2/20/15 - The Level I and Level II trauma centers of Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center will partner again for Wellmont Health System's fourth annual Trauma and Critical Care Conference. The event will be held Friday, March 6, from 7:45 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Monarch Auditorium at Bristol Regional.
2/17/15 - Stacy Long, a nurse by training with a decade of experience as a medical professional, has been named director of surgical services at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Long most recently served as the hospital's assistant director of surgical services and previously was a charge nurse and staff nurse in that department.
2/16/15 - Loveland Hobson, a 17-year medical professional in the Tri-Cities, has been named system director of procurement for Wellmont Health System's supply chain department. Hobson will oversee the department's value analysis and buying teams, capital procurement, contracting and reporting. She begins her new role Tuesday, March 9.
2/14/15 - This Valentine’s Day, the Survive and Thrive cancer support group will celebrate its 28th year offering hope for patients, families and friends who are getting their lives back on track after cancer. “It’s about healing your heart and your soul and helping you find the new normal after cancer,” said Kathryn Visneski, oncology nurse specialist and coordinator of the group.
2/11/15 - People with a high risk of colon cancer can benefit from an upcoming event hosted by the Wellmont Cancer Institute and the Tennessee Cancer Coalition. The two groups will present the first-ever Tri-Cities Hereditary Colon Cancer Winter Seminar Monday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at Food City on Eastman Road.
2/10/15 - David Brash, a 27-year health care veteran and member of the Wellmont Health System leadership team for more than seven years, has been named president and CEO of Wellmont Medical Associates. Brash has served as interim president and CEO since October, and the change in his status is effective immediately.
2/10/15 - Patients at high risk of developing lung cancer now have additional tools for lifesaving detection from Wellmont Health System that will enable clinicians to identify cases even earlier.
To further combat one of the more prevalent medical issues in the region, the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Wellmont Medical Associates have jointly launched a lung nodule program.
2/4/15 - Dr. James Herman has used his training and some of the most innovative technology available to improve the lives of his urologic oncology patients at Holston Valley Medical Center. Now, he is sharing his expertise and skill in the Middle East by helping fellow medical professionals in Turkey provide the same type of care he delivers every day in the United States.
2/3/15 - Dale Clark, a 30-year health care leader with vast experience in Virginia, has been named president of Mountain View Regional Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital and will assume the helm March 23. Clark comes to Wellmont Health System after serving as Wythe County Community Hospital's chief operating officer since 2014.
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