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‘No plans to close MSHA hospitals’ says CEO

‘No plans to close MSHA hospitals’ says CEO

September 11th, 2013 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System plans to close a 70-bed rural hospital in southwest Virginia by the end of the month.

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Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

September 11th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Citing "reimbursement cuts associated with the Affordable Care Act, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage," Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday the closure of Lee Regional Medical Center in Penningt

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High-tech surgery wing nearing opening at JCMC

High-tech surgery wing nearing opening at JCMC

September 9th, 2013 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

With construction complete on Johnson City Medical Center’s $69 million surgery tower, staff are preparing to move into the expanded and updated operating facility.

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The doctor is in: Home delivery takes Dr. Enuf back to past

The doctor is in: Home delivery takes Dr. Enuf back to past

September 9th, 2013 11:56 am by Nathan Baker

Dr. Enuf, a soft drink steeped in a healthy dose of nostalgia, channels the days when milkmen delivered to doorsteps with online direct ordering.

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Johnson City Medical Center to double cancer center

Johnson City Medical Center to double cancer center

September 5th, 2013 10:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City Medical Center will soon have a new radiation oncology center that hospital leaders say will provide much-needed services to cancer patients throughout the region.

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New $15M cancer treatment area planned for Johnson City Medical Center; capital campaign announced

New $15M cancer treatment area planned for Johnson City Medical Center; capital campaign announced

September 5th, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Medical Center would get a $15 million expanded and renovated radiation oncology department under a fundraising announced Thursday by the Mountain States Foundation.

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Washington County/Johnson City EMS receives Ambu-Bus to be used to transport multiple patients

Washington County/Johnson City EMS receives Ambu-Bus to be used to transport multiple patients

September 4th, 2013 9:31 pm by Becky Campbell

A new piece of equipment at the Washington County/Johnson City EMS is something officials there hope they’ll never need, but if there is a mass casualty disaster here, the agency now has a way to transport multiple patients at one time.

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Mountain States severs blood ties with Wellmont

Mountain States severs blood ties with Wellmont

September 4th, 2013 9:05 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Mountain States Health Alliance announced Tuesday that it has left its blood supply collaboration with Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center and will instead be using a Chattanooga-based supplier.

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Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

August 31st, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

For some, Labor Day is a symbol of the hard work that built our country. To others, it’s a sign of the end of summer.

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Multimillion-dollar developers fighting for Interstate 81 retail supremacy

Multimillion-dollar developers fighting for Interstate 81 retail supremacy

August 31st, 2013 8:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Three multimillion-dollar retail developments on Interstate 81 are making plans to enter the Tri-Cities market in the coming years.

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