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Johnston Memorial Hospital | 2015 News Archive

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

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 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

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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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 1, 2015

Thanks to everyone who assisted in our donation drive to benefit our National Guard troops!

Thanks to everyone who assisted in our donation drive to benefit our National Guard troops!

 Many thanks to everyone who donated to or assisted with our recent troop donation drive of items that will be sent to Virginia National Guard troops who were...

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

What are you thankful for? Here's what a few of our TMs said

What are you thankful for? Here's what a few of our TMs said

 We give thanks for many things at this time of year. Sometimes it’s because someone helped us but it can also be for our own ability to help others....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Kindness and festivities around Mountain States for the holidays

Kindness and festivities around Mountain States for the holidays

 Thanksgiving is upon us and that means Christmas season is next. We’ve already started celebrating the season of giving at Mountain States, with...

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Mountain States, Domtar collect donated items for recently deployed National Guard troops

Mountain States, Domtar collect donated items for recently deployed National Guard troops

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Being deployed overseas as a member of the U.S. military can be a tough experience, and Mountain States team members stepped up to...

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

More cute photos from Halloween

More cute photos from Halloween

 Last week we included a big gallery of photos from various Halloween celebrations around Mountain States, with some great costumes and ridiculously cute kids....

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Check out this great video about JMH's new family medicine residency program

Check out this great video about JMH's new family medicine residency program

 ABINGDON, Va. – The new family medicine residency program at Johnston Memorial Hospital is going strong, with the inaugural class of six resident...

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Johnston Memorial Hospital named among nation’s best for infection prevention

Johnston Memorial Hospital named among nation’s best for infection prevention

ABINGDON, Va. – Becker’s Hospital Review recently reported that Johnston Memorial Hospital was named one of the nation’s nine best hospitals for...

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

JMH Regional Cancer Center hosts Family Fun Day

JMH Regional Cancer Center hosts Family Fun Day

 ABINGDON, Va. – The Regional Cancer Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital hosted a Family Fun Day on the grounds of the center on Saturday, July 25, to...

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Johnston Memorial Hospital welcomes first class of residents as part of collaboration with VCOM

Johnston Memorial Hospital welcomes first class of residents as part of collaboration with VCOM

 ABINGDON, Va. – There’s a national shortage of family medicine doctors, but a collaborative effort by Johnston Memorial Hospital (JMH) and the...

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Regional Cancer Centers at JMH, RCMC welcome Dr. Anthony DeSalvo

Regional Cancer Centers at JMH, RCMC welcome Dr. Anthony DeSalvo

Anthony DeSalvo, MD, has joined the Regional Cancer Centers at Johnston Memorial Hospital and Russell County Medical Center.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Six more practices receive Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) national recognition

Six more practices receive Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) national recognition

 Four more Mountain States Medical Group (MSMG) primary care practices and two MSMG-affiliated practices have received national recognition for adopting a new...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

JMH earns EPA's ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy efficiency

JMH earns EPA's ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy efficiency

 ABINGDON, Va. – Johnston Memorial Hospital has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification,...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

New Total Athlete Program offers summer education sessions for high school athletes and coaches

New Total Athlete Program offers summer education sessions for high school athletes and coaches

 ABINGDON, Va. – Area high school athletes who want to learn more about injury prevention, properly fueling their performance as well as preparing for...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

JMH cardiologists recognize great work of local EMS responders

JMH cardiologists recognize great work of local EMS responders

 Time is muscle. Nowhere is that more evident than when you are experiencing heart attack symptoms. That was certainly the case for one community member in our...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Abingdon free medical clinic supported by Mountain States team members wins Hope Award

Abingdon free medical clinic supported by Mountain States team members wins Hope Award

  ABINGDON, Va.  – When Cathy Maine, FNP, chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital, and her church, Pleasant View United Methodist...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

JMH nurse and her hospitalized mom get surprise for graduation

JMH nurse and her hospitalized mom get surprise for graduation

 This time of year is full of graduation ceremonies. From high school to college, it’s a time for students to celebrate the accomplishment of receiving a...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Servant's Heart winner: Dr. F. Ellison Conrad, JMH

Servant's Heart winner: Dr. F. Ellison Conrad, JMH

 Our 11 winners of the 2015 Servant’s Heart Award were recognized during three different events in early May. The Servant’s Heart Award honors...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Servant's Heart winner: Dr. Hughes Melton, JMH

Servant's Heart winner: Dr. Hughes Melton, JMH

 Our 11 winners of the 2015 Servant’s Heart Award were recognized during three different events in early May. The Servant’s Heart Award honors...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

JMH, Johnson County recognize Earth Day

JMH, Johnson County recognize Earth Day

 Earth Day was April 22, when people around the world promote awareness of the importance of protecting our environment. Johnston Memorial Hospital celebrated...

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Shamrock 4 Miler sets fundraising record

Shamrock 4 Miler sets fundraising record

 ABINGDON, Va. –  The Shamrock 4 Miler broke a fundraising record by surpassing $10,500, and more than 600 runners celebrated St. Patrick’s...

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