Rhyne named medical director
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. | Janelle Rhyne has been hired as medical director for Cape Fear Health Net.
Rhyne, who has worked in internal medicine and infectious disease in the area, will help the nonprofit group, which coordinates and expands access to care for the poor and uninsured in the region.
As part of her new job, Rhyne will lead an episodic care clinic for patients who have nowhere else to go for primary care and will support the care of chronically ill patients who have established a medical home in the safety net.
Rhyne has previously worked for the New Hanover County Health Department and Wilmington Health Associates and was New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s hospital epidemiologist where she served as chief of staff.