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Friday, November 16, 2018

The reasoning behind planned Ballad Health NICU updates

As part of improvements to enhance pediatric care regionwide, Ballad Health is realigning level III NICU services at Niswonger Children’s. There, high-risk newborns will have access to everything they need in one place and can benefit from the expertise provided at the region’s state-designated perinatal center. ... read more about The reasoning behind planned Ballad Health NICU updates.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Ballad Health announces initiative to create regional, comprehensive trauma system, other systemic improvements

Ballad Health leaders announced plans including the creation of a comprehensive regional trauma and emergency care system including pediatric trauma, the addition of Niswonger Children’s Hospital pediatric emergency rooms in Kingsport and Bristol, and strengthening high-acuity care in Kingsport. ... read more about Ballad Health announces initiative to create regional, comprehensive trauma system, other systemic improvements.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Introducing the new Ballad Health Regional Trauma and Emergency System and other improvements

Launching mid-2019, our innovative regional trauma / emergency care system will connect Ballad Health’s 20 hospital ERs and trauma services so patients get the right care in the right place as quickly as possible. Improvements include increasing the level of care at Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Introducing the new Ballad Health Regional Trauma and Emergency System and other improvements.

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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.