Innovations benefit both patients and staff

Greater efficiency and improved patient outcomes – those are the benefits of two technological innovations at Piedmont Health. Piedmont Health’s Burlington Community Health Center (CHC) Pharmacy will soon begin using SynMed, a robot device that packages prescription...

National Health Center Week activities set

National Health Center Week 2016 runs August 7-13. In this week, community heath centers and their supporters all over the country raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades, such as producing $24...

To Jo Ann, Piedmont Health’s medical care was like a life-saving miracle

Imagine losing your job and your health insurance company coming and taking away your oxygen concentrator when your oxygen to the brain drops below 70 percent and your sleep apnea causes you to stop breathing at least 10 times a night. That’s the situation Smith found herself in.

Giving to the Community

This year Piedmont Health has remained steadfastly focused on assuring access to high-quality primary health care for the diverse low-income community we serve across the region.

COO sees tremendous growth in her first year

Misty Drake’s first year as chief operating officer of Piedmont Health has been a busy one.   In September of 2015, Piedmont opened the IFC Community Health Center at the Inter-Faith Council @ SECU Community house, a homeless shelter. The health center is operating...

Budgets may not be exciting but they deeply affect our lives

Unless a shutdown of the government is involved, we tend to pay little attention to news reports about the budget. But the decisions legislators make about spending have enormous consequences on our lives.

A good example is funds for the National Health Service Corps, which repays student loans for professionals working in certain areas where there is a shortage of providers, like community health centers.

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