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Iredell Health System Honors Occupational Therapy Staff for OT Month

Monday, April 12, 2021

From helping a child improve their motor skills to teaching an elderly patient how to adapt after spine surgery, an occupational therapist’s role is highly diverse. This month…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Nurse Practitioner

Monday, April 5, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Allison Clay, FNP-C, to Family Care Center of Taylorsville and as a provider fo…

Can Stress Cause Heart Disease?

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

As humans, we all stress and worry. We stress about our family, our job, our financial situations. Moderate stress is normal, but sometimes we get so overwhelmed it can feel l…

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: How Colorectal Screenings Can Save Your Life

Monday, March 29, 2021

Colorectal cancer is expected to cause approximately 53,000 deaths across the nation in 2021, according to the American Cancer Society. This makes colorectal cancer a leading …

The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital Offering Online Classes

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital is conducting virtual Childbirth, Newborn Care, CPR, and Breastfeeding classes. Each class is an hour long and held via Zoom.

Due …

How Great Leadership Saves Lives, One Vaccine at a Time

Thursday, March 25, 2021

When we go get our COVID-19 vaccine, we may not think about what goes on behind the scenes of a vaccine clinic. Most of us are just excited to get our vaccine in a timely mann…

Iredell Health System’s Cancer Program Earns National Accreditation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Established in 1989, Iredell Health System’s Cancer Program received its first accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer in 1991. Since then, Ired…

Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Earns Prestigious Center of Distinction Award

Monday, March 22, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that the Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has received the Center of Distinction award by Healogics®, the nation’s large…

Diabetes Alert Day: Understanding Diabetes and Recognizing Your Risks

Monday, March 22, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, is the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day. With 7.2 million adults living in the United States who are unaware they have diabetes, Diabetes Al…

Patient Experience Director Becomes Fellow of the American College of Health Executives

Monday, March 22, 2021

Jed Pidcock, MBA, FACHE, Director of Patient Experience at Iredell Health System, has achieved his fellowship with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

To become a F…

Iredell Health System Announces Easing of Some Visitor Restrictions

Friday, March 19, 2021

Effective Friday, March 19, Iredell Health System is easing some of its visitor restrictions at Iredell Memorial Hospital and throughout the Iredell Physician Network.

Patient…

Understanding the Link between Diabetes and Heart Disease

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Most of us know someone who has diabetes. Nearly 1.5 million adults are diagnosed with diabetes each year. What you probably did not know is that diabetes can play a huge role…

Iredell Health System to Sponsor African American Vaccine Clinic with Community Leaders 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

As the number of vaccinated individuals continues to rise, there is an impending pressure on African American communities around the nation to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Ac…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Physician to Statesville Family Practice

Monday, March 15, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Rachel B. DiSanto, MD, to Statesville Family Practice, a part of the Iredell Physician Network.

DiSanto is a board-certified family…

Making Patient Safety and Care a Priority Every Week

Monday, March 15, 2021

This week, March 14-20, is National Patient Safety Awareness Week, a national education campaign for promoting patient safety practices. Iredell Health System strives to make …

COVID-19: Remembering Lives Lost and Battles Won

Friday, March 12, 2021

On March 11, 2020, Iredell Memorial Hospital admitted its first patient with COVID-19. It felt like the world was spiraling out of control, as people welled with fear and impe…

Iredell Health System Names Four New Members of its Board of Directors

Monday, March 8, 2021

Iredell Health System recently appointed four new members of its Board of Directors, continuing its decades-long legacy of local community involvement.

Chuck Dockery, COO of H…

Iredell Health System to Host Luminary Ceremony to Honor COVID Victims, Survivors

Monday, March 1, 2021

The month of March marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Iredell County. While the pandemic still continues, Iredell Health System is taking time this month to commem…

Women’s Heart Health: Stay Informed, Know Your Risks

Monday, February 15, 2021

Heartbeats can tell us a lot of things. They race when we get nervous or anxious. They bump against our chests when we exert energy. They leap into our throats when we sense d…

Iredell Health System Environmental Service Workers Help Keep Patients Safe

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

While community members have praised local healthcare workers as heroes since the pandemic began, not everyone on the frontline are nurses or doctors.

A cornerstone of Iredell…