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Mountain Tile and Stone Offers Creative Tile Ideas


Mountain Tile and Stone, Boone's premier tile showroom, offers a wide variety of products. Their expanded showroom features shower vignettes, sinks, floor and wall tiles. Mountain Tile and Stone carries products such as porcelain, glass tile, marble, granite, pebbles, ledgestone and travertine. They also stock grouts, thin sets, caulks, niches and shower seats to complete any (more)

Local Graduate Helps MAHEC Train Rural Physicians


Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has hired Bryan McClure as the Regional Administrative Manager for the Mitchell-Yancey Rural Teaching Hub. To create more rural physicians, MAHEC is starting medical residencies to train psychiatrists and general surgeons, expanding the number of family physicians and medical students it trains, and increasing the amount of time those learners spend (more)

Pruitt Health Home First Honors Marie Styles


Pruitt Health Home First Yancey has announced that the April partner of the month is Marie Styles. Marie has worked with them as a certified nursing assistant since 1996. She has a caring and kind personality and makes a difference in the lives of others. She is pictured receiving her pin with her supervisor, JoAnna Biddix, RN.
 

Pruitt Health Honors Shirley Byrd


Pruitt Health Home First Yancey announced that the March partner of the month was Shirley Byrd. Shirley has worked with Pruitt Health Home First Yancey as a certified nursing assistant since 1997 . She always has a smile and a laugh. She cares so much about her patient and her family. She is truly an asset to  Pruitt Health Home First Yancey. She is pictured receiving her pin with her (more)

BRHS Cuts Emergency Room Wait Times


Blue Ridge Regional Hospital’s emergency department staff has been working hard to decrease the time it takes for patients to be seen by a doctor. Earlier this year, staff rolled out an initiative called NurseFirst, which has led to significant improvements and shorter wait times for patients.
NurseFirst is a process in which patient access staff and emergency department nurses (more)

Mission Health Welcomes Medical Director, Research Officer


Mission Health welcomes Steven Limentani, MD, in the dual roles of Vice President & Medical Director, Cancer Services and Chief Research Officer, Mission Health. Dr. Limentani is board certified and fellowship trained in hematology and medical oncology. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and did his internal medicine training at the New England Deaconess Hospital, a major (more)

Alta Ridge Foot Thanked for Uniforms


Toe Valley Soccer Association thanks Alta Ridge Foot Specialists for being their uniform sponsor this season.  Alta Ridge paid for uniforms for TVSA's Classic, Academy, and Recreational teams.  Pictured is TVSA President Joe Tomcho presenting a framed jersey to Drs. Van Brederode, Broyles, and Verla.

Ribbon Cutting at Mauzy-Phillips Center


The ribbon cutting was held Thursday for the new Mauzy-Phillips Center at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. The Center will offer a centralized location of services including family care physicians, surgical specialists, lab, general diagnostics and retail pharmacy. (more)