Advocating for a Healthier North Carolina

The North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) unites hospitals, health systems and care providers for healthier communities. Together with the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation and NCHA Strategic Partners, we are convening, innovating and finding solutions to support high-quality healthcare that is equitable and accessible for all.

State Priorities

  • Behavioral Health Reform
  • Healthcare Access and Stabilization Program
  • Workforce

Federal Priorities

  • Affordability
  • Site Neutral Policies
  • 340 B Drug Pricing Program

What’s New

Podcast: Conversations on the State of Healthcare

NCHA has a new podcast with Curtis Media called, “Conversations on the State of Healthcare.” Listen to a recent two-part episode featuring Brian Floyd, Chief Operating Officer of ECU Health, talking about Medicaid expansion and encouraging uninsured listeners to apply.

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It Takes a Hospital: Bridging Barriers to Care features stories highlighting how North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems are tackling challenges big and small to make healthcare work better for everyone. Read the latest story on how Novant Health’s community health workers travel around communities to check in with patients, advocating for their needs on their journey to healing.

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NCHF Announces 2024 Mentorship Class

The North Carolina Healthcare Foundation (NCHF) recently announced the 2024 class of the Diverse Healthcare Leaders Mentorship Program. The competitive program is designed to help cultivate a diverse pipeline of leaders for the healthcare field and pairs 26 healthcare professionals from underrepresented communities with 21 executive leaders from health systems and hospitals who serve as mentors.

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Creating Healthier Communities

North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems do tremendous work every day to provide advanced, equitable and compassionate care that improves the health of individuals and communities. Our annual Impact Report, Creating Healthier Communities, describes how North Carolina hospitals and health systems uplift families and communities by advancing access and innovation, creating a strong and resilient workforce, and prioritizing community needs.

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Foundation Video Highlight: CHEST training program

Watch this video featuring Juanita Ellerbee, Housekeeping Supervisor II at Cherry Hospital, who completed the CHEST training program. As a certified environmental services (EVS) technician and trainer, she now trains her EVS staff on standards and practices that improve patient experience and outcomes.

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Business Partner Video Spotlight:

Watch this video spotlighting NCHA Strategic Partner FemBridge, whose mission is to bridge the gap in maternal health and empower underserved communities with comprehensive, compassionate, and inclusive care.

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NCHA 2023 Annual Report

NCHA is pleased to share our 2023 Annual Report summarizing what we accomplished this year with your support and collaboration.

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Upcoming Events

Webinar: Retention: More Than A Buzzword

Webinar: The importance of Instructions for use

Webinar: Effective Contract Management

2024 NCHA Summer Meeting

Partner Spotlight


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