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Friday, March 15, 2019

Save the date: ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ on March 24

On Sunday, March 24, “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” will showcase young talent from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia performing with professional Broadway stars. The Broadway-style show, now in its eighth year, raises awareness for Niswonger Children’s Hospital. ... read more about Save the date: ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’ on March 24.

Friday, March 8, 2019

From the jungles to the mountains, surgery fits Dr. Jeremy Meyer

When he sewed up a deep cut to the bone in the jungle of Nicaragua on a mission trip shortly after he graduated from college, Dr. Jeremy Meyer was convinced of the critical importance of surgery. Now, he finds his calling to do surgery closer to home at Mountain States Medical Group General Surgery as the group’s newest surgeon. ... read more about From the jungles to the mountains, surgery fits Dr. Jeremy Meyer.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 15; registration is open

Break out your running shoes and St. Patrick’s Day attire; the annual Johnston Memorial Hospital Shamrock 4 Miler and Leprechaun Walk is set for Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. ... read more about Annual Shamrock 4 Miler set for March 15; registration is open.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Holston Valley Medical Center named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Holston Valley Medical Center has been recognized nationally for its excellence in cardiac care. The hospital was recently named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. This is the fourth time Holston Valley has been recognized with this honor.
  ... read more about Holston Valley Medical Center named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Ballad Health’s Wilkes named to Leadership Tennessee’s first NEXT program

Ballad Health’s Clem “Bo” Wilkes has been selected for the first class of Leadership Tennessee NEXT, a program offering early-to-mid career professionals in-depth personal and career development.  ... read more about Ballad Health’s Wilkes named to Leadership Tennessee’s first NEXT program.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Meet Chris Miller, COO for Ballad Health’s Greene County market

An experienced leader with a servant’s heart has been named chief operating officer for Ballad Health’s Greene County market, which includes Laughlin Memorial and Takoma Regional hospitals and Laughlin Healthcare Center. Chris Miller began his new role in Greeneville in early February. ... read more about Meet Chris Miller, COO for Ballad Health’s Greene County market.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Ballad Health’s Lynn Krutak named Modern Healthcare’s prestigious ‘10 Women Leaders to Watch’ national list

Lynn Krutak, chief financial officer for Ballad Health, has been selected to the prestigious 2019 “10 Women Leaders to Watch in Healthcare” list announced by Modern Healthcare. The publication is a leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information across the nation. ... read more about Ballad Health’s Lynn Krutak named Modern Healthcare’s prestigious ‘10 Women Leaders to Watch’ national list.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia

A leadership committee representing 24 regional organizations, along with more than 150 community stakeholder groups, has created the region’s first Accountable Care Community – a collaborative group whose goal is to transform the health of twenty-one counties in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. ... read more about Regional leaders create Accountable Care Community with support from Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and United Way of Southwest Virginia.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ballad Health Reports Six-Month Results: Better Quality, Strong Financial Performance, and Significant Capital Investments

Ballad Health today announced operational results from its first six months of the fiscal year, and quarterly results for the 2nd quarter. The announcement coincides with the announcement by Moody’s Investor Services that Ballad Health’s outlook has been revised from neutral to positive. ... read more about Ballad Health Reports Six-Month Results: Better Quality, Strong Financial Performance, and Significant Capital Investments.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ballad Health and United Way partner to help children’s reading skills

“We believe this partnership will have a huge impact on the community as we work together with our local schools to improve childhood literacy across the region,” said Alan Levine, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Ballad Health. ... read more about Ballad Health and United Way partner to help children’s reading skills.