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Johnson City Medical Center | 2016 News Archive

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Fit4Life offering free yoga sessions as way to promote stress relief

Fit4Life offering free yoga sessions as way to promote stress relief

Mountain States’ Fit4Life wellness program is offering a free yoga session at three locations in January, with a goal of getting team members introduced to...

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Happy holidays from across Mountain States! Here's how we celebrated

Happy holidays from across Mountain States! Here's how we celebrated

While patient care never stops at our hospitals -- even on Christmas Day -- we still find time to have fun and celebrate the holidays at all our facilities. There...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Mountain States represented by eight honorees for 40 Under Forty recognition

Mountain States represented by eight honorees for 40 Under Forty recognition

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States was well-represented at the recent 40 Under Forty awards, with eight team members recognized as rising stars...

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Reflection: The healing presence

Reflection: The healing presence

Mysticism is commonly practiced on the fringes of society. It is a fluid thing, hard to pin down and challenging to control. It has iterations throughout time and...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Triumph navigators do their part to support oncology care team

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Triumph navigators do their part to support oncology care team

Breast cancer gets more attention than lung cancer and has more festive, popular events to support it – like pink ribbon runs and fundraiser teams with catchy...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Staying prepared: JCMC strike force uses specialized training for dealing with potentially highly infectious disease cases

Staying prepared: JCMC strike force uses specialized training for dealing with potentially highly infectious disease cases

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States received recognition earlier this year from the Tennessee Department of Health and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Check out the offerings in November from our Health Resources Centers

Check out the offerings in November from our Health Resources Centers

 Here's the November calendar of events at our HRC locations in Johnson City and Kingsport. See if there's anything that interests you or might be beneficial...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Triumph cancer navigator program celebrates 1-year anniversary

Triumph cancer navigator program celebrates 1-year anniversary

 Our Triumph cancer navigator program just reached its first anniversary, growing to include 11 navigators and expanding its scope to cover all types of...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Happy Halloween across Mountain States!

Happy Halloween across Mountain States!

 We celebrated Halloween across Mountain States over the last few days, with costume contests, trunk-or-treat events for the community and special Halloween...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here's a look at our Triumph breast cancer navigators

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here's a look at our Triumph breast cancer navigators

 You’ve probably seen the pink everywhere this month. That’s because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Millions of women...

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Research findings by two JCMC pharmacists published in distinguished journal

Research findings by two JCMC pharmacists published in distinguished journal

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Two JCMC pharmacists – Jennifer Tharp and Paul Lewis – were recently published in Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of...

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Willow Unit at Woodridge gets a facelift, thanks to Dragon Boat Festival funds

Willow Unit at Woodridge gets a facelift, thanks to Dragon Boat Festival funds

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Thanks to the generosity of the community through the 2015 Dragon Boat Festival, Woodridge Hospital’s pediatric area has...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Niswonger Children’s Hospital now home to first-of-its-kind Shriners Hospitals for Children clinic

Niswonger Children’s Hospital now home to first-of-its-kind Shriners Hospitals for Children clinic

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance announced today a new partnership that adds world-renowned pediatric orthopaedic care to the cadre...

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Here's the October calendar of events for the HRC

Here's the October calendar of events for the HRC

Here's the calendar of events for our Johnson City and Kingsport Health Resources Centers. Check it out and if you see a class you or someone you know might...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

HRC hosting 'Head to Toe' health expo in Mall at JC on Sept. 24

HRC hosting 'Head to Toe' health expo in Mall at JC on Sept. 24

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Health Resources Center in The Mall at Johnson City will host a "Head to Toe" Health Expo on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon-4...

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Mountain States, JCMC recognized for preparation against highly infectious diseases

Mountain States, JCMC recognized for preparation against highly infectious diseases

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta and the Tennessee Department of Health...

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

USDA RD grant to help create ICU telemedicine network between JCMC and rural hospitals

USDA RD grant to help create ICU telemedicine network between JCMC and rural hospitals

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Thanks to a $133,569 USDA Rural Development grant, Mountain States will establish a telemedicine network connecting ICU doctors at JCMC...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Reflection: A time for leaving

Reflection: A time for leaving

In the 1960s, the pop group The Byrds offered their beautiful rendition of the famous Ecclesiastes passage (3:1-8) about time in “Turn, Turn, Turn” With...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Miller receives national recognition as one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 'Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40'

Miller receives national recognition as one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 'Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders Under 40'

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Every day, Chris Miller wakes up with this goal in mind: Help patients in any way possible. That’s one of the many reasons Miller...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

JCMC, Niswonger team members donate to fill backpacks for local students

JCMC, Niswonger team members donate to fill backpacks for local students

 Team members at Johnson City Medical Center and Niswonger Children’s Hospital recently donated more than 1,000 items to fill up...

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Loos named new CMO for Washington County (Tenn.) Market

Loos named new CMO for Washington County (Tenn.) Market

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Dr. Matthew Loos has accepted the position of vice president/chief medical officer for Mountain States Health Alliance’s...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Morgan May named chief nursing officer at Johnson City Medical Center

Morgan May named chief nursing officer at Johnson City Medical Center

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – With more than a decade of experience caring for patients at Mountain States Health Alliance hospitals, Morgan May, RN, has been...

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Beast bicycle rides coming up Aug. 20 to benefit cardio-pulmonary rehab

The Beast bicycle rides coming up Aug. 20 to benefit cardio-pulmonary rehab

The Beast is coming! Four long rides ranging from 25 to 100 miles, all starting in Johnson City, will benefit Mountain States cardiac-pulmonary rehab patients...

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Monday, August 8, 2016

JCMC's Dr. Aimua honored by IPC as its 2016 Hospitalist of the Year

JCMC's Dr. Aimua honored by IPC as its 2016 Hospitalist of the Year

Dr. Benedict Aimua, hospitalist at Johnson City Medical Center, was recently honored as IPC Healthcare’s Acute Care Hospitalist of the Year for 2016. He was...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Mountain States teams from JCMC, IPMC to participate in Tri-Cities 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to honor fallen firefighters

Mountain States teams from JCMC, IPMC to participate in Tri-Cities 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to honor fallen firefighters

 KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The 2016 Tri-Cities 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, organized to honor the firefighters who lost their lives in the World Trade Center...

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