The practice by some hospitals is raising concerns about equity.
In a recent survey of health care workers, 93% said they were experiencing elevated levels of stress.
The pandemic continues to surge, and more medical professionals themselves are catching the virus.
There were anecdotal reports of disrupted operations at various hospitals.
While the idea has advantages, the transition away from CDC system may create new problems for hospitals, which had little notice and are struggling with limited resources.
Fear of contracting coronavirus is keeping people away from routine health care visits — and even emergency rooms.
Quick thinking and a $2.2 million investment preserved the emergency room.
North Carolina is trying to lower health care costs for state workers by limiting how much the state pays some health providers
North Carolina is taking a step toward lowering costs for state workers.