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Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition earned

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Novant Medical Group (NMG), a network that includes more than 1,000 physicians and more than 1,400 providers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, now has 32 practices that have been designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. This designation signifies that the practice has met a set of NCQA national standards established to improve health through the coordinated management of patient care.

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Wireless waiting room

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Now you can bring your laptop with you and make use of your time in the waiting room.

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Is your wellness care covered by your insurance plan?

Friday, May 6, 2011

Wellness Care is your first line of defense for early diagnosis and treatment of medical problems. The insurance industry has radically changed coverage guidelines for these services.

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Insect/spider bites

Friday, March 7, 2008

Understanding Insect Bites and Spider Bites -- Treatment

What Are the Treatments?

For insect bites that aren't serious, the goal of treatment is simply to relieve discomfort. In the rare cases of bites that cause a severe reaction, it is essential to get medical help immediately.

The discomfort of many insect bites can be soothed by an ice cube, a cold washcloth, calamine lotion, a paste of baking soda, or an over-the-counter hydrocortisone ointment.

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Seasonal allergies

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

What is allergic rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis, often called allergies or hay fever, occurs when your immune system overreacts to particles in the air that you breathe-you are allergic to them. Your immune system attacks the particles, causing symptoms such as sneezing and a runny nose. The particles are called allergens, which simply means they can cause an allergic reaction.

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