Erlanger Celebrates 200th Procedure for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Afib

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System recently celebrated the completion of its 200th left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) procedure. LACC devices aid patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) by closing the left atrial appendage and decreasing the risk of stroke- when this procedure is successful, patients no longer need to take blood thinners for the rest … Continue reading Erlanger Celebrates 200th Procedure for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Afib

Erlanger opens Blood Platelet donation center in Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Erlanger COO, Robert J. Maloney, Jr. donates blood platelets at the new blood platelet donation center in Erlanger Baroness Hospital. Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Baroness Hospital recently opened a blood platelet donation center. Erlanger has partnered with local blood supplier, Blood Assurance, to open a blood platelet donation center inside the downtown hospital. Erlanger Health … Continue reading Erlanger opens Blood Platelet donation center in Erlanger Baroness Hospital

Erlanger celebrates DAISY Award winner Susan Abraham

Susan Abraham, RN, BSN, DAISY Award winner Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger recently honored nurse Susan Abraham, RN, BSN, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A DAISY Foundation program, the DAISY Award is a national award to celebrate nurses who define patient and family-centered care through recognizing the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Nurses … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates DAISY Award winner Susan Abraham

Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “Food Glorious Food” gallery call-out

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Arts at Erlanger Committee is now accepting submissions for the upcoming “Food Glorious Food” gallery show. Visual artists may submit pieces of any medium that can be hung on a wall including painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, and photography inspired by food and gathering together. Entries will only be … Continue reading Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “Food Glorious Food” gallery call-out

Erlanger recognized as Gold Plus by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for Stroke program

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Baroness Hospital was recently recognized by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association’s “Get with the Guidelines” program as a Gold Plus organization for the fifth year in a row. This year the organization was also recognized with “Honor Roll Elite Plus, Advanced Therapy and Target: Type 2 Diabetes … Continue reading Erlanger recognized as Gold Plus by American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for Stroke program

Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 51 organ donors in 2020

Erlanger Baroness Hospital flag raising event. Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System and Tennessee Donor Services raised the “Donate Life” flag at Erlanger Western Carolina, Bledsoe, East, North and Baroness hospitals to recognize and honor 51 Erlanger patients who gave the ultimate gift of life as organ donors in 2020. Thanks to the organ donations … Continue reading Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 51 organ donors in 2020

Erlanger earns four state awards for dedication to improving infant health and safety

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System recently earned four state awards for their work to improve the safety and health of infants; the Tennessee Department of Health BEST award for their effort to decrease infant mortality, a Milestone Award by Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) for their progress in the Safe Sleep project, … Continue reading Erlanger earns four state awards for dedication to improving infant health and safety

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

Erlanger surgeon Dr. DePasquale achieves milestone of 3,000 robotic surgeries

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System is proud to announce Dr. Stephen DePasquale has reached an incredible milestone of 3,000 robotic surgeries. Dr. DePasquale is a gynecological robotic surgeon with Erlanger Gynecology Oncology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and currently serves as division chief of Gynecological Oncology, and chief of … Continue reading Erlanger surgeon Dr. DePasquale achieves milestone of 3,000 robotic surgeries

Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “All About Color” Call-out

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Arts at Erlanger Committee is now accepting submissions for the upcoming “All About Color” gallery show. Visual artists may submit pieces of any medium that can be hung on a wall including painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, and photography inspired by color. Entries will only be accepted from artists … Continue reading Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “All About Color” Call-out