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CaroMont Health Opens Immediate Care Clinic in Mountain Island Lake
Date:2/28/2011

GASTONIA, N.C., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CaroMont Health opened its first CLiC Immediate Care facility in Mountain Island Lake, NC. The acronym CLiC stands for convenient, local, individualized care. The practice will provide patient care 12 hours a day (8:30am-8:30pm), seven days a week, without the need for an appointment.

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CLiC will stand apart from traditional 'urgent care' facilities by focusing on helping people get well and then giving them tools to become proactive with their health and wellness. Patients will be provided with immediate attention to their acute health care needs, as well as information, resources and support that will improve their long term health and well-being.

The practice will reflect a customer and wellness-centered approach to health care by meeting the needs of busy consumers and introducing them to the concept of health management through a range of innovative features. CLiC will provide user-friendly, interactive opportunities that will connect patients to resources across a continuum of care including stress management, fitness and nutrition.  

"At CLiC, we will not only treat each patient's immediate needs, but also use their visit as an opportunity to build a relationship," said CaroMont Health's CEO, Valinda Rutledge.  "Our vision is to promote individual health and vibrant communities, touching the lives of every person we serve, and CLiC is just one more way we make our vision a reality."

CLiC will also have a retail component that is intended to be a tool for community members who need equipment, support, education and health products that they may not easily find in other retail stores. The CLiC store will be open to the public Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

For added convenience, CLiC will offer platforms through e-enabled connectivity. "We want health to be at the top of a person's mind even when they are out of the facility. 24/7 care is only a 'CLiC' away," Rutledge said.

About CaroMont Health –

CaroMont Health in Gastonia, North Carolina is a regional, independent, not-for-profit health care system and nationally-recognized "value-based" health care provider (high quality, low cost). CaroMont Health is the only hospital in the region named by Thomson Reuters as a 100 Top Hospital for quality care and is one of two HealthGrades' Clinical Excellence recipients in North Carolina. CaroMont Health is among an elite group of 19 selected participants (out of 3,000 national hospitals/systems) engaged in demonstrating "Accountable Care Organizations" (hospitals focused on accountability for highest outcomes at the lowest cost for individualized patient care). CaroMont Health also is among a select few hospitals to be granted affiliation with Columbia HeartSource of New York—a clinical partnership that provides patient access to world-class clinical guidance and research trials. CaroMont Health has received numerous quality awards and is among only 6 percent of national hospitals to achieve Magnet recognition status for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Association.

CaroMont Health System encompasses Gaston Memorial Hospital with 435 beds; Courtland Terrace, a 96-bed skilled nursing community; Gaston Hospice, which includes the inpatient 12-bed Robin Johnson House; and CaroMont Medical Group, an extensive network of physician practices in five counties and two states with nearly 200 employed physicians. CaroMont Health is proactively engaged in achieving its vision: To be a nationally-recognized leader and valued partner in promoting individual health and vibrant communities. CaroMont Health employs 3,800 health care professionals, including a medical staff of 455. CaroMont Health is located at 2525 Court Drive in Gastonia, N.C. and can be reached at 704-834-2000. Additional information is available at www.caromont.org.


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