Believe Bash Canceled

Chattanooga, Tenn. – After careful consideration, Erlanger Health System announces the 2021 “Believe Bash” has been canceled.Out of an abundance of caution, the highly anticipated August 7 event is being canceled due to rising COVID-19 numbers and community health and safety concerns. Erlanger leadership consulted with expert physicians about the risks of an in-person event … Continue reading Believe Bash Canceled

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital names Volunteer Services Supervisor

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) welcomes Bob Bessey as volunteer services and hospital gift shop supervisor. Bob Bessey EWCH Volunteer Services & Gift Shop Supervisor Bessey has worked in various health care roles for over 30 years, and the last 15 of which he served working with and leading a group of … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital names Volunteer Services Supervisor

Erlanger recognizes June 2021 “Spotlight Award” recipients

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger is proud to recognize 19 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 June 2021 “Spotlight Award” recipients

Erlanger celebrates two compassionate nurses as June DAISY Foundation Award winners

Rachel Maynard, RN Chattanooga, Tenn. – Last week,Erlanger presented DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses to Rachel Maynard, RN and Hope Stegar, RN for their extraordinary compassion shown to patients and their families. The DAISY Award is a national award to celebrate nurses who define patient and family-centered care. Maynard and Stegar were awarded Erlanger’s June … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates two compassionate nurses as June DAISY Foundation Award winners

Erlanger welcomes two specialty medical directors

Dr. Mounzer Yassin-Kassab Medical Director of Erlanger Neurology Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Medical Group welcomes two new medical directors to its growing list of providers – Dr. Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, as Medical Director of Erlanger Neurology, and Dr. Juan Cuebas, as Medical Director of the Erlanger Sleep Disorders Center. Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, MD, MA, is board-certified in … Continue reading Erlanger welcomes two specialty medical directors

Erlanger appoints Adam Campbell as VP of Patient Safety & Quality and Tyler Winks as VP of Operations

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System welcomes Adam Campbell, PhD, as Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality, and Tyler Winks, MBA, RT, ARRT, as Vice President of Operations, to the team. Adam Campbell, PhD Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality Before joining Erlanger, Campbell spent 13 years working in various healthcare quality roles … Continue reading Erlanger appoints Adam Campbell as VP of Patient Safety & Quality and Tyler Winks as VP of Operations

Erlanger welcomes Dr. Sandeep Rajan as Medical Director of Erlanger Oncology and Hematology

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Medical Group welcomes Dr. Sandeep Rajan as the Medical Director of Erlanger Oncology and Hematology, which is a col­laborative, comprehensive cancer care partnership between Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). He is also an associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University. Born in India, Dr. Rajan received his Bachelor … Continue reading Erlanger welcomes Dr. Sandeep Rajan as Medical Director of Erlanger Oncology and Hematology

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 Community Health Centers host “Back to School Bash”

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Community Health Centers will help families prepare for the new school year by offering important wellness services to children at a “Back to School Bash.” The free event takes place on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1200 Dodson Avenue. The Back to School Bash is open … Continue reading Erlanger Community Health Centers host “Back to School Bash”

Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “America the Beautiful” Call-out

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Arts at Erlanger Committee is now accepting submissions for the upcoming “America the Beautiful” 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 the beauty of America, it’s people and landscapes. … Continue reading Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “America the Beautiful” Call-out