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By Hospital Systems on 12/17/2012 9:01 AM

 

Healthcare organizations and businesses are strongly encouraged to promote cessation now to their tobacco-using employees.

By Hospital Systems on 12/5/2012 9:20 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

All callers who are uninsured are eligible for free nicotine replacement therapy patches, gum, or lozenges.

By Hospital Systems on 10/31/2012 7:49 AM

 

 

 

 

 

Wake Forest Baptist Health sent 92 fax referrals to QuitlineNC during the month of August.

By Hospital Systems on 7/24/2012 3:06 PM

 

 

 

 

 

QuitlineNC to resume services next month.

By Hospital Systems on 6/26/2012 10:34 AM

 

 

 

Wake Forest Baptist Health led the state’s large hospital category in May with 88 fax referrals sent to QuitlineNC.

By Hospital Systems on 6/26/2012 10:18 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Carolina has had the highest number of calls than any state to 1-800-QUIT-NOW since January.

By Hospital Systems on 4/19/2012 2:01 PM

 

 

 

Melva Fager Okun, Senior Program Manager at NC Prevention Partners, presented to physician groups at Wake Forest Baptist Health and Duke University Medical Center, and Carolinas Center of Medical Education. Picture L-R: Antonio Gutierrez, MD in charge of Duke Univ. Hospital Medicine Grand Round; Melva Fager Okun DrPH; Jeffrey Engel MPH; & Roy Pleasants PharmD,

By Hospital Systems on 4/12/2012 7:29 AM

 

 

 

 

The ads use nursey rhymes to convey the message that secondhand smoke does not belong in a child's life.

By Hospital Systems on 4/10/2012 9:45 AM

 

 

 

 

Following a celebration for winning the January Quitline Challenge, Wake Forest Baptist Health clinical leaders gathered for the first meeting of the WFBH Quit-Tobacco for Patients Committee.

By Hospital Systems on 3/23/2012 12:37 PM

Dr. Erik Augustson, behavioral scientist at the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute will be a guest presenter.

By Hospital Systems on 3/22/2012 2:27 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each month NC Prevention Partners sends the fax referral report from QuitlineNC to subscribers.

By Hospital Systems on 3/12/2012 10:36 AM

 

 

Dr. Melva Fager Okun and Heather Berdanier traveled to Campbell University today to train physician assistant students to provide counseling and treatment for tobacco using patients.

By Hospital Systems on 2/20/2012 1:16 PM

 

 

 

NC Prevention Partners has announced the winners of the January Quitline Champion Challenge.

By Hospital Systems on 1/23/2012 4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research studies have shown that cessation medications properly taken can double a person’s chances of successfully quitting.

By Hospital Systems on 1/16/2012 4:31 PM

 

 

 

Pregnant women will now receive 10 calls from QuitlineNC when they enroll in services.

By Hospital Systems on 1/11/2012 4:36 PM

 

 

 

 

 

New services became available January 1st through QuitlineNC including free nicotine replacement therapy and web coaching.

By Hospital Systems on 11/18/2011 4:44 PM

 

 

Next in NC Prevention Partners' series of Quit Tobacco webinars is Preparing for January, Cessation Month: Using the Fax Referral to Link Patients and Employees to QuitlineNC.

By Hospital Systems on 11/18/2011 11:24 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

WFBH broke the all time record for all NC hospitals by submitting 144 fax referrals in September.

 

Pictured is Lynn Black, Wellness Manager, Wake Forest Baptist Health

By Hospital Systems on 8/15/2011 3:55 PM

NC Hospitals will compete during September in the Get Started! Challenge, a mini-Quitline Champion Challenge.


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