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Franklin Woods Community Hospital | 2017 News Archive

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

At Franklin Woods, a heartfelt 'thank-you' for Veterans Day

At Franklin Woods, a heartfelt 'thank-you' for Veterans Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Leading up to Veterans Day earlier this month, Franklin Woods Community Hospital put together a special tribute to those team members...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

RCMC's Sharon Street emerges as winner of Fit4Life Healthy Tailgating Throwdown

RCMC's Sharon Street emerges as winner of Fit4Life Healthy Tailgating Throwdown

  KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Sharon Street, RN, from Russell County Medical Center was the overall winner of the first-ever Fit4Life Healthy Tailgating...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Franklin Woods Community Hospital earns statewide award for nursing excellence

Franklin Woods Community Hospital earns statewide award for nursing excellence

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Franklin Woods Community Hospital has been recognized again for excellence in nursing. The Tennessee Nurses Association recently named...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dr. Randy Hoover receives James Gibson Award for physician leadership

Dr. Randy Hoover receives James Gibson Award for physician leadership

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The James Gibson Medical Staff Leadership Award for 2017 was recently presented to Dr. Randy Hoover, internist, who has served in...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Franklin Woods/Woodridge leadership retreat includes a little volunteer time

Franklin Woods/Woodridge leadership retreat includes a little volunteer time

Leaders at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and Woodridge Hospital recently held their annual leadership retreat, and it included something beyond the usual...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Franklin Woods earns Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals honor for second straight year

Franklin Woods earns Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals honor for second straight year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – For the second straight year, Franklin Woods Community Hospital has been selected as one of “100 Great Community Hospitals”...

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Franklin Woods offers most advanced care in minimally invasive surgery

Franklin Woods offers most advanced care in minimally invasive surgery

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Grover Cope didn’t know if his colon cancer would be operable. At 84 years old, traditional surgery could have been too risky....

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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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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, 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 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, March 28, 2017

Local students visit Franklin Woods to try their hand at the da Vinci robotic surgery system

Local students visit Franklin Woods to try their hand at the da Vinci robotic surgery system

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Students from Science Hill High School, Northeast State Community College and East Tennessee State University last week got to...

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Saying 'thank you': Franklin Woods nurse a Grateful Patient recipient

Saying 'thank you': Franklin Woods nurse a Grateful Patient recipient

  The Mountain States Foundation recently honored a Franklin Woods nurse for being a Grateful Patient recipient. Morgan Thompson, RN, was recognized by one...

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Toasting success! Franklin Woods again named among "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven

Toasting success! Franklin Woods again named among "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Truven

  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Team members at Franklin Woods were celebrating on Monday when they learned that, for the second year in a row, the hospital...

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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, 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 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

Run For Your Buns 5K for colon health awareness is coming up March 4 at Franklin Woods

Run For Your Buns 5K for colon health awareness is coming up March 4 at Franklin Woods

The inaugural Run For Your Buns Colon Heath Awareness 5K is coming up Saturday, March 4, at 9 a.m. at Franklin Woods Community Hospital. Join in as together we will...

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Franklin Woods Community Hospital to host 'Rock, Rattle & Roll' community baby shower on Feb. 19

Franklin Woods Community Hospital to host 'Rock, Rattle & Roll' community baby shower on Feb. 19

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Expectant mothers, or those who are preparing to get pregnant, and guests are invited to the second annual “Rock, Rattle &...

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Franklin Woods' superhero-themed Christmas tree a special surprise for 5-year-old boy

Franklin Woods' superhero-themed Christmas tree a special surprise for 5-year-old boy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – A superhero-themed Christmas tree from Franklin Woods’ annual Christmas tree auction ended up making a 5-year-old boy’s...

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