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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Top 10 most-asked HR4U questions from 2015

Top 10 most-asked HR4U questions from 2015

 We all have a Human Resources question at some point. Check out this list of top 10 most-asked questions that HR4U received in 2015. You may learn some...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Reflections: Awakening

Reflections: Awakening

 In her book of sermons, Home By Another Way, the renown Episcopal priest and preacher, Barbara Brown Taylor, begins her sermon about the wise men's journey in...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Here's our January calendar for the HRC; find a class that's good for you or someone you know!

Here's our January calendar for the HRC; find a class that's good for you or someone you know!

 Click here to see the January 2016 calendar at our Health Resources Centers in Johnson City and Kingsport. Presentations on all kinds of health-related topics...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

For Christmas at SCCH, a visit from the therapy dogs, Ty and Bo

For Christmas at SCCH, a visit from the therapy dogs, Ty and Bo

 Every week since the new Smyth County Community Hospital opened three years ago, Andy Overbay has taken his two therapy dogs, Bo and Ty, to visit patients...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Fit4Life message: Mother Teresa writes, 'Do it anyway'

Fit4Life message: Mother Teresa writes, 'Do it anyway'

 The version found written on the wall in Mother Teresa's home for children in Calcutta:  People are often unreasonable, irrational,...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and thank you for all you do!

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and thank you for all you do!

 Thank you to everyone for all you've done this year to help others – patients, their families, fellow team members and our communities –...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Carter chosen as CEO of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Carter chosen as CEO of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

 More than 100 candidates sought position; Mountain States turns to a nurse leader    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Sycamore Shoals Hospital spreads holiday cheer through Christmas Poinsettia tree tradition

Sycamore Shoals Hospital spreads holiday cheer through Christmas Poinsettia tree tradition

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Almost 30 years ago Sycamore Shoals Hospital human resources manager Sharon Sheppard started a Christmas tradition with then-CEO...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

CBO keeps up tradition of doing big things for the holidays

CBO keeps up tradition of doing big things for the holidays

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It’s part of the CBO’s (Corporate Business Office) job to collect money for Mountain States, but CBO team members sure...

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Message from our Mountain States CEO: Northeast Market leadership change

Message from our Mountain States CEO: Northeast Market leadership change

     Dear Colleagues:  It is with very mixed emotions that I announce to you today an upcoming leadership change in one of Mountain...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Fit4Life spiritual wellness: Post-holiday letdown?

Fit4Life spiritual wellness: Post-holiday letdown?

 The celebration of the holidays brings a sense of excitement, joy, expectation and love with family and friends gathering. However, when the holiday activity...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Christmas roundup: JMH Christmas Card winning design will keep on giving

Christmas roundup: JMH Christmas Card winning design will keep on giving

 ABINGDON, Va. – A Christmas Card designed by Haley Tharp, 12-year-old daughter of Johnston Memorial Hospital nursing house supervisor Julia Tharp, was...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Compliance reminder:  Make sure you have the right person, right info before any disclosure of patient information

Compliance reminder: Make sure you have the right person, right info before any disclosure of patient information

 Discharging patients can be a complex process filled with many challenges. One of those challenges is verifying the documents given to the patients at...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Mountain States unveils new services, facility improvements at Norton Community Hospital

Mountain States unveils new services, facility improvements at Norton Community Hospital

 NORTON, Va. – Continuing its focus on providing high-quality health care to rural areas, Mountain States Health Alliance on Thursday unveiled some...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

IPMC team members 'walk the wall,' even at holidays, to keep improving performance

IPMC team members 'walk the wall,' even at holidays, to keep improving performance

 The “wall walk” is a crucial element of our Value Optimization System. It is used to share progress on the TPOC (transformational plan of care),...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Jump start your 2016 with a Keas team challenge!

Jump start your 2016 with a Keas team challenge!

 Start off the year owning your New Year’s resolution! Fit4Life is kicking off the New Year with a team challenge on the Keas website. So form your...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Check out these Christmas tree, holiday decorating safety tips for home or work

Check out these Christmas tree, holiday decorating safety tips for home or work

 There’s an average of 230 structural fires a year caused by Christmas trees. Remember these important safety tips: If you have an artificial...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Eight Mountain States team members selected as 40 Under Forty honorees

Eight Mountain States team members selected as 40 Under Forty honorees

   Congratulations to the eight Mountain States Health Alliance team members who have been selected as 2015 40 Under Forty recipients. The award is...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Are you ready for Double Trouble 2016? It's coming to The Wellness Center starting in January

Are you ready for Double Trouble 2016? It's coming to The Wellness Center starting in January

 Are you ready for some Double Trouble? Check out these intense fitness classes being offered at The Wellness Center in 2016!

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

An important message from CrestPoint’s chief medical officer

An important message from CrestPoint’s chief medical officer

Team,  As CrestPoint’s chief medical officer and a physician for over 20 years, I want to make sure you understand the importance of having a primary...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Fit4Life advice: Are you an emotional eater?

Fit4Life advice: Are you an emotional eater?

Everyone is an emotional eater to some degree. There are times when we need the relief, reward, and distraction food can give us. But if it is too strong a...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Helping Hands program offers people a chance to make a difference in the lives of others

Helping Hands program offers people a chance to make a difference in the lives of others

 Patient care often extends beyond just medical treatment. Sometimes it involves helping patients with simple things – like providing a ride home for an...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

'90 in 90' – Here's how JMH hospitalists dramatically improved order set usage

'90 in 90' – Here's how JMH hospitalists dramatically improved order set usage

ABINGDON, Va. – Increasing order set usage by physicians has long been a priority at Mountain States, and thanks to a “90 in 90” improvement...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

As we enjoy the holiday season, Hospice Angel Tree an opportunity to remember those we’ve lost

As we enjoy the holiday season, Hospice Angel Tree an opportunity to remember those we’ve lost

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Would you like to honor and remember a loved one you’ve lost? You can do so by contributing to the Hospice Angel Tree,...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Celebrating the holiday season at Mountain States

Celebrating the holiday season at Mountain States

 The holiday season is being celebrated around Mountain States in many ways, with department parties and decorations, food and clothes drives to help those in...

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