LIFE FORCE holds dedication ceremony for new aircraft

In partnership with Med-Trans Corporation, LIFE FORCE Air Medical hosted a ceremony on Tuesday to dedicate its new EC145e aircraft for service in the region, replacing the existing LIFE FORCE 1 aircraft based in Cleveland, Tenn. The new EC145e aircraft, manufactured by Airbus Helicopters and completed by Metro Aviation, will allow LIFE FORCE the ability … Continue reading LIFE FORCE holds dedication ceremony for new aircraft

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts Christmas in July Toy Drive

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is hosting a Christmas in July Toy Drive encouraging donations for the Child Life department. The Child Life program has gone through their Christmas donations faster than expected and need the community’s help to brighten patients’ days. Community members can help improve a child’s hospital stay by donating … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts Christmas in July Toy Drive

Erlanger Health System Board of Trustees’ Statement regarding leadership transition

Chattanooga, Tenn. – As we continue our progress as a health system with a keen eye on the future and the unique opportunities we have in front of us to secure our vital community mission as the region’s safety-net healthcare provider, the Erlanger Board of Trustees is announcing that it will explore options for a … Continue reading Erlanger Health System Board of Trustees’ Statement regarding leadership transition

Erlanger’s LIFE FORCE helicopters now carrying Whole Blood

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger’sLIFE FORCE Air Medical crews are now carrying units of Type O whole blood on every flight. LIFE FORCE partnered with Blood Assurance to begin utilizing Type O whole blood for transfusions given to patients who have suffered severe blood loss and require aggressive fluid resuscitation. "With LIFE FORCE serving as a … Continue reading Erlanger’s LIFE FORCE helicopters now carrying Whole Blood

Erlanger “Spotlight Awards” recognizes 20 exceptional associates in May

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger is proud to recognize 20 associates in the monthly “Spotlight Award” program for their exceptional performance. Allyson Cole Donna Kilgore Gabby Vandewall, RN Janie Kokoszka Daggett Lillie Rucker, CMA The Erlanger Employee Spotlight Award is a health system wide opportunity to identify, recognize and award employees who demonstrate exceptional performance. These … Continue reading Erlanger “Spotlight Awards” recognizes 20 exceptional associates in May