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

Dr. Steve Angle appointed to Erlanger Board of Trustees

Steven R. Angle, PhD, Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, has been appointed to serve on the Chattanooga Hamilton County Hospital Authority Board which governs Erlanger Health System. Dr. Angle was appointed to Erlanger’s board by Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and is the newest trustee on the 11 member hospital board. His term … Continue reading Dr. Steve Angle appointed to Erlanger Board of Trustees

Mark Kimball Named CEO of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center

Mark Kimball, FACHE, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center, based in Murphy, North Carolina.   The announcement was made this week by Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, President & CEO of the Erlanger Health System.  The North Carolina-based healthcare facility became Erlanger’s sixth hospital on April 1 and its first in North … Continue reading Mark Kimball Named CEO of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center

Erlanger’s breast health program receives national accreditation

Erlanger Cancer Institute’s breast health program received a three year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that … Continue reading Erlanger’s breast health program receives national accreditation