Iredell News

Section: Iredell News - posted in 2018

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Iredell NeuroSpine: Stop the Back Pain that’s Stopping Your Life
Statesville/Mooresville, NC – Back pain is largely responsible for disrupting daily routines, causing many people to miss work and diminishing their overall quality of life, according to Peter Miller, MD, PhD. As a neurosurgeon at Iredell ...
Iredell Biomed Team Earns National Honor
Iredell Health System’s Healthcare Technology Management team has been named a Platinum Plus Regional Account of the Year by Crothall Healthcare, a leading specialized support services provider to the healthcare industry. The Iredell team is ...
Annual Cardiovascular Forum Held
Iredell Health System held its 5th annual Cardiovascular Forum at the Statesville Civic Center on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The knowledge-based conference is an annual event put on through a partnership with Iredell Health System and the Northwest Area ...
Iredell Home Health Launches Telehealth Program
Iredell Home Health is now helping patients to improve their health and independence with telehealth technology. The easy-to-use system allows patients to relay vital information to their healthcare team on a daily basis from the privacy of their own ...
Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center Puts Focus on Peripheral Artery Disease
An estimated one in eight Americans over the age of 60 have Peripheral Artery Disease, or PAD, yet many people with PAD don’t know they have the dangerous condition. The disease can make it painful to walk, cause sores that won’t heal and ...
Iredell Home Health Launches Telehealth Program
Pictured: The Iredell Home Health Telehealth System includes a tablet which records a patient’s blood pressure, weight and other vital information. (Photo courtesy of Honeywell Life Care) Iredell Home Health is now helping patients to improve ...
Iredell Memorial Hospital Recognizes Nephrology Nurses Week
Pictured: The inpatient dialysis staff at Iredell Memorial Hospital Front row: Tina Jarrett, Debby Hudson, Teresa Wishon Back row: Steve Kivett, Diana Hamby, Peggie Cook, Carol Zachary Iredell Memorial Hospital joins the American Nephrology Nurses ...
Cody Wingler, MD FAAFP named Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Cody Wingler, MD, FAAFP of Family Care Center of Taylorsville has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). According to the AAFP, the Degree of Fellow is awarded to members who have distinguished themselves in their ...
Iredell Memorial Nurse Steps up to Help Patient in Need
Going above and beyond is part of who Keisha Brown is. A mother, wife and nurse, Keisha is used to helping others in any way she can, including assisting her patients and their families in times of need. As the assistant director of 4 North and ...
Iredell Physician Network Director of Operations Achieves Board Certification
Carla Johnson, CMPE, Director of Operations for the Iredell Physician Network, has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE). She is certified by the American College of Medical Practice Executives, a part of ...
Bedtime and Back to School: What You Should Know
The long, lazy days of summer are almost over and thousands of students are headed back to class. They may have new clothes and school supplies to start the year, but still struggle to learn because they didn’t get a good night’s sleep. ...
Camp Med Students See Their Future in Healthcare
It’s the question every student will hear as they head back to school — “What did you do over summer vacation?” For a select group of students in Iredell-Statesville Schools, the answer will include getting new perspective on ...
Hospital Staff Save Choking Visitor
Every day, the medical staff at Iredell Memorial Hospital use their training to save lives, but not usually in the hospital cafeteria. That’s what happened though on the afternoon of July 21, when a hospital guest experienced a life-threatening ...
Hand, Foot and Mouth: What You Should Know
Hand, foot and mouth disease is common in children under the age of five.
Charlotte Patient Finds Success at Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center
When Lenora Turner talks about the last two years and what she’s had to overcome, you can hear the emotion through her Brooklyn accent. She moved from New York to Charlotte in the summer of 2015 with her daughter and fiancé. The ...
Nicholson Internal Medicine Opens in Statesville
Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome John C. Nicholson, MD to the Iredell Physician Network, and to announce the opening of a new practice, Nicholson Internal Medicine, in Statesville. Dr. Nicholson is an experienced and established physician ...
Iredell Health System Welcomes New Chaplain
Allison “Bubba” Simmons is just a few weeks into her new role as chaplain at Iredell Memorial Hospital, but she is quickly becoming a familiar face on campus. As Director of Pastoral Care, she’s a resource for patients, families and ...
New Vice President to Lead Iredell Physician Network
Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Harold Brown, MBA, CMPE, as the new vice president of the Iredell Physician Network (IPN). In this role, Brown will work with IPN stakeholders to ensure the highest level of primary and specialty care at ...
Essential Guidelines for Fireworks Safety
Thousands of Americans, many of them children, are injured each year in incidents associated with fireworks, according to the National Council of Fireworks Safety. Most of these injuries occur during the Fourth of July holiday and include serious ...
Iredell Memorial Hospital Earns Gold Plus Stroke Award
When you are experiencing a stroke, every minute matters. Fast, effective treatment can prevent serious disability or save your life. That’s why Iredell Memorial Hospital is proud to receive the American Heart Association/American Stroke ...
More Patients Eligible for Exercise Therapy at Iredell Memorial Hospital
You may brush off pains and cramps when you walk or exercise as a normal part of aging, but those aches could be signs of a serious condition. Peripheral Artery Disease, or PAD, affects one in 20 adults over 50 years old. People with PAD typically ...
Iredell Health System Honors Top Nurses
Iredell Health System is proud to announce the recipients of its Nursing Excellence Award for 2018. Mary Nance and Lisa Warren were honored at the Iredell Health System nursing awards banquet on May 7. Each year, Iredell Health System recognizes ...
Toddlers Consuming Too Much Sugar
It's well-known that Americans consume too much sugar. But that affinity for the sweet stuff starts as early as infancy, with some babies consuming added sugar that exceeds maximum levels recommended for adults, U.S. researchers report. Eating ...
Q&A: Understanding Wound Care
Chronic wounds are painful, often debilitating and potentially life-threatening, but the right medical attention can make all the difference. Modern wound care treatment is highly effective, but many people are unaware of their treatment options. ...
Iredell Health System Celebrates Healthcare Technology Management Week
(Pictured above, from left to right: Codi Nelson, Sterling Brown, Barry Heffner, Chuck Braswell, Brad Bennett) The biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs) and clinical engineers of Iredell Health System will join healthcare technology professionals ...
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