Rachel Harris named Erlanger Health System Chief Nursing Executive

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System proudly announces that Rachel Harris, BSN, RN has agreed to take on the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive for Erlanger on a permanent basis. In June, Harris took on the role as an interim CNE. “Since her interim appointment in June, Rachel has worked tirelessly … Continue reading Rachel Harris named Erlanger Health System Chief Nursing Executive

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department earns echocardiography reaccreditation by IAC

Murphy, N.C. – The cardiopulmonary department at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) recently earned echocardiography reaccreditation in the area of adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). EWCH has retained this accreditation since 2008. EWCH’s cardiopulmonary department underwent an intensive application and review process and was found to be in compliance with the IAC … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department earns echocardiography reaccreditation by IAC

Erlanger team dedication leads to positive bottom line and stable outlook

Chattanooga, Tenn. – During the October Board Budget & Finance Committee, Erlanger Health System reported that net income from operations, including stimulus funds, for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 totaled $35.3 million, compared to a budgeted operating income of $13.2 million. The health system also reported net income from operations for the first quarter of Fiscal Year … Continue reading Erlanger team dedication leads to positive bottom line and stable outlook

EWCH implements new entrance process

Murphy, N.C. - Beginning Monday, October 12, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital will implement a new patient and visitor entrance process. All patients, including emergency patients, and visitors must drive to the main entrance canopy of the hospital where they will be screened in their vehicles. After being approved to enter, they will receive an armband … Continue reading EWCH implements new entrance process

Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center partnership in Cancer Care

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, on behalf of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), have entered into a professional service agreement designing a long-term collaboration in comprehensive cancer care, including VICC hematology-oncology services at Erlanger Oncology and Hematology and infusion locations. The agreement, which became effective Oct. 1, establishes VICC as … Continue reading Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center partnership in Cancer Care

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital welcomes Dr. Vicente J. Hill as Emergency Medicine Medical Director

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) is pleased to welcome board-certified emergency medicine physician Dr. Vicente J. Hill as Emergency Medicine Medical Director. Dr. Hill joined the EWCH emergency department (ED) team in December 2019. In his new leadership role, Dr. Hill will work closely with the medical staff and will be responsible … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital welcomes Dr. Vicente J. Hill as Emergency Medicine Medical Director

Hair Cuts and Blizzards to benefit Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in October

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Two Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) campaigns kick off today to support your local non-profit CMN Hospital, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. The CMN giving campaigns at area Great Clips and Dairy Queen locations kicks off today, October 1.  To participate at any one of the 18 area Great Clips, customers can choose … Continue reading Hair Cuts and Blizzards to benefit Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in October

Golden Hour gallery opens Friday at Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Arts at Erlanger announces the opening of the “Golden Hour” gallery at Erlanger Baroness Hospital on October 2 in the gallery corridor.  The juried gallery consists of a multitude of different mediums including paintings and photographs reflecting the golden lighting that occurs the first hour after dawn and the last hour before … Continue reading Golden Hour gallery opens Friday at Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Erlanger names new Chief Operating Officer

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System is proud to announce the addition of Robert J. Maloney, Jr. as Chief Operating Officer. Before arriving at the Chattanooga-based non-profit health system, Maloney served as Chief Operating Officer at Mercy Health Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio, part of the Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) hospital system. During his tenure … Continue reading Erlanger names new Chief Operating Officer

Erlanger Board Votes to Strengthen the Pension Fund to a Heathier and More Financially Sustainable Condition

Chattanooga, TN – Today, the Erlanger Board of Trustees voted to take actions to help improve the long-term financial health and sustainability of its pension fund. The actions go into effect immediately and will affect approximately 1,300 active participants and 1,400 participants who are no longer employed but vested in the pension fund. All these … Continue reading Erlanger Board Votes to Strengthen the Pension Fund to a Heathier and More Financially Sustainable Condition