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Johnston Memorial Hospital | 2013 News Archive

Monday, December 9, 2013

JMH’s rehab service receives excellence award for quality outcomes

JMH’s rehab service receives excellence award for quality outcomes

 ABINGDON, Va. – Mountain States Rehabilitation at Johnston Memorial Hospital has been awarded an Outcomes Excellence Certificate from Focus On...

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Monday, December 9, 2013

What We Love: JMH Medical Oncology Unit plans fun events for patients

What We Love: JMH Medical Oncology Unit plans fun events for patients

 ABINGDON, Va. -- The Medical Oncology unit at Mountain States Cancer Care at JMH recently asked, “What more can we do for our...

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

JMH to establish residency program with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

JMH to establish residency program with Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

 ABINGDON, Va. – Officials at Johnston Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday that the hospital’s board of directors has voted to partner with the...

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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Check out these excellent RIEs at JMH

In late September, a group of multidisciplinary team members spent theweek evaluating and mapping the current process in the Emergency Department and Perioperative...

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

JMH Regional Cancer Center staff helps patients 'Look Good, Feel Better'

JMH Regional Cancer Center staff helps patients 'Look Good, Feel Better'

 ABINGDON, Va. – A woman battling cancer has plenty to worry about. The disease can take its toll in a lot of ways, including on her physical appearance....

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Wellmont to close Lee Regional Medical Center

Wellmont to close Lee Regional Medical Center

PENNINGTON GAP, Va. — Lee Regional Medical Center will cease operations on Oct. 1 because of reimbursement cuts associated with Obamacare, extremely low...

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

PCC Moment: Healing through music

PCC Moment: Healing through music

 Healing happens in various ways, including through music. That’s why MSHA has a great volunteer music program that brings beautiful songs to many of our...

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Monday, July 22, 2013

PCC Moment: Making a connection

PCC Moment: Making a connection

 Here’s a Patient-Centered Care story submitted by Susan Abel, communications and marketing coordinator at Johnston Memorial Hospital, recognizing a...

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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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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

Remember, JMH TMs can get free/discounted prescriptions through HealthPlus!

Remember, JMH TMs can get free/discounted prescriptions through HealthPlus!

Attention JMH team members:  You could be getting your medications FREE!  As of July 1, all medications listed on the preventative drug list can...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Eagle Scout creates walking and fitness path around JMH

Eagle Scout creates walking and fitness path around JMH

 ABINGDON, Va. – There’s a new fitness trail on the campus of Johnston Memorial Hospital, thanks to a young man giving back to his community....

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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

One year in, HealthPlus helping lower readmission rates

One year in, HealthPlus helping lower readmission rates

 HealthPlus & Pharmacy has been at MSHA for a year now. It’s a comprehensive service for patients, assisting them with insurance and payment options...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Fit4Life presentation on body mechanics set for July 15 via Lync

Fit4Life presentation on body mechanics set for July 15 via Lync

 Fit4Life will sponsor an online presentation via Lync on Monday, July 15, called “Proper Body Mechanics: Health Maintenance for Your Body.” It...

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Friday, July 5, 2013

HeartCoach coming to JMH on July 16

HeartCoach coming to JMH on July 16

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

JMH ED doctors get innovative in their search for a better way

JMH ED doctors get innovative in their search for a better way

 ABINGDON, Va. – Is there a better way to do this?  That’s what two Johnston Memorial Hospital physicians wondered as they went about...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

A look at our 2013 Servant's Heart Award winners

A look at our 2013 Servant's Heart Award winners

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Each year, MSHA’s highest honor, the Servant’s Heart Award, goes to a select few doctors, volunteers, leaders and team...

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Local Moose Lodge donates Tommy Moose dolls to comfort young JMH patients

Local Moose Lodge donates Tommy Moose dolls to comfort young JMH patients

 ABINGDON, Va. – Thanks to the Washington County Moose Family Center #1966 and the Tommy Moose Program, pediatric patients visiting Johnston Memorial...

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Dr. Ahmad Hammad welcomed at JMH, SCCH Regional Cancer Centers

Dr. Ahmad Hammad welcomed at JMH, SCCH Regional Cancer Centers

 ABINGDON, Va. – Oncologist Dr. Ahmad Hammad has joined Abingdon Physician Partners and the Regional Cancer Centers at Johnston Memorial Hospital and...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

MSHA seeking volunteers for gift shops, other duties

MSHA seeking volunteers for gift shops, other duties

 Mountain States Health Alliance is searching for caring individuals to volunteer in hospitals throughout the region.  “If you would like to make...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

RCMC, JMH forging stronger connection that will benefit both

RCMC, JMH forging stronger connection that will benefit both

 LEBANON, Va. – Russell County Medical Center and Johnston Memorial Hospital are forging a stronger relationship that should benefit both facilities by...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Fighting diabetes: JMH's Rhinehart recognized for his efforts

Fighting diabetes: JMH's Rhinehart recognized for his efforts

 ABINGDON, Va. – Diabetes is a major health problem, and MSHA’s Dr. Andrew S. Rhinehart continues to lead MSHA in the battle against the disease....

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

GreenSpeaks: Making a difference inside and outside

GreenSpeaks: Making a difference inside and outside

 MSHA’s official colors are blue and gold – just look at the Mountain States logo of the mountains and the gold star – but there’s...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Reminder: Call the Red Phone for emergencies

 Did you know JMH’s PBX operators have a designated phone only for emergencies? Should you encounter an emergency situation that needs to be announced...

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