June 20, 2017 - Standard & Poors Global Ratings has assigned Wellmont’s long-term and underlying ratings as BBB+ and concluded the system has a stable financial outlook.
June 7, 2017 - Wine Women & Shoes raised over $155,000 for improved breast cancer screening access and affordability. Nearly 1,000 people will benefit from the proceeds.
May 31, 2017 - Interventional cardiologist Dr. Thomas Helton, who trained at the Cleveland Clinic, joins the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute, practicing at The Heart Center in Kingsport and performing cases at Holston Valley.
May 23, 2017 - Bristol Regional & Va. Highlands Community College sign agreement allowing the college to admit 20 additional nursing students each year beginning 2017.
May 22, 2017 - Medical professionals are invited to the June 23 Diabetes Symposium at Bristol Regional. The event will also be telecast at Holston Valley and Lonesome Pine Hospital.
May 18, 2017 - Organizations with automated external defibrillators have the opportunity to bring them to Holston Valley this May to ensure they are in working order.
Apr. 28, 2017 - To celebrate the success of its NICU graduates, Holston Valley will hold its annual NICU reunion on May 7 in Kingsport.
Apr. 24, 2017 - Bristol Regional has earned an "A" Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, the 2nd consecutive time and the 5th since 2014 the hospital received the highest score.
Apr. 20, 2017 - The Safe Sleep program named Bristol Regional a Gold Safe Sleep Champion for commitment to reducing infant sleep-related deaths.
Apr. 18, 2017 - A former Tri-Cities trauma surgeon who later treated patients after the 2016 mass shooting in Orlando will speak at the trauma conference in Bristol.
Apr. 17, 2017 - Susan G. Komen East Tenn. has awarded $25,000 to Takoma’s Diagnostic Center for Women’s Health and $25,000 for Wellmont’s breast centers.
Apr. 17, 2017 - Registered nurse Janie Tabor has been promoted to director of surgical services at Mountain View Regional and Lonesome Pine Hospital.
Apr. 7, 2017 - Wellmont Foundation is hosting Wine Women & Shoes at the Virginian on April 29, with proceeds supporting breast cancer screening programs.
Apr. 5, 2017 - Dr. Lakshmanadoss comes to Kingsport having after directing the Louisiana State Health Science Center's complex arrhythmia ablation program.
Apr. 4, 2017 - Wellmont is offering certified nursing assistant training with classes in Bristol, TN, and follow-up clinical activities in Kingsport, TN.
Apr. 3, 2017 - The Power of Health Expo & Power of Play 5K will be held in Bristol on the 29th, supporting phys-ed at Bristol TN and VA public schools.
Mar. 31, 2017 - Camp Caterpillar is a free, 1-day program to help children and teens cope with the death of loved ones. The camp will be held April 29.
Within 10 months, Erica Morelock and her teen daughter, Elizabeth, underwent the same special procedure at Holston Valley to correct a rare heart condition.
Cardiologist Dr. Marc Counts joins the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and will provide patient consultations at the Knob Creek Rd. office in Johnson City, TN.
Women and children will enjoy a day of fun, learning and giveaways at the Women and Children’s Expo at Bristol Regional, to be held April 8, 2017.
Volunteers at Bristol Regional Medical Center recently donated $100,000 to the hospital to help renovate a 35-bed medical-surgical patient unit.
Local neurologists Dr. Earl Wilson, Dr. Douglas Williams and Dr. Shawn Nelson have joined Wellmont Medical Associates to form WMA Mountain Empire Neurology.
Locally established vascular surgeons Dr. Richard Yoon and Dr. Steven Hopkins have joined the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute in Johnson City.
Wellmont recognized for its contributions to HOPE Tri-Cities, which held a Black History Awards celebration to honor leaders who impacted the community.
For the 2nd straight year, Hawkins County Memorial has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals in an independent third-party performance analysis.
Dr. Steven Baumrucker and Natosha Matlock-Carr, NP, will assist Rogersville, TN, patients who face chronic, progressive or life-threatening illnesses.
Judd Salamat, DO, an interventional cardiologist raised in the region, has joined the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
The Tri-Cities Toy & Hobby Show returns to Appalachian Fairgrounds on March 4. You can find toys, comics, video games, sports cards and other collectibles.
Order a free stack of pancakes at participating Tri-Cities area IHOPs on March 7 and donate the cost to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Amid the changes in health care, one thing holds true: Wellmont's commitment to this region. Nowhere is this more evident than our patients' experiences, as shown in our Report to Our Communities.
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