CHC Alumni Association is Launched

The Community Health Center Alumni Association, an organization that marks the 50th anniversary of community health centers, has officially been launched. The Community Health Center Alumni Association (CHCAA) is a nonprofit organization open to anyone who has had a...

Medical homes: Past, present, future

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.

Yes we have, yes we will

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.

Not your typical pharmacy

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.

It’s National Nutrition Month And Registered Dietitian Day!

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

Resolved: Arm Yourselves to be Empowered with Information

When you think about it, New Year’s resolutions are all about getting on track. A resolution to lose weight, for instance, is probably not the first such resolution; just the most recent. The New Year brings us the opportunity to focus on getting and staying healthy –...
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