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Leslie Norris, DNP, of Riverview Medical Associates in Franklin, North Carolina, was part of the distinguished faculty presenting at the 2012 Institute for Healthcare Improvement, an International Summit. Norris will be speaking on EMR and transitioning from paper records to electronic. She will also take part in a panel discussion regarding technology improvements in medical offices.

Norris, a Nurse Practitioner for 12 years, practices at Riverview Medical Associates, part of the quality healthcare team of Angel Medical Center in Franklin, NC. She is also an Assistant Professor at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Receiving her doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Norris has presented at several medical conferences including: the Institute for Healthcare Improvement International Summit, Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistant’s FallFest and Spring Fling, Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) Primary Care Conference, and will soon be giving a presentation at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Conference.

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Macon County Public Health challenges women in Macon County to know their heart disease risk and take action to prevent it.

Too few women realize that heart disease is still their # 1 killer so Macon County Public Health is encouraging women to visit www.GoRedForWomen.org to take the Go Red Heart CheckUp and learn how to protect their hearts. By taking the online Go Red Heart Check-Up you will receive a personal heart disease risk assessment that you can use with your health care provider to develop a personal plan to fight heart disease.

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Angel Hospice announces the graduation of 7 new Hospice volunteers on February 1, 2012. Training sessions covered the philosophy of Hospice, team building, listening and communication skills, confidentiality, family dynamics, concepts of spiritual, and bereavement support for patients and families.

Hospice volunteers offer warm hearts, listening ears, and compassion to our patients and their families.

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As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn, loss of jobs, foreclosures, high cost of gas, and the rising cost of prescription drugs. Charles Myrick, the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits, hospitals, schools, churches, etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured, underinsured, and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs. One of the main locations in the Franklin, NC area that received an initial donation of free prescription cards, is the Grandview Manor Care Center. The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

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