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November 7, 2014

Prevention Partners launches statewide health initiative

CARY, NC, NOV. 6, 2014 - Prevention Partners officially launched a statewide initiative, Healthy Together NC, today during a gathering of business, government, health and community leaders interested in improving health. The nonprofit Prevention Partners is collaborating with North Carolina's Department of Commerce, Center for Healthy NC, and the North Carolina Hospital Association on the initiative, which aims to transform…

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July 25, 2014

Wellness champions gather at Prevention Academy

Community leaders who are working to build healthier workplaces and reduce healthcare costs gathered in Salisbury, NC, on July 24 for a day of training and  networking. Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, with support from Novo Nordisk and collaboration with the Rowan County Health Department, presented the third in a series of three annual Prevention…

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Prevention Partners Novant Health Novo Nordisk
June 5, 2014

2014 Annual Meeting celebrates healthy places and ripple effects of prevention

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Prevention Partners honored a slate of Excellence Award winners and hosted a panel discussion featuring three national partners at its 16th Annual Meeting today, June 4, 2014, in Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting is the first since the nonprofit organization’s rebranding from NC Prevention Partners in January 2014. Its products now reach into 27 states, supporting…

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Prevention Partners panel Janet Collins Susan Kansagra Joe McQuade
January 29, 2014

Second annual Healthy Eastern NC Prevention Academy held

On Thursday, January 23rd, twenty-seven WorkHealthy America organizations came together for a day-long Prevention Academy at the East Carolina Heart Institute in Greenville, North Carolina. Vidant Health, MedCost Benefit Services and First Carolina Care Insurance co-sponsored the second annual Prevention Partners’ Healthy Eastern NC Prevention Academy. This was the second training in a series of three focused on helping the…

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Healthy Eastern NC, Prevention Partners
November 15, 2013

Prevention Partners hosts dialogue on workplace prevention

Chapel Hill, N.C. – NC Prevention Partners hosted an Employer Roundtable on Prevention at the N.C. Hospital Association in Cary on November 14, 2013. More than 100 invited business leaders and elected state officials focused on sharing best practices in workplace prevention, aligning public and private prevention efforts, and how building a healthy workforce can boost North Carolina’s economy. “The…

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Sharon Decker NC Commerce Prevention Partners Employer Roundtable
October 31, 2013

Wellness Leaders Gather for Virginia Wellness Academy

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, more than 40 individuals from hospitals and health systems in Virginia gathered at the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) to learn about building a culture of wellness and hear best practices from each other on employee wellness. When asked their reason for attending, several responses included:   “This is the first event to get…

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