Iredell News

Section: Iredell News - posted in 2017

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Grant Money Helping in Iredell’s Breast Cancer Fight
When Terri Teasley had a mammogram this spring, she wasn't particularly worried. She didn't feel sick, but her doctor urged her to get checked and referred her to the Iredell Health System Women's Health Center. It was her first mammogram ...
When Breast Cancer Breaks the Rules
As a Physician Assistant, Lori Sumner understands the value of prevention and living a healthy lifestyle. The busy Mooresville wife and mom keeps up with her checkups and screenings, watches her diet, and works out on a regular basis. It was during ...
Iredell Memorial, Wake Forest Baptist Partner to Provide Quicker Access to Care for Critically Injured Children
Critically ill infants and children in Iredell County and surrounding areas now have improved access to advanced medical care, thanks to a joint venture between Iredell Health System and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. A specially equipped ...
Iredell Health System Honors Top Nurses
(Pictured from left to right: Ken Sauser, CRNA; Sarah Martin, RN; Karen Parks, RN; Shelia Shuford, BSN, RN) IIredell Health System (IHS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Nursing Excellence awards. The four honorees work tirelessly to ...
Iredell Memorial Laboratory Director to Retire
You may never see the laboratory at Iredell Memorial Hospital but the work done in the lab is crucial to the care of every patient. For 18 years, Barbara Suddreth has helped the lab to maintain the highest standards of quality in order to provide ...
Iredell Memorial’s The Birth Place Offers Parents A Personal Touch
Welcoming a baby into your life is exciting and often overwhelming. That's why The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital is there for you to answer your questions and provide the education you need to prepare for your new addition. When the ...
Iredell Orthopaedic Expands to Taylorsville
Iredell Health System and Family Care Center of Taylorsville are pleased to announce the addition of Iredell Orthopaedic Center to the practice. Iredell Orthopaedic is dedicated to providing state of the art orthopaedic services by listening to ...
Back to School Health and Your Child: What You Need to Know
We are approaching the final weeks of summer vacation and soon children across Iredell County will be back in the classroom. One of the keys to a successful school year is taking steps to make sure your child is healthy and ready to learn. Lori ...
New Physician Assistant Joins Iredell Neurospine
Iredell Health System and Iredell Physician Network are pleased to welcome Ann Horton, MPAS, PA-C, to the staff of Iredell NeuroSpine with Peter Miller, MD, PhD and Whitney Reavis, PA-C. Horton has more than 15 years’ experience as a physician ...
Iredell Health System Volunteers Make Donation to Hospice
A gift from the volunteers at Iredell Memorial Hospital will bring warmth to people across Iredell County. Volunteer Vera Webster, who is 95 years young, crochets colorful blankets and shawls for oncology patients at Iredell Memorial. She made more ...
Iredell Health System Radiology Director Retires After 41 Years
During his 41 year career with Iredell Health System, Tim Jones has helped bring groundbreaking medical technology to the people of Iredell County, leading efforts to invest in advanced, state-of-the-art equipment that has ultimately resulted in ...
Iredell Health System Welcomes New Directors
Iredell Health System is pleased to announce five new directors to its staff. Each individual brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in their particular fields, including cardiology, radiology, home health, human resources and telemetry. These ...
Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center: Hope for Healing
Every scar we have tells a story about an injury, our survival and recovery, and about the body's ability to heal. The body is designed to repair itself, but conditions like diabetes or vascular disease can cause wounds that are persistent and ...
Iredell Health System Thanks Everyone Who Donated to the Oncology Patients
Cancer treatments provide hope and healing for many people who are facing the disease, but side effects and the physical and emotional experience can take a heavy toll. In recent months, several members of the community have stepped up to provide a ...
Your Skin Safety Checklist from Iredell Health System
What are you doing before you leave home today to protect yourself from skin cancer? We don’t hesitate to slather on sunscreen for a day at the pool or a trip to the beach, but Dr. Scott Paviol of Mooresville Dermatology Center says sun ...
Iredell Health System Uses Robot to Disinfect Patient Areas
While multi-drug resistant organisms continue to be a problem among the nation’s healthcare facilities, Iredell Health System has implemented a new layer of protection for patients, staff, and guests at Iredell Memorial Hospital with the ...
Komen Charlotte Awards Grant to Iredell Health System
Susan G. Komen® Charlotte has awarded an $11,568 grant to Iredell Health System (IHS) to help cover the costs of important breast cancer testing for the community. The grant will pay for diagnostic mammograms and breast ultrasounds for as many as ...
Iredell Health System Nurses Give Back With Food Drive
Hundreds of boxes, cans, and bags of food collected by the nursing staff of Iredell Health System will help to feed local youth. The nurses collected the food to donate to Power Cross, a faith-based organization in Statesville which provides academic ...
Iredell Health System Urges Hepatitis Screening
North Carolina health officials are expressing their concern over a recent increase in cases of Hepatitis B and C in the state. Hepatitis is a liver infection and types B and C are the most common, infecting tens of thousands of people in the United ...
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 ...
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