Welcome to Ballad Health

Your health is part of the story of your life, and we know you want a healthcare provider who truly listens to your story and shows you they care. Thank you for letting us be part of your story, and for trusting us with your care.

Our mission

Honor those we serve by delivering the best possible care

Our vision

To build a legacy of superior health by listening to and caring for those we serve

 

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Ballad Health’s Wine Women & Shoes event raises $159,000 to enhance breast cancer screening programs

Nearly 800 local women will receive assistance through proceeds from this fourth annual event, held at the Virginian Golf Club. Wine Women & Shoes gives underserved women the ability to receive lifesaving exams and screenings, such as 3-D mammograms, breast MRI tests and genetic analyses and counseling. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Wine Women & Shoes event raises $159,000 to enhance breast cancer screening programs .

Friday, June 8, 2018

Ethan Collins named chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital

Praised as both an excellent bedside nurse and an insightful leader, Ethan Collins has been appointed as Smyth County Community Hospital’s chief nursing officer. He will also serve as chief nursing officer at Francis Marion Manor Health & Rehabilitation and Smyth County Home Health. ... read more about Ethan Collins named chief nursing officer at Smyth County Community Hospital .

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Ballad Health board authorizes adoption of Epic as its common technology platform

Ballad Health selected Epic as its partner for implementing a common, comprehensive electronic health record. The board of directors approved adoption of this technology platform to bring together all Ballad Health hospitals and service points. ... read more about Ballad Health board authorizes adoption of Epic as its common technology platform.

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Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwestern North Carolina and Southeastern Kentucky. Our system was created in 2018 to improve the health of people in these regions, and we have committed investments totaling $308 million over 10 years to preserve access, expand health research and graduate medical education, and address some of the region’s most pressing health issues.

Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including a dedicated children’s hospital, several community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.