Erlanger announces neonatology services agreement with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Officials with Children’s Hospital at Erlanger are pleased to announce a management services agreement for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) services with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt (MCJCHV) at both Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Erlanger East Hospital. The decision to award a management contract for neonatology services to MCJCHV was based on … Continue reading Erlanger announces neonatology services agreement with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

The Joint Commission recently awarded Erlanger Health System four Disease Specific Care Certifications to Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Baroness Hospital. Erlanger East Hospital received the Acute Stroke Ready Certification.  This certification recognizes hospitals that meet standards to support better outcomes for stroke care. Erlanger Baroness Hospital received the Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Certification.  Hospitals … Continue reading The Joint Commission awards Erlanger Health System four new certifications; Erlanger East Hospital recognized for ensuring stroke patients receive most appropriate treatment

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 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