Erlanger’s LIFE FORCE utilizes new Ventilation Therapy for COVID-19 Patients

A LIFE FORCE crew member demonstrates how the hood ventilation system works. Chattanooga, Tenn. – LIFE FORCE Air Medical, Erlanger Health System’s air medical program has a new tool onboard to care for the most critically ill COVID-19 patients. The ventilation therapy hood, was first used in Italy to provide COVID-19 patients a comfortable alternative … Continue reading Erlanger’s LIFE FORCE utilizes new Ventilation Therapy for COVID-19 Patients

Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute first in the country to implant new defibrillator

Chattanooga, Tenn. – The Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute announces Dr. Harish Manyam has successfully performed the first procedure in the country to implant a unique dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The same day, he was also the first in the country to implant a single chamber ICD. This latest advancement features compatibility with … Continue reading Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute first in the country to implant new defibrillator

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

IRONMAN competition to mark first national use of innovative pre-hospital technology: Erlanger provides World-class technology for world-class athletes

Erlanger Health System has recently implemented the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) procedure to be used in cases of cardiac or pulmonary failure and will have this technology on site at the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships. This will be the first time ECMO is used for pre-hospital care during an endurance event in the United … Continue reading IRONMAN competition to mark first national use of innovative pre-hospital technology: Erlanger provides World-class technology for world-class athletes