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Sycamore Shoals Hospital | 2015 News Archive

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, November 17, 2015

Sycamore Shoals Hospital TMAG again raises funds for Project Thanksgiving

Sycamore Shoals Hospital TMAG again raises funds for Project Thanksgiving

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – For the last eight years, 88.3 WCQR has been raising money this time of year to make sure no family goes hungry on Thanksgiving....

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

'Celebrity Bagging for United Way' on Nov. 24 looking for volunteers for Washington County, Tenn., Food City locations

'Celebrity Bagging for United Way' on Nov. 24 looking for volunteers for Washington County, Tenn., Food City locations

 Food City will host a special “Celebrity Bagging for United Way” event on Tuesday, Nov. 24, and organizers are looking for volunteers to help out...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Meet two more Fit4Life Health Heroes from across Mountain States!

Meet two more Fit4Life Health Heroes from across Mountain States!

 We can be heroes in our role with Mountain States by helping others, but we can also be heroes with our own health. Mountain States wants to reward and...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Southeast Market hospitals do their part in the fight against breast cancer

Southeast Market hospitals do their part in the fight against breast cancer

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and at two different events this past weekend, teams from Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Unicoi County Memorial...

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Monday, August 31, 2015

MSMG – Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Dr. Rebekah Swink

MSMG – Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Dr. Rebekah Swink

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Mountain States Medical Group – Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Rebekah Swink, MD, to the team.

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Monday, August 24, 2015

MSMG -- Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Dr. Ryan Hackett!

MSMG -- Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Dr. Ryan Hackett!

Mountain States Medical Group -- Family Medicine/Internal Medicine, Elizabethton welcomes Dr. Ryan Hackett!  

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Sycamore Shoals Hospital receives delivery of new, state-of-the-art MRI machine

Sycamore Shoals Hospital receives delivery of new, state-of-the-art MRI machine

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – As of Monday, July 13, Sycamore Shoals Hospital is home to one of the newest and most advanced MRI systems in the region. ...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Five team members plus MSHA board honored as Healthcare Heroes

Five team members plus MSHA board honored as Healthcare Heroes

   JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Business Journal of the Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia honored five Mountain States individuals plus the MSHA board...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Mountain States looks to the future with use of telehealth

Mountain States looks to the future with use of telehealth

 For many people, the concept of telehealth may seem like something from the future. But for patients at Mountain States Health Alliance hospitals, the future...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Servant's Heart winner: Vickie Ford, SSH

Servant's Heart winner: Vickie Ford, SSH

 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

Covered Bridge 5K Run and 3K Walk coming up June 13 to benefit SSH Foundation; registration open

Covered Bridge 5K Run and 3K Walk coming up June 13 to benefit SSH Foundation; registration open

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – The annual Covered Bridge 5K Run and 3K Walk benefiting Sycamore Shoals Hospital Foundation is set for Saturday, June 13 at 8 a.m....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Servant's Heart winner: Melanie Stanton, Sycamore Shoals

Servant's Heart winner: Melanie Stanton, Sycamore Shoals

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 those at...

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Collaboration with Vanderbilt brings teleneurology to Franklin Woods, Sycamore Shoals

Collaboration with Vanderbilt brings teleneurology to Franklin Woods, Sycamore Shoals

 Two Mountain States Health Alliance hospitals are collaborating with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to provide local patients with neurology care via...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

SSH New Leaf Senior Care unit’s award-winning fall-prevention strategy getting excellent results

SSH New Leaf Senior Care unit’s award-winning fall-prevention strategy getting excellent results

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – A team from New Leaf Senior Care, a 12-bed unit at Sycamore Shoals Hospital dedicated to care for patients 55 and older with general...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

How do you remove an 11,500-pound MRI machine? Very carefully ...

How do you remove an 11,500-pound MRI machine? Very carefully ...

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Sycamore Shoals Hospital is in the process of installing a new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) unit. However, given the size...

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Team members show the love on Facebook

Team members show the love on Facebook

 Our recent Facebook campaign called #TeamMemberLove drew some very inspirational stories of times when someone had a team member go out of his or her way to...

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Team members across Mountain States go red to support AHA’s National Wear Red Day

Team members across Mountain States go red to support AHA’s National Wear Red Day

 On Friday, Feb. 6, Mountain States facilities in both Tennessee and Virginia were awash in a sea of red as team members sported red shirts, jackets, vests,...

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Wright named new CMO for Southeast Market

Wright named new CMO for Southeast Market

 Kent S. Wright, MD, has accepted the role of chief medical officer for the Southeast Market, covering Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Johnson County Community...

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

See media stories on breast cancer biopsy procedure at SSH

See media stories on breast cancer biopsy procedure at SSH

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – A state-of-the-art procedure in our region is making breast cancer biopsies easier on both patients and doctors, but instead of...

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Silent Night: SSH launches initiative to make nighttime quieter, calmer for patients

Silent Night: SSH launches initiative to make nighttime quieter, calmer for patients

 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – One thing hospital patients don’t like is noise at night. To make sure that’s not a problem, Sycamore Shoals Hospital...

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