National Alzheimer’s and Family Caregiver’s Month

Piedmont Healthcare supports two important initiatives during the month of November: National Alzheimer’s Awareness and Family Caregiver’s Month. Both are connected, as many family caregivers across the country are caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s.   It is estimated that more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. In 2015 more than 15 million caregivers…

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Acid Reflux Isn’t Your Basic Heartburn

Also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), acid reflux occurs when stomach acid flows backward into the esophagus. The stomach entrance has a valve called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that closes once food passes through it. If the LES doesn’t close completely, acid from the stomach moves into the esophagus, causing heartburn, regurgitation and…

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Vivek Trivedi, MD, FACP, Piedmont HealthCare Gastroenterologist Elected a Fellow by the American College of Physicians

Piedmont Healthcare is pleased to announce Vivek Trivedi, MD, FACP, board certified gastroenterologist at Comprehensive Digestive Care in Statesville, NC, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the society of internists. The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. The ACP, the largest medical specialty…

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Vivek Trivedi, MD, FACP, Piedmont HealthCare Gastroenterologist Elected a Fellow by the American College of Physicians

Piedmont Healthcare is pleased to announce Vivek Trivedi, MD, FACP, board certified gastroenterologist at Comprehensive Digestive Care in Statesville, NC, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the society of internists. The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. The ACP, the largest medical specialty…

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Sailview Family Medicine Works Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

Sailview Family Medicine, the office of Tiana Losinski, MD, has implemented several quality improvement projects throughout 2016 to achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition. The practice worked to improve in the following areas: Decrease in the number of patients in need of a pneumonia vaccination – improved scores by 45%.  Decrease in the number of patients who need a Tdap immunization –…

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Join Us for a Night of Beauty!

Treat yourself to some great deals and look your best this holiday season. Enjoy treatments and specials on Botox®, SilkPeel®, miraDry®/miraSmooth and other cosmetic products. The event will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 4 pm until 7 pm at Mooresville Dermatology Center. We’ll have door prizes and refreshments – but spots are limited!…

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