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MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

August 19th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mountain States Health Alliance has hired Tracy Byers, CEO of Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Okla., to serve as the new administrator of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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MSHA’s new CEO brings public policy experience to table

MSHA’s new CEO brings public policy experience to table

August 19th, 2013 9:05 pm by Nathan Baker

Board members believe Mountain States Health Alliance’s new CEO has the right mix of public policy and private sector managerial experience to help lead the health care company through looming changes and the fight over expanding Medicaid coverage.

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Mountain States names former Louisiana health secretary as president/CEO

Mountain States names former Louisiana health secretary as president/CEO

August 19th, 2013 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

Alan Levine will join the local health care system Jan. 6.

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Visitors asked to help shape downtown Johnson City's skyline

Visitors asked to help shape downtown Johnson City's skyline

August 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

Visitors were asked to use their imaginations last week to help shape downtown Johnson City’s skyline and start a dialogue to deal with empty and dilapidated buildings in an area targeted for revitalization.

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Who will replace Vonderfecht? Mountain States set to reveal new CEO Monday

Who will replace Vonderfecht? Mountain States set to reveal new CEO Monday

August 16th, 2013 9:33 am by Staff Reports

A new CEO will be named next week to lead a regional health care provider and Johnson City's largest employer.

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Johnson City Power Board warns of scam attempts

Johnson City Power Board warns of scam attempts

August 15th, 2013 9:09 am by Jennifer Sprouse

After receiving phone calls from concerned customers about threats of power disconnection and meter issues from people claiming to be Power Board employees, Johnson City Power Board officials are warning all consumers about a scam and caution everyone to

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Study shows upswing in state housing market

Study shows upswing in state housing market

August 14th, 2013 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

Tennessee’s housing market gained ground in the second quarter of 2013, outpacing the South as a region and the rest of the country in terms of new construction even as employment and other economic indicators cooled.

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Govt, states try to block proposed airline merger

Govt, states try to block proposed airline merger

August 13th, 2013 4:37 pm by DAVID KOENIG and PETE YOST — associated press

WASHINGTON — The federal government is trying to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways, saying it would cause "substantial harm" to consumers by leading to higher fares and fees.

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Attrition to take out 200 jobs at Mountain States Health Alliance

Attrition to take out 200 jobs at Mountain States Health Alliance

August 8th, 2013 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Dennis Vonderfecht stressed Thursday that the 200 positions slated for elimination from the system’s facilities in Tennessee and Virginia in the coming months will be achieved through natural attrition instead of layoff

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Earning the associate's: Reverse transfer agreement allows ETSU students to get two-year degree

Earning the associate's: Reverse transfer agreement allows ETSU students to get two-year degree

August 6th, 2013 4:45 pm by Rex Barber

Many students start their undergraduate studies at schools like Northeast State Community College or Walters State Community College but transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-awarding university as soon as possible, never earning that associate’s degree a

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