Med-Trans and Anthem Reach Agreement Covering Carilion Life-Guard Medevac Flights

            Med-Trans, the air medical partner operating Carilion Clinic’s Life-Guard helicopters, has reached an agreement with Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Virginia.  Carilion Life-Guard flights are considered in-network for Anthem subscribers.  Patients will only be billed for the deductible and co-pay amounts applicable under their insurance plan.

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Safe Kids Southwest Virginia Offers Car Seat Inspections on Seat Check Saturday

Safe Kids Southwest Virginia  urges parents and caregivers to make sure their car seats and booster seats are properly installed on “National Seat Check Saturday,” on September 21.  Roanoke will have certified child passenger safety technicians available to provide hands-on instruction on installing car and booster seats the Roanoke Target located on Valley View Blvd., from 10 am to 1 pm.

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Gastroenterologists Join Carilion Clinic



Carilion Clinic Gastroenterology to start new fellowship program

ROANOKE, Va. (September 6, 2013) Valley Gastroenterology of Southwest Virginia will be joining Carilion Clinic Gastroenterology.  Robert D. Moylan, M.D., Ph.D., M. Jonathan Bern, M.D., Vikas Chitnavis, M.D., and Kevin B. Mercure, M.D  are moving from their current location on Braeburn Drive in Salem to Carilion’s Riverside Center on South Jefferson Street in Roanoke.  

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Kohl’s and Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital Educate the Community on Infant Safe Sleep

Kohl's Department Stores, through the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program, has donated $31,167 to Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital (CCCH). The donations were collected from Kohl’s stores located in Roanoke and Lynchburg. 

The grant will support the Kohl’s Infant Safe Sleep (KISS) program, which launched in the Roanoke Valley last fall. The program aims to better educate parents/caregivers of families in need on proper safe sleep and proper safe sleep environments for infants.

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The Future of Healthy Vending at Carilion Clinic

If you want a glimpse into the future of vending machines, you'll find it on the third floor of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The VE-Connect machine, operating as part of Carilion's partnership with Canteen Vending, features a high definition screen, a camera and wireless internet. The screen displays nutritional information, allows the customer to search through product categories and can play videos promoting healthy food choices.

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