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Friday, August 2, 2019

National public health expert to speak in Bristol on Aug. 8 with the accountable care community

As the region’s Accountable Care Community (ACC) concludes its first year, its leadership is hosting a free event for the public on Aug. 8, 2019, to learn more about regional population health endeavor. ... read more about National public health expert to speak in Bristol on Aug. 8 with the accountable care community.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Ballad Health announces organizational changes, increased physician leadership, creation of Ballad Behavioral Health Services Division and creation of Ballad Health Innovation Center

In order to best serve the region in a rapidly changing healthcare landscape, Ballad Health today announced several organizational changes. This realignment reflects commitment to value-based care and clinical excellence. ... read more about Ballad Health announces organizational changes, increased physician leadership, creation of Ballad Behavioral Health Services Division and creation of Ballad Health Innovation Center.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Shovels & Rope to headline The Classic Kickoff Concert benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital

The indie folk duo Shovels & Rope will headline this year’s Classic Kickoff Concert, a daylong, outdoor festivity on Sunday, Aug. 11, at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center to celebrate the beginning of the 2019 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic. ... read more about Shovels & Rope to headline The Classic Kickoff Concert benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital .

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ballad Health’s Deaton selected to Leadership Tennessee 2019-2020 class

Ballad Health executive Eric Deaton has been named to the 2019-2020 class of Leadership Tennessee, a program that brings leaders from across the state together to engage in collaborative, non-partisan dialogue on issues of statewide importance. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Deaton selected to Leadership Tennessee 2019-2020 class.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Tennessee Big Shots long-drive event benefiting Niswonger returns to Kingsport Aug 10-12

Following the success of last year’s event, the World Long Drive Association is returning to Cattails at MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport for the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital, which will air live on  Golf Channel. ... read more about Tennessee Big Shots long-drive event benefiting Niswonger returns to Kingsport Aug 10-12.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Hancock County Hospital recognized by Becker’s as being among ’67 critical access hospitals to know’ in the nation

Hospitals featured on this list have been recognized for clinical quality and excellence in care delivery. They have truly become pillars of their communities, providing access to healthcare for a broad population. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. ... read more about Hancock County Hospital recognized by Becker’s as being among ’67 critical access hospitals to know’ in the nation.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to raise money for Niswonger Children’s Hospital

On Monday, June 10, the retailer kicked off its annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign, which runs until Sunday, July 7. As the regional affiliate of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is the recipient of all local fundraising ... read more about Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to raise money for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Lindy White promoted to president of Ballad Health’s Northwest Market

Lindy White, chief executive officer of Ballad Health’s Kingsport operations, has been selected to serve as president of the Northwest Market, which includes Ballad Health’s two Kingsport hospitals as well as hospitals in Hawkins, Hancock, Wise and Dickenson Counties, and the planned hospital in Lee County. ... read more about Lindy White promoted to president of Ballad Health’s Northwest Market.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Eastman Credit Union provides funding for a new regional mobile blood donation unit

To help Marsh Regional Blood Center keep up with the region's need for blood, Eastman Credit Union donated $295k for the purchase of a new mobile collection unit. ... read more about Eastman Credit Union provides funding for a new regional mobile blood donation unit.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs

Bristol Surgery Center features four operating rooms and one minor procedure room, ample parking and comfortable waiting areas. Renovations also included new flooring, doors, ceilings, furniture and artwork, as well as upgrades to its HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.  ... read more about Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs.