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Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 10:42pm
Carilion Clinic intends to acquire a land parcel next to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) on Jefferson St., as part of an agreement with the City of Roanoke to swap the Gill Memorial Building at 711 S. Jefferson St. The organization is working with the City of Roanoke to rezone the parcel...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:39am
Cases of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) "superbug" infections in California have people asking about the superbug and whether it can be prevented. A superbug is a bacteria that most antibiotics will not fight.  Even the appropriate use of antibiotics causes bacteria to selectively...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:05am
With data breaches in the news recently, Carilion Clinic is reminding patients and the community about steps to take to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.When internet scam artists impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it’s called phishing. Don't reply to...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, February 13, 2015 - 3:04pm
Snow Picture
Carilion Clinic has launched an Inclement Weather Alert System on CarilionClinic.org so patients and employees know when Carilion practices are closed due to severe weather. When snow and ice make it too dangerous to be open, Carilion Clinic will let patients, staff and the public know that its...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 2:55pm
This week, Carilion Clinic donated used perfusion and bypass equipment to Samaritan's Purse. The equipment will be reconditioned and sent to a Kenyan hospital to use during open heart surgeries. For the past 10 years, Carilion has found ways to donate its used medical equipment to hospitals in need...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 9, 2015 - 2:51pm
The Roanoke Valley has seen a steady decline in teen pregnancy rates. According to the latest data from the Virginia Department of Health for 2013, the teen pregnancy rate for the Roanoke Valley has been nearly cut in half over five years. Through Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital, adolescent...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:06pm
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The transformation of the former "Ivy Market" into a new Carilion Clinic outpatient center for orthopaedics and neurosciences is underway in Roanoke.  This video provides a glimpse of what's happening inside, as crews pour concrete for the new second floor of the building located on Franklin Road...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 3:59pm
  The JoAnn Brinkman scholarship is one of three privately funded scholarship opportunities offered by Carilion Clinic. JoAnn's family hopes to offer the scholarship opportunity geared toward single moms indefinitely.   Video of Nursing Scholarship Her daughter Nataleigh McGuire explains, "She...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 8:41am
Governor's School Partnership with Carilion
Video: Governor's School Students Learn in Carilion's Science Lab On Saturday, Jan. 31, the Governor's School is holding a science fair featuring the projects of more than 200 students from the region.Six of those students have been using Carilion's Basic Science Lab to work on their projects...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:05am
Carilion Clinic has seen a steady decline in the number of patients being treated for the flu since the beginning of January.  As a result, visitor restrictions put in place on Dec. 31, 2014 have now been lifted at Carilion hospitals.   As an example of the data trend seen across the health system...