Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 51 organ donors in 2020

Erlanger Baroness Hospital flag raising event. Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System and Tennessee Donor Services raised the “Donate Life” flag at Erlanger Western Carolina, Bledsoe, East, North and Baroness hospitals to recognize and honor 51 Erlanger patients who gave the ultimate gift of life as organ donors in 2020. Thanks to the organ donations … Continue reading Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 51 organ donors in 2020

Erlanger earns four state awards for dedication to improving infant health and safety

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System recently earned four state awards for their work to improve the safety and health of infants; the Tennessee Department of Health BEST award for their effort to decrease infant mortality, a Milestone Award by Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) for their progress in the Safe Sleep project, … Continue reading Erlanger earns four state awards for dedication to improving infant health and safety

Erlanger East and North announce new leadership

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger East and North Hospitals announce three new leaders have taken the reins: Vice President and CEO of Erlanger East and North Hospitals Martha Weeks, Erlanger East and North Hospitals Chief Medical Officer Dr. Monica Jones, Erlanger East and North Hospitals Chief Nursing Officer Dr. William Crowe. Weeks has worked with Erlanger … Continue reading Erlanger East and North announce new leadership

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

Erlanger East Hospital celebrates 13 years as Best Place to Have A Baby

Today, Erlanger East Hospital celebrated 13 years of being named Best Place to Have a Baby by the community through the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of the Best annual competition.

Erlanger East opens comprehensive Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger East announces the grand opening of the Erlanger Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center at Erlanger East Hospital. The convenient Gunbarrel road location offers a new level of care and expertise when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of digestive tract diseases to residents in the north Georgia, east Hamilton southern Bradley … Continue reading Erlanger East opens comprehensive Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center

Erlanger East Hospital named among “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek

Erlanger East Hospital is named among “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek. The distinction was awarded to 231 hospitals in 36 different states, including four in Tennessee. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Newsweek partnered with The … Continue reading Erlanger East Hospital named among “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek

Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger East Hospital is now recognized as a 24/7 STEMI receiving facility providing around-the-clock treatment for patients experiencing chest pain and other cardiology events.  Services include Interventional/Non-Intervention Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Emergency Department, and Intensive Care Unit.  ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), or heart attack, is a time-dependent, life-threatening condition requiring rapid recognition, diagnosis and treatment. … Continue reading Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger newborn and neonatal babies receive red caps on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day Erlanger Health System is educating new moms on the importance of staying healthy in a most unusual way. To create more awareness about women’s health, Erlanger partnered with the Genuine Purl yarn shop and their customers to knit tiny red hats for newborn and neonatal intensive care (NICU) babies at Erlanger East … Continue reading Erlanger newborn and neonatal babies receive red caps on Valentine’s Day