Piedmont HealthCare Sailview Family Medicine Clinic Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Sailview Family Medicine of Mooresville, NC, earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information…

Causes and Treatment Options For Vaginal Dryness and Incontinence

Vaginal dryness and incontinence are two common problems women experience. While the root causes differ, a new non-surgical procedure, ThermiVa®, safely and effectively treats both conditions in a simple in-office procedure. What causes vaginal dryness? Reduced estrogen production is the main cause of vaginal dryness. Estrogen is a female hormone that maintains normal vaginal lubrication, tissue…

Piedmont HealthCare – Harlan M. Hicks, M.D. Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Harlan M. Hicks, M.D. of Statesville, NC, earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and…

How To Learn If NovaSure Is For You

If you suffer from heavy menstrual periods, you are not alone. Approximately one in five women experience a heavy flow during their menstrual cycle to the point it is disruptive to everyday life. NovaSure endometrial ablation is a safe in-office procedure that can reduce or eliminate heavy menstrual bleeding. It works by removing the uterine…