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in office, provider news | Sept. 10, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
HAWES JOINS BURKE PRIMARY CARE AS PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT
Morganton, NC (Sept. 10, 2018) – Elizabeth Hawes recently joined Burke Primary Care’s growing roster of primary care healthcare specialist as a certified Physician’s Assistant (PA-C). Ms. Hawes will team with Dr. Martin Gessner at Burke Primary Care.
A resident of Valdese, Hawes completed her family medicine rotation at Burke Primary Care in April 2018, during which she focused on providing quality whole-person healthcare to patients of all ages.
Hawes completed her M.S. Physician Assistant Studies at Garner-Webb University in May 2018. She was a 2012 Magna Cum Laude graduate ...
in office news, provider news | July 10, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
Morganton, NC (March 19, 2018) – Sarah Hudson recently joined Burke Primary Care as Practice Manager, assisting in the management of operations, staffing, administrative and patient communications.
Hudson previously was employed with Blue Ridge Medical Group where she was engaged physician relations, revenue cycle management, patient experience, and human resource management. She also served as Vice President of Operations at Delphi of TeamHealth (formerly Delphi Healthcare Partners, Inc.) for five years.
In 2008 Hudson earned her Master’s of Business Administration from Appalachian State University. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from ...
in provider news | April 9, 2018, noon
The entire Burke Primary Care team mourns the sudden loss of our friend and colleague, John Frederick Sallstrom, 69, who died Friday, April 6, 2018. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the Sallstrom family. He practiced with Burke Primary Care since 1995
Born in Chicago, IL on April 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Raymond Sallstrom and Betty Lou Sullivan Sallstrom. John retired as a Major from the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting, and was a racecar sponsor for Sallstrom Racing. ...
in provider news | Dec. 4, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
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 ...
in Awards and Recognition, provider news | Oct. 10, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
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 ...