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Submitted by News Team on Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:53am
The Compassion Room at Carilion Giles Community Hospital (CGCH) is meant to help patients at the end-of-life and their families be more comfortable during this tender time. The new room was dedicated on Aug. 25 with a ceremony and reception for employees recognizing the CGCH Auxiliary, which funded...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:09am
Patients in the Giles County area have saved more than $2 million dollars in prescription costs this past year thanks to the Giles Medication Assistance Program (GMAP) located at Carilion Giles Community Hospital (CGCH). GMAP is a program that allows pharmaceutical companies to donate prescribed...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:40am
For the eighth 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 13th time Carilion has earned the Most Wired™ designation. “Technology plays a role in almost every aspect of health care,” said Keith...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:53am
Carilion Clinic President and CEO, Nancy Howell Agee was recently selected by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees as its chair-elect designate. Agee will assume the chairmanship in 2018, becoming the top elected official of the national organization that represents America’s...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 2:49pm
Carilion Clinic’s Giles Community, Roanoke Memorial and Stonewall Jackson Hospitals have all been recognized as Premier 2016 Supply Chain of Excellence Award recipients. Premier, Inc., is a health care improvement company that unites an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, June 27, 2016 - 1:45pm
Carilion Clinic recently released its financial report for 2015, which stated that the organization's financial health continues to improve and remains stable. The reported financial strength allows Carilion to make improvements to facilities, upgrade technology, provide merit increases and offer...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, June 6, 2016 - 12:08pm
Carilion Clinic’s newest VelocityCare will open in Lexington, Va. Tuesday, June 7 at 8 a.m.   It is located at 110 Houston Street, Suite D, adjacent to Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Its close proximity to the hospital is part of Carilion’s effort to offer urgent care as a complement to their...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 1:27pm
Carilion Clinic will double the size of the family medicine offices at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital by adding another doctor and expanding the facility to include 12 exam rooms. "Our last Community Health Needs Assessment identified that the county needed more primary care providers," said...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:59pm
Today at the monthly meeting of the Waterfront Women’s Club, Carilion Clinic announced that it will operate a new Carilion Wellness facility at Smith Mountain Lake Retirement Village, a subsidiary of Runk & Pratt Senior Living Communities. The new facility will cater to the needs of the 50-and-...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 1:28pm
On April 1, Carilion Clinic began seeing patients with insurance through the Veterans Choice Program, per the Veterans Access, Choice, Accountability Act (VACAA) of 2014. “We heard loud and clear from veterans in our community that they wanted the option of seeing Carilion Clinic physicians,” said...