• John Locke Update

    Characteristics of COVID-19 patients

    posted July 27, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    One of the most challenging aspects of the response to COVID-19 is the lack of information known about the virus before it started to spread throughout the world. How is…
  • John Locke Update

    Removing 21st century barriers to telehealth

    posted May 13, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    Consider the following scenario. You aren’t feeling well, and you believe you may be coming down with a cold or the flu. You pick up your smartphone and request a…
  • John Locke Update

    Health care deregulation should be permanent

    posted April 16, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    The North Carolina’s response to coronavirus continues as the state remains under a stay-at-home order. No one knows how long the stay-at-home orders will stay in effect or how long…
  • John Locke Update

    Health Policy at the General Assembly: 2019 in Review

    posted January 15, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    It was a tumultuous year for lawmakers in the General Assembly. Lasting well into October, this ‘long session’ was unusually long compared to years past. As will be the…
  • John Locke Update

    Trump Administration Strengthens Health Savings Accounts

    posted September 3, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Health care legislation or health care reform often consists of new regulations or new restrictions on what a patient can do or how they access care. Whenever health care reform…
  • John Locke Update

    Is Medicaid Properly Helping Those in the Shadows?

    posted July 23, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Hubert Humphrey once said, “The ultimate moral test of any government is the way it treats three groups of its citizens. First, those in the dawn of life — our…
  • John Locke Update

    Telemedicine Regulations Do’s and Don’ts

    posted May 6, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Telemedicine and telehealth are two terms that are gaining notoriety in the health care field. The two terms are often used interchangeably. Depending on the context, however, they may refer…
  • John Locke Update

    Telemedicine Research Update

    posted December 13, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released a spending report showing that the rate of health care spending growth slowed for the second straight year. Good news,…
  • John Locke Update

    The Keys to Affordable Health Care

    posted September 27, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    The United States health care system is a unique, complex web of consumers, providers, and payers. And it is expensive. Health care spending in the United States has increased…

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