Frye to Host Women's Health Event 
Wednesday, 12 May 2010 
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Frye Regional Medical Center will host a premier event in its Heart Center Lobby on May 20 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm as part of da Vinci Women’s Health: Small Steps. Healthier Lives., a national prevention and wellness campaign developed in partnership with leading organizations – da Vinci® Surgery, Curves®, the Office on Women’s Health, and  --who have joined together on a national prevention and wellness campaign designed to encourage women to take small steps toward living healthier lives. The campaign launched April 11 with the campaign Web site featuring details about the program and educational information.

Scheduled to run through May 31, da Vinci Women’s Health: Small Steps. Healthier Lives., is intended to reach thousands of women through doctor-led events that will educate about the importance of taking control of their health.

Robert Boyd, MD, Anita Montes, MD and Ryan Richardson, MD will be at the event to educate participants about preventive health measures, risks and treatment options for benign gynecologic issues, as well as help encourage woman to take charge of their health. Women who attend will also receive a 30 day free discount offer provided by Curves for participating Curves locations.

New research confirms that many women put their own health last on their lengthy to-do lists. da Vinci Women’s Health: Small Steps. Healthier Lives. was created in response to a growing problem in America, as many women living with sensitive – yet treatable – gynecologic issues too often opt for a “wait and see” approach instead of seeking out definitive relief.

For more information or to register for the event, please call Frye Regional Medical Center at 828-315-3391.


For nearly a century, Frye Regional Medical Center has provided sophisticated medical services to the residents of Hickory and central western North Carolina. From its modest origins, Frye has evolved into a major medical facility offering specialized care for complex needs. From the latest in minimally invasive heart surgery to laser-guided cancer treatment, Frye provides advanced diagnostics, medicine and surgery through a convenient network of hospital campuses and outpatient locations.

From the start, Frye operated with one simple goal: to offer the best possible healthcare to people in our region. This guiding principle, instilled by the hospital’s namesake Dr. Glen R. Frye and his physician peers, is seen today as an unwavering drive for excellence among the medical staff, nurses, technicians and others who comprise the Frye family. They believe passionately in Frye’s commitment to care for the community and to do so by operating at the most exacting standards possible.

Perhaps this is why Frye has earned so many distinctions: Distinguished Hospital Award from J.D. Power and Associates (three years), Hospital of Choice Award by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers, Best Hospital in Overall Quality and Image by National Research Corporation, and Best in Charlotte Region for Overall Cardiac Care by HealthGrades.

Frye Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. For physician referral, call 828-315-3391.