Matthew Gibson named Chief Strategy Officer of Erlanger Health System

Erlanger Health System is continuing President and CEO Kevin M. Spiegel’s, FACHE, plan to grow its way to success with the appointment of new Chief Strategy Officer Matthew A. Gibson, FACHE. Mr. Gibson recently served as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer for East Jefferson General Hospital, a community health system … Continue reading Matthew Gibson named Chief Strategy Officer of Erlanger Health System

Erlanger breaks ground on new outpatient cancer center, medical office building at Erlanger East Hospital Campus

Erlanger officials, along with County Mayor Jim Coppinger, celebrated groundbreaking for a new outpatient Cancer Center and medical office building at the Erlanger East Hospital campus on Tuesday, September 19.  Ceremonies kicked off at 10:30 a.m. at the groundbreaking site, 1635 Gunbarrel Road. The new 80,000 square foot outpatient Cancer Center will include the Erlanger … Continue reading Erlanger breaks ground on new outpatient cancer center, medical office building at Erlanger East Hospital Campus

Erlanger opens new cardiac and lung rehab center at Erlanger North Hospital

In response to community demand, Erlanger has opened a new cardiac and pulmonary rehab center at its Erlanger North Hospital campus.   The public was invited to tour the new facility, called the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute (EHLI) Center for Wellness, at an open house. Erlanger’s new rehab center is bringing cardiac, pulmonary, and PAD … Continue reading Erlanger opens new cardiac and lung rehab center at Erlanger North Hospital

Shelia Boyington appointed to Erlanger Board

Shelia C. Boyington, PE, has been appointed to serve on the Chattanooga Hamilton County Hospital Authority Board of Trustees by Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger.  The Chattanooga business executive replaces Rick Youngblood as the newest member of Erlanger’s governing body. Ms. Boyington is president of Thinking Media, a Chattanooga-based educational technology firm specializing in educational … Continue reading Shelia Boyington appointed to Erlanger Board

IRONMAN competition to mark first national use of innovative pre-hospital technology: Erlanger provides World-class technology for world-class athletes

Erlanger Health System has recently implemented the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) procedure to be used in cases of cardiac or pulmonary failure and will have this technology on site at the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships. This will be the first time ECMO is used for pre-hospital care during an endurance event in the United … Continue reading IRONMAN competition to mark first national use of innovative pre-hospital technology: Erlanger provides World-class technology for world-class athletes

Erlanger Health System announces the arrival of the LIFE FORCE 6 Helicopter

The aircraft arrived at Erlanger Baroness Hospital Wednesday afternoon to be equipped for its inaugural medical flight set for August 15. The LIFE FORCE 6 helicopter will be based at Western Carolina Regional Airport in Andrews, North Carolina. The new aircraft is a H135 with Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). In mountainous regions, like where LIFE FORCE … Continue reading Erlanger Health System announces the arrival of the LIFE FORCE 6 Helicopter

Officials break ground on new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center

Officials broke ground this week on the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Outpatient Center. The $40 million outpatient facility is phase one of plans for a new Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s most elite academic pediatric medical centers. Elected officials, business leaders, and local entertainers participated in ground-breaking event, and donors to the “Believe” fund-raising … Continue reading Officials break ground on new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center