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Johnson City Medical Center | 2013 News Archive

Monday, December 23, 2013

ECU donates $100,000 to radiation oncology campaign

ECU donates $100,000 to radiation oncology campaign

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Eastman Credit Union on Friday, Dec. 13, presented the Mountain States Foundation with a check pledging $100,000 for the...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Blood Assurance unveils The Life Raft

Blood Assurance unveils The Life Raft

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The new design for The Life Raft, Blood Assurance’s bloodmobile which will be serving MSHA, was recently unveiled at Johnson...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Want a quick, energizing workout during the day? Try the Lunch Bucket

Want a quick, energizing workout during the day? Try the Lunch Bucket

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Do you have a desire to lose weight or improve your fitness level? Does working a full-time job make it difficult to squeeze in a...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Putting technology to meaningful use: MSHA closes in on sepsis

Putting technology to meaningful use: MSHA closes in on sepsis

 Sepsis is a serious medical condition, but the earlier it is diagnosed and treated, the better the patient’s chance of survival.  Because MSHA is...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

From 'old Memorial' to new JCMC surgery center

From 'old Memorial' to new JCMC surgery center

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The opening of the new, state-of-the-art surgery center at Johnson City Medical Center last month gave Katrina Prendergast a...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

JCMC opens new, state-of-the-art surgery center

JCMC opens new, state-of-the-art surgery center

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Officials at Johnson City Medical Center introduced to the public a new, state-of-the-art surgery center Friday morning that is...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

PCC Moment: A caring soul

PCC Moment: A caring soul

 The new direction health care is taking means taking better care of the patients outside our hospital walls as well as within them. And that fits in perfectly...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Reflections: Spiritual triage in the ED

Reflections: Spiritual triage in the ED

 When was the last time your work surprised you, in a good way, and made you feel like you made a difference in the world or in someone’s life? I had one...

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

PCC Moment: Team member helping team member

PCC Moment: Team member helping team member

 Here’s a great example of Patient-Centered Care through MSHA team members supporting each other. When we make life better for our fellow team members,...

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Free Sunday editions of the JC Press available at JCMC

The Johnson City Press isdelivering their Sunday edition to Johnson City Medical Center every Sunday! Copies of the Johnson City Press Sunday newspaper will be...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

JCMC, Franklin Woods do MSHA's first joint RIE

JCMC, Franklin Woods do MSHA's first joint RIE

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – We’ve had several hundred Rapid Improvement Events at MSHA since bringing the Value Optimization System to the system, but...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

In business: MSHA, Blood Assurance celebrate with first blood drive

In business: MSHA, Blood Assurance celebrate with first blood drive

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Blood Assurance, MSHA’s new partner for blood supplies, held its first blood drive with Mountain States last week at Johnson...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Mountain States Foundation launches capital campaign for radiation oncology

Mountain States Foundation launches capital campaign for radiation oncology

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Mountain States Foundation announced plans Thursday for a new capital campaign that will have a significant impact on cancer...

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Dragon Boat Festival makes quite a splash

Dragon Boat Festival makes quite a splash

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The eighth annual Mountain States Dragon Boat Festival held Sept. 7 was a big hit, drawing an estimated 8,500 people to Winged...

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Rural Trauma Conference again takes aim at how to meet the challenges

Rural Trauma Conference again takes aim at how to meet the challenges

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Trauma is the cause of more deaths than cancer, heart disease and HIV combined, and treating and saving trauma victims in rural...

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee honors JCMC for outstanding heart care

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee honors JCMC for outstanding heart care

Hospital among first to receive new designation for delivering quality and cost-efficient cardiac procedures  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – BlueCross...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Our Health Care Heroes: MSHA well-represented at annual luncheon

Our Health Care Heroes: MSHA well-represented at annual luncheon

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The 25th annual Health Care Heroes on July 19 honored an array of people from the region who’ve done great things in health...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Who's Who at MSHA: A look at the latest in leadership hires and changes

Who's Who at MSHA: A look at the latest in leadership hires and changes

 Here's another "Who's Who at MSHA" feature updating team members on some of the latest hires, promotions or changes in job for MSHA...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

JCMC, schedule a Retiree Relationship Meeting for July 30

JCMC, schedule a Retiree Relationship Meeting for July 30

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

United Way Campaign incentives!

United Way Campaign incentives!

 The United Way Campaign goes through July 26! We all have a stake in the health of this community. Your contributions, combined with many others, make a huge...

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Please give to United Way

Washington County team members,  As CEO of the Washington County Hospitals, I am very proud of our hospitals and team members for helping to make our...

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Gift shop sale on Thursday, July 18: Save 20 percent!

Gift shop sale on Thursday, July 18: Save 20 percent!

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Say 'thank you' through OC Tanner recognition program

 Bring our values to life. Go above and beyond in your work, and your efforts will be noticed at Mountain States Health Alliance. Then you can select from a...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

JCMC Joint Replacement Center earns certification from The Joint Commission

JCMC Joint Replacement Center earns certification from The Joint Commission

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Joint Replacement Center at Johnson City Medical Center recently received its certification by The Joint Commission as a...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

'The pioneer of dialysis': Dr. Stanley Vermillion retires

'The pioneer of dialysis': Dr. Stanley Vermillion retires

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Kidney failure patients in the region owe a great debt to Dr. Stanley Vermillion.  Vermillion, who retired at the end of...

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