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Submitted by News Team on Monday, March 16, 2015 - 11:07am
Carilion Clinic celebrated the opening of its new Cosmetic Center at 2107 Rosalind Avenue with a ribbon cutting on Monday, March 9.   Video of Carilion Clinic Cosmetic Center Opens The new center features the services of three board certified plastic surgeons, Kurtis Moyer, M.D. (chief), Mark...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, March 16, 2015 - 10:54am
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 9:27am
PCA Healthcare today announced that it intends to join Carilion Clinic in June.   “Carilion Clinic’s philosophical approach to medicine is where we see the future of our practice, especially as it relates to primary care,” said Dr. Edwin (Ted) Polverino, president of PCA Healthcare. “That’s why we...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, March 6, 2015 - 9:40am
We've all had those nights when we wake up, look at the alarm clock, and realize we still have a few hours before needing to get up. The only problem? We can't fall back asleep. With Daylight Saving Time underway, getting a good night's sleep can be even harder, so we reached out to Carilion Clinic...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 3:23pm
Our patients' safety and health are our top priorities, and we are committed to providing the best possible outcomes to return our patients to healthier lives. Recently, an outbreak of a drug-resistant super bug at a California hospital was linked to a medical device called the duodenoscope, which...
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
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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...