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Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital Patient Shines in Children's Miracle Network Spotlight

Each year Food Lion fundraises for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. This year, there’s an exciting twist. 6 markets across the country were selected to have a local patient on the shelves of Food Lion stores to brand the partnership with CMN Hospitals. Roanoke is pleased to be one of them. Victor Chase, a 6 year old kindergartner, has been treated at Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital since birth.

The Virginia Science Festival - An Important Event for Kids and Healthcare!

Carilion Clinic is sponsoring Virginia's first science festival!  The Virginia Science Festival, coming to Blacksburg and Roanoke October 4-11, is presented by the Science Museum of Western Virginia and Virginia Tech. The event is a fun and exciting journey into the worlds of science, technology, art and math.  Carilion President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee explains why this event is an important way to support our region's health care.

Carilion, LifeNet Staff and Donor Families Release Butterflies to Mark National Donate Life Month

To celebrate National Donate Life month, members of our Donor Champion Committee and LifeNet staff gathered together for a special dedication ceremony in the Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Garden outside of CRMH. A butterfly bush was planted in honor of organ donors and butterflies were released to signify the transformative power of organ donation.

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Promotes Employee Wellness with the "Fit Pit"

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 new, 24-hour gym inside the hospital open to employees and their spouses.

Bedford Memorial Hospital to Join Centra

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 Carilion Clinic.  Carilion will sell its 50% ownership to Centra.

Dan Harrington Receives Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Award

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 significant impact on the health and well-being of the Roanoke region.

Nancy Howell Agee Appointed 2014 Chair of the Virginia Center for Health Innovation

Carilion Clinic President and CEO, Nancy Howell Agee, is 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, health systems, health plans, pharmacetical and device manufacturers, consumers and government. Working together, these partners are accelerating the adoption of value-driven models of wellness and helath care in Virginia. 

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