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Clinical Data 101

Clinical Data 101

Did you know the UNC Health Care system participates in research collaboratives that use clinical data to answer difficult questions and to advance quality improvement in practices? Read more here.

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Round-the-clock monitoring: bringing home the blood pressure cuff

Round-the-clock monitoring: bringing home the blood pressure cuff

We spend the early moments of most healthcare visits sitting with an arm in a blood pressure cuff, waiting for the monitor to take its measurement so that the cuff will relax and let our arm “breathe” again.

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Dr. Cristy Page named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Dr. Cristy Page named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the department of Family Medicine, effective March 30. Page is a multifaceted and nationally recognized innovator and clinical educator.

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Research Spotlight: Q&A With Emily Olsson, CCRP & Julie Gras-Najjar, CCRP

Research Spotlight: Q&A With Emily Olsson, CCRP & Julie Gras-Najjar, CCRP

FMC's Emily Olsson and Julie Gras-Najjar work with UNC's Hypertension Research Program and help coordinate research studies across the department. Emily and Julie love working with patients, and they especially enjoy collecting data and learning from each study.

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Primary Care expert visits the FMC

Primary Care expert visits the FMC

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, a nationally renowned expert in team-based primary care and provider wellness, visited Chapel Hill as the 13th Annual Robert R. Huntley visiting professor. During the course of his stay, he applauded UNC School of Medicine’s Wellness Initiatives and affirmed UNC Family Medicine’s efforts to transform their clinic.

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