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Feb 2, 2005 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT FEATURED IN JCAHO’S GOOD PRACTICES DATABASE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Healthcare organizations across the nation are now able to benefit from the good practices of Wellmont Health System. Two Wellmont forms and one policy were recently chosen for inclusion ...
Jan 26, 2005 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT BRISTOL REGIONAL TO BE FEATURED IN CYBERKNIFE PRESENTATION, PUBLICATION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center continues to be heralded as a national leader in the operation of the CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System, earning recognition ...
Jan 19, 2005 12:00:00 AM

EXPANSION ENHANCES SERVICES AT SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA REGIONAL CANCER CENTER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}NORTON, Va. – For the Southwest Virginia Regional Cancer Center, bigger is better. A recent 3,800-square-foot expansion is enhancing the services offered at the center, as well as ...
Jan 18, 2005 12:00:00 AM

NEWSPAPER EDITOR CAN TYPE AGAIN THANKS TO PROSTHESIS DESIGNED BY WBRMC HAND CENTER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – A singer who has lost her voice. A runner who has lost his legs. At first glance, Frank Cannon doesn’t seem to belong in that group. But when Cannon, an editor at the Kingsport ...
Dec 21, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS MAY POSE DANGER TO CHILDREN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Colorful holly draped throughout the house, a tall tree covered in bright Christmas ornaments – these are things that add to the spirit of the holiday season. However, many potentially ...
Dec 9, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HANCOCK COUNTY HOSPITAL RECEIVES NEARLY $1 MILLION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}SNEEDVILLE – Wellmont Health System will receive nearly $1 million in federal and state funding to support the opening of Hancock County Hospital, a 10-bed, critical-access hospital ...
Nov 10, 2004 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT HOSPICE HOUSE OFFERS COMFORT TO DYING

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}BRISTOL – It’s not an easy subject for most people to discuss. But dying is an inevitable part of life. During November, designated as National Hospice Month, the National Hospice and ...
Oct 24, 2004 1:00:00 AM

AREA ARTIST EXPRESSES GRATITUDE FOR LIFESAVING CYBERKNIFE TECHNOLOGY

What do you do when the generosity of a stranger saves the life of someone you love? Hiltons, Va., artist Donna Kaylor chose to say “thank you” with canvas and brush. In recent months, Kaylor has seen the CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System at ...
Oct 12, 2004 1:00:00 AM

WELLNESS BREAKS OFFER RELIEF FOR PATIENTS, FAMILIES

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}An extended hospital stay can mean stress and worry not just for patients but also for their loved ones. Now, a new program at Bristol Regional Medical Center is offering family members ...
Oct 4, 2004 1:00:00 AM

NEW TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES ADDED SERVICES FOR HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL PATIENTS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Physicians cannot treat an illness until they can see what’s wrong. And thanks to a new tool at Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, caregivers there are seeing ...
Sep 20, 2004 1:00:00 AM

DR. RICHARD SALLUZZO TO SUCCEED EDDIE GEORGE AS WELLMONT PRESIDENT AND CEO

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;} KINGSPORT – A board-certified physician and veteran healthcare executive has been selected to succeed Eddie George as president and chief executive officer of Wellmont Health System. ...
Aug 12, 2004 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT DONATES MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO HOSPITAL IN INDIA

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Wellmont Health System’s service area has expanded beyond the borders of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia – all the way to Amalapuram, India. The Rev. K.S. Joseph Memorial ...
Aug 4, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HEAT STROKE A SERIOUS – BUT PREVENTABLE – THREAT

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Anyone who has been stranded on the side of the road with a broken radiator knows the importance of a vehicle’s cooling system. What many people don’t know, however, is that a person’s ...
Aug 3, 2004 1:00:00 AM

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY POSSIBLE CAUSE OF HEALTH CONCERNS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For many – especially children, women and the elderly – ''D'' stands for deficiency. A number of recent studies have found that many people have disturbingly low levels of vitamin D, a ...
Aug 2, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HELMETS CAN CURB NUMBER OF ATV-RELATED INJURIES

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Combine kids, the outdoors and toys, and accidents are going to occur. But one of the leading causes of traumatic injuries to children – all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs – is no toy. “We’ve ...
Jul 27, 2004 1:00:00 AM

EARLY TREATMENT KEY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ASTHMA

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Imagine what it would be like to breathe through a drinking straw or to feel like a fish that’s been taken out of water. The 17 million people in the United States who ...
Jul 19, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HVMC RECOGNIZED FOR RESPIRATORY CARE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center has earned the American Association for Respiratory Care’s “quality respiratory care recognition.” The quality respiratory care recognition program ...
Jul 15, 2004 1:00:00 AM

NEW HOPE FOR CANCER PATIENTS:BRMC DEDICATES STATE’S FIRST CYBERKNIFE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For patients in the Tri-Cities and all across the Southeast, Bristol Regional Medical Center now offers hope where there once was none. A new CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System ...
Jul 6, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HIGH-SCHOOL ATHLETES SHOULD PLAY IT SAFE DURING SUMMER

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For high-school athletes, summer vacation means weeks of hanging out with friends, playing informal pick-up games and swimming. Many don’t think about the potential dangers that such ...
Jun 30, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HOLSTON VALLEY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY LABORATORY EARNS REACCREDITATION

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}The cardiac testing echocardiography laboratory at Holston Valley Medical Center was recently reaccredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography ...
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