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Sycamore Shoals Hospital | 2013 News Archive

Monday, December 9, 2013

SSH, JCCH honored by Press Ganey for physician engagement

SSH, JCCH honored by Press Ganey for physician engagement

 Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Johnson County Community Hospital have been named 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winners by Press Ganey Associates, Inc., for...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Heart attack or heartburn? SSH Chest Pain Center will get to the bottom of it

Heart attack or heartburn? SSH Chest Pain Center will get to the bottom of it

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Chest pain could mean a lot of things. Is it a heart attack or just heartburn? How do you know if it’s...

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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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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Pick up your Back-2-School Bash bag at the Franklin Health and Fitness Center Front Desk.

Pick up your Back-2-School Bash bag at the Franklin Health and Fitness Center Front Desk.

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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

Wilkinson takes on CMO roles at UCMH, SSH, JCCH

Wilkinson takes on CMO roles at UCMH, SSH, JCCH

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Unicoi County Memorial Hospital has a new chief medical officer – and so do Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Johnson County...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

SSH wins Spirit of Excellence Award for innovative hand hygiene program

SSH wins Spirit of Excellence Award for innovative hand hygiene program

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn.— Sycamore Shoals Hospital recently received national recognition for an innovative hand hygiene program called BUMMER that has been...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Important info about construction and JCMC parking

Important info about construction and JCMC parking

Reminder to all team members:  As you are aware, construction is beginning on the surgery project on the South side of JCMC. Emails from Construction, HR...

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Covered Bridge 5K on June 22 to benefit SSH Foundation

Covered Bridge 5K on June 22 to benefit SSH Foundation

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – The Covered Bridge 5K Run/3K Walk is set for June 22 starting at 8 a.m. with proceeds benefiting Sycamore Shoals Hospital...

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

It's Team Member Appreciation Day on May 17, thanks to Lincoln Financial

It's Team Member Appreciation Day on May 17, thanks to Lincoln Financial

It's Team Member Appreciation Day on Friday, May 17. Be sure to connect with your Lincoln Financial representative for a sweet surprise!  Time: 9:30 a.m....

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Our SSH Nurses of the Year!

Our SSH Nurses of the Year!

 Please congratulate Anne Whitten, RN (ICU), Hannah Hughes, PCP (SCU) and Nina Sams, LPN (Med/Surg – 3rd), our SSH Nurse of the Year Award winners for...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Help a good cause: RCMC nurse's son-in-law in need of lung transplant

 Here’s an email from Nannie Meadows, an LPN at Russell County Medical Center, about the dire situation her son-in-law is in. This was sent out to RCMC...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Congrats, SSH ED, on tremendous Press Ganey results!

 Congratulations to the team in the Emergency Department for achieving the 99th percentile in the Press Ganey database. For March, the team hit the 96th...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Fit4Life presentation on stretching set for April 24

Fit4Life presentation on stretching set for April 24

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

SSH blood drive coming up April 18

On Thursday, April 18, SSH will host its next blood drive. The t-shirts that will be given have been specially created just for SSH blood drive...

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

HeartCoach will be here April 15 and April 17

 The HeartCoach will be at Franklin Health & Fitness Center on Monday, April 15, and at Sycamore Shoals Hospital on Wednesday, April 17. The HeartCoach...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

SSH, Franklin Woods, SCCH recognized as QUEST high-performing hospitals

SSH, Franklin Woods, SCCH recognized as QUEST high-performing hospitals

 Three MSHA facilities – Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Smyth County Community Hospital – were recognized last...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

MSHA cautiously optimistic about Gov. Haslam's Medicaid announcement

MSHA cautiously optimistic about Gov. Haslam's Medicaid announcement

 MSHA leaders were cautiously optimistic about Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision on Medicaid expansion last week. The governor announced a plan that...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Important changes to MSHA medical plan: Gold, Platinum to be offered, Silver dropped

Important changes to MSHA medical plan: Gold, Platinum to be offered, Silver dropped

 Effective July 1, 2013, MSHA will offer a Gold Plan and a Platinum Plan to benefit-eligible team members. Both of these are high-deductible health plans...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

You got questions? Attend a medical plan informational meeting

You got questions? Attend a medical plan informational meeting

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Save money on insurance premiums by getting your HRA done!

Save money on insurance premiums by getting your HRA done!

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Care Team Huddles going well; times to change

Congratulations on completing the trial for the Care Team Huddles this week. Based on what the team learned in the trials, we are changing the original times...

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Roses on sale at SSH gift shop

Roses on sale at SSH gift shop

 Need a quick pick-me-up for yourself, a fellow TM or a patient? The SSH gift shop now carries long-stemmed roses for $2.95 each. Roses are wrapped in...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

'Silent epidemic': Don't let sleep disorders cause you problems

'Silent epidemic': Don't let sleep disorders cause you problems

 Let’s hope nobody across Mountain States Health Alliance is falling asleep on the job. But sleep is an often overlooked health issue, particularly in...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Doctors' Day: For the best, it's not a profession but a calling

Doctors' Day: For the best, it's not a profession but a calling

 For the best physicians, the work is not just a profession but a calling.  “Good doctors genuinely care about what happens to the patient, and to...

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