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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Ballad Health improves care for vulnerable populations with the Medicaid Transformation Project

Ballad Health is pleased to announce the results of its participation in the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP). ... read more about Ballad Health improves care for vulnerable populations with the Medicaid Transformation Project.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Ballad Health, Morrison Healthcare partner to provide meals through Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee

Ballad Health, Morrison Healthcare teamed up with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee to distribute healthy meals to children in need. ... read more about Ballad Health, Morrison Healthcare partner to provide meals through Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Ballad Health unveils new Appalachian Highlands HEART Air Service

Ballad Health is proud to unveil its new Highlands Emergency Air Rescue & Transport (HEART) service, extending medical air transportation service. ... read more about Ballad Health unveils new Appalachian Highlands HEART Air Service.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Jamie Swift named chief infection prevention officer of Ballad Health

Ballad Health announced that Jamie Swift has been named chief infection prevention officer and assistant vice president of infection prevention ... read more about Jamie Swift named chief infection prevention officer of Ballad Health.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Ballad Health updates, limits visitation in response to COVID-19 spread

In response to a rapid, sustained increase of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Appalachian Highlands, Ballad Health is implementing additional visitation restrictions in its facilities. ... read more about Ballad Health updates, limits visitation in response to COVID-19 spread.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Ballad Health opens Banner Elk Urgent Care on July 13

Pursuing its goal to expand access to care in rural communities, Ballad Health officially opened its new urgent care center in Banner Elk, North Carolina. ... read more about Ballad Health opens Banner Elk Urgent Care on July 13.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Health officials issue concern, urge precautions as regional COVID-19 cases rapidly increase

With 94 new cases reported in 21 counties of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, officials with Ballad Health are warning community members ... read more about Health officials issue concern, urge precautions as regional COVID-19 cases rapidly increase.