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Johnston Memorial Hospital | 2017 News Archive

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

JMH residents enjoy some fall/Halloween team-building fun

JMH residents enjoy some fall/Halloween team-building fun

ABINGDON, Va. – Johnston Memorial Hospital Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents and administration spent a little time getting lost recently, but...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Article in Today's Hospitalist highlights some of Mountain States' effort toward reducing readmissions

Article in Today's Hospitalist highlights some of Mountain States' effort toward reducing readmissions

Reducing hospital readmissions is one of our biggest challenges. Dr. Amit Vashist, our system chair of the hospitalist division at Mountain States, was part of a...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Montagues announced as recipients of 2018 Tom Chase Award for behind-the-scenes community impact

Montagues announced as recipients of 2018 Tom Chase Award for behind-the-scenes community impact

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Mountain States Foundation will recognize John “Pete” and Sydne Montague, longtime members of the Johnston Memorial...

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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

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 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, September 26, 2017

This is why we work in healthcare: The story of Daniel's dance

This is why we work in healthcare: The story of Daniel's dance

Here’s an inspiring story about one of our team members and the patient, and family, she teamed up with to create something amazing. This was submitted by...

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Monday, August 28, 2017

HealthTrust's inaugural wellness camp for kids a big success, thanks to help from Compass One and others in the community

HealthTrust's inaugural wellness camp for kids a big success, thanks to help from Compass One and others in the community

MARION, Va. – The Smyth County Hospital HealthTrust last month held its first-ever “Stepping Out” summer camp, teaching local elementary kids...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Nurses unite! SCCH hosts local chapter meeting for Virginia Nurses Association

Nurses unite! SCCH hosts local chapter meeting for Virginia Nurses Association

MARION, Va. – Smyth County Community Hospital recently hosted the first meeting of the Southwestern Chapter of the Virginia Nurses Association...

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mountain States welcomes first administrative residents!

Mountain States welcomes first administrative residents!

Mountain States’ Organizational Development (OD) department, working under the direction of CEO and President Alan Levine, has created an administrative...

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

JMH Regional Cancer Center pauses to recognize National Cancer Survivors Day

JMH Regional Cancer Center pauses to recognize National Cancer Survivors Day

    ABINGDON, Va. – The Regional Cancer Center at Johnston Memorial Hospital recently hosted a small ceremony in honor of National Cancer...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

JMH residents present at annual Rural Resident Research Symposium

JMH residents present at annual Rural Resident Research Symposium

WISE, Va. – Several residents from Johnston Memorial Hospital recently presented scholarly research at the Rural Resident Research Symposium, sponsored by the...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boots & Bow Ties set for May 20, benefiting the Regional Cancer Center at JMH

Boots & Bow Ties set for May 20, benefiting the Regional Cancer Center at JMH

ABINGDON, Va. – Slip on your boots and straighten up your bow ties! It’s almost time for the fourth annual Boots & Bow Ties event, hosted by the...

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Servant's Heart winner Janie McGlocklin: A nurse for all seasons

Servant's Heart winner Janie McGlocklin: A nurse for all seasons

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

As JMH director of facilities, Nathan Osborne has opportunity to impact everyone

As JMH director of facilities, Nathan Osborne has opportunity to impact everyone

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, March 28, 2017

Barter Theatre again offering big discount for Mountain States Team Nights

Barter Theatre again offering big discount for Mountain States Team Nights

Barter Theatre in Abingdon,Va., has again partnered with Mountain States to offer Team Nights. Mountain States team members can get up to five show tickets for...

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Wear Blue Day was last week to raise awareness about colon cancer -- so guess what we did?

Wear Blue Day was last week to raise awareness about colon cancer -- so guess what we did?

  March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and Friday, March 3, was Wear Blue Day as designated by the Colon Cancer Alliance. People across the system were...

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 17 in Abingdon; registration is open

Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 17 in Abingdon; registration is open

ABINGDON, Va. – The annual Johnston Memorial Hospital Shamrock 4 Miler and Leprechaun Walk, presented by Highlands Union Bank and benefiting the Johnston...

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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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