Limited sponsorship & team opportunities available, volunteers needed for Sixth Annual Erlanger Children’s Golf Classic

Chattanooga, Tenn. – The Sixth Annual Erlanger Children’s Golf Classic announces limited sponsorship opportunities and team slots remain for the charity tournament presented by Miller Industries. The tournament takes place on October 4, 2021, at Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. Erlanger Foundation is taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by … Continue reading Limited sponsorship & team opportunities available, volunteers needed for Sixth Annual Erlanger Children’s Golf Classic

Erlanger recognizes July 2021 “Spotlight Award” recipients

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger is proud to recognize 20 associates in the monthly “Spotlight Award” program. The Erlanger Employee Spotlight Award is an opportunity to identify, recognize and award employees who demonstrate exceptional performance and who offer unique contributions toward Erlanger’s mission of “compassionately caring for people.” Each month, Erlanger employees nominate their peers who … Continue reading Erlanger recognizes July 2021 “Spotlight Award” recipients

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital partners with Prestige Transport

From left to right – Sam Myers, Prestige Transport; Wesley Phillips, EWCH; and Brooke Smith, Prestige Transport Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) has partnered with Prestige Transport to provide patient transfers to and from facilities in outlying counties. This partnership will relieve the strain on local Emergency Medical Services (EMS), allowing them … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital partners with Prestige Transport

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

Erlanger deploys LIFE FORCE to aid in hurricane disaster relief for 5th consecutive year

Chattanooga, Tenn. – For the fifth year in a row, an Erlanger LIFE FORCE air ambulance and seven crew members have been deployed to assist with national hurricane disaster relief efforts. LIFE FORCE 1 along with two flight paramedics, two flight nurses, two pilots, and a mechanic have been deployed to Baton Rouge, La., awaiting … Continue reading Erlanger deploys LIFE FORCE to aid in hurricane disaster relief for 5th consecutive year

Erlanger receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger’ Arterial Blood Gas Laboratory has achieved accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. Erlanger’s arterial blood gas lab is one of more than 8,000 CAP-accredited facilities worldwide. “I would like to thank Trisha McClellan, Kelli … Continue reading Erlanger receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists

Erlanger adjusts visitation policy in response to rising COVID-19 cases

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System announces changes to the visitation policy in an effort to curb community spread and protect staff, patients, and the community at large. Beginning today, August 18, all Erlanger hospitals are suspending visitation, with limited exceptions. The visitation policy for end-of-life, Obstetrics, NICU, and Children’s Hospital at Erlanger will remain … Continue reading Erlanger adjusts visitation policy in response to rising COVID-19 cases

Erlanger announces opening of Graham County Schools health clinic

Deborah McDaniel, RN, MSN, FNP-C Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger will open a new, school-based clinic for students and staff of Graham County Schools in early September. The clinic will be located within Robbinsville Elementary School, at 54 Moose Branch Rd. Deborah McDaniel, RN, MSN, FNP-C, will serve as the clinic’s provider. McDaniel is an advanced … Continue reading Erlanger announces opening of Graham County Schools health clinic

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

Elder’s ACE Hardware kicks off CMN Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Chattanooga, Tenn. – On August 6, Elder’s ACE Hardware will kick off their annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days fundraiser benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, the local CMN Hospital. Patrons are invited to purchase $5 CMN Hospitals five-gallon bucket at area Elder’s ACE Hardware locations between August 6 through August 8. They can … Continue reading Elder’s ACE Hardware kicks off CMN Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger