When you mention health-care advances, people might think of new kinds of medicine, or perhaps some technological breakthrough. But at Piedmont Health, an important innovation that we are implementing involves a concept that almost sounds old-fashioned – establishing patient-centered medical homes.
50 year anniversary coming up: It’s necessary to keep your shoulder to the wheel but sometimes you have to step back and see how far you’ve gone and what you have accomplished. Next year will be one of those times.
The facilities operated by Piedmont Health are called community health centers, but you could call them pharmacies and you wouldn’t be wrong. All of Piedmont’s community health centers – with the exception of Sylvan, which serves a school-aged population – have pharmacies.
By now, everyone knows about the obesity epidemic that has super-sized our nation. We’re fat, confused, and misinformed — and often spend hours in the gym trying to shed the pounds packed on due to a sedentary lifestyle and a lack of healthy foods. We’ve made eating one of the lowest priorities of the day, and with so much information being pushed at us