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UNC Health Care Restructures Leadership to Coordinate Clinical Care in Triangle

November 5, 2019
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UNC Health Care Restructures Leadership to Coordinate Clinical Care in Triangle
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UNC Health Care Restructures Leadership to Coordinate Clinical Care in Triangle

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2019--

UNC Health Care announced a leadership restructuring today that allows for more integration of clinical operations, ultimately improving care and access for patients across the region and state.

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Steve Burriss, President of the Triangle Region, for UNC Health Care, overseeing leaders at UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare and ambulatory care.

The new structure is part of a broader strategic plan that will transform UNC Health Care into a clinically integrated system of hospitals, clinics and physician practices. The goal is to enhance care, improve quality and keep patient costs down, all while navigating the rapidly evolving and competitive health care landscape.

“We are modernizing our leadership structure to create a more effective and efficient process for decision making and truly placing the patient at the center of all we do,” said Dr. Wesley Burks, CEO of UNC Health Care. “We are committed to serving the people of North Carolina, and to the academic and clinical excellence that make this such a special place to work, teach, learn, conduct research and care for patients. These talented leaders will help transform UNC Health Care for the future.”

The leadership changes include:


About UNC Health Care

UNC Health Care is an integrated health care system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. It exists to further the teaching mission of the University of North Carolina and to provide state-of-the-art patient care.

UNC Health Care is comprised of UNC Hospitals at Chapel Hill, ranked consistently among the best medical centers in the country; the UNC School of Medicine, a nationally eminent research institution; Pardee UNC Health Care in Hendersonville; Chatham Hospital in Siler City; Johnston Health in Clayton and Smithfield; UNC Lenoir Health Care in Kinston; Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro; Caldwell UNC Health Care in Lenoir; Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount; UNC Rockingham Health Care in Eden, Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, UNC REX Healthcare and its provider network in Wake County; and the UNC Physicians Network.

For more information, please visit www.unchealthcare.org.

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