Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 39 organ donors in 2022

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System, Tennessee Donor Services and LifeShare Carolinas raised the “Donate Life” flag at Erlanger Western Carolina, Bledsoe, East, North and Baroness hospitals and Erlanger Sequatchie Valley to recognize and honor the 39 Erlanger patients who gave the ultimate gift of life as organ donors in 2022. Thanks to the organ … Continue reading Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 39 organ donors in 2022

Erlanger celebrates new extended hours and walk-in care with ribbon-cutting in Andrews

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Primary Care – Andrews is expanding its accessibility through offering extended hours and walk-in care. Area residents are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony, meet Erlanger’s team of healthcare providers in Andrews. The ribbon-cutting event will take place on Monday, April 3, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 2751 Business … Continue reading Erlanger celebrates new extended hours and walk-in care with ribbon-cutting in Andrews

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Wound Care Center now open

Murphy, N.C. – The Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Wound Care Center is now open, with a new, multi-disciplinary care team. Erlanger welcomes providers Dr. Andrew Beeghly, Dr. Wendy Corso and Dr. Mark Gilbert. As a comprehensive wound center, the Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) Wound Care Center treats wounds of all kinds but specializes in … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital Wound Care Center now open

Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 38 organ donors in 2021

Erlanger East Hospital flag raising Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System and Tennessee Donor Services raised the “Donate Life” flag at Erlanger Western Carolina, Bledsoe, East, North and Baroness hospitals and Erlanger Sequatchie Valley to recognize and honor the 38 Erlanger patients who gave the ultimate gift of life as organ donors in 2021. Thanks … Continue reading Donate Life flag raising events honor Erlanger’s 38 organ donors in 2021

Erlanger welcomes nurse practitioner Grace Metzger to Andrews practice

Grace Metzger, NP Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger welcomes board-certified family medicine nurse practitioner Grace Metzger, MSN, NP-C, to Erlanger Primary Care – Andrews. Metzger is a board-certified family medicine nurse practitioner who grew up in the Hayesville area. She obtained an associate’s degree in nursing from Tri-County Community College in Murphy and moved to Chattanooga, … Continue reading Erlanger welcomes nurse practitioner Grace Metzger to Andrews practice

Two Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital nurses recognized with DAISY Foundation Award

Award winners, from left to right: Jessica Pillen and Phyllis Hardin Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital’s (EWCH) and the Nurse Professional Practice Council honored two outstanding nurses at the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ceremony. The DAISY Award is a national award to honor nurses who exemplify extraordinary, compassionate care. Nurses can be … Continue reading Two Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital nurses recognized with DAISY Foundation Award

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital achieves cardiovascular rehabilitation reaccreditation by AACVPR

Left to right: Anna Whidden, CNA, Exercise Tech/Patient Educator; Kathi Van Hall, RN; Nicole Hamby, Certified Exercise Physiologist, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Manager. Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital’s (EWCH) cardiovascular rehabilitation program recently earned reaccreditation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). To earn accreditation, EWCH’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program underwent an intensive … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital achieves cardiovascular rehabilitation reaccreditation by AACVPR

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital administers over 500 COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments

Murphy, N.C. – Since August 2021, Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) has administered over 500 monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy treatments to individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 or to those who have experienced close contact exposure as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With assistance from Campbell University’s Mobile Health and Education Clinic, … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital administers over 500 COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatments

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital offers video remote interpreter services

Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) offers video remote interpreter services. Using a mobile computer station, hospital patients have access to on-demand interpreters who can speak 240 audio languages and 41 video languages, including American Sign Language. Patients and family can request interpretation services upon arrival to the hospital, and an Erlanger staff … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital offers video remote interpreter services

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital partners with Prestige Transport

From left to right – Sam Myers, Prestige Transport; Wesley Phillips, EWCH; and Brooke Smith, Prestige Transport Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) has partnered with Prestige Transport to provide patient transfers to and from facilities in outlying counties. This partnership will relieve the strain on local Emergency Medical Services (EMS), allowing them … Continue reading Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital partners with Prestige Transport