Lake Norman Family Medicine Works Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

According to the NCQA, a Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) practice inspires quality in care, cultivates more engaging patient relationships, and captures savings through expanded access and delivery options that align patient preferences with payer and provider capabilities. Lake Norman Family Medicine has implemented several quality improvement projects throughout 2016. The practice worked to improve in the…

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ThermiVa® for Vaginal Dryness and Incontinence

Piedmont HealthCare Lake Norman OBGYN is excited to offer ThermiVa® to treat both vaginal dryness and incontinence. This exciting, new non-surgical procedure offers vaginal restoration and help for vaginal dryness for those of post-childbearing years, menopausal and women who are not able to use hormonal therapies. ThermiVa® uses radiofrequency to treat the external genitalia and…

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Decongestant vs. Antihistamine: Which Should You Take?

When cold and flu season hits people flock to the pharmacy, searching for the best over-the-counter medication to help relieve their symptoms. When it comes sneezing and a stuffy, runny or congested nose there are many options, which usually settle into one of two camps: Decongestants or antihistamines. Which medicine is going to relieve your symptoms? Understanding what each medicine does…

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