3/25/15 - Women of all ages and health needs can access beneficial information and potentially collect prizes at Bristol Regional Medical Center's annual Women and Children's Expo.
The event will be held Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
3/23/15 - An upcoming Marsh Regional Blood Center event will give residents an opportunity to help local high school students achieve their academic dreams. The only blood supplier based in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is holding its second annual golf tournament Friday, April 24, to raise additional money for its scholarship program.
3/17/15 - Patients with a leaky mitral valve, a condition that can cause worsening heart failure, reduced quality of life and earlier death if untreated, have additional hope through a new procedure at Holston Valley Medical Center. Rahul Sakhuja, M.D., leads a team of physicians from the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute who can now repair the mitral valve using the MitraClip device.
3/16/15 - People in the region who might be at risk for developing diabetes and those who have already been diagnosed will benefit from an upcoming public information event at Holston Valley Medical Center. Wellmont Diabetes Treatment Centers will host a Diabetes Alert Day Health Fair on Tuesday, March 24, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
3/13/15 - Area medical professionals interested in learning about the latest developments in brain and spinal care can expand their knowledge at Wellmont Health System's inaugural Neuroscience Conference. The event will be held Friday, April 24, at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport.
3/9/15 - Military veterans served with their country with distinction, and an upcoming seminar at Bristol Regional Medical Center will empower their caregivers and loved ones to help them live their final days with honor. Wellmont Hospice is hosting its first-ever Heroes Until the End conference on March 25 in Bristol Regional's Conference Center.
3/9/15 - Lisa Smithgall, a highly respected administrator with more than 30 years’ health care experience, has been named vice president of patient care services at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Smithgall comes to Holston Valley after serving as associate vice president of nursing for Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.
3/4/15 - Two fun and inspiring events at Bristol Regional Medical Center will give people valuable, lifesaving information about strokes and heart disease and a chance to maximize their health with a 5K run or walk around the campus. On Saturday, March 21, the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and Bristol Regional’s Primary Stroke Center are hosting the first-ever Need for Speed Heart and Stroke Expo and Seconds Count 5K.
3/3/15 - The Lonesome Pine Hospital Community Fund continues to enhance health care quality in Southwest Virginia by making additional contributions to support the nursing programs at local colleges and Wellmont Health System hospitals. The community fund recently donated $20,000 to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise to assist the nursing school’s simulation lab.
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