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    Reducing Health Care Costs by Removing Barriers

    The Cato Institute recently released a report on education and credentialing of medical professionals. JLF’s Jordan Roberts examined some of the report’s finding in his research brief this week: One area of our recommendations highlighted state licensing and scope of practice for health professionals. As it stands now, medical…
    Brenee Goforth, August 25, 2020
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    Rolling Back Restrictive Regulations: Health Care

    The health care industry has undergone many major changes in the 21st century, but North Carolina’s rules and regulations haven’t kept up. That is the theme of JLF’s Jordan Roberts’ most recent opinion piece featured in Carolina Journal. Roberts writes: In any given sector of the American economy, there will…
    Brenee Goforth, February 17, 2020
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    National Nurses Week reminds us nurses in NC face unnecessary government barriers

    Did you know this week is National Nurses Week? Here is some background from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists: In 1993, the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession.
    Jordan Roberts, May 7, 2019
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    Giving North Carolinian’s more healthcare choices: Part 2

    This is the second part of a four-part “healthcare freedom” series I am blogging this week. As I said in Part 1, this week I am going to discuss four issues raised by a federal report on healthcare…
    Jordan Roberts, December 5, 2018