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Recent news from Burke Primary Care.

Dec. 4, 2012, midnight

Flu Season Hits Burke Early

As Printed in The News Herald Dec. 4, 2012Cheryl Shuffler | [email protected]/* */MORGANTON, NC – It has arrived and earlier than usual. The flu has made its way to Burke County, with new cases being confirmed each day.“It’s here, I’m afraid,” said Lisa Moore, health education supervisor for the ... Continue Reading
Oct. 1, 2012, midnight

Quality Lab Services

Burke Primary Care has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization, the COLA organization announced recently.COLA accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations,” said Scott Gallagher, Chief Operating Officer for the Morganton-based independent family practice. “Recognized ... Continue Reading
Oct. 1, 2012, midnight

Quality Diabetes Care

Burke Primary Care recently received national recognition from the Diabetes Recognition Program for providing quality care to its patients with diabetes.The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced the recognition recently.Designed to improve the quality of care that patients with diabetes receive, the Diabetes ... Continue Reading
July 31, 2012, midnight

Weight Loss Clinical Trial

Burke Primary Care of Morganton, NC is offering a new clinical trial targeting medications and treatments for weight loss. For three years, the independent family practice has participated in national and global clinical trials with pharmaceutical companies and selected sites to study future medications and treatments. The practice’s latest clinical ... Continue Reading
June 4, 2012, midnight

Gessner Attends Conference

Morganton, NC (June 4, 2012) - Dr. Martin Gessner of Burke Primary Care recently participated in the 36th Annual Internal Medicine Conference in Chapel Hill, NC that is jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC). ... Continue Reading