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

Erlanger observes National Stroke Awareness month

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System observesNational Stroke Awareness month during May through continual education in the community about this important and deadly disease. During a stroke, the average person can lose around two-million brain cells per minute. In 2021, Erlanger treated 1663 strokes, 189 intracerebral hemorrhages (ICH) and 61 subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients. The … Continue reading Erlanger observes National Stroke Awareness month

Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital hosts ribbon-cutting for new Medical Office Building

Dr William L. Jackson, Jr., Erlanger Health System President & CEO Gregg Ridley, Mayor of Bledsoe County Phillip Cagle, Mayor of Pikeville, Tenn. Phillip Cagle and Ron Travis Tennessee State Representative Ron Travis Principal Architect at MBI Companies, Vance Travis addresses the crowd. Tennessee State Senator, Todd Gardenhire Matthew Boynton, Pikeville-Bledsoe Chamber of Commerce Stephanie … Continue reading Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital hosts ribbon-cutting for new Medical Office Building

Erlanger hosts Eighth Annual OBGYN Symposium

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System announces registration is now open for the Eighth Annual OBGYN Symposium for nurses and physicians. The annual event will be held on May 19 and 20 at the University Center at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). The annual two-day event features sessions focus on both obstetrics and gynecology. … Continue reading Erlanger hosts Eighth Annual OBGYN Symposium

“Food Glorious Food” gallery opens at Erlanger

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Arts at Erlanger announces the “Food Glorious Food” gallery opening at Erlanger Baroness Hospital in the gallery corridor.  The juried gallery consists of a multitude of different mediums including paintings and photographs inspired by the food, vineyards, markets, gatherings, cooking and farms. Artists include Terri Bonfiglia, Anne Bordash, Durinda Cheek, CyCy Cornaglia, … Continue reading “Food Glorious Food” gallery opens at Erlanger

Erlanger welcomes OB-GYN providers Dr. Maria Bowers, Dr. Kathleen Mitchell

Maria Bowers, DO, joins Erlanger Center for Women Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger welcomes board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists Dr. Maria Bowers and Dr. Kathleen Mitchell to its growing list of providers. Dr. Bowers and Dr. Mitchell have been providing OB-GYN services to the women of the Chattanooga region for a collective 42 years. Prior to joining Erlanger, Dr. … Continue reading Erlanger welcomes OB-GYN providers Dr. Maria Bowers, Dr. Kathleen Mitchell

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital implements “No Visitor” policy

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital has implemented a “No Visitor” policy for inpatient and emergency patients. With management approval, exceptions can be made for end-of-life patients and patients requiring caregivers on a case-by-case basis. Pediatric patients may have two caregivers at the bedside. Surgery patients are allowed one visitor. All visitors are required … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital implements “No Visitor” policy

Erlanger Neurosurgery and Spine moves to Medical Mall

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Neurosurgery and Spine announces the practice has relocated to a new space in the Erlanger Medical Mall. The practice, previously located across East Third Street from the Erlanger Medical Mall, is excited to be in a new location offering easier access and more conveniences, like valet parking, for patients. The new … Continue reading Erlanger Neurosurgery and Spine moves to Medical Mall