Dr. Steve Angle appointed to Erlanger Board of Trustees

Steven R. Angle, PhD, Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, has been appointed to serve on the Chattanooga Hamilton County Hospital Authority Board which governs Erlanger Health System. Dr. Angle was appointed to Erlanger’s board by Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and is the newest trustee on the 11 member hospital board. His term … Continue reading Dr. Steve Angle appointed to Erlanger Board of Trustees

Mark Kimball Named CEO of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center

Mark Kimball, FACHE, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center, based in Murphy, North Carolina.   The announcement was made this week by Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, President & CEO of the Erlanger Health System.  The North Carolina-based healthcare facility became Erlanger’s sixth hospital on April 1 and its first in North … Continue reading Mark Kimball Named CEO of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center

Erlanger’s breast health program receives national accreditation

Erlanger Cancer Institute’s breast health program received a three year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that … Continue reading Erlanger’s breast health program receives national accreditation

Murphy Medical Center joins Erlanger Health System

On Easter Sunday, Murphy Medical Center became the sixth hospital in the Erlanger Health System and renamed Erlanger Murphy Medical Center. This is the Chattanooga-based health system’s first hospital in North Carolina and second hospital outside of Hamilton County. Murphy hospital employees celebrated the midnight transition Saturday night with a pizza party hosted by Erlanger … Continue reading Murphy Medical Center joins Erlanger Health System

Moody’s affirms Erlanger’s Baa2 rating, reports positive outlook

Moody’s Investors Services has affirmed the Baa2 rating for the Erlanger Health System and assigned the Chattanooga- based health system a positive outlook in its latest rating analysis. In its 2018 ratings report, Moody’s analysts stated that Erlanger’s Baa2 ratings “reflects very strong revenue and market share growth across the past four years as the … Continue reading Moody’s affirms Erlanger’s Baa2 rating, reports positive outlook

UT Erlanger Urology offers extended hours and new classes at Erlanger East Hospital

Area residents with busy work schedules now have improved access to treatment for common urological issues like bladder infections, kidney stones and urinary tract infections.  Beginning today, extended office hours will be available at the UT Erlanger Urology office at Erlanger East Hospital.  Every Monday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., specialists will be available … Continue reading UT Erlanger Urology offers extended hours and new classes at Erlanger East Hospital

Erlanger celebrates Heart Month with grand opening of new Heart and Lung Institute

Erlanger officials and physicians, along with the City and County Mayors, were on hand yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of the new Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute.  Dr. Larry Shears, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Erlanger, “sheared” the ceremonial red ribbon with one of Erlanger’s daVinci robots, which is used for minimally invasive robotic … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates Heart Month with grand opening of new Heart and Lung Institute