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Friday, November 6, 2020

Marsh Regional Blood Center, Bristol Motor Speedway partner to host first-ever Holiday Blood Drive

Marsh Regional Blood Center and Bristol Motor Speedway are teaming up to supply the Appalachian Highlands with life-saving blood and blood products. ... read more about Marsh Regional Blood Center, Bristol Motor Speedway partner to host first-ever Holiday Blood Drive.

Monday, November 2, 2020

In throes of pandemic, Ballad Health deploys successful launch of Epic platform systemwide

A years-long endeavor to adopt a common, interoperable health technology for all of Ballad Health’s merged hospitals and care sites is now complete. ... read more about In throes of pandemic, Ballad Health deploys successful launch of Epic platform systemwide.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Ballad Health unveils unprecedented effort to expand access to healthcare for people who are uninsured

The new Appalachian Highlands Care Network is designed to bridge care gaps, improve health and reduce avoidable healthcare cost and utilization. ... read more about Ballad Health unveils unprecedented effort to expand access to healthcare for people who are uninsured.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Ballad Health issues statement on positive COVID-19 cases at Johnson City Medical Center

Ballad Health has identified a cluster of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases at Johnson City Medical Center. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on positive COVID-19 cases at Johnson City Medical Center.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ballad Health saves taxpayers nearly $60 million

The Appalachian Highlands’ first Accountable Care Organization, AnewCare, has generated just under $60 million dollars in total savings for taxpayers. ... read more about Ballad Health saves taxpayers nearly $60 million.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System

Allan Levine joined other leaders for a national virtual summit, providing input on a variety of opportunities to transform the national healthcare system. ... read more about Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Spooky Trail at Niswonger Children’s Hospital

For the virtual event, we are asking community members to create a basket  for patients at Niswonger Children’s Hospital the week of Halloween. ... read more about Spooky Trail at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post

Lisa Carter has been voted chairman of the board for the Children’s Hospital Alliance of Tennessee (CHAT). ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital CEO Lisa Carter tapped for prestigious statewide post.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Patricia Chambers, MD, an established physician leader, has been named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Patricia Chambers, MD, named chief medical officer of Niswonger Children’s Hospital.