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Blog Posts in 2014

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Due to an increase in flu cases seen at the hospital, CaroMont Regional Medical Center announced temporary visitor restrictions for children under the age of 13 and guests who have compromised immune systems or are experiencing flu-like symptoms. ...
Adam Orr (17 December 2014) Hurting? CaroMont’s new $24 million emergency center goes live next month The Gaston Gazette. CaroMont Health leaders say decades of patient feedback — and hard won lessons — were incorporated into the ...
The joy of the holiday season is best experienced when giving back. CaroMont Health and Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) will host the 10 th annual Puppies for Patients blood drive on Monday, December 8 from 7a.m. to 7p.m. in the ...
A Sister's Love
Posted Nov 24, 2014
Mable Davis, a resident of Stanley, NC, turned 101 last December. Just before her birthday, Mable fell and broke her pelvis. As can happen in cases where patients must remain immobile for long periods of time, she developed pneumonia. In February, ...
Diabetic-Friendly Pumpkin Pie
Posted Nov 23, 2014
Serves: 8 | Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/8 of the pie Total Time: 65 min | Prep: 5 min | Cook: 60 min Ingredients: 1, 15-ounce can pumpkin 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 12 ounces evaporated skim milk 1/3 cup egg whites or non-fat egg substitute 1/2 cup ...
Honaker, Andrea (2014, November 17). The Tools to Quit Smoking…for Good. The Gaston Gazette. Gaston County is up in smoke. Twenty-five percent of residents reported using tobacco daily, surpassing the 22 percent state average, according to the ...
Celebrating 40 with a Mammogram
Posted Oct 31, 2014
Brooke Boukather turned 40 this October and to celebrate her birthday this year, she’s getting a mammogram…and, her mom and sister are getting their annual screens at the same time! CaroMont Health sat down with Brooke to ask her a few ...
Some people dedicate their lives to serving others, and Carolyn Niemeyer is precisely one of these individuals. If she’s not stocking shelves with food and picking up orders for the BackPack Weekend Food Program, she’s preparing a meal ...
CaroMont Avoids Medicare Penalty
Posted Oct 27, 2014
Orr, Adam. (2014 October 24). Ahead of Curve. CaroMont Avoids Medicare Penalty. The Gaston Gazette CaroMont Health has changed the way it treats and monitors patients over the past three years — changes the nonprofit’s leaders say will ...
Since the emergence of the Ebola virus in the U.S., CaroMont Health has been working diligently to further develop its emergency response plans and processes to ensure the continued health and safety of our patients, visitors and employees. While the ...
Orr, Adam. (28 September 2014). CaroMont CEO to be honored by Chamber. The Gaston Gazette, online. Doug Luckett had to turn challenges into opportunities when he became CaroMont Health’s interim chief executive last April. “We had ...
Orr, Adam. (2014, October 17). Watson, CaroMont earn chamber’s salute. The Gaston Gazette, pp. 8A. The Gaston Regional Chamber’s 12th annual Salute to Business and Manufacturing celebrated the stellar 50-year career of Tom Watson Jr., ...
On August 8, 2013, during a routine Information Security Systems Audit, CaroMont Health discovered that patient health information from CaroMont Medical Group was transmitted by unsecure electronic mail (email). Upon discovery of this issue, CaroMont ...
CaroMont Health welcomes Heath High, MD to its medical team. Dr. High will practice with CaroMont Critical Care Specialists at CaroMont Regional Medical Center. Critical care, also referred to as intensive care, is a branch of medicine concerned with ...
CaroMont Health announces the addition of a new provider to their medical team. Kymberly Kloefkorn, AGNP-BC, joins CaroMont Heart in Gastonia. CaroMont Heart offers a complete range of services and treatments covering all aspects of cardiac, ...
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