File photograph of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Novant’s main hospital in Charlotte is on Hawthorne Lane. Novant said about 41 doctors are seeking to break away from the health care system.
File photograph of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Novant’s main hospital in Charlotte is on Hawthorne Lane. Novant said about 41 doctors are seeking to break away from the health care system. File photograph
File photograph of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, Novant’s main hospital in Charlotte is on Hawthorne Lane. Novant said about 41 doctors are seeking to break away from the health care system. File photograph

Cassie Cope covers business in Charlotte, with a focus on Charlotte Douglas airport, Duke Energy, Atrium Health and Novant Health. She previously covered politics at The State in Columbia, S.C., and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina.

Deon Roberts has covered Charlotte’s financial services industry for The Charlotte Observer since 2013. His beat includes Bank of America and Wells Fargo. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans and is a native of Lafitte, La.