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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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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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For new moms, a village awaits

Being a parent is hard. Nothing can prepare you for how your life will change once you have children. When you hold your baby for the first time, emotions will flood through you and, from that moment, things change. If you’re lucky, you have the proverbial “village”...

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Giving to the community

Piedmont Health has had an eventful year with many successes, including among others: • We’ve opened our first community health center dental practice in Alamance County; • Our Piedmont Health SeniorCare program continues to grow, with 271 current participants;...

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Reaching out to a population with few resources

Patricia Morales has to work irregular hours in an abnormal setting to catch up with the patient population she serves. Those patients may be largely invisible to most Americans but their work is familiar to anyone who has ever smoked a cigarette or eaten an ear of...

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Memo from the CEO: the Pledge of Allegiance

I pledge allegiance… Many of us remember being in Elementary School and memorizing the Pledge of Allegiance. Memorizing this ‘Pledge’ did not involve any reflection on its meaning - the goal was to memorize it and say it as quickly as possible so we could do something...

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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...

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Piedmont Health CFO honored for “outstanding” service

Congratulations to Lydia Mason, Piedmont Health’s Chief Financial Officer, for her selection by Triangle Business Journal as 2016 CFO of the Year for a large nonprofit organization. The CFO Awards honor outstanding financial executives who exemplify excellence as...

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Piedmont Health welcomes new doctors

  We are pleased to announce three new physicians from the UNC- Prospect Hill Residency Program: * Caroline Roberts MD and Jessica Waters MD are family medicine providers at the Prospect Hill Community Health Center. Both attended the University of North...

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Do Ask Do Tell: The Tradition of a Safe Space Continues

Recently I had the chance to hear three remarkable African-American Nurse Practitioners reflect on their careers, which started over 40 years ago at what was then called Orange Chatham Comprehensive Health Services and has become Piedmont Health Services. These...

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