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Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley Prevents Chronic Disease Through Hepatitis C Screening Program

Nov 7, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Primary Care, rural health, Free and Charitable Clinics, Hepatitis C, Preventive Care

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Northwest AHEC Practice Support would like to celebrate great work going on in its seventeen-county region. Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley in Elkin, NC was one of six Free and Charitable Clinics nationally that received funding from grantee: Becton, Dickenson and Company (NYSE:BDX) to provide multi-year diagnostic testing.  This initiative which began in 2017 is called Point of Care, Enhancing Clinical Effectiveness (PoCECE) program.  The PoCECE program provides a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) waived point-of-care test system consisting of instruments, reagents and quality control to perform the following tests: Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Macroscopic Urinalysis, Microalbumin, INR, Hemoglobin A1c, Strep A, HIV, Rapid Hepatitis C, Pregnancy, Flu A & B, and RSV.  The grants also include technical support consisting of standard operating procedures, equipment setup and configuration, competency training and documentation.1

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Did You Hear What's Happening 11/5? The 16th Annual Neuroscience Conference!

Sep 30, 2021 9:57:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, Primary Care, neuroscience, neuro, stroke care

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We hope you can make plans to join us on November 5th 9am-3pm for this Conference being held as Live Webinar this year. 

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Beach Meetings are BACK for 2022! Save the Dates for this Week.

Jul 13, 2021 2:03:22 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Primary Care, Dentistry, Nursing, family medicine

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Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest AHEC would like to invite you to Save The Date July 25-27 for Beach Week 2022! Beach Week will take place at Kingston Plantation / Embassy Suites in Myrtle Beach, SC. Sign up to be added to the list to receive more information.

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Healthcare Demystified on our Podcast

Mar 2, 2021 12:44:41 PM / by Andrew Brewer posted in Primary Care, Keeping Kids Well, technology, learning, interaction, Wellness, public health, food insecurity, Healthcare Insights, CME, Healthy Opportunities, culinary medicine, healthy eating, food, Community, family medicine

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One of my favorite things to do it sit, listen, and talk with interesting people. For almost two years now I have had the pleasure of sitting down with some beautiful humans and recording these conversations for our Healthcare Insights in Northwest North Carolina podcast https://soundcloud.com/nwahecwebmaster

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