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Sep 19, 2005 1:00:00 AM

BRMC PULMONARY REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT ACHIEVES RECERTIFICATION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – The pulmonary rehabilitation department at Bristol Regional Medical Center has achieved recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary ...
Sep 12, 2005 1:00:00 AM

MEDICAL EXPLORERS OFFERS STUDENTS A SNEAK PEEK AT HEALTHCARE CAREERS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}So you think you want to be a doctor. Or a nurse. Or a physical therapist. The Medical Explorers program at Bristol Regional Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center can help ...
Sep 12, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT FOUNDATION TO INDUCT BLUE STOCKING CLUB INTO CITIZEN HALL OF FAME

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – As the city’s oldest service organization for women, the Blue Stocking Club has served the Bristol community since 1920. In recognition of the club’s exemplary commitment to ...
Sep 7, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WITH WELLMONT NURSE CONNECTION, FREE HEALTHCARE ADVICE IS JUST A PHONE CALL AWAY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – For area residents in need of healthcare information or advice, help is now just a phone call away. Wellmont Health System today announced the launch of Wellmont Nurse ...
Sep 1, 2005 1:00:00 AM

LONESOME PINE HOSPITAL, WELLMONT FOUNDATION TO INDUCT BEN E. ALLEN INTO HALL OF FAME

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BIG STONE GAP, Va. – In recognition of his exemplary commitment to public service and his distinguished service on the Lonesome Pine Hospital board of directors, Wise County resident Ben ...
Aug 31, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT DIABETES TREATMENT CENTERS RECOGNIZED BY AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}The self-management education program offered by Wellmont Health System’s Diabetes Treatment Centers has once again earned an Education Recognition Certificate from the American Diabetes ...
Aug 30, 2005 1:00:00 AM

CAMP CATERPILLAR WILL HELP KIDS DEAL WITH GRIEF

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – The death of a loved one is difficult to bear at any age. But for kids, the pain and confusion of losing a friend or family member can be overwhelming. To help children emerge ...
Aug 23, 2005 1:00:00 AM

NURSING RUNS IN THE FAMILY FOR HOLSTON VALLEY NURSES

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For three Scott County, Va., women, nursing is the family business. Three generations of the McConnell family – mother, daughter and granddaughter – work as caring nurse professionals at ...
Aug 15, 2005 1:00:00 AM

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH: NEW SURGICAL PROCEDURE AT BRMC RELIEVES DISC PAIN WITHOUT SPINAL FUSION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Area residents living with the debilitating pain of degenerative disc disease now have a surgical alternative to spinal fusion. Artificial disc replacement surgery provides ...
Aug 9, 2005 1:00:00 AM

CLASSES AT WELLMONT-KING NURSING SCHOOL SET TO BEGIN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Classes are set to begin this month at the new Wellmont-King College School of Nursing, providing area students an opportunity to continue their nursing education and ...
Aug 9, 2005 1:00:00 AM

NEW IMAGING TECHNOLOGY AT HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL IMPROVES QUALITY OF MAMMOGRAMS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – New technology at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital is improving the image quality of patients’ mammograms. A Lorad M-IV Platinum breast imaging system was installed in the ...
Aug 8, 2005 1:00:00 AM

DOUGLAS PROMOTED TO WELLMONT COO

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Blaine Douglas, a certified healthcare executive and certified healthcare facilities manager, has been promoted to chief operating officer and senior vice president of ...
Jul 21, 2005 1:00:00 AM

PELLE NAMED PRESIDENT OF HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Fred Pelle, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years’ healthcare experience, has been named president of Hawkins County Memorial Hospital. Pelle will assume his new ...
Jul 21, 2005 1:00:00 AM

HOLSTON VALLEY BOARD ELECTS NEW MEMBERS, OFFICERS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – The Holston Valley Medical Center board of directors recently elected new officers. Bruce Sites, a retired businessman, was elected chairman of the board. Norris Sneed, ...
Jul 18, 2005 1:00:00 AM

LPH BOASTS NEW OPERATING ROOMS FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF $985,000 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BIG STONE GAP, Va. – A newly completed addition to Lonesome Pine Hospital is improving surgical services for Southwest Virginia residents. Two state-of-the-art operating rooms have been ...
Jul 6, 2005 1:00:00 AM

DR. JACK BUTTERWORTH NAMED TMA’S 2005 OUTSTANDING PHYSICIAN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Dr. Jack Butterworth, vice president of medical affairs at Bristol Regional Medical Center, is the recipient of the Tennessee Medical Association’s 2005 Outstanding Physician ...
Jun 27, 2005 1:00:00 AM

BRISTOL REGIONAL BOARD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – The Bristol Regional Medical Center board of directors has elected new officers for the coming year. Pete Holler, president of SBS Services, was elected chairman of the board. ...
Jun 22, 2005 1:00:00 AM

BRISTOL REGIONAL DONATES $200,000 TO SUPPORT ADULT DAY SERVICES AT YWCA

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Imagine a “home away from home” where seniors and developmentally challenged adults can garden, read, sew, exercise, discuss current events and make new friends while their ...
Jun 15, 2005 1:00:00 AM

USE COMMON SENSE TO WARD OFF SUMMERTIME HEALTH RISKS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – With temperatures heating up, it’s important to keep an eye on your family, friends and co-workers when they’re spending time outside this summer. Common sense can help ward ...
Jun 9, 2005 1:00:00 AM

HOLSTON VALLEY EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR ORGAN DONATION RATE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Every 13 minutes, a name is added to the national organ transplant waiting list. Healthcare professionals know that statistic all too well. That’s why Holston Valley Medical ...
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