Pardee Innovative Practice Interview

July 6, 2017

Pardee Hospital physicians, Dr. David Ellis, MD (Chief Medical Officer) and Dr. Scott Donaldson, MD (Chief of Staff) were interviewed on May 23rd with regard to the hospital’s actions to tackle the opioid crisis.

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Innovative Care at Surgical Specialists of Carolina

May 17, 2017

Innovations at Surgical Specialists of North Carolina

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Dr. Danna Park - Mind Body Medicine for Surgery Patients

March 31, 2017

Interview with Dr. Danna Park on Mind Body Medicine

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Innovative Care at Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center

December 5, 2016

Interviews with Dr. Kate Queen and Al Mina

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Innovations in Rural Medicine: Endoscopic Services at Cherokee Indian Hospital

August 9, 2016

This article is based on in-person interviews with Drs. Elizabeth Saladin and Executive Clinical Director Richard Bunio at CIH on July 13, 2016

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Lower Your Overhead With a Patient Portal: Trillium Family Medicine

March 25, 2016

It is not news that electronic health records (EHRs) are a major cause of job dissatisfaction among physicians. Advances in patient portal technology over the past few years, however, have opened numerous opportunities for health information technology to actually improve your office and your job satisfaction. Patient portals, when implemented well, can increase workplace efficiency and reduce practice costs.   

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Innovations in Medicine: Synergy Health Solutions

January 19, 2016

An interview with Dr. Gus Vickery

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AllCare Clinical Associates Featured in Medical Group Management Association Report

December 16, 2015

The MGMA report highlights medical practices that have demonstrated superior performance in cost management, productivity, capacity and staffing, and patient satisfaction. 

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Four Seasons Pilots Medicare Reform through Innovative Community Palliative Care Model

August 25, 2015

In collaboration with the Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley, Newton, Four Seasons will test a new model for community-based palliative care across the continuum of care spanning in-patient and outpatient settings. 

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Innovations in Medical Practice in WNC: Trillium Family Medicine Revisited

February 6, 2015

WCMS’ Health Innovations highlights WNC physicians, practices and programs that are on the cutting edge of healthcare transformation, both big and small. WCMS supports local physician members who are change agents by recognizing them and sharing among other WCMS members and the general community information about these local innovations.  If you know of such a physician or practice, please contact us and we will check it out.

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MY Health-e-Schools Telemedicine Program

October 24, 2013

The latest in a series of blog posts highlighting the work of innovative practices in Western North Carolina.

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Health Innovations in Our Community - Trillium Family Medicine

February 7, 2013

The Western Carolina Medical Society recently interviewed WCMS member Dr. S. Mark McNeill from Trillium Family Medicine to highlight health innovations practices in Western NC.

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Trillium Family Medicine - Low Overhead Model

February 6, 2013

The first in the series of blog posts highlighting the work of innovative practices in Western North Carolina.

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