Granville Health System (GHS) recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently celebrated National Hospital Week. A portion of the planned activities included an opportunity for employees of the Health System to donate health and hygiene items to the local food pantry, ACIM (Area Congregations in Ministry).
Granville Health System celebrates May 19 – 25 as EMS Week. With the national theme of EMS Strong the organization will recognize the group throughout the week.
On Monday, May 6, 2019 Granville Health System kicked off the celebration of National Nurses Week with a Blessing of the Hands ceremony.
Oxford Mayor Jacqueline (Jackie) vdH Sergent recently signed a proclamation declaring May 6 – 12, 2019 as Nurses Week in the City of Oxford.
Granville Health System (GHS) has announced that L. C. Adcock resigned from their Board of Trustees effective April 1, 2019. Granville County Commissioner and GHS Board of Trustees member David Smith replaces him as board chair.
Granville Health System continues its partnership with the local Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM) by hosting a food drive throughout the weekend of April 26 – 28, 2019.
On Tuesday, April 23, Granville Health System held the quarterly Employee Awards Luncheon. Employees were recognized for milestone lengths of service.
The eighth annual Granville Ambulance Chase & Food Truck Rodeo announced the official results of the community event held on Saturday, March 16, 2019.
GHS celebrates Granville County’s First Baby of the New Year, Layla Casarrubias Cipriano, daughter to Sandra Cipriano Cortes and Virginio Casarrubias Pena.
Granville Health System (GHS) celebrates the birth of a rare Christmas Day baby, Nathan Cox, son to Heather and Josh Cox.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently held a ribbon-cutting for the newly remodeled South Granville Medical Center. The building is the home of Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor as well as Granville ExpressCare and the Granville Occupational Medicine Program.
Granville Health System (GHS) announced it has selected Ann Marie Holtzman-Wheeler as its Chief Nursing Officer. Holtzman-Wheeler has been serving in an interim capacity since August 2018.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new medical office building that will be built on the health system’s main campus.
Obesity is a growing concern in the US and is an important risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
It is October and flu season is quickly approaching! Seasonal flu viruses are present year-round but they are most common in the fall and winter months.
GHS recently deployed a seven-member GHS team of clinicians to Onslow Memorial Hospital in response to the emergent needs presented by Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence is headed toward North Carolina and there are things you can do to be ready. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane.
Pancreatitis is a rare, but serious cause of upper abdominal pain and vomiting. You should seek medical treatment immediately for any sudden and severe abdominal pain, especially if you are unable to eat.
The Granville Health System (GHS) Board of Trustees announced it has selected John F. Snow as its Chief Executive Officer. Snow will begin his new position on August 13, replacing former CEO L. Lee Isley who resigned in March to accept the position of President and CEO of Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, NC.
OXFORD, NC (July 6, 2018) - Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced the opening of Granville Gastroenterology Associates on the campus of Granville Medical Center. Dr. Abraham will lead the practice and is currently accepting new patients.
Throat infections are more common in children and young adults but can happen at any age.
The benefits to a child of having an involved father are significant and can be life-changing.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced Vance Granville Community College (VGCC) has named Ashley Martin, BSN, RN, a clinical instructor in its labor and delivery rotation.
There are two shingles vaccinations available now and there are some major differences to note in deciding which to get.
There is a lot of talk around the negative effects of high cholesterol, but what exactly is cholesterol and why does it matter?
Medication errors are a major concern for prescribing doctors. According to the CDC, 82% of Americans take at least one medication, and nearly one third of Americans take five or more medications.
Family swimming pool time is one popular outdoor summer activity to help beat the heat, but it’s important to take the necessary safety precautions if swimming and using the pool.
GHS' dedicated pediatrician Dr. Kelly Hayes is sharing his tips for new moms in this first of a monthly column series targeted toward families with children.
It is critical to visit an eye specialist (optometrist or ophthalmologist) to receive a regular screening eye exam to preserve vision and eye function over time.
Unless the teacher raises a concern about vision due to a child not being able to see the board, parents rarely voice concerns about vision at children’s check-ups. Nevertheless, pediatric vision screening is very important.
Sun rays have many different types of light, including UV, which is the type that causes the most DNA damage. In North Carolina, UV rays are strongest in the late spring and early summer. So now is the time to think about protecting your skin.
Triangle Physician's latest cover story describes Granville Surgical Associates ability to provide expanded surgical services with Dr. Shane Hodge and Dr. Naveen Kumar.
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
Last week we discussed osteoporosis or bone thinning, which combined with a fall can lead to a debilitating broken bone. This week we’ll discuss how to prevent falls for adults who live at home.
As we age, bone thinning becomes more prevalent and increases the risk of broken bones.
Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint in the United States, as it affects people of all ages.
Leg swelling, which is called lower extremity edema in the medical field, is a very common complaint in primary care. There are many different causes and severity levels of leg swelling ranging from a minor pain to needing to be evaluated immediately by a medical provider.
A cervical cancer screening, also referred to as a pap smear, has been a fundamental piece of a woman’s annual exam for many years.
Not only is baby aspirin one of the most cost-effective way to save lives, it is also one of the oldest medicines.
Common warts, or warts most frequently found on hands, and plantar warts, which take root on the bottom of the foot, are complaints we hear frequently at Granville Primary Care Butner-Creedmoor.
Anxiety is not an uncommon emotion, and it may not be considered a health problem either.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced Naveen Kumar, MD of Granville Surgical Associates will open The Breast Care Program.
The flu season is upon us and it has hit the country very hard. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) predicts that if this season follows prior similar season trends, approximately 34 million Americans will get the flu this year.
The Granville Health System (GHS) Board of Trustees (BOT) announced they have accepted the resignation of L. Lee Isley, Ph.D, FACHE as Chief Executive Officer of Granville Health System.
As a primary care physician at Granville Primary Care, Butner-Creedmoor, it does not come as much of a surprise that so many locals, like many Americans all over, are suffering from health challenges that come from too much sodium intake.
During the recent extended period of below-freezing temperatures, several water lines breaks occurred on the campus of Granville Medical Center.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently confirmed a telephone number assigned to Granville Medical Center is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals in the community.
Timija Anniestasia LeMay was born at 11:57 p.m. on January 1 to become Granville Health System's first baby of the year for 2018.
Granville Health System (GHS) recently welcomed Dr. Jonathan Hedrick into his rotation as a family medicine resident as part of GHS’s ongoing partnership with the Duke University School of Medicine’s Family Medicine Residency Program.