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Norton Community Hospital | 2014 News Archive

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Training pays off as Ebola drills go well across Mountain States

Training pays off as Ebola drills go well across Mountain States

 Our hospitals across Mountain States went through some surprise drills over the last two weeks to test our readiness for potential Ebola patients, and the...

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

ADOPT IT elves help promote kindness, honor Super-Users across Mountain States

ADOPT IT elves help promote kindness, honor Super-Users across Mountain States

 Santa sent elf Handy and elf Charity on tour at Mountain States to see who’s being naughty or nice. They were pleased to catch so many of you being...

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Congrats to Franklin Woods, Norton for recognition of great pneumonia care!

Congrats to Franklin Woods, Norton for recognition of great pneumonia care!

 Two Mountain States hospitals received national recognition last week for high quality care of pneumonia patients. Franklin Woods Community Hospital in...

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Celebrating Halloween around Mountain States

Celebrating Halloween around Mountain States

 At Mountain States we’re serious about our patient care, but we can have a little fun, too – sometimes to the delight of our patients and their...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

'We believe in Wise County': NCH, Mountain States make major investment in health care for the region

'We believe in Wise County': NCH, Mountain States make major investment in health care for the region

 NORTON, Va. – As the economy has been challenged and rural hospitals continue to struggle, Mountain States Health Alliance officials today announced...

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Capital District Kiwanis Foundation gives back with commitment to Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Capital District Kiwanis Foundation gives back with commitment to Niswonger Children’s Hospital

 GRUNDY, Va. – Niswonger Children’s Hospital got some good news from the Kiwanis Club that the regional organization will be supporting the...

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Mountain States Pharmacy: New name, new offerings and some great TM benefits

Mountain States Pharmacy: New name, new offerings and some great TM benefits

 Team members may have noticed the name change: HealthPlus & Pharmacy is now Mountain States Pharmacy.  The name is new but the service and locations...

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Norton unveils new IP rehab therapeutic courtyard

Norton unveils new IP rehab therapeutic courtyard

 NORTON, Va. – Norton Community Hospital has opened a new therapy garden as part of its award-winning Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. The courtyard area...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Eric Centeno of RCMC wins Fit4Life Healthy Cooking Challenge

Eric Centeno of RCMC wins Fit4Life Healthy Cooking Challenge

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The 2014 Fit4Life Healthy Cooking Challenge brought out an array of tasty dishes, and none were better than Eric Centeno’s...

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Who's Who at MSHA: A look at recent leadership moves

Who's Who at MSHA: A look at recent leadership moves

Here’s a look at some of the recent leadership changes taking place around Mountain States involving new hires, promotions or new roles.   Bo Wilkes,...

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Are you the next 'Iron Chef'? HR hosting 'Healthy Cooking Contest'

Are you the next 'Iron Chef'? HR hosting 'Healthy Cooking Contest'

 Are you the next "Iron Chef"?  Mountain States Human Resources is holding a Healthy Cooking Contest throughout the system, with each facility or...

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Monday, June 2, 2014

With help from Norton rehab team, injured student rallies to attend prom

With help from Norton rehab team, injured student rallies to attend prom

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was published in The Coalfield Progress on May 23 and is reprinted with permission.    NORTON, Va. –...

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Servant's Heart winner: Marlene Compton serves TMs and patients alike

Servant's Heart winner: Marlene Compton serves TMs and patients alike

 Marlene Compton, an executive assistant in administration at Norton Community Hospital, is one of our three frontline team members this year to receive a...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NCH Inpatient Rehab ranked in top 10 percent nationally for eighth straight year

NCH Inpatient Rehab ranked in top 10 percent nationally for eighth straight year

 NORTON, Va. – There’s no doubt about it. Norton Community Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is one of the best in the...

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NCH TMs: Remember Mark's Team Member Huddles in March

 Got a question you would like to ask Norton Community Hospital CEO Mark Leonard but haven’t had a chance to?  Here’s your...

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

This month's MSHA Difference Makers

This month's MSHA Difference Makers

 Difference Makers are team members selected by Human Resources leadership at various MSHA facilities who exemplify the MSHA Difference.    Betty...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Message from Mark Leonard on Va. budget: Let your voice be heard!

 Increasing access to the Medicaid program is currently a subject of great debate in the General Assembly in Richmond. We will continue to serve all patients...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Note to users of Ricoh printers/copiers

To all users of Ricoh printers/copiers,    Ricoh is receiving more and more calls regarding broken toner hoppers in the MFDs (multi-function devices)....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Professional Practice Fair set for Feb. 18-19 at NCH

    WHAT: Professional Practice Fair WHEN:     Tuesday, Feb. 18, and Wednesday, Feb. 19   WHERE:  Education...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey at NCH set for Feb. 19

Mountain States will be participating in the 2014 Hill-ROM International Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey.   Norton Community Hospital’s survey is...

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Friday, February 14, 2014

First 'Disease Management' CBLs posted in TEDS

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Norton Community Hospital ICU undergoes renovation

Norton Community Hospital ICU undergoes renovation

 NORTON, Va. – The Intensive Care Unit at Norton Community Hospital (NCH) has undergone a $3 million renovation that will make treatment and recovery...

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Friday, January 31, 2014

NCH, we now have a display case to fill in the lobby

 Good Morning All,  NCH has recently added a beautiful display case to the lobby across from the Board of Director photos. We are looking for...

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

NCH, DCH get visits from Santa over the holidays

NCH, DCH get visits from Santa over the holidays

 Santa made two special trips to Southwest Virginia during the Christmas season to attend the Norton Community Hospital and Dickenson Community Hospital...

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