Iredell News

Section: Iredell News - posted in 2017

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Physician Named President of North Carolina Society of Pathologists
Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that Georgia Olympio, MD, of Piedmont Pathology Associates, has been named President of the North Carolina Society of Pathologists (NCSP). Olympio, who is board-certified by the American Board of ...
Understanding our Mission, Vision, and Values
Mission Inspire Wellbeing – Together As an organization, we are here to serve our patients and their families in every way possible. This includes helping them to stay healthy and caring for them when they are sick. We must also care for each ...
Iredell Health System Unveils New Mission, Vision, Values
During this National Hospital Week, Iredell Health System (IHS) is pleased to announce a new mission, vision and values for the organization.
Iredell Memorial Hospital Lab Recognized for Excellence
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Iredell Memorial Hospital’s Pathology and Medical Laboratory Services Department, a national recognition based on results of a recent on-site inspection. By consistently ...
Iredell Memorial Hospital Receives Fourth Consecutive A Grade for Patient Safety
Iredell Memorial Hospital has earned the highest rating possible for patient safety in a new national report. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, released today, assign A, B, C, D, and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. This is the fourth ...
Yvette-Marie Pellegrino, MD, Earns Board Certification in Obesity Medicine
The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) has certified Yvette-Marie Pellegrino, MD, as an ABOM diplomate, specially trained in obesity management and care. ABOM diplomates undergo intensive training in obesity management and care and pass a ...
Iredell’s Pulmonary Rehab Program Offers Breath of Fresh Air
For decades, Dan Pardue has taught singers in Iredell County how to control their breathing to make music. Now 50 years into his career as a vocal instructor, Pardue is a student again - learning to live and breathe with a degenerative lung disease. ...
Your Best Defense against Colorectal Cancer
Let’s face it — the idea of getting a colonoscopy makes a lot of people feel embarrassed, uncomfortable or anxious. That could be why only one out of three adults has gotten the recommended screening for colorectal cancer. Even though ...
Volunteers Make a Difference at Iredell Health System
Volunteers are a part of the team at Iredell Health System, working to provide the best experience possible for patients and their families. They serve as guides, delivery persons and as a source of comfort for people at Iredell Memorial Hospital ...
Flu Activity Prompts Change to Visitation Policy
Iredell Health System takes the health of our patients very seriously. Due to recent increases in the flu virus throughout the community and state, Iredell Memorial Hospital will not permit anyone age 17 and younger to visit patients in the hospital ...
Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Receives Center of Distinction, Center of Excellence Awards for 5th and 4th Years
Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that the Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has been named a recipient of the Center of Distinction Award for the fifth consecutive year, as well as the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of ...
Iredell Health System Recieves United Way Spirit of NC Award
United Way of Iredell County announced Friday that Iredell Health System has been awarded the Spirit of North Carolina Award. The award, presented by United Way of North Carolina at its Spirit of North Carolina Award Luncheon in Greensboro on ...
From Heart Disease to Hope: Cardiac Rehab Helps Patients Improve Their Odds
If you meet Keith Nance, you may get to see his heart. He can pull up the video and pictures on his smartphone, proof of the incredible ordeal he survived this past year. There's a picture of his old failing heart, discolored and enlarged with a ...
Elderly Fall Injuries on the Rise
We have all experienced the bumps and bruises that come with taking a fall, but as we get older, the stakes get higher. Per newly released numbers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries for adults ...
Iredell Memorial Welcomes New Nursing Directors
Four new nursing directors have taken key leadership roles at Iredell Memorial Hospital in recent months. They will oversee operations in their units, help to shape policy, and ensure the best care possible for patients. “We are excited to ...
Iredell Health System Nurse receives “Best in Nursing” award
Over her 31-year career, Mary Nance, RN-BC, has shown her passion for making a difference in the lives of others through nursing. Now the American Health Council is recognizing Nance for her service and her contributions to the community, naming her ...
Flu Shot Fears Slow Vaccination Rates
Along with cold and ice, the winter months usually bring the peak of flu season. Doctors and health officials are urging Americans to get vaccinated to control the spread of the virus, but many are choosing to skip the shot. According to the Centers ...
Iredell Health System to Hold Large Hiring Event
Iredell Health System (IHS) will host a major hiring event on Tuesday, January 24, as the award-winning healthcare provider seeks to grow in 2017. IHS employs more than 1,600 people and includes Iredell Memorial Hospital, the largest and only ...
Cardiologist Expands Practice to Taylorsville
Iredell Health System and Family Care Center of Taylorsville are pleased to announce the addition of Cardiologist James Bradford, MD, a physician with Statesville Cardiovascular Clinic, to its practice on Tuesdays beginning January 10, 2017. Bradford ...
Iredell Health System Celebrates First Baby in 2017
Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that the first baby of 2017 at Iredell Memorial Hospital was born January 1 at approximately 12:14 pm to parents Rigorberto Gonzalez Rodriquez and Maria del Pilar Zotelo Santiago. The infant, named ...
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