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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS

On Tuesday, May 23, administration at Niswonger Children’s Hospital announced the opening of the new Special Care Unit, an area of the hospital dedicated to caring for babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and other special needs. The Special Care Unit is in response to the region-wide epidemic of babies with NAS. On average, about 30 percent of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital are suffering from NAS.  ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Guitars & Good Times event benefits local schools through the Russell County Medical Center Foundation

Hosted by the Russell County Medical Center Foundation, Guitars & Good Times will be an evening filled with food, drinks, music, casino games, prizes and a live auction. The event will be on Friday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. at The Leonard Company Operations Center in Lebanon, Virginia.  ... read more about Guitars & Good Times event benefits local schools through the Russell County Medical Center Foundation.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Free one-day camp helps children cope with grief

To help kids who have recently suffered the loss of a loved one – like a parent, grandparent, sibling or anyone else close to them – Mountain States Hospice is hosting Camp Courage, a free one-day camp where kids will learn how to handle their grief, set for June 27. ... read more about Free one-day camp helps children cope with grief.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Boots & Bow Ties set for May 20, benefiting the Regional Cancer Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital

ABINGDON, Va. – This year's Boots & Bow Ties event benefits the Regional Cancer Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital and is set for Saturday, May 20, at Woodbrook Farms. Attendees will enjoy live music, dinner from Pratt’s Real Pit Bar-B-Que, and silent and live auctions. ... read more about Boots & Bow Ties set for May 20, benefiting the Regional Cancer Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Mountain States chosen to lead new, innovative program aimed at improving the health of communities in Virginia

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance is one of only 32 organizations in the country that were chosen recently to be part of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new program aimed at improving the health of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. The new program – CMS’ Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model – will seek to improve the overall health of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries by helping to address patients’ health-related social needs.  ... read more about Mountain States chosen to lead new, innovative program aimed at improving the health of communities in Virginia.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday Night Fever set for May 12, benefits Sycamore Shoals Hospital

The second annual Friday Night Fever is set for May 12 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at Blackthorn Club at The Ridges in Jonesborough. The event, a benefit for Sycamore Shoals Hospital Community Foundation, will have a distinctive ‘70s theme, and will feature gourmet food, a live auction and a disco dance exhibition by national champions, plus live music by the nationally known band Party on the Moon. ... read more about Friday Night Fever set for May 12, benefits Sycamore Shoals Hospital .

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.

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