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2017 News Archive

Friday, October 27, 2017

Special benefit: Small Wonders, Beyond This Day offer support to team members at crucial times

Special benefit: Small Wonders, Beyond This Day offer support to team members at crucial times

Mountain States offers a lot of different benefits, both large and small, that can come in handy under many different circumstances. One such benefit is a program...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Uh-oh, looks like rehab may not save this guy ...

Uh-oh, looks like rehab may not save this guy ...

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The team members at Johnson City Medical Center cardiac rehab took a serious subject and found a way to have a little Halloween fun with...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Celebrating what you do every day: HR has new page for national recognition days/weeks

Celebrating what you do every day: HR has new page for national recognition days/weeks

Team members across Mountain States do important work, and our HR department wants to help celebrate the different roles everyone plays as we provide healthcare to...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Our 2017 United Way Campaign is under way; please give if you can!

Our 2017 United Way Campaign is under way; please give if you can!

Our 2017 United Way Campaign has started and it runs through Oct. 31. We encourage everyone across Mountain States to give what you can. Our team members have...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Get a handle on your retirement plans with our Retirement Readiness events going on right now

Get a handle on your retirement plans with our Retirement Readiness events going on right now

Our Retirement Readiness campaign is going on right now. Mountain States and Lincoln Financial Group are offering this as a great way to meet face-to-face with your...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dr. Bracken Burns, JCMC's director of director of trauma and critical care, earns national award

Dr. Bracken Burns, JCMC's director of director of trauma and critical care, earns national award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – In a life-threatening emergency, every second counts. At Johnson City Medical Center, Dr. Bracken Burns leads the Level 1 Trauma...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dickenson Community Hospital team members donate time to help local students in need

Dickenson Community Hospital team members donate time to help local students in need

NORA, Va. – A group of team members from Dickenson Community Hospital recently donated their time and efforts to help students in need at Ervinton Elementary...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Mountain States Connects, new improvement/best practice resource, expands to include more sections

Mountain States Connects, the new internal SharePoint site for sharing improvement project results and best practices across the system, has expanded to include...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Spirit Gala Raffle tickets go on sale Sept. 28, supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Spirit Gala Raffle tickets go on sale Sept. 28, supporting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Now’s your chance to support a great cause – Niswonger Children’s Hospital – and have a shot at winning a new...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mountain States/JCMC group volunteers each month to feed 200-plus at Melting Pot

Mountain States/JCMC group volunteers each month to feed 200-plus at Melting Pot

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. –  A group of Johnson City Medical Center team members has been donating its time to help The Melting Pot, a downtown soup kitchen,...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

JCMC’s Heatherly Sifford wins regional suicide prevention award

JCMC’s Heatherly Sifford wins regional suicide prevention award

  NASHVILLE – Heatherly Sifford, trauma injury prevention program coordinator for Johnson City Medical Center, recently received this year’s...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

As annual United Way campaign nears, we want to hear your stories about United Way

As annual United Way campaign nears, we want to hear your stories about United Way

It’s almost time for our annual United Way campaign across Mountain States, set for Oct. 16-31, giving all team members a chance to support a host of great...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Hospital-based team members encouraged to take AHRQ survey on patient safety

Hospital-based team members encouraged to take AHRQ survey on patient safety

Every two years, Mountain States conducts a survey to gather opinions about patient safety issues, medical errors and event reporting. The survey is a nationally...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Support our BigWigs in the fight against breast cancer (and check out the pink wigs!)

Support our BigWigs in the fight against breast cancer (and check out the pink wigs!)

Support our BigWigs! Mountain States has several team members participating in the 2017 Susan G. Komen BigWigs fundraising campaign to support the fight...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Are you on the right track? Find out during our upcoming Retirement Readiness events

Are you on the right track? Find out during our upcoming Retirement Readiness events

NOTE: Mountain States and Lincoln Financial are holding a system-wide Retirement Readiness event Oct. 16-27 to help team members meet their Lincoln Financial...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

JMH welcomes next class of internal medicine, family medicine residents

JMH welcomes next class of internal medicine, family medicine residents

      ABINGDON, Va. – Johnston Memorial Hospital welcomed a new class of 10 residents on Sept. 14 with Mountain States leaders, members...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

See how Mountain States team members are helping fight opioid abuse – using data

See how Mountain States team members are helping fight opioid abuse – using data

The battle against opioid abuse is waged in many ways. Check out this excellent PBS report that features some of our Mountain States team members, including...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Want to hone your MS Excel skills? Leadership Academy partnering with Northeast State to offer class on Oct. 20

Want to hone your MS Excel skills? Leadership Academy partnering with Northeast State to offer class on Oct. 20

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States’ Leadership Academy is partnering with Northeast State Community College to provide a class for those interested...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Leadership Academy now offering two 'Crucial' classes at no cost, thanks to grant funding

Leadership Academy now offering two 'Crucial' classes at no cost, thanks to grant funding

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Thanks to a recent grant, Organizational Development is able to offer two popular Leadership Academy classes – Crucial...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Our HRC locations have some great classes lined up in October; check it out!

Our HRC locations have some great classes lined up in October; check it out!

The Health Resource Centers in Johnson City and Kingsport have some great classes and events lined up for October. Look over their calendar and see if anything...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Forced system-wide password reset began Oct. 4; you can reset yourself now

Forced system-wide password reset began Oct. 4; you can reset yourself now

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Mountain States IS Department will begin forcing a password reset for all users who have not reset their network account password since...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

It's a doggie social: JMH says thank you to pet therapy dogs, handlers

It's a doggie social: JMH says thank you to pet therapy dogs, handlers

  ABINGDON, Va. – Johnston Memorial Hospital held a pet therapy dog celebration and Blessing of the Animals last week. It was a way to have a little...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

It’s flu shot season at Mountain States; here's important info on influenza vaccination

It’s flu shot season at Mountain States; here's important info on influenza vaccination

It’s flu shot season at Mountain States. The deadline to get your influenza vaccination is Nov. 13, 2017. Each facility and many corporate departments...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Retirement realities: The Top 5 retirement planning mistakes

Retirement realities: The Top 5 retirement planning mistakes

NOTE: Mountain States and Lincoln Financial are holding a system-wide Retirement Readiness event Oct. 16-27 to help team members meet their Lincoln Financial...

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Get ready; the Fit4Life Healthy Tailgate Throwdown is coming up Oct. 16-20 across Mountain States!

Get ready; the Fit4Life Healthy Tailgate Throwdown is coming up Oct. 16-20 across Mountain States!

It's tailgating season, and Mountain States' Fit4Life wellness program is hosting the Healthy Tailgate Throwdown coming up Oct. 16-20. Each facility will host its...

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