Erlanger celebrates DAISY Award winner McKinley Waugh

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger recently honored nurse McKinley Waugh, BSN, RN, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. A DAISY Foundation program, the DAISY Award is a national award to celebrate nurses who define patient and family-centered care through recognizing the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Nurses can be nominated by anyone in the … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates DAISY Award winner McKinley Waugh

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts Christmas in July Toy Drive

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Children’s Hospital at Erlanger is hosting a Christmas in July Toy Drive encouraging donations for the Child Life department. The Child Life program has gone through their Christmas donations faster than expected and need the community’s help to brighten patients’ days. Community members can help improve a child’s hospital stay by donating … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts Christmas in July Toy Drive

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts twentieth annual Children’s Educational Potpourri

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Children’s Educational Potpourri hosted by Children’s Hospital at Erlanger on Friday, May 6, 2022. The Children’s Educational Potpourri is designed specifically for healthcare and emergency medicine professionals who specialize in the care of pediatric and neonatal patients. Topics range from the impacts of stress … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger hosts twentieth annual Children’s Educational Potpourri

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Safe Kids Southeast TN Coalition host Safe Kids at the Zoo event

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Children’s Hospital at Erlanger has partnered with the Chattanooga Zoo to bring safety education to our local community in a fun and child friendly way. The event will take place on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chattanooga Zoo and is free with zoo admission. Families will … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Safe Kids Southeast TN Coalition host Safe Kids at the Zoo event

Erlanger earns Gold Quality Award for dedication to improving infant health and safety

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System has earned a Gold Quality Award for Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy project for their work to improve the safety and health of infants. The Mother & Baby Department at Erlanger Baroness Hospital celebrated earning the Gold Quality Award for TIPQC. Erlanger … Continue reading Erlanger earns Gold Quality Award for dedication to improving infant health and safety

Erlanger welcomes Drs. Ashley Fedusenko, Madeline Knott, Parker Plant

Dr. Ashley Fedusenko joins Erlanger Palliative Care. Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger welcomes Drs. Ashley Fedusenko, Madeline Knott and Parker Plant to its growing list of providers. Dr. Ashley Fedusenko is a fellowship-trained palliative care physician who has a passion for serious illness care. As a native to Chattanooga, Dr. Fedusenko received a bachelor’s degree in … Continue reading Erlanger welcomes Drs. Ashley Fedusenko, Madeline Knott, Parker Plant

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Earns Second Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger was named a Top Children’s Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group for the second time. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. The Top … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Earns Second Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger gathering “Tiny Trees” for patients’ rooms

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Area residents looking for an opportunity to brighten the lives of hospitalized children this holiday season can celebrate the return of the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger (CHE) “Tiny Trees” program coordinated by CHE’s Child Life and Erlanger Volunteer Services.   CHE is collecting miniature Christmas trees to decorate the rooms of our … Continue reading Children’s Hospital at Erlanger gathering “Tiny Trees” for patients’ rooms

Erlanger achieves Pediatric MRI and Procedure Center fundraising goal

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger is proud to announce that through the generous philanthropic efforts of associates, physicians and community, the Pediatric MRI campaign has met the $6 million goal. Over the past two years, Erlanger Health System Foundation has been raising money to build a Pediatric Outpatient MRI and Procedure Center at Children’s Hospital at … Continue reading Erlanger achieves Pediatric MRI and Procedure Center fundraising goal

Elder’s ACE Hardware kicks off CMN Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Chattanooga, Tenn. – On August 6, Elder’s ACE Hardware will kick off their annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days fundraiser benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, the local CMN Hospital. Patrons are invited to purchase $5 CMN Hospitals five-gallon bucket at area Elder’s ACE Hardware locations between August 6 through August 8. They can … Continue reading Elder’s ACE Hardware kicks off CMN Hospitals Miracle Bucket Days benefiting Children’s Hospital at Erlanger