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Submitted by News Team on Friday, July 17, 2015 - 9:49am
PCA Health Care has joined Carilion Clinic.  All former PCA practice locations will be closed today and Saturday, but will re-open on Monday, July 20. Incorporating PCA into Carilion’s group of family and community medicinie practices offers several benefits to patients, including greater access to...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 5:04pm
Dr. Alice Ackerman speaks with First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe
To a child, the start of summer vacation usually means three months of uninterrupted fun and exploration. For many educators and health care providers, however, the summertime brings a new list of concerns. The end of a school year marks a three-month hiatus from educational programming and, for...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:25am
Carilion Clinic earns "Most Wired" distinction for Seventh Year in a Row
For the seventh year in a row, Carilion Clinic has received Health Care’s Most Wired™ designation from the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. This is also the twelfth time Carilion has earned the Most Wired™ designation. "...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:08am
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Cardiac Cath Lab recieves ACE Accreditation
The Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital cardiac catheterization lab has once again achieved full accreditation from Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence™, an organization dedicated to ensuring adherence to the highest quality standards for cardiovascular and endovascular care. An ACE™...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 13, 2015 - 10:41am
Carilion Clinic’s Franklin Memorial, Roanoke Memorial and Tazewell Community Hospitals have all been recognized as Premier 2015 Supply Chain of Excellence Award recipients. Premier, Inc., is a health care improvement company that unites an alliance of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, June 19, 2015 - 4:28pm
Carilion recently received 27 Excellence in Healthcare Awards for outstanding achievements in patient experience. Awarded by Professional Research Consultants (PRC), all awards were either four- or five-stars. PRC, a national health care marketing-research company, conducts confidential telephone...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, June 19, 2015 - 4:27pm
Carilion Clinic has welcomed three family physicians and one family nurse practitioner in recent weeks. All previously worked in private practice in the Lexington area. Laura Lanier, M.D., and Robert Pickral, M.D., are based in Lexington. Thomas Peck, M.D., and Beth Cullen, F.N.P., are based in...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 12:46pm
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, announced this year’s winners of several prestigious awards at AAPD 2015 in Seattle. Included in the list of winners are Drs. Paul A. Reggiardo, Janice A. Townsend, Charles E. “Bud” Conklin, Sara L...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 1:48pm
The recipients of this year's nursing scholarships have been announced.  Roanoke Memorial School of Professional Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship Maegan Mlodinoff is pursuing her Bachelor's of Nursing from Jefferson College of Health Sciences along with a Master’s in Public Health. She has...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:30am
Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its new rating system for hospitals, and Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital was among the top seven percent of hospitals nationwide.  It was the only hospital in Virginia to achieve a five-star rating for patient...