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Smyth County Community Hospital | 2016 News Archive

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

Francis Marion Manor resident, 94 and a WWII veteran, honored by Smyth County

Francis Marion Manor resident, 94 and a WWII veteran, honored by Smyth County

MARION, Va. – A resident at Francis Marion Manor Health & Rehabilitation, Gordon Widener, was recently honored by the mayor of Marion and other local...

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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

Smyth County Community Hospital partners to host free health fair for local law enforcement

Smyth County Community Hospital partners to host free health fair for local law enforcement

MARION, Va. – As a way to look after local law enforcement officers and show appreciation to them, Smyth County Community Hospital along with the Smyth County...

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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 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, 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 25, 2016

And the winners of the first-ever Fit4Life Cornhole Tournament are ...

And the winners of the first-ever Fit4Life Cornhole Tournament are ...

 ABINGDON, Va. – Mountain States HR held its first-ever system-wide Fit4Life Cornhole Tournament and the overall champion was the team of Wesley Miller...

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

SCCH honors its volunteers, including three especially dedicated ladies

SCCH honors its volunteers, including three especially dedicated ladies

 MARION, Va. – Three especially dedicated volunteers were among those recognized at Thursday night’s Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at Smyth County...

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SCCH sponsoring Emory & Henry Wasper 5K on Oct. 15

SCCH sponsoring Emory & Henry Wasper 5K on Oct. 15

 EMORY, Va. – The event is Saturday, Oct. 15, at Emory & Henry College. For information or to register, click here.  

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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 2, 2016

Iva White retires after 44 years at JMH

Iva White retires after 44 years at JMH

ABINGDON, Va. – Iva White, RN, has retired after 44 years at Johnston Memorial Hospital, the last 15 spent as the facility’s team member health...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Six Mountain States nominees receive Healthcare Heroes honors

Six Mountain States nominees receive Healthcare Heroes honors

   JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Business Journal of the Tri-Cities TN/VA honored its 2016 class of Healthcare Heroes last week, and six Mountain...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Smyth County Community Hospital helps host camp for children with diabetes or with diabetic parents

Smyth County Community Hospital helps host camp for children with diabetes or with diabetic parents

 MARION, Va. – Smyth County Community Hospital partnered to help host a two-day youth diabetes camp June 21-22 at Hungry Mother Lutheran Retreat Center....

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Regional Cancer Center at Smyth County Community Hospital unveils updated cancer unit

Regional Cancer Center at Smyth County Community Hospital unveils updated cancer unit

  MARION, Va. – The Regional Cancer Center at Smyth County Community Hospital recently celebrated the consolidation of its cancer services within the...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

SCCH team members go the extra mile to help a patient

SCCH team members go the extra mile to help a patient

 MARION, Va. – Nobody likes to put back on wet clothes. Team members at Smyth County Community Hospital knew that and went out of their way to help a...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

JMH, Mountain States give fond farewell to Sean McMurray

JMH, Mountain States give fond farewell to Sean McMurray

 ABINGDON, Va. – Johnston Memorial Hospital and Mountain States bid farewell and good luck to Sean McMurray on Friday as he leaves his post as...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Francis Marion Manor graduates another class of certified nurse assistants

Francis Marion Manor graduates another class of certified nurse assistants

   MARION, Va. – Francis Marion Manor Health and Rehabilitation doesn’t just take care of its patients and residents, the Manor also has a...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

SCCH goes the extra mile to support first-ever RAM clinic in Smyth County

SCCH goes the extra mile to support first-ever RAM clinic in Smyth County

   MARION, Va. – Smyth County Community Hospital went above and beyond to support the inaugural Remote Area Medical Clinic held in Groseclose at...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Scenes from our Hospital Week celebrations

Scenes from our Hospital Week celebrations

  We celebrated last week across Mountain States as part of National Hospital Week. It was a chance to say “THANK YOU!” to all our team members...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hickson named new CEO of Johnston Memorial Hospital, Mountain States’ northeast market

Hickson named new CEO of Johnston Memorial Hospital, Mountain States’ northeast market

 ABINGDON, Va. – With almost 20 years of experience in health care, Stan Hickson has been named president and chief executive officer of...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

MSMG -- Cardiology welcomes Dr. Nick Cavros

MSMG -- Cardiology welcomes Dr. Nick Cavros

Mountain States Medical Group – Cardiology welcomes Dr. Nick Cavros to the staff.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Smyth County Community Hospital listed among best in Virginia for clean rooms

Smyth County Community Hospital listed among best in Virginia for clean rooms

MARION, Va. – According to statistics reported in Becker’s Hospital Review, the rooms in Smyth County Community Hospital are among the most consistently...

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Monday, January 4, 2016

Smyth County Hospital HealthTrust donation to fund renovation at SCCH Regional Cancer Center

Smyth County Hospital HealthTrust donation to fund renovation at SCCH Regional Cancer Center

 MARION, Va. – Thanks to a $195,000 donation by the Smyth County Hospital HealthTrust, renovation is under way at the Regional Cancer Center at Smyth...

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