Carilion Clinic Newsroom

Submitted by Content Team on Friday, August 18, 2017 - 2:21pm
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One day when Harper Blevins was only 8 months old, her mother Emily realized that Harper was no longer responding to her, and couldn’t hear her family talking. She also couldn’t hear the sounds of her favorite toy. Harper was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, which was attacking...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, August 14, 2017 - 9:55am
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) has been named one of the top rated hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Out of 4,500 hospitals evaluated on their performances on nine inpatient surgeries and conditions, only 48 received top ratings in all areas. CRMH is one of these,...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:45pm
Susan Gladfelter, pediatric pharmacy specialist at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, was one of the first recipients of the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association’s new Virginians Speak Up for Safety! Award. The award was created by the VHHA’s Center for Healthcare Excellence to recognize...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
For the ninth year in a row, Carilion Clinic has received Health Care’s Most Wired™ designation from the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum. This is the 14th time that Carilion has earned the designation. “We are constantly evaluating ways to improve the experience of our patients,”...
Submitted by Content Team on Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:48pm
You might not have even heard of glioblastoma until the recent diagnosis of Sen. John McCain, but this serious form of cancer is an aggressive tumor that often takes a patient's life in just two years. Carilion Clinic is working to change that. Carilion’s neurosurgery team along with researchers at...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 1:50pm
The Virginia Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Society (HIMSS) has elected Keith Perry, senior vice president and chief information officer at Carilion Clinic, as the chapter president. HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 3:42pm
Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s recently re-evaluated Carilion Clinic’s bond ratings. Moody’s affirmed Carilion’s A1 rating and upgraded their outlook from “stable” to “positive.”  Standard & Poor’s upgraded Carilion from A+ to AA-. "The upgrade from S&P this year was a nice affirmation...
Submitted by Content Team on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:17pm
Kellen Smith was 16 years old when he was hit by a van going 59 miles per hour. "I had a compound fracture in my left leg," he said. "It blew my leg completely apart." Nearly 20 years later, he started to develop pain in other areas of his body connected to the damage the accident...
Submitted by Content Team on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:04pm
Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 129,000 people each year. Stroke is also the country’s leading cause of adult disability. The good news is that these numbers are decreasing. Only a few years ago, the American Stroke Association reported that stroke...
Submitted by Content Team on Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:27pm
It is not often that undergraduate students get a chance to see what it would be like to be a neurosurgeon, but thanks to a partnership between Virginia Tech and Carilion, they can. As part of a new Clinical Neuroscience in Practice course, undergraduate students at Virginia Tech get...