Erlanger hosts community open house for Primary Care – Peachtree practice

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) invites the community to an open house event in the hospital cafeteria on February 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to recognize the new Erlanger Primary Care – Peachtree practice.  Primary Care – Peachtree providers Dr. Brian Mitchell and physician assistant Samantha Thompson, along with office manager Medra Palmer, … Continue reading Erlanger hosts community open house for Primary Care – Peachtree practice

National association recognizes Erlanger Cleft and Craniofacial Center for meeting patient care standards

A multidisciplinary team of physicians and other care providers who specialize in serving patients with cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial disorders has earned Cleft Palate Team Approval from the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). The team at Erlanger Cleft and Craniofacial Center is one of over 180 approved teams in the U.S. and … Continue reading National association recognizes Erlanger Cleft and Craniofacial Center for meeting patient care standards

February Ladies’ Night Out offers heart health education

On Tuesday, February 4, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) will host Ladies’ Night Out featuring a presentation from Dr. Brian Mitchell of Erlanger Primary Care. The February event is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at McGuire’s Millrace Farm located at 600 Hendrix Road.  Dr. Mitchell is a board-certified internal medicine physician who has been … Continue reading February Ladies’ Night Out offers heart health education

Erlanger specialists investigate use of stem cells to improve patient recovery after stroke

A new clinical research study at Erlanger Neuroscience Institute is helping neurology specialists determine if stem cells can improve recovery in patients with chronic disability as a result of an ischemic stroke. “Post-stroke disability is a major public health issue, with nearly one-half of all stroke survivors left with permanent disabilities as a result of … Continue reading Erlanger specialists investigate use of stem cells to improve patient recovery after stroke

Erlanger East receives “BEST for Babies” award

Erlanger East has been awarded the “BEST for Babies” Award from the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Hospital Association. The award recognized 18 birthing hospitals for their efforts to reduce infant death rates in Tennessee. The BEST award stands for breastfeeding, early elective delivery reduction and safe sleep for Tennessee babies. TDH has … Continue reading Erlanger East receives “BEST for Babies” award

Hayesville store donates over $70,000 to Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

Hayesville thrift store Granny’s Attic donated more than $70,000 of its 2019 earnings to Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) at the store’s annual meeting and fundraising presentation on January 14. Clay County Schools also received a donation from the store.  Granny’s Attic is a non-profit organization operated by the Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Auxiliary. The … Continue reading Hayesville store donates over $70,000 to Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital

IHOP sells CMN Balloon Icons to support Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Now through February 25, IHOP restaurants are selling classic Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals balloon icons to support the local CMN Hospital, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Guests can purchase icons by making a donation of $1 or $5 to support their local CMN Hospital. The balloons will be on sale through National Pancake Day on February … Continue reading IHOP sells CMN Balloon Icons to support Children’s Hospital at Erlanger