Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 1:16pm
It is perhaps one of the most difficult conversations between a doctor and a dying patient. How much should we do to keep you alive?
Some health providers are trying a new approach - using frank, detailed videos describing advanced life-prolonging measures such as CPR and mechanical ventilators...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 10:47am
Carilion Clinic recently received four awards from the Virginia Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (VSHMPR).
Superior Award - 2012 Report to Our Community
Superior Award - "Yes MAAM" mammography campaign
Superior Award - "From Moment One" television campaign
Meritorious Award - "...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 9:56am
As part of the Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program, Carilion partnered with the National Arts Program to sponsor its first employee art show. 165 Carilion employees, volunteers and immediate family members submitted 271 pieces. The display of creativity and talent was amazing! Congratulations...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 9:37am
Carilon Clinic is transforming care for patients in our region each and every day. It's not about numbers, it's about people. Learn more in our 2013 Report to Our Community.
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 2:08pm
Celebration will feature a “Winning Artist” display from Giles County Public Schools and the Giles Arts Council
The new Carilion Giles Community Hospital (CGCH), completed on Hartley Way in May of 2010, has been proudly serving the residents of Giles County and the surrounding region with quality...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:16am
Nurses are there to help people - forensic nurses help people who have experienced the worst physical and emotional trauma imaginable. Carilion's forensic nursing program is set to mark it's 20th anniversary -- two decades providing compassionate care to victims while collecting and protecting...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, May 23, 2014 - 4:29pm
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 12:22pm
The cover on Time Magazine this week features a tiny premature infant, one of thousands who survive and thrive thanks to the remarkable doctors, nurses and technology in today's Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU). In the article, author Jeffrey Kluger, spent time in a NICU, observing first hand...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 1:01pm
Walk—loss of balance
Talk—slurred speech or trouble understanding
Reach—numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
See—impaired vision or difficulty seeing in one or both eyes
Feel—severe headache with no known cause
According to Carilion Clinic...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:44am
New technology is giving Carilion Clinic cardiologists a clearer look at their patients' hearts. During a nuclear medicine scan, a special camera measures the function of the heart. Carilion's newest camera captures better images while using less radiation. Learn more in this story by WSLS's...