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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Ballad Health names Dale Clark vice president and CEO of Smyth County Community Hospital

Ballad Health has named experienced healthcare executive, Dale Clark, as vice president and chief executive officer of Smyth County Community Hospital ... read more about Ballad Health names Dale Clark vice president and CEO of Smyth County Community Hospital .

Friday, April 30, 2021

Ballad Health adds therapeutic, all-abilities playground to Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Ballad Health announces a playground that’s accessible to children’s hospital patients and their siblings, regardless of their abilities and development.  ... read more about Ballad Health adds therapeutic, all-abilities playground to Niswonger Children’s Hospital .

Friday, April 30, 2021

Ballad Health increases COVID-19 vaccine accessibility, opens Johnson City vaccination center

Ballad Health is enhancing its community vaccination centers with a new location in Johnson City that will be able to accommodate more walk-in patients. ... read more about Ballad Health increases COVID-19 vaccine accessibility, opens Johnson City vaccination center.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Marsh Regional recognizes Law Day with Lebanon blood drive

Marsh Regional Blood Center is partnering with a local attorney’s office to host a blood drive in honor of Law Day on Friday, April 30. ... read more about Marsh Regional recognizes Law Day with Lebanon blood drive .

Friday, April 23, 2021

S&P Global Ratings Affirms Ballad Health Credit Rating

Citing strong enterprise profile, improved quality and experienced management team transforming Ballad Health into a high-performing consolidated system, S&P further affirms “A-” rating with stable outlook. ... read more about S&P Global Ratings Affirms Ballad Health Credit Rating.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Ballad Health names Loveland Hobson assistant vice president and administrator of Unicoi County Hospital

Ballad Health named Loveland Hobson as assistant vice president and administrator of Unicoi County Hospital, one of the country's newest rural hospitals. ... read more about Ballad Health names Loveland Hobson assistant vice president and administrator of Unicoi County Hospital.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Ballad Health taps two experienced healthcare leaders to lead operations in Wise, Lee and Dickenson counties

Ballad Health announces a new leadership structure in Southwest Virginia as work on re-opening Lee County Community Hospital continues ... read more about Ballad Health taps two experienced healthcare leaders to lead operations in Wise, Lee and Dickenson counties.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility

Ballad Health is enhancing the hours of community vaccination centers and extending eligibility guidelines to make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible. ... read more about Ballad Health expands COVID-19 vaccine availability, extends community vaccination center hours and patient eligibility.

Monday, April 5, 2021

Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients

Ballad Health announced its new Center for Post-COVID Care, an innovative approach to COVID-19 care, for patients with post-COVID symptoms ... read more about Ballad Health unveils Center for Post-COVID Care, creates multi-specialty care model for patients .

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive

Marsh Regional Blood Center is extending opportunities to save lives with pop-up blood drives with one on Friday, April 2. ... read more about Kingsport Chamber of Commerce hosts Marsh Regional blood drive.