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Jun 6, 2005 1:00:00 AM

NEW PET/CT SCANNER TO IMPROVE CARE AT LONESOME PINE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BIG STONE GAP, Va. – A new piece of diagnostic equipment will help physicians at Lonesome Pine Hospital more quickly and accurately diagnose conditions ranging from stroke to cancer, ...
Jun 6, 2005 1:00:00 AM

CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK RAISES NEARLY $400,000 FOR CARE OF AREA KIDS DURING RECORD-BREAKING CELEBRATION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Area residents performed miracles and set records over the weekend, donating nearly $400,000 to support children’s healthcare services. The Children’s Miracle Network this ...
Jun 2, 2005 1:00:00 AM

BRISTOL REGIONAL DEDICATES J.D. AND LORRAINE NICEWONDER CANCER CENTER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – What is represented by the new name of Bristol Regional Medical Center’s cancer center? All the love, compassion and hope J.D. and Lorraine Nicewonder have for the people of ...
Jun 1, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT, WJHL TO PRESENT CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK CELEBRATION SATURDAY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}In recent weeks, Daniel Hutson has danced at his senior prom and walked across the stage at Sullivan South High School to receive his diploma. These are extraordinary milestones for any ...
May 25, 2005 1:00:00 AM

HVMC TRAUMA NURSES ‘TALK TOUGH’ TO PROTECT KIDS, TEENS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – No matter how long a trauma nurse has been on the job, it’s still heartbreaking every time a child or teenager comes into the emergency department with a traumatic injury ...
May 23, 2005 1:00:00 AM

LONESOME PINE NAMED ONE OF NATION’S 100 TOP HOSPITALS: PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT LEADERS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BIG STONE GAP, Va. – Lonesome Pine Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 top hospitals for performance improvement, a significant honor that recognizes the Big Stone Gap ...
May 17, 2005 1:00:00 AM

HVMC FIRST HOSPITAL IN REGION TO OFFER NEW TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – Holston Valley Medical Center this week became the first hospital in the region to utilize the MammoSite radiation therapy system for the treatment of breast cancer. Dr. ...
May 17, 2005 1:00:00 AM

BRMC FIRST HOSPITAL IN STATE TO OFFER NEW TREATMENT FOR BACK PAIN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} BRISTOL – Patients who have been unable to find relief from chronic back and leg pain now have an alternative to fusion surgery thanks to a new procedure available at Bristol Regional ...
May 12, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT, KING COLLEGE TO ESTABLISH WELLMONT-KING COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING IN KINGSPORT

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} KINGSPORT – Wellmont Health System and King College will establish a school of nursing in Kingsport, a collaborative initiative to help meet the region’s need for well-trained nurses. ...
May 11, 2005 1:00:00 AM

CANCER SURVIVORS TO TAKE CENTER STAGE AT FASHION SHOW

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – When is a fashion show about more than the clothes? When it’s intended to raise public awareness of breast cancer, a disease that affects more than 200,000 women each year. ...
May 4, 2005 1:00:00 AM

NEW HYPERBARIC CHAMBERS BRING OXYGEN THERAPY TO BRISTOL REGIONAL PATIENTS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Despite the old saying, time doesn’t heal all wounds. That’s why patients with chronic wounds are taking advantage of hyperbaric oxygen therapy at Bristol Regional Medical ...
Apr 13, 2005 1:00:00 AM

HANCOCK COUNTY HOSPITAL OPENS TODAY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}SNEEDVILLE – After months of construction, the wait is over. Hancock County Hospital opened it doors this morning and began delivering medical care to a community that has been without a ...
Apr 8, 2005 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT PLEDGES $500,000 TO ETSU PHARMACY SCHOOL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Answering Gov. Bredesen’s call for the community to “roll up our sleeves” and back a planned pharmacy school, Wellmont Health System will contribute $500,000 to support the establishment ...
Apr 4, 2005 1:00:00 AM

NEW NURSE CALL SYSTEM AT BRMC IMPROVES PATIENT CARE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Nurses at Bristol Regional Medical Center are spending more time with patients and less time looking for each other thanks to a new nurse call system being used by the ...
Mar 21, 2005 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT SEEKS VOICE IN TENNCARE PROCEEDING

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} Wellmont Health System and healthcare providers across the state are seeking permission in U.S. District Court to participate in ongoing legal proceedings that will determine the future ...
Mar 21, 2005 12:00:00 AM

PET/CT SCANNER GIVES WELLMONT PHYSICIANS NEW TOOL IN FIGHT AGAINST CANCER, OTHER DISEASES

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}  When trying to detect and treat an illness, two scans are better than one. That’s why physicians at Wellmont Health System are pleased to offer patients a new diagnostic tool that ...
Mar 14, 2005 12:00:00 AM

HCMH EARNS JOINT COMMISSION GOLD SEAL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Hawkins County Memorial Hospital has earned reaccreditation and a Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare ...
Feb 15, 2005 12:00:00 AM

HVMC INVESTING MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN ENERGY SYSTEM

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} KINGSPORT – Holston Valley Medical Center is investing $2.1 million in an infrastructure upgrade that will enhance the facility’s energy efficiency and improve the hospital environment ...
Feb 14, 2005 12:00:00 AM

SURGEONS AT BRISTOL REGIONAL LEAD REGION IN OFF-PUMP BYPASS SURGERY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} BRISTOL – For patients who undergo traditional coronary artery bypass surgery, the procedure is a heart-stopping experience – literally. During bypass surgery, a patient’s heart is ...
Feb 8, 2005 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT HOLSTON VALLEY ONE OF THREE HOSPITALS IN STATE TO UTILIZE UNIQUE DEFIBRILLATOR

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}KINGSPORT – A new type of defibrillator being used by Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center physicians is helping keep heart patients healthy – and out of the hospital. Wellmont Holston ...
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