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Submitted by News Team on Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 11:27am
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have recognized Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital as a 2014 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award Hospital. The Get With The Guidelines® Program helps hospital care teams provide heart failure and stroke...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 2:22pm
Dr. Tom Kerkering, the Chair of Carilion Clinic's Infectious Disease Department, recently returned from Sierra Leone, where he worked with the World Health Organization to train medical workers to protect themselves from Ebola Infection.  Here is his take on the latest Ebola news. With Ebola in...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, September 26, 2014 - 2:42pm
*Update: Dr. Kerkering has returned safely to Roanoke. Dr. Thomas Kerkering, Carilion Clinic's Chief of Infectious Disease and Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, is in Sierra Leone working with the World Health Organization as an advisor. He...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 3:19pm
The Western Virginia Workforce Development Board has recognized Carilion Clinic as the 2014 “Business of the Year,” an award highlighting Carilion’s role as a learning organization that values a strong local workforce and opportunities for professional development.   The “Business of the Year”...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:42pm
Seeing a Life-Guard helicopter flying through southwest Virginia is not uncommon. But have you ever stopped to think about what it takes to make those flights run smoothly? Unsung heroes in air medical transport are air communication specialists. These individuals take on the task of gathering...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:13am
Dr. Thomas Kerkering, Carilion Clinic's Chief of Infectious Disease and Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, is in Sierra Leone working with the World Health Organization as an advisor. He is training health facility workers in proper infection...
Submitted by News Team on Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 10:51am
Ten schools in Western Virginia have received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for their football programs. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 3:47pm
Dr. Thomas Kerkering, Carilion Clinic's Chief of Infectious Disease and Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, is in Sierra Leone working with the World Health Organization as an advisor. He is training health facility workers in proper infection...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 1:36pm
It’s an understatement to say that the loss of a loved one is difficult. It’s painful, emotional, indescribable. And for a child, the grieving process can be confusing and isolating.   Parent Phyllis Whitehead knew that her son, Jonathan, needed extra support after experiencing significant loss in...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:39am
Finding the time to work out during the work week can be pretty difficult. There’s always a reason to forgo a workout and instead replace that time with other responsibilities and commitments. Most people do recognize, however, that exercise provides so many positive health benefits – improved...