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Jun 25, 2013 6:56:00 AM

Wellmont to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days:
Jun 24, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Marsh Regional has critical need for platelets; product primarily benefits cancer patients

KINGSPORT – Marsh Regional Blood Center, which supplies platelets to 22 medical facilities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, is experiencing a critical need for this blood product.
Jun 20, 2013 2:12:00 PM

Bristol Regional aims to improve patient care with new bedside medication delivery service

BRISTOL – To help enhance the healing process for patients being discharged from the hospital, Bristol Regional Medical Center is working with Walgreens to provide a new bedside delivery option for patients prescribed outpatient mediations.
Jun 20, 2013 8:51:00 AM

Wellmont empowers co-workers to earn extra income by proposing ideas that cut costs, enhance patient care

KINGSPORT – Innovative thinking by co-workers is saving Wellmont Health System hundreds of thousands of dollars and enabling these cost-conscious staff members to earn some hard-earned additional income.
Dr. Kotay retires, leaving extensive legacy as surgeon at Mountain View Regional and in Southwest Virginia
Jun 19, 2013 2:04:00 PM

Dr. Kotay retires, leaving extensive legacy as surgeon at Mountain View Regional and in Southwest Virginia

NORTON, Va. – When Dr. Sreenivasan Kotay first visited Southwest Virginia in the 1970s, he was serving as a chauffeur of sorts for a fellow physician establishing a practice in the region.
Jun 18, 2013 7:04:00 AM

Wellmont to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days:
Dr. Monika Karakattu recognized in Virginia for childhood immunization compliance rate
Jun 17, 2013 1:09:00 PM

Dr. Monika Karakattu recognized in Virginia for childhood immunization compliance rate

PENNINGTON GAP, Va. – A Wellmont Medical Associates family medicine physician has been recognized as one of the top 19 medical practices in Virginia for outstanding compliance in immunization rates.
Marsh Regional recognizes local high schools and students for blood donations
Jun 12, 2013 11:02:00 AM

Marsh Regional recognizes local high schools and students for blood donations

KINGSPORT – Providing nearly 15 percent of the blood supply for Marsh Regional Blood Center, high school students play an important role in saving patients' lives in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Breast care patients can now receive multiple facets of care in new center at Bristol Regional
Jun 11, 2013 12:27:00 PM

Breast care patients can now receive multiple facets of care in new center at Bristol Regional

BRISTOL – Breast care patients at Bristol Regional Medical Center can now access high-quality diagnostic equipment and expert caregivers in a renovated section of the hospital focused on providing them the information they need more conveniently and comprehensively.
Jun 11, 2013 6:59:00 AM

Wellmont to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days:
Jun 10, 2013 11:28:00 AM

Concert at Domtar Park to feature five acts, benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

KINGSPORT – An abundance of young musical talent will help advance the quality of children’s care at Wellmont Health System hospitals with a special concert on Saturday, June 22, at Domtar Park.
Jun 7, 2013 9:07:00 AM

Region generously supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals with $733,223 during 2012-13 campaign

The future has brightened for children in the region seeking care at Wellmont Health System hospitals due to generous support from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals donors.
Jun 6, 2013 1:23:00 PM

Annual diabetes symposium to be held June 20 at Bristol Regional Medical Center

BRISTOL – The annual diabetes symposium for clinical professionals will be held Thursday, June 20, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Drs. Chris Metzger, Rahul Sakhuja take national stage with broadcast of procedures at Holston Valley
Jun 4, 2013 12:09:00 PM

Drs. Chris Metzger, Rahul Sakhuja take national stage with broadcast of procedures at Holston Valley

KINGSPORT – Continuing a tradition of sharing his expertise with colleagues across the country, Dr. Chris Metzger will conduct cases that will be transmitted live this week from Holston Valley Medical Center to an audience of medical professionals in New Orleans.
Jun 4, 2013 6:53:00 AM

Wellmont to hold blood drives at area organizations

Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in the coming days:
Jun 3, 2013 1:18:00 PM

Wellmont hospitals earn high marks again on patient safety from independent research group

KINGSPORT – An independent research firm has again given Wellmont Health System hospitals high marks for patient safety.
May 30, 2013 1:10:00 PM

Wellmont Cancer Institute to recognize National Cancer Survivors Day with events in Kingsport, Bristol

KINGSPORT – The Wellmont Cancer Institute will celebrate survivors with two events on Sunday, June 2, that are designed to inspire, encourage and support people who have been diagnosed with cancer.
May 30, 2013 8:17:00 AM

Anne Cowan supports Wellmont Hospice House with another bike ride, this time with husband

BRISTOL – Anne Cowan’s well-established reputation for using her bicycle to enhance the lives of hospice patients receiving care from Wellmont Health System is growing by several thousand more miles.
May 29, 2013 10:05:00 AM

Sweet treats at Dairy Queen to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

KINGSPORT – Helping children who are receiving high-quality care in Wellmont Health System hospitals is a long tradition in the region, and one upcoming event that will improve their health will be particularly sweet.
May 29, 2013 7:26:00 AM

Former NICU patient’s care inspires blanket donations; family, friends express thanks through gift

KINGSPORT – For almost four months, Liam Wampler was a patient in Holston Valley Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit receiving round-the-clock care from dedicated and compassionate medical professionals who tremendously improved his condition.
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