Erlanger to honor Dr. Daniel Fisher, Dr. Barry Heywood, Dr. Woody Kennedy and Kim White at 2020 Dinner of Distinction

Dr. Daniel Fisher, Dr. Barry Heywood, Kim White, and the late Dr. Woody Kennedy will be honored at the Erlanger Health System Foundations annual “Dinner of Distinction” on January 17, 2020. This is the 17th year for Erlanger Foundation’s recognition event, which will be held in the Westin Hotel Ballroom, from 5:30 until 9 p.m. … Continue reading Erlanger to honor Dr. Daniel Fisher, Dr. Barry Heywood, Dr. Woody Kennedy and Kim White at 2020 Dinner of Distinction

Dr. William Jackson named President and CEO of Erlanger Health System

Erlanger Health System's Board of Trustees announced that William L. Jackson Jr., MD, MBA, has been appointed as the health system's new President and Chief Executive Officer. As Erlanger's Chief Medical Officer for almost four years, Dr. Jackson was responsible for oversight of Quality, Safety, Erlanger Medical Group, Physician Services, Research, Medical Affairs, and inpatient and … Continue reading Dr. William Jackson named President and CEO of Erlanger Health System

John Germ joins Erlanger board

 John F. Germ, longtime Chattanooga civic leader and retired consulting engineer at Campbell and Associated, Inc., has been appointed to serve on the Chattanooga Hamilton County Hospital Authority Board which governs the Erlanger Health System. Mr. Germ was appointed to Erlanger’s board by the Hamilton County Legislative Delegation and is the newest trustee on the … Continue reading John Germ joins Erlanger board

Erlanger announces expansion plans in Cleveland, Tenn.

Officials with the Erlanger Health System announced plans to open two new medical facilities in Cleveland, Tenn.    Erlanger’s first Cleveland-based facility will include an urgent care center, primary care clinic, as well as a specialty clinic, pediatric specialty clinic and a physical therapy clinic for rehabilitation services.  The medical building housing these services is … Continue reading Erlanger announces expansion plans in Cleveland, Tenn.

Erlanger’s “Compassion Closet” providing clothing for patients

Erlanger Health System’s “Compassion Closet” is an employee-led initiative that provides patients in need of essential clothing items after they are discharged. “Sometimes when a patient is discharged, he or she might have little clothing to wear, if any at all,” said Erlanger Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality Pam Gordon. “Having clean and … Continue reading Erlanger’s “Compassion Closet” providing clothing for patients

Matthew Huff named Assistant Vice President of Physician Services and Operations of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

Matthew Huff has been named Assistant Vice President of Physician Services and Operations at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital. Mr. Huff has ten years of health care administration experience in North Carolina and has been part of the leadership teams at Vidant Health in Greenville and Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge in Morganton. Prior to his … Continue reading Matthew Huff named Assistant Vice President of Physician Services and Operations of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

Erlanger announces name change for Murphy NC hospital

Officials with Erlanger Murphy Medical Center announced today that the hospital was changing its name to Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital.  In an unveiling ceremony Friday morning, hospital CEO Mark Kimball told a crowd of elected officials, area residents and civic leaders that, “Our new name, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital, more clearly reflects our broadening reach … Continue reading Erlanger announces name change for Murphy NC hospital