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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Giving Tuesday nets nice haul for kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

Giving Tuesday nets nice haul for kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Last month Mountain States participated in #GivingTuesday and collected nearly $6,000 in toys and cash to benefit patients at...

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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 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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Friday, December 16, 2016

Nine-year-old boy collects more than 1,700 toys to donate to Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Nine-year-old boy collects more than 1,700 toys to donate to Niswonger Children’s Hospital

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – At only 9 years old, Avery Armstrong is making a difference in so many lives. Five years ago, the Greene County child was...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Niswonger Children’s Hospital in need of toys for holiday season

Niswonger Children’s Hospital in need of toys for holiday season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Each year, as families in our region are busy making holiday plans, there are some who know they’ll be spending the holiday season...

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Briggs Goforth celebrates 4th birthday with another Lunchbox Love donation to Niswonger

Briggs Goforth celebrates 4th birthday with another Lunchbox Love donation to Niswonger

                                JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – In...

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Walgreens offering promotion through Nov. 14 to support Niswonger Children's Hospital

Walgreens offering promotion through Nov. 14 to support Niswonger Children's Hospital

Walgreens is supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital through Nov. 14 by giving customers a chance to make a donation to the hospital with their purchases at...

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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

Capital District Kiwanis continues to support Niswonger Children's Hospital with $3,000 donation

Capital District Kiwanis continues to support Niswonger Children's Hospital with $3,000 donation

GRUNDY, Va. – The Capital District of Kiwanis International continues to support Niswonger Children’s Hospital, donating funds for the third year in a...

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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 18, 2016

Niswonger Scarecrow Skedaddle, Family Activity Day set for Oct. 29 at ETSU

Niswonger Scarecrow Skedaddle, Family Activity Day set for Oct. 29 at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The 2016 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 9:45 a.m. at East Tennessee State...

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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, September 20, 2016

Niswonger Virtual Health Clinic giving students access to higher level of care in school

Niswonger Virtual Health Clinic giving students access to higher level of care in school

 At school, children have always been able to rely on the compassionate care of their school nurse. But sometimes, certain injuries and illnesses require a...

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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 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

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 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, July 5, 2016

IPMC/Niswonger Crazy 8s 8K Road Race coming up July 16 in Kingsport

IPMC/Niswonger Crazy 8s 8K Road Race coming up July 16 in Kingsport

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The 2016 Crazy 8s 8K run is coming up Saturday night, July 16, with Indian Path Medical Center and Niswonger Children’s Hospital...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Dr. Al Balbissi given James Gibson Award for physician leadership by Washington County (Tenn.) Med Staff

Dr. Al Balbissi given James Gibson Award for physician leadership by Washington County (Tenn.) Med Staff

 JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – The Washington County (Tenn.) Medical Staff held its annual meeting last week and honored Dr. Kais Al Balbissi, chair of...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Mountain States' Harkness, Carter participate in Olympic Day Torch Run

Mountain States' Harkness, Carter participate in Olympic Day Torch Run

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Two Mountain States team members, Kevin Harkness and Lisa Carter, participated in the Olympic Day Torch Run on Friday, June 24, to...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Newly expanded Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic brings community together to support the kids and families in our region

Newly expanded Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic brings community together to support the kids and families in our region

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic wrapped up last week after a successful 10-day series of events, grossing more...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

It's Classic time! Jason Isbell, HillBenders, Family Field Day, VIP ParTee all coming up

It's Classic time! Jason Isbell, HillBenders, Family Field Day, VIP ParTee all coming up

 Just a reminder that it’s Classic time!  The Niswonger Children’s Hospital, expanded now to include nine events over a 10-day stretch, got...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Niswonger Classic in full swing with golf events, '80s party

Niswonger Classic in full swing with golf events, '80s party

It’s been a great start to the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic, which expanded to include a range of new events this year. The Classic serves as...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Young oncology patients at Niswonger use fun video to say 'No!' to cancer

Young oncology patients at Niswonger use fun video to say 'No!' to cancer

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Amanda Ward and some of the young patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital pediatric oncology unit decided to have a...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Special team member discount to see "The HillBenders present Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry"

Special team member discount to see "The HillBenders present Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry"

Greetings from the 2016 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic! Looking for something fun to do that’s also charitable? Come experience “The Hillbenders...

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