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 Western Carolina Hospital launches telestroke services

EWCH patients now have access to telestroke services in the emergency department. Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) recently partnered with TeleSpecialists to launch a telestroke program that provides patients with 24/7 emergency access to neurologists who have extensive experience treating strokes. When a patient with stroke symptoms is transported to the EWCH … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital launches telestroke services

Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital launches new mammography service

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Bledsoe announces the arrival of a new 3D mammography machine relaunching mammography services in the area. A 3D mammography is an imaging process that combines multiple X-rays to create a three-dimensional picture. The many benefits of 3D mammography include reducing the need for follow-up imaging, detect slightly more cancers than a … Continue reading Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital launches new mammography service

Erlanger Physical Therapy welcomes new Outpatient Physical Therapy Supervisor

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Physical Therapy announces Robbie Miles, PT, ATC has joined as the new Outpatient Physical Therapy Supervisor for all six Erlanger clinics. Miles has over 20 years’ experience as a physical therapist and over 15 years’ of experience as an athletic trainer. He completed his physical therapy degree at the University of … Continue reading Erlanger Physical Therapy welcomes new Outpatient Physical Therapy Supervisor

Erlanger Physical Therapy opens new outpatient therapy location in Ooltewah

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger announces a new location for Erlanger Physical Therapy providing outpatient services in Ooltewah. Each location offers comprehensive physical therapy evaluations, screenings and treatments. ACL injury, total knee and hip replacements, sports injuries and concussion management are just a few of the broad scope of services offered. While serving a full spectrum … Continue reading Erlanger Physical Therapy opens new outpatient therapy location in Ooltewah

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital first rural NC hospital to offer extended telepsychiatry service

EWCH patients now have access to critical follow-up behavioral health care coordination after they are discharged from receiving telepsychiatric and teletherapy services in the emergency department. Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) is the first North Carolina facility to implement extended services of the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP). Regardless of their … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital first rural NC hospital to offer extended telepsychiatry service

Erlanger Gastroenterology Now Seeing Patients in Cleveland

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Gastroenterology now offers patient appointments on Mondays at the Erlanger physician offices in Cleveland, Tenn. Dr. Arslan Kahloon and Sharlotte Manley, NP are now seeing patients on Mondays at the Bradley Heritage Medical Park location. Erlanger Gastroenterology brings patients in the tristate region a comprehensive level of expertise and care when … Continue reading Erlanger Gastroenterology Now Seeing Patients in Cleveland

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 launches new GI trial to increase early colon cancer detection

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System announces the beginning of a clinical trial looking at the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for improving polyp detection during colonoscopy with the ME-APDSTM device by Magentiq Eye LTD.   The trial utilizes artificial intelligence software during a routine screening colonoscopy to identify abnormalities called polyps in the lining … Continue reading Erlanger launches new GI trial to increase early colon cancer detection

Erlanger East welcomes new addition to surgery program

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger East Hospital surgical services recently welcomed a new addition – the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. With such technologies, Erlanger is positioned to offer patients additional advanced surgery access points. Erlanger Surgical Services at East expands robotic capabilities for minimally-invasive urologic, gynecologic, colorectal, and general surgery in the East Brainerd area. … Continue reading Erlanger East welcomes new addition to surgery program