In the news this week…

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Docs seek county help on network, 1-5-11, Durham Herald Sun

Former NCMS President Richard F. Bruch, MD, was one of several health care professionals quoted in a Durham Herald-Sun article by Ray Gronberg on physicians being cut out of provider network for Duke University’s employee health insurance plan.

House sets Jan. 12 vote on repeal of health-care law, 1-4-11, Washington Post

Republicans in the US House plan to vote on a repeal of the federal health care reform law on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Reporter Paul Kane offered some insight on the significance of the vote.

Humble beginnings grew with great needs, 1-2-11, New Bern Sun Journal

Reporter Laura Oleniacz tells how Eastern Carolina Internal Medicine has impacted the Craven County community. Founded by NCMS member Neil C. Bender, MD, ECIM is the practice home of NCMS President-Elect Robert W. Monteiro, MD.

Tar Heel of the Week: Retired doctor makes uplifting invention, 1-2-11, The News & Observer

Former NC Dermatology Association President Willis Martin, MD, was featured in this profile story written by Sarah Avery.


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