Piedmont HealthCare Sherlock Internal Medicine Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare Sherlock Internal Medicine 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 information technology to…

Mooresville Dermatology Center offers miraSmooth™ to Eliminate Both Underarm Hair and Sweat

[embedded content] Mooresville Dermatology is excited to offer miraSmooth™ – the only FDA-approved treatment option for removing underarm hair and sweat with microwave technology. The treatment works for all hair and skin colors by targeting both the hair follicles and sweat glands. Approximately 70% reduction hair reduction after one treatment. Get rid of hair, sweat –…

Piedmont HealthCare Family Medicine Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare Family Medicine of Statesville, NC, the office of Dr. Tara Frankhouser, 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…

CDC Recommends Not Administering Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for 2016-17

In June, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a statement that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), commonly known as the nasal spray flu vaccine, should not be administered during the 2016-17 flu season due to concerns about how well it works in preventing those vaccinated from getting the flu.  The CDC’s Advisory Committee…