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Friday, August 23, 2019

Norton Community Hospital once again among top 10 percent of inpatient rehab facilities in the nation

Six years ago, Castlewood, Virginia, resident Ken Reppe suffered a stroke and brain bleed, and his family was told to prepare for the worst. ... read more about Norton Community Hospital once again among top 10 percent of inpatient rehab facilities in the nation.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center

The J.D. Nicewonder Family Pediatric Emergency Department, a service of Niswonger Children’s Hospital, will feature a separate entrance and designated treatment rooms for children and their families. ... read more about Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Ballad Health announces plans for new services in Greeneville

Ballad Health announced today it has commenced the planning process for the implementation of new services for women who are pregnant and in need of certain mental health services, addiction treatment and other supports that will help ensure the strongest possible starts for their children. ... read more about Ballad Health announces plans for new services in Greeneville.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Unicoi County Hospital hosts free outdoor storytelling concert series Aug. 12, Sept. 9

The field beside Unicoi County Hospital will be alive with music from Unicoi County High School Bluegrass Band, storytelling from a flatbed trailer stage ... read more about Unicoi County Hospital hosts free outdoor storytelling concert series Aug. 12, Sept. 9.

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.