Erlanger announces neonatology services agreement with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Officials with Children’s Hospital at Erlanger are pleased to announce a management services agreement for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) services with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt (MCJCHV) at both Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Erlanger East Hospital. The decision to award a management contract for neonatology services to MCJCHV was based on … Continue reading Erlanger announces neonatology services agreement with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital holds ribbon cutting ceremony

Elected officials and the Chattanooga business community were invited today for a sneak peek of the new Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital. This much needed facility will serve many of those suffering from behavioral conditions, from the elderly who are dealing with depression to patients with PTSD and those struggling with substance abuse.  It will consist … Continue reading Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital holds ribbon cutting ceremony

The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

The Joint Commission recently awarded Erlanger Health System four Disease Specific Care Certifications to Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Baroness Hospital. Erlanger East Hospital received the Acute Stroke Ready Certification.  This certification recognizes hospitals that meet standards to support better outcomes for stroke care. Erlanger Baroness Hospital received the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Certification.  Hospitals … Continue reading The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

Erlanger stroke program gains international recognition in Wall Street Journal

Breakthrough innovations in stroke treatment at the Chattanooga-based Erlanger Health System received international recognition in Tuesday’s issue of the Wall Street Journal.  The business-focused newspaper published two articles May 14 showcasing the latest technologies in treating stroke which were developed at Erlanger.  The lead article, titled “New Technology Promises to Speed Clinical Treatment for Stroke,” … Continue reading Erlanger stroke program gains international recognition in Wall Street Journal

Erlanger Spiritual Care program adds two directors

Erlanger Health System’s Spiritual Care program has expanded with the addition of Nancy Osborne as Director of Erlanger’s Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services and Keith Munford as Program Director of Clinical Pastoral Education. Prior to taking her role at Erlanger, Osborne served as clinical chaplain and Certified Educator at W.G. Hefner Veterans Administration Medical Center … Continue reading Erlanger Spiritual Care program adds two directors

Erlanger East Hospital achieves prestigious Baby-Friendly designation

Erlanger East Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Designated Baby-Friendly birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA. Erlanger Health System annually delivers more than 70% of the region’s babies between the labor and delivery services offered at Erlanger East and Baroness Hospitals. The hospital demonstrated that the policies and care practices meet the gold standard … Continue reading Erlanger East Hospital achieves prestigious Baby-Friendly designation

Dr. Charles Woods Named Chair of Pediatrics, Chief Medical Officer at Children’s Hospital of Erlanger

Dr. Charles Woods, former Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics with the University of Louisville College of Medicine, has been named Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga and Chief Medical Officer of the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.   The announcement was made jointly by Dr. Bruce Shack, Dean … Continue reading Dr. Charles Woods Named Chair of Pediatrics, Chief Medical Officer at Children’s Hospital of Erlanger