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Mar 18, 2004 12:00:00 AM

REGULAR CHECKS HELP KEEP HOME SAFE FOR CHILDREN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For parents of infants and toddlers, safety has to begin at home. By completing safety checks at least twice a year, parents can help protect their kids from common household hazards, ...
Mar 10, 2004 12:00:00 AM

LPH PHYSICIANS EARN CERTIFICATION IN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BIG STONE GAP, Va. – Sometimes there is nothing more medicine can do. But that doesn’t mean a physician is finished caring for his or her patient – or that patient’s family. End-of-life ...
Mar 10, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HCMH MAMMOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT REACCREDITED

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – The mammography department at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital has been reaccredited by the American College of Radiology for a three-year term. Accreditation is required ...
Feb 24, 2004 12:00:00 AM

BRMC FIRST HOSPITAL IN REGION TO OFFER DIGITAL CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING SYSTEM

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Physicians at Bristol Regional Medical Center can better view and treat coronary artery blockages thanks to an all-digital cardiovascular imaging system recently installed at the ...
Feb 17, 2004 12:00:00 AM

BASKETBALL PLAYER TRAVELS FROM BAHAMAS TO BRISTOL FOR EXPERT MEDICAL CARE AT BRMC

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Everette Lloyd has visited Tennessee three times. Twice, the Freeport, Grand Bahamas, resident came to showcase his skills in the annual Arby’s Classic basketball tournament. More ...
Feb 9, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HOLSTON VALLEY ONE OF FOUR HOSPITALS IN NATION TO OFFER NEW HEART PROCEDURE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}   KINGSPORT – Cardiac patients at Holston Valley Medical Center are among the first in the nation to have access to a new drug-eluting stent system used to treat heart disease. Holston ...
Feb 4, 2004 12:00:00 AM

NEW PROGRAM AT HVMC PROVIDES SUPPORT SYSTEM

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – A diagnosis of lung cancer can leave patients confused, afraid and feeling very alone. At Holston Valley Medical Center, lung-cancer patients and their families now have a ...
Feb 4, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HYPERTENSION A ‘SILENT KILLER’ THAT POSES DANGER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}HYPERTENSION A ‘SILENT KILLER’ THAT POSES DANGER TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS   More than 30 million Americans are living with a dangerous condition that can lead to heart attack and death – ...
Jan 29, 2004 12:00:00 AM

FATHER HEARS DAUGHTER’S BIRTH AT BRISTOL REGIONAL FROM HALF A WORLD AWAY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Chad Sproles knew he had to call home. He just didn’t know why. Spurred by a sudden sensation Wednesday morning to check in on his pregnant wife, the U.S. Army private serving in Iraq ...
Jan 26, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HOLSTON VALLEY ONLY HOSPITAL IN TENNESSEE TO OFFER NEW PROSTATE PROCEDURE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}As men age, their prostates grow. Sometimes, the organ grows to the point that urination becomes difficult. And left untreated, benign prostate enlargement can become a serious ...
Jan 26, 2004 12:00:00 AM

TECHNOLOGY IN PLACE AT WELLMONT HOSPITALS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}It seems like something from a horror movie. A patient regains consciousness on the operating table during surgery and feels every cut and stitch of the procedure. Unfortunately, such a ...
Dec 30, 2003 12:00:00 AM

FOR THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR, WELLMONT EARNS STATE QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – For the third consecutive year, Wellmont Health System has been recognized as a Quality Achievement Award winner by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. Wellmont ...
Dec 17, 2003 12:00:00 AM

SIGNIFICANT RENOVATION OF HCMH EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT UNDER WAY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Patients at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital will soon have access to improved, more timely emergency care thanks to a significant renovation project under way in the ...
Dec 11, 2003 12:00:00 AM

RADIOTHON RAISES $23,0000 FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH CARE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Thanks to the generosity of area residents, this year’s Children’s Miracle Network radiothon raised $23,000 to improve children’s health care in the region. Wellmont Health ...
Nov 25, 2003 12:00:00 AM

RADIOTHON TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – For two days next week, area residents will have the power to perform miracles. Wellmont Health System and Electric 94.9 are teaming up to broadcast the annual Children’s ...
Nov 12, 2003 12:00:00 AM

SLEEP APNEA A SERIOUS BUT TREATABLE PROBLEM THANKS TO WELLMONT SLEEP CLINICS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Many wives and husbands suffer when their spouses snore throughout the night. But it may be worse for the person doing the snoring – it is sometimes a symptom of a problem more serious ...
Sep 15, 2003 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT HOLSTON VALLEY NAMED CONSUMER CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – For the third year in a row, Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center has been honored as a Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. The Kingsport ...
Sep 12, 2003 1:00:00 AM

GOV. BREDESEN JOINS WELLMONT LEADERS, HANCOCK COUNTY OFFICIALS TO BREAK GROUND ON HOSPITAL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}SNEEDVILLE – It has been more than a decade since the doors of Hancock County’s only hospital closed for the last time. On Friday, Gov. Phil Bredesen joined Wellmont Health System ...
Aug 26, 2003 1:00:00 AM

LOCAL, STATE LEADERS JOIN WELLMONT OFFICIALS TO BREAK GROUND ON CYBERKNIFE EXPANSION AT BRMC

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – State and local leaders joined Wellmont Health System officials today to break ground on a 2,600-square-foot addition to Bristol Regional Medical Center. Once complete, the ...
Jun 4, 2003 1:00:00 AM

CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK RAISES MORE THAN $300,000 FOR CARE OF AREA KIDS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Dogs jumped through hoops, hosts bantered with Spider-Man, confetti exploded through the air, and the generous souls of the Tri-Cities region donated more than $300,000 to a ...
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Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming ...
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ROGERSVILLE – As the calendar flips to a new year, many people in the region will seek to transform their lives with new habits ...
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KINGSPORT – Five dynamic young professionals with Wellmont Health System have been recognized for their contributions to ...