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Submitted by News Team on Friday, April 4, 2014 - 10:54am
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Carilion Clinic's Life-Guard team is launching a distracted driving campaign, reaching out to every high school in our region with the message that "one text or call could wreck it all!"   Learn more about this important program in this story by...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:22pm
At Carilion Clinic, helping the community lead healthier lives begins at home - setting a good example and taking care of our own health.  Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital in Rocky Mount is helping employees improve their health and wellness with the Fit Pit, a 24-hour gym inside the hospital...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:09am
Carilion Clinic is one of the first sites in Virginia to implant the new Medtronic CoreValve into a patient's heart, replacing the heart's damaged aortic valve. When someone has Aortic Stenosis (hardening of the arteries), the aortic valve becomes stiff and limits the amount of blood that can...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:04pm
 As the region’s population ages, the need for orthopaedic, neurology and neurosurgical care will increase.  Preparing for this need by developing a comprehensive orthopaedic and neurosciences outpatient center will ensure that patients have access to care in the most convenient and cost-effective...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 2:05pm
The Board of Directors of Bedford Memorial Hospital and Oakwood Health and Rehabilitation Center have endorsed a plan to transfer full ownership of the facilities to Centra in 2014.  Since 2001, the 50-bed community hospital and 111-bed long-term care facility have been co-owned by Centra and...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, January 24, 2014 - 1:41pm
      Dan Harrington, M.D., F.A.P.A., tonight was presented with the 2014 Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Award at the Carilion Clinic Foundation’s annual Medicine and Muse dinner benefiting Carilion’s Healing Arts Program. The award is presented to a physician or health care professional who has made a...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, January 13, 2014 - 2:39pm
Congratulations to Carilion Clinic President and CEO, Nancy Howell Agee, selected to be the 2014 Chairman of the Virginia Center Health Innovation. The VCHI is is a nonprofit, public-private partnership led by major community partners engaged in health reform -- employers, health care providers,...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, January 3, 2014 - 1:45pm
Seth O'Neal Coffey was the first baby to arrive at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in 2014. Congratulations to proud parents Jeff and Smitha Coffey of Lexington!     See more of Seth and other first babies of the year in these media reports:   
Submitted by News Team on Friday, December 20, 2013 - 2:54pm
Remember Famous Anthony's Pink Pancake fundraiser during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise money for the Carilion Clinic Breast Care Center?  The restaurant sold the tasty treats at its nine locations in Roanoke, Lynchburg and the New River Valley.  More than 5500 pink pancakes were consumed...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 4:52pm
A new survey by Premier, Inc. indicates Accountable Care Organizations are growing more slowly that initially anticipated, but hospital executives expect to double ACO participation in the next year.  Carilion Clinic continues to be ahead of the curve. Physician-leaders from Carilion, who...