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Johnson City Medical Center | 2017 News Archive

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Johnson City Medical Center offering advanced life-saving treatment for stroke, aneurysm

Johnson City Medical Center offering advanced life-saving treatment for stroke, aneurysm

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – When Kevin Beard suffered a stroke at the age of 42, his life depended on a rapid response. When his wife found him unresponsive in the...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS

Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Seizures, irritability, a high-pitched cry and difficulty eating. Those are all symptoms of a baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1, celebrates 65th work anniversary

Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1, celebrates 65th work anniversary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It was a case of No. 1 hitting No. 65. Phyllis Hamilton, team member No. 1 at Mountain States, is celebrating her 65th work anniversary...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Dr. Glen Hatcher earns Servant's Heart Award through quiet humility

Dr. Glen Hatcher earns Servant's Heart Award through quiet humility

The annual Servant’s Heart Award, Mountain States’ highest honor, recognizes those among our team members – from frontline to leadership,...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Dr. Trey Robertson, surgeon, always there for patients, team members

Dr. Trey Robertson, surgeon, always there for patients, team members

The annual Servant’s Heart Award, Mountain States’ highest honor, recognizes those among our team members – from frontline to leadership,...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

JCMC's Chris Birchfield supports fellow team members with dedication, positive attitude

JCMC's Chris Birchfield supports fellow team members with dedication, positive attitude

The annual Servant’s Heart Award, Mountain States’ highest honor, recognizes those among our team members – from frontline to leadership,...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

JCMC’s Melody Trimble honored with YWCA Tribute to Women award

JCMC’s Melody Trimble honored with YWCA Tribute to Women award

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Melody Trimble, VP/CEO for Mountain States’ Washington County market, was among nine women from across the Mountain Empire to receive a...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Johnson City Health Resources Center celebrates 20 years of helping people live healthier lives

Johnson City Health Resources Center celebrates 20 years of helping people live healthier lives

                              JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Health...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk set for May 21; join or support our team!

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk set for May 21; join or support our team!

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk is coming up Sunday, May 21, at Warriors’ Path State Park, and Niswonger...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Reaching out: IS team members hit the nursing floors to see how clinical apps are used

Reaching out: IS team members hit the nursing floors to see how clinical apps are used

      For a few more photos of the IS team shadowing nurses, click here.  

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Easter Basket Contest helps bring smiles to faces of young patients at Niswonger, Woodridge

Easter Basket Contest helps bring smiles to faces of young patients at Niswonger, Woodridge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Pediatric patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital and Woodridge Hospital got some special surprises for Easter. The baskets...

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Donate Life event at JCMC a good reminder for all of us about organ, tissue donation

Donate Life event at JCMC a good reminder for all of us about organ, tissue donation

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Last week the Johnson City Medical Center hosted the annual Donate Life event, put on by Tennessee Donor Services, to promote organ...

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

JC team members at ancillary locations now able to get delivery for Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance, Kettle-Licious

JC team members at ancillary locations now able to get delivery for Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance, Kettle-Licious

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Team members in our hospitals are familiar with The Nut Nook, Chocolate Elegance and Kettle-Licious, who frequently set up sales of...

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Mountain States, JC Medical Center ranked nationally for medical excellence, patient safety

Mountain States, JC Medical Center ranked nationally for medical excellence, patient safety

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The quality care delivered by nurses, doctors and team members at Mountain States hospitals is producing clinical results that are...

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hospice volunteer training: Give the gift of your time to help our patients

Hospice volunteer training: Give the gift of your time to help our patients

Mountain States team members, friends and families are invited to give one of the greatest gifts of all – the gift of your time – to assist patients of...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Innovation at Mountain States: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement a life-saving alternative to open heart surgery

Innovation at Mountain States: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement a life-saving alternative to open heart surgery

This is the first in an ongoing series of articles about innovation at Mountain States. We’ll take a look at innovative new procedures, processes, services...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dr. Arthur Harris steps down (sort of) after 41 years on staff as ENT specialist

Dr. Arthur Harris steps down (sort of) after 41 years on staff as ENT specialist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – When longtime ear, nose and throat surgeon Dr. Arthur Smith “retired” in December, he may have been the longest active...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 27-28

Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 27-28

Patients like Maddy King fill Niswonger Children’s Hospital. At only four years old, the little girl was diagnosed with cancer. Within weeks of her...

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Chocolate-covered strawberries on sale at several cafeterias around the system for Valentine's Day

Chocolate-covered strawberries on sale at several cafeterias around the system for Valentine's Day

Are you looking for something special to get for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? The cafeterias at Johnson City Medical Center, Franklin Woods, Indian...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Mountain States team member wins new car in Spirit Gala raffle benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Mountain States team member wins new car in Spirit Gala raffle benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Terri McLemore almost missed her chance to buy a raffle ticket. “I kept putting it off and putting it off, and then realized the...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Check out our February classes at the Kingsport and Johnson City HRC locations

Check out our February classes at the Kingsport and Johnson City HRC locations

Check out our February HRC offerings! There might be something for you or someone you know, and almost everything is free. If you’re interested in yoga,...

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