Iredell News

Section: Iredell News - posted in 2018

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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 ...
Speech Therapy Goes Beyond Words
Photo, From left to right: Haley Robbins, MS, CCC-SLP; Caroline Goodson, MA, CCC-SLP; Nicole Reese, MSP, CCC-SLP, Sue Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP When you think of a speech language pathologist, you probably think of someone who helps children pronounce ...
Portrait of Respected Physician Dedicated at Iredell Memorial
( Pictured above: Descendants of Dr. Sherrill at the portrait dedication at Iredell Memorial Hospital. ) The portrait of a prominent and beloved physician in Iredell County has a new place of honor at Iredell Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday, May 8, ...
Stroke Warning Sign Often Ignored
You may know of the classic symptoms of a stroke; sudden drooping of the face, difficulty speaking and weakness in the arm. Those symptoms should set off alarms in your mind — it’s time to call 911. Yet research shows too many people ...
Nurses Inspire, Innovate and Influence
Each year the American Nurses Association selects a theme for Nurses Week, May 6 – 12. As we celebrate our nurses this year, the theme is “Nurses Inspire, Innovate, and Influence.” The theme echoes part of our Iredell Health System ...
Nurse Practitioner Joins Stout Internal Medicine and Wellness
Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Andrea Colvin, FNP-C to the staff of Stout Internal Medicine and Wellness in Mooresville. Colvin is a nationally board-certified family nurse practitioner, specializing in disease prevention and weight ...
Iredell Health System Recognizes Occupational Therapy Month
Whether they are working with a student with disabilities or an adult who is recovering from a hip replacement, occupational therapists help people of all ages and with various needs to reach their goals. April is Occupational Therapy Month and ...
Upgrades to Lower Level Planned at Iredell Memorial Hospital
Iredell Health System (IHS) is making its lower level entrance more convenient, comfortable and patient-friendly with renovations scheduled to begin this week. The upgrades will include a new reception area, an expanded hallway and other ...
Volunteer’s Handmade Blankets Comfort Cancer Patients
From a chair in her living room in Statesville, retired teacher Vera G. Webster is providing comfort and warmth for countless people she may never meet. Webster crochets hundreds of blankets, shawls and other items for cancer patients at Iredell ...
Iredell Health System Welcomes New Assistant Vice President of Nursing
Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Dennis Campbell II, MS, RN as Assistant Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services. In his new role, Campbell will work to shape nursing practice and to ensure a high quality of care for Iredell ...
Iredell Health System Athletic Trainers Raise Safety Awareness
Pictured above: Iredell Health System’s Athletic Trainers. From left to right: Holly Townsend LAT, ATC; Sara W Gross LAT, ATC; Brandi Mueller PTA, LAT, ATC; Stacy Davis LAT, ATC. While your student athlete is focused on running faster or making ...
Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center® Receives National Awards for Clinical Excellence
Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that the Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has been named a recipient of the Center of Distinction Award and the Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence Award by Healogics, Inc., the ...
Flu Restrictions Lifted
All flu restrictions have been lifted effective immediately at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Flu cases have decreased over the past several weeks, and we have chosen to lift the restrictions at the same time hospitals in the Charlotte market have also ...
Winter Weather Closings for March 12, 2018
The following Iredell Physician Network offices are closed/closing Monday, March 12 due to the inclement weather: Harmony Medical Care: Closed FCC – Mocksville: Closed Statesville Cardiovascular: Closed Iredell Internal Medicine: Closing at ...
Cardiac Arrest a ‘Blessing in Disguise’ for Statesville Survivor
Owen Conner doesn't remember much about the night he clinically died — July 25, 2017. His mother and other people who were there have filled in the missing pieces. She found her son lifeless in bed at their Statesville home when he went ...
Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center® Shares Tips on How to Live a Heart Healthy Life
(Pictured above: The pressurized hyperbaric chamber is used to promote healing at Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.) Heart health is one of the most important factors that can affect wound healing. Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 ...
Advanced Treatments for Back Pain
Almost everyone at some time in their life will experience episodes of back pain. It can disrupt your daily routine, cause you to miss work and diminish your quality of life. While surgery is just one option available for treatment, the latest ...
Open House Set for March 1 for Iredell Primary Care for Women
Iredell Health System is excited to welcome the public to an open house for Iredell Primary Care for Women. The event on March 1 will include a ribbon cutting and tours of the new woman-centered practice located in Mooresville. At Iredell Primary ...
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