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Recent news from Burke Primary Care.

HUMANA CERTIFIES BURKE PRIMARY CARE

Morganton, NC (March 6, 2018)  – Health insurance leader, Humana, recently recognized Burke Primary Care by certifying the Morganton-based practice for meeting or exceeding health care standards and guidelines.

The certification followed an assessment of Burke Primary Care’s staff, policies, personnel, facilities and equipment, especially those that are part of the practice’s X-Ray, Bone Density Scanning and Digital Imaging services and staffing.

“Congratulations for successfully completing the program and for your continued care of our members,” Dr. Charles Stemple, DO, Vice President, Health Guidance Organization – Humana said in a letter to Burke Primary Care.

Founded in 1961, Humana ...

PAY ONLINE!

For your convenience we have added a Pay Online feature to our website. On the Home Page there is a Pay icon with a dollar sign ($). It is between the Make Appointments and Contact buttons.

Press the Pay button and you will go to a secure page asking for your Account Number and Name (as they appear on your Burke Primary Care invoice), and the amount you are paying. Then fill in the credit card info and press Submit. 

The transaction is protected and secure. 

CHRISTOPHER SHATLEY JOINS BURKE PRIMARY CARE AS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Morganton, NC (Dec. 4, 2017) – Christopher Shatley, a Burke County native, PA-C, recently joined Burke Primary Care as a Physician Assistant – Certified to practice a wide variety of specialties in the Morganton-based practice.

Shatley completed his Master’s of Health Science (his Physician Assistant degree) from South College, Knoxville, TN in 2015. Prior to that, he earned his Master’s of Science – Nutrition from Clemson University in 2013 and his Bachelor’s from Concord University in 2011. He graduated from East Burke High School in 2006.

Shatley is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, the Collegiate Strength ...

BURKE PRIMARY CARE EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

BURKE PRIMARY CARE EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

Morganton, NC (Oct. 10, 2017)  – Burke Primary Care was recently recognized for earning National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home family practice.

The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home program reflects the input of the American College of Physicians (ACP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and others.

Additionally, the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement.  Medical home is an approach to delivering and organizing primary ...

BURKE PRIMARY CARE OPENS EXPANDED OFFICES

Morganton, NC (Sept. 10, 2017) – After nine months of construction, Burke Primary Care recently completed a 4,000-square-feet expansion to its Morganton facility that enhances patient privacy and convenience while supporting its Medical Home philosophy.
Using local architects and contractors, the expansion added 14 new exam rooms, four offices for healthcare providers and additional outside parking for patients. The new offices also reduced congestion in hallways. Burke Primary Care’s office is located at 103 Medical Heights Road in Morganton.
 
“This project allows expansion of medical services for residents of Burke and surrounding counties,” said Scott Gallagher, Chief ...

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