News & Events

Glasshalfull Fundraiser for Piedmont Health Services

Every 5th Wednesday, Glasshalfull in Carrboro donates 10 percent of their sales to Piedmont Health’s Carrboro Community Health Center. Drop in for a glass of wine or dinner for a great cause! Starts March 14, 2018 (full list of 2018 dates is below). Glasshalfull is a...

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Brian’s Column: Update on the Funding Cliff

It is with great concern that I update you on the Community Health Centers funding cliff. As most of you know, the federal funding source for health centers expired at the end of 2017. Congress needed to renew the program by Sept. 30, 2017 to keep Community Health...

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End of an Era

On April 28, 2018, an era will come to an end at Piedmont Health Services. On that date, Dr. Carol Klein will retire after 35 years here. Carol has been at Piedmont Health long enough that she has treated not only the parents of some of her current patients, but their...

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Treating the Whole Patient

John supports his family by driving a truck, but at one point he was close to losing his truck drivers' license due to his health; he has diabetes. John is a patient at the Moncure Community Health Center, so he does not ignore his diabetes. But eating right and...

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Giving

It’s only October, but already we have accomplished a lot in 2017. Some of the things that have happened in 2017 (so far) that we’re proud of include: Gloria Brown, Community Relations Specialist and health center advocate, was awarded Health Center Advocate of 2017...

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There are other year-end rituals besides trick or treating

The last few months of the year bring annual rituals and routines, such as going trick or treating or gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. But these days the Outreach and Enrollment Team at Piedmont Health has two other year-end routines on their mind – assisting...

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PACE month kicks off Friday

September will be the first National PACE Month, according to the National PACE Association, which hopes it will become an annual observance. In Burlington, Piedmont Health SeniorCare will recognize N.C. PACE Awareness Month, proclaimed by Gov. Roy Cooper, as well as...

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With policy on hold, we’re moving (literally) but with caution

    Everyone who has ever called customer service to resolve a problem knows what it’s like to be put on hold. You’re hopeful you’ll be able to talk to a friendly, helpful person, but the longer you wait, the less hopeful and more uncertain you become. It’s like that...

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Activities for National Health Center Week August 13-19, 2017

Each year, in the second week of August, we celebrate and recognize the contributions of America’s community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers. Health centers serve over 25 million Americans at more than 9,000 delivery sites in all 50 states, the...

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GLORIA BROWN: Health Center Advocate of the Year 2017

Congrats to our own Gloria Brown! She was awarded Health Center Advocate of 2017 by the N.C. Community Health Center Association at the association's annual Primary Care Conference recently in Winston-Salem. Brian Toomey, CEO of Piedmont Health Services (PHS), said...

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Walker Tours Prospect Hill Health Center

U.S. Rep. Mark Walker toured Prospect Hill Community Health Center on Tuesday, April 11, and talked with health-care professionals from Caswell Family Medical Center, Caswell County EMS and EM representatives, the North Carolina Community Health Association, Piedmont...

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Prospect Hill

IF ONE DAY, YOU’RE FEELING ILL GO RIGHT DOWN, TO PROSPECT HILL TREATED WITH RESPECT AND DIGNITY IS HOW THEY’VE ALWAYS, TREATED ME JOTTING DOWN SYMPTOMS, I MAY SEE IS HOW I HELP, MY DOCTOR, HELP ME! HE LISTENS CLOSELY, TO WHAT I SAY FIXES ME UP, AND I’M ON MY WAY MONEY...

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Piedmont Health approved for SECC 2017 campaign

Good news for Piedmont Health – the N.C. State Employees Combined Campaign has approved Piedmont Health for inclusion in its 2017 campaign for another year. The approval. which came from SECC’s Advisory Committee April 11, is a big help to Piedmont Health in its...

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Super and Helpful

Dana Brower first became a Piedmont Health patient in August of 1979. She recalls visiting the Carrboro Community Health Center when it was in a different location and Piedmont Health was known as Orange-Chatham Comprehensive Health Services. “It was many, many, many...

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New dental service fills a community need

Growth is built into the dental services offered at the Burlington Community Health Center. The services began in October of 2016 with only two chairs and operating only two days a week. By the following month, the services were being offered three days a week and, by...

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Big Changes Planned in 2017

By Brian Toomey, CEO It has become a tradition for us, in the first newsletter of the new year, to let readers know about major changes in store for the upcoming year. We are constantly growing and improving, so there is always so much to tell you about. This year is...

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Supporting our work , needing Friends of Piedmont

As best said by our clients, Piedmont Health provides critical access to affordable, high quality health care for our community’s most vulnerable residents.  As this past year’s accomplishments illustrate, Piedmont Health continues to boldly pursue opportunities to...

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Innovation Benefits Our Employees, Too

At Piedmont Health, we’re proud to use innovative technology to help our patients. But we’re equally proud that we use it to help our employees. Last year, we began offering RelyMD as a free benefit to our employees. RelyMD was founded a couple of years ago by a group...

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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...

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Piedmont Health Providers Receive Prestigious Appointments

In July, several providers with Piedmont Health Services were appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professors, Medical Student Education by the UNC School of Medicine for their role in teaching medical students. These providers have proven themselves dedicated to excellence...

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