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Park Ridge Health Lunch and Learn Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – The community is invited to a free Lunch and Learn presentation at Park Ridge Health on Monday, Oct. 6, at 12 p.m. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shonda M. Asaad, M.D., of Asheville Hematology and Oncology and Gregg Goldin, M.D., of Radiation Therapy Associates of Western North Carolina will educate guests on the latest in breast cancer awareness and treatment options.

Event guests can enjoy a complimentary lunch at 11:30 p.m. at the Park Ridge Health Café. Since space is limited for this event, reservations are required and can be made by calling 855-PRH-LIFE (855-774-5433).

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health is a member of Adventist Health System, a family of 45 exceptional, faith-based hospitals across the country that operate independently to deliver care and services that best meet the needs of their communities. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Grand Opening Celebration Park Ridge Health South Asheville

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Park Ridge Health will host a grand opening celebration at its new South Asheville campus this Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. Park Ridge Health South Asheville is located immediately off I-26, Exit 37 (Long Shoals Road), and across from the entrance to Biltmore Park.

Community members, community leaders, elected officials, and Park Ridge Health leadership and staff will celebrate the opening of this leading-edge facility with tours, live music, food provided by Travinia Italian Kitchen, prizes and giveaways.

At Park Ridge Health South Asheville, patients have access to many of the region’s leading primary providers and specialists, as well as other high-demand medical services. More than 20 physicians and providers offer care at Park Ridge Health South Asheville, with extended hours, weekend hours and same-day appointments available. Many of the providers offering care at Park Ridge Health South Asheville are relocating from practices in the South Asheville and Arden areas to offer improved access for patients and the community.

Park Ridge Health Recognized for Community Impact

Friday, August 15th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Park Ridge Health has been recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates, a leading health care financial consulting firm that specializes in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies. Park Ridge Health received scores in the top 20 of its bracket, earning a Community Value Five-Star designation. This designation means Park Ridge Health is one of the top-performing hospitals in the nation in terms of value provided to the community through financial strength, reinvestment back into the organization, cost structure, charge structure and quality patient care.

“At a time when health care providers are increasingly under scrutiny for financial responsibility and community impact, Park Ridge Health is pleased to be recognized for its value to our local community,” said Jimm Bunch, President and CEO of Park Ridge Health. “I believe that if we continue to put safety first, financial viability will follow. As the second largest employer in Henderson County, Park Ridge Health is just as committed to providing a stable future for our community as we are to providing the best possible care for our patients.”

Cleverley + Associates’ annual State of the Hospital Industry uses the Community Value Index(r) (CVI) to measure the value a hospital provides to its community. The CVI was the first study of its kind and remains the most comprehensive index dedicated to hospital value assessment.

About Cleverley + Associates: Cleverley + Associates is a leading health care financial consulting firm that specializes in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies for health care providers, consultants and vendors. The company’s primary focus is to provide health care providers with solutions and recommendations that will enhance their performance. Cleverley + Associates have released the Community Value findings as part of its new publication, State of the Hospital Industry -2014 Edition.

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health is a member of Adventist Health System, a family of 45 exceptional, faith-based hospitals across the country that operate independently to deliver care and services that best meet the needs of their communities. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Park Ridge Health Carpal Tunnel Presentation

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – About one in 10 adults develops carpal tunnel syndrome at some point in life. Park Ridge Health will present the free event, “Carpal Tunnel: Fact vs. Fiction,” on Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Presenter James Phelps, M.D., M.P.T., board-certified orthopedic surgeon and hand & upper extremity specialist with Southeastern Sports Medicine, will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that affects the hand and wrist, often starts with numbness, and can lead to difficulty performing everyday, fine-motor tasks. A light dinner will be provided for guests at this event. Space is limited, so please RSVP for this event at 855.PRH.LIFE.

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health is a member of Adventist Health System, a family of 45 exceptional, faith-based hospitals across the country that operate independently to deliver care and services that best meet the needs of their communities. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

 

Community Invited to Diabetes Presentation on March 27

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – The community is invited to a free presentation on diabetes and the corresponding topics of medication management, simple lifestyle changes, and easy cooking tips presented by board-certified endocrinologist Dr. Aysha Inankur and certified diabetes educator Michelle DeGeeter, Pharm.D., C.D.E.  The Brunch & Learn will be held in the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health and will take place on Thursday, March 27, at 10 a.m.  A complimentary light meal will be provided for guests. Please RSVP for this event by calling 855.PRH.LIFE.

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health is a member of Adventist Health System, a family of 45 exceptional, faith-based hospitals across the country that operate independently to deliver care and services that best meet the needs of their communities. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Park Ridge Health Primary Care Presentation Feb. 18

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Considering significant changes taking place in health care right now, it’s more important than ever to take charge of your health, live a healthy lifestyle, and know which screenings are most important for you.  Park Ridge Health will host a free event covering these topics featuring Dr. Charles Harpe of Park Ridge Health at Laurel Park and Dr. Wes Hite of Parkway Medical Group on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park. Attendees will enjoy a light dinner and the opportunity to meet several Park Ridge Health providers representing offices in Henderson and Buncombe counties. Space is limited for this event, so RSVPs are required by calling 855-PRH-LIFE (855-774-5433).

About Park Ridge Health: Founded in 1910, Park Ridge Health is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing leading-edge, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health provides personalized care at more than 30 locations, offering a dedicated network of more than 140 physicians and providers, cardiac care & rehabilitation, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, a boutique labor & delivery experience, a full range of imaging services and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Student Athletic Training Camp July 22-24

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – Students entering 7th through 12th grade are invited to a free, three-day summer camp offered by Southeastern Sports Medicine and Park Ridge Health. The 3rdAnnual Student Athletic Training Camp will take place July 22 – 24 from 7 – 10 p.m. at Southeastern Sports Medicine’s Hendersonville facility. Students with an interest in entering the fields of athletic training, physical therapy or sports medicine are highly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity, where they will learn the fundamentals of athletic training including basic anatomy, taping techniques, first aid and hydration.

“Students who complete this three-day course can benefit their schools’ athletic programs by being an extra set of eyes and hands, and also gain knowledge and experience to help them succeed in what is now a very competitive field of health care,” said Dwayne Durham, Director of Southeastern Sports Medicine Hendersonville.

To register for Student Athletic Training Camp, please call 692-1333.

About Park Ridge Health: Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 130 primary care and specialty providers, cardiac care and rehab, state-of-the-art surgical care, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Ear, Nose and Throat Free Event for Parents

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids is one of the most common procedures performed on children in the United States. Michael Neuenschwander, M.D., board-certified otolaryngologist with Park Ridge Ear, Nose and Throat, will present a free educational seminar on this topic entitled “A Parents’ Guide to Tonsils and Adenoids” on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Health Adventure. The public is invited to attend and enjoy free refreshments. Space is limited, so reservations are encouraged by calling 855-PRH-LIFE (855-774-5433).

About Michael Neuenschwander, M.D.: Dr. Neuenschwander is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine and is fluent in Spanish. He completed internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and has been in practice since 2000. His work includes general otolaryngology in adults and children, voice and swallowing disorders, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and advanced sinus surgery.

About Park Ridge Health: Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 120 primary care and specialty physicians and providers, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

 

Frostbite 5K, 10K and Fun Run/Walk Quickly Approaching

Monday, February 4th, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – The Park Ridge Health Foundation and Presenting Sponsor Southeastern Sports Medicine will host the 21st Annual Frostbite 10K, 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, starting at 2 p.m. This premier race event will take place on flat to moderately rolling terrain with Hutch Mountain as the scenic backdrop, and features a Grand-Prix sanctioned 10K course. The Frostbite races will begin and finish at the Lelia Patterson Center located next to Park Ridge Health at Howard Gap Road and Naples Road in Fletcher, N.C. The 2013 Frostbite event also will feature a Family Fun Day and Health Expo at the Lelia Patterson Center from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. with games, booths, live music and free health screenings.

Registration fees for both the 5K and 10K will be $30 through Jan. 31 and $35 from Feb. 1 through race day. The Fun Run/Walk is $10. Participants can register online at www.prhfrostbite.com. All runners who register by Jan. 31 are guaranteed a long-sleeved performance tech shirt, while all Fun Run/Walk participants will receive a short-sleeved cotton shirt. Check-in and packet pickup will be available on race day from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m., and early packet pickup will take place on Feb. 16 at the Diamond Brand store in Arden from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., where registrants will be able to enjoy 20 percent off merchandise, entry for door prizes and free body composition analysis.

Don’t enjoy running or walking? Become a first-time Phantom Runner for $25 and support Park Ridge Health from the comfort and warmth of your home. All Phantom Runners will receive a premium quality race shirt.

All proceeds of the 2013 Frostbite event will benefit Park Ridge Health’s Kid Power program. Kid Power is helping children grow up to be healthy and strong by tackling the epidemic of childhood obesity. This free program, which reaches 1,000 children and their families each year, helps kids avoid, reverse and prevent health concerns associated with obesity, including diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease and sleep apnea. Kid Power teaches about the lifelong benefits of exercise and healthy eating through a specially designed curriculum.

A video preview of this year’s Frostbite 5K and 10K courses is now available online at http://www.youtube.com/user/ParkRidgeHealth?feature=watch.

Residents of the Fletcher area should expect traffic delays on race day, especially between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Naples Road.

About Park Ridge Health:

Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region – including state-of-the-art surgery suites, a boutique baby delivery experience and North Carolina’s first 64-slice CT scanner in 2006 – Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians and providers, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

October Health Events with Park Ridge Health and Health Adventure

Friday, October 5th, 2012

ASHEVILLE NC – Free health events with Park Ridge Health and the Health Adventure in October.

Families Eating Smarter and Moving More

Tuesdays, October 9 – October 30 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.

FREE series at The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

Bring the whole family and enjoy learning simple solutions for eating smarter and moving more together. You can choose to come to just one or all of the classes in the series:

Session 1: Eating Smart at Home

Session 2: Moving More, Every Day, Everywhere

Session 3: Eating Smart on the Run

Session 4: Moving More, Watching Less

Free Movie Night: The Weight of the Nation: Confronting America’s Obesity Epidemic

Tuesday, October 9, at 5:30 p.m. In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health

This popular HBO documentary will be the focus of this year’s movie night at Park Ridge Health. Feel free to bring dinner from the Café and eat while you watch. For more information, visit www.theweightofthenation.hbo.com

Free Support Groups

Oncology Community Support Group

Friday, October 12 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Burchard/OB Conference Room 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville

Offered by the Park Ridge Health Oncology Center. Open to anyone in the community undergoing the stresses of cancer treatments (caregivers and family welcome). Facilitated by Blake Hill, R.N., O.C.N., O.N.N. (Oncology Certified Nurse, Oncology Navigator), and Darlene White, Park Ridge Health volunteer and cancer survivor. For information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828.681.2917.

The Baby Place Events

To register for classes or for more information on spa services, please call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) or visit parkridgebabies.com.

Celebrate Pregnancy (One full day)

Monday, October 8 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

This is not your typical childbirth class! This class is offered in an interactive format to help you learn and retain all the correct and most important information. Topics covered in the course include the following: Dealing with pregnancy ailments, labor process & labor support techniques, and breastfeeding & newborn care. This class is $65.00 per couple. Add a massage voucher ($65 value) to use at The Baby Place Spa for just $30! Bring three pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class.

October 2012 WOW Health Screenings

Free Cholesterol Screenings

Lipid and glucose profiles by finger stick, along with blood pressure and body mass index screening. For best results, fast overnight. FREE.

Tuesday, October 9 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. The Health Adventure (Enter through Biltmore Square Mall)

Free Bone Density for Men and Women

Bone density screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes and socks that are easy to slip off. FREE.

Wednesday, October 10 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sammy Williams Center: 301 N. Justice St., Hendersonville