Suicide Prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month It’s essential to shed light on the topic of suicide because it affects millions of Americans every year. Though the conversation isn’t easy to have, silence can have tragic results. The goal of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is to shift public perception and spread hope and vital information to…

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September is Pain Awareness Month

A Pain Awareness campaign was created by the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) more than 20 years ago! This action brought together various organizations from all over the country. These organizations all have missions similar to ACPA and are part of Partners for Understanding Pain. One of the main elements was the decision to designate…

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Monkeypox

What is Monkeypox? Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. This virus is in the same family of the virus that causes smallpox—although smallpox is more extreme. Contrary to popular belief, Monkeypox is not a new virus. It was discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred…

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Vaccine Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Flu season is just around the corner, and because of the nature of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to get your flu vaccine this fall. The flu vaccine doesn’t prevent you from contracting COVID-19, and the COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t prevent you from contracting the flu—so, both vaccines…

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The Importance of Cultural Competency in Psychology

Minority Mental Health Month   What is Cultural Competency The AHA (American Hospital Association) defines a culturally competent healthcare system as one that “acknowledges the importance of culture, incorporates the assessment of cross-cultural relations, recognizes the potential impact of cultural differences, expands cultural knowledge, and adapts services to meet culturally unique needs.” The first step…

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Putting Care Before Multi-Specialty

Putting Care Before Multi-Specialty

 IN HIS BAG Dr. Wayne Beauford draws his inspiration as a physician from a historical family influence. Atop the near ceiling-height bookcase in the second-floor office overlooking the city he serves sits a special memento. Like a cover to an ancient text, it carries some dust. Its dents, scars, and bits of fraying leather serve as…

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Bethany Medical Welcomes Physician Assistant

BETHANY MEDICAL WELCOMES PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TO SKEET CLUB LOCATION IN HIGH POINT Melissa Shelton, PA-C offers a full spectrum of primary care and related services and is currently accepting new patients at 1580 Skeet Club Rd. in High Point Bethany Medical is excited to welcome Physician Assistant Melissa Shelton to its team of 65 multi-specialty…

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CELEBRATES NEW CLINIC

BETHANY MEDICAL CELEBRATES NEW CLINIC

BETHANY MEDICAL CELEBRATES NEW CLINIC ON SOUTH MAIN IN HIGH POINT/ARCHDALE  Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Celebrating the Opening of Our New Office Now Offering Primary Care, Urgent Care and Specialty Care Services Bethany Medical and its team of 65 multi-specialty providers are excited to announce the opening of its newest location at 2805…

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Dr. Oscar Florendo

Bethany Medical Welcomes Dr. Oscar Florendo

BETHANY MEDICAL WELCOMES PHYSICIAN Dr. Oscar Florendo, Jr. is Currently Accepting New Patients at Bethany Medical’s South Main Location in High Point/Archdale HIGH POINT, N.C. — Oscar Florendo Jr., M.D., a board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine, joined Bethany Medical at the end of 2021. He is now anchoring the primary care team at Bethany’s…

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Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month, and it’s a great time to focus on ways to keep your heart healthy. It’s important to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle so that more people can take steps to protect their hearts. This year, the federally designated event, American Heart Month, is…

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Demand Increases for COVID-19 Testing at Bethany

Demand Increases for COVID-19 Testing at Bethany

Over the last two weeks, the demand for COVID-19 testing services has tripled at Bethany Medical testing sites. With the recent appearance of the Omicron variant, the need for testing has escalated across the nation. Bethany Medical has continued to press on and handle the high patient volume at all 15 Piedmont Triad locations.  Elise…

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Lung Health Awareness Month

Every cell in the body needs oxygen to function properly. This is why your lungs are so important! Healthy lungs keep us active without limitations. We often overlook our lungs because we breathe without even thinking until there is a problem. According to the American Lung Association, nearly 37 million Americans live with a chronic…

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COVID is Again on the Rise 

COVID is on the rise, however, vaccination is still highly effective in preventing serious illness-hospitalizations and death in more than 90 percent of cases.  If you are not vaccinated, this is still highly advised. Nearly 100 percent of people in hospital ICUs in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point have not been vaccinated. The newer Delta…

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Bethany Medical Breaks Record at Rockers Stadium

Bethany Medical breaks record for the largest healthcare employee event at the High Point Rockers Stadium on Sunday, August 8th. Bethany treated its front-line employees to an appreciation fun day at the Rockers Stadium with more than 600 employees and their family members in attendance. The event was a coming together to celebrate the employees…

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Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis: Understanding The Disease

August is gastroparesis disease awareness month. Approximately five million Americans are afflicted with this chronic gastrointestinal disorder, but most Americans don’t know what it is. August is dedicated to promoting understanding disease symptoms and causes and disease awareness. What Is Gastroparesis? Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying, causes the stomach to empty its contents very slowly…

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New Clinic on North Main in High Point

Bethany Medical Celebrates New Clinic on North Main in High Point  Bethany Medical and its team of 65 multi-specialty providers are excited to announce the opening of its newest location at 819 North Main Street, High Point in Peters Plaza II.   A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today at the center and was attended by…

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Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on our lives. Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but they can make…

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Immigration Physicals

Dr. Enrico Jones provides all Immigration Physicals for Bethany Medical patients.  Below are frequently asked questions and detailed information for those seeking an immigration physical. Immigration Physicals For those who want to obtain permanent resident status in the United States, an immigration medical exam is required.  Bethany Medical performs the I-693 medical exam for those…

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Importance of Primary Care

Importance of Primary Care Physician assistant Melissa Bujanowski, PA-C explains why everyone needs a primary care provider (PCP). PCPs schedule regular visits and routine tests that will help manage your chronic health conditions (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety, headaches, obesity) and catch health issues early. PCPs will check your weight, height, and blood pressure…

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COVID Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

It is important to be aware of the research and studies that went into constructing the COVID-19 vaccines. If you have reservations about the COVID shot, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has provided extensive information to keep you informed. The vaccinations were built upon decades of work and research to develop…

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Bethany Medical at Kernersville Opens

High Point, NC, May 2020—Bethany Medical has opened a new location in Kernersville offering primary care, urgent care, pain management, and dermatology services at 975 NC-66 Kernersville, NC 27284. Bethany Medical at Kernersville will focus on a full spectrum of primary care services including comprehensive physical assessments, well and sick visit exams, weight loss, and the…

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Bethany Medical at University Parkway Opens

High Point, NC, September 20—Bethany Medical at University Parkway: Bethany Medical has opened an additional Winston-Salem location offering services at 5093 University Parkway. This newest Bethany Medical location will be the home of Marc F. Fedder, MD.  Bethany Medical at University Parkway will focus on a full spectrum of primary care services including comprehensive physical…

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About Bethany Medical

Bethany Medical (Bethany) is a multi-specialty medical practice serving the Triad and surrounding communities since 1987. Bethany is open 7 days a week, 8 AM to 6 PM with 15 convenient locations throughout the Triad. We offer extended hours till 7 PM at our Battleground location. The medical practice has grown to provide the facilities, staff, and support to offer urgent care, primary care, diagnostic, outpatient ancillary, and specialty care professional services onsite. Bethany Medical is staffed with board-certified physicians and providers representing 14 medical specialties. Practice staff members are known for treating each patient with prompt personalized care and attention. Bethany employs more than 500 full and part-time employees.

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