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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Dickenson Community Hospital Foundation raises $16,000 through annual WDIC radio auction

CLINTWOOD, Va. – The Dickenson Community Hospital Foundation took to the airwaves recently to raise money benefiting patients and their families through the seventh annual Dickenson County Radio Auction. Thanks to WDIC radio and people in the community, the event raised about $16,000. ... read more about Dickenson Community Hospital Foundation raises $16,000 through annual WDIC radio auction.

Dr. Amit Vashist
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Life-saving sepsis initiative by Mountain States, Johnston Memorial Hospital team wins national award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. & ABINGDON, Va. – A collaborative project launched by clinical teams at Johnston Memorial Hospital and Mountain States Health Alliance has earned national recognition from the Society of Hospital Medicine. The Sepsis Initiative, spearheaded by Dr. Amit Vashist, system chair of hospitalist services for Mountain States, is estimated to have saved more than 70 lives over the course of a year. ... read more about Life-saving sepsis initiative by Mountain States, Johnston Memorial Hospital team wins national award .

Monday, April 3, 2017

Sycamore Shoals Hospital to offer discounted health screenings on April 8

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Sycamore Shoals Hospital will host a community health screening on Saturday, April 8, from 7-9 a.m. The screening will provide free blood pressure checks and discounted blood work. The blood work will include a full lipid panel for cholesterol, glucose levels and hematocrit count for $15, cash or check. ... read more about Sycamore Shoals Hospital to offer discounted health screenings on April 8.

Linda Shepherd
Monday, March 20, 2017

Shepherd named new chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital

MARION, Va. – Linda Shepherd has been hired as chief nursing officer (CNO) at Smyth County Community Hospital. She brings to the job more than 30 years of experience in nursing leadership. ... read more about Shepherd named new chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital .

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Smyth County Community Hospital partners with local law enforcement, physicians and pharmacists to help fight drug abuse epidemic

The hospital’s foundation donated drug take-back boxes to local law enforcement agencies to give residents a place to safely dispose of prescriptions. ... read more about Smyth County Community Hospital partners with local law enforcement, physicians and pharmacists to help fight drug abuse epidemic.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Franklin Woods Community Hospital again named among ‘100 Top Hospitals’ in the nation by Truven

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – For the second year in a row, Franklin Woods Community Hospital has been named one of the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” by Truven Health Analytics. The honor recognizes Franklin Woods for meeting the highest national standards in 11 key areas, including patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability. ... read more about Franklin Woods Community Hospital again named among ‘100 Top Hospitals’ in the nation by Truven.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Help others quit smoking: Freedom From Smoking Facilitator Training set for Kingsport HRC on March 23

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Mountain States Health Alliance Health Resources Center (HRC) will host the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking Facilitator Training at Indian Path Medical Center on March 23, allowing anyone interested in becoming a facilitator to earn certification. ... read more about Help others quit smoking: Freedom From Smoking Facilitator Training set for Kingsport HRC on March 23.

Dr. Catherine Lewis
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Dr. Catherine Lewis joins Community Physicians General Surgery in Norton

NORTON, Va. – Community Physicians General Surgery in Norton welcomes Catherine Lewis, MD, PhD, to the team ... read more about Dr. Catherine Lewis joins Community Physicians General Surgery in Norton.

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