Network Development and Physician Relations

Our team of experienced health care professionals serves the needs of community providers and hospitals across Wake County and eastern North Carolina. We are your single point of contact for questions about patient care at any of our healthcare facilities and services.


Our experienced team is able to provide the following services:

  • Help community providers learn more about our services
  • Assist with questions concerning referrals, access and communication related to your patients
  • Provide enrollment, training and technical assistance with UNC CareLink — our read only-version of Epic@UNC to access shared patient records and to manage online referrals. Learn more about UNC CareLink.
  • Share information about special CME conferences and continuing education opportunities
  • Offer information about UNC Health Alliance, a clinically integrated network for population health management
  • Develop clinical programs with a focus on collaboration with community providers and helping patients receive their care closer to home

Meet Our Team

Christy Houser, UNC CareLink Project Manager

Christy assists community health care providers and staff with UNC CareLink enrollment, training, updates, and technical assistance.

Christy Houser, REX NDPR

Bonnie Little, System Executive Director, Network Development and Physician Relations

Bonnie leads the network development and physician relations program for UNC REX Healthcare, Johnston UNC Health, Nash UNC Healthcare and UNC Physicians Network.

Bonnie Little, REX NDPR

Susan Newman, Network Development Specialist

Susan provides support to community providers in Cary, Morrisville and Raleigh. She leads physician outreach for cardiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery to community providers across Wake, Wilson, Johnston, Lenoir, Sampson and Wayne counties.

Susan Newman

Kim Recser, Network Development Specialist

Kim supports community physician practices in Garner, Knightdale and Raleigh. She leads physician outreach for otolaryngology and surgical specialties to community providers in Wake, Johnston and Wilson counties.

Kim Recser

Jeff Sprink, Network Development Specialist

Jeff supports community providers in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Wake Forest and Wakefield. He leads physician outreach for cardiology and gastroenterology to community providers across Wake County and eastern North Carolina.

Jeff Sprink

Contact Us

Physician Relations

UNC CareLink

Refer a patient online or access patient records:

System Patient Logistics Center (SPLC)

To transfer a patient, call: