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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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Brian Toomey: We’re getting back to our roots

One thing we are doing differently at Piedmont Health Services these days is community outreach. We have always done that but we’re doing a little more of it.  At last count, there were 20 events in 2016 for Piedmont Health employees to go out and provide health...

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Piedmont Health Opens 10th Center in the Heart of Chapel Hill

  Piedmont Health Services has opened its 10th community health center at 1828 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill to provide primary care medical services. The Chapel Hill Community Health Center opened in December 2015 and is already seeing about 100...

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Free care on Dental Health Day is part of overall health care

At Piedmont Health, dental health is part of overall physical health. Infections in the mouth can cause major health problems in other organ systems in the body. The connections to diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses are well-established. “We provide dental...

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From Kids to Seniors

When kids are sick, any wait to see a health-care professional can seem like an eternity. That’s the idea behind KidsCare Now, a program that began operating at four of Piedmont Health’s community health centers in the fall. The program offers same-day sick visits at our health centers.

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