Carilion Clinic Newsroom

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...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, May 18, 2015 - 8:42am
The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for excellence in lactation care. The hospital has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
Dr. Kevin R. Dye, a Roanoke gastroenterologist, today announced that he intends to join Carilion Clinic in June. “Today’s changing medical climate has encouraged many physicians to seek new practice models that improve communication and collaboration,” said Dr. Kevin Dye. “Joining with Carilion...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:38pm
For the last five seasons, through Carilion Wellness member and friend donations, Carilion has sponsored two local teams in Virginia's largest division of Challenger Little League. Thanks to the support of members and friends, Carilion Wellness raised $8,722, surpassing the goal of $3,000 for the...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, May 8, 2015 - 1:29pm
Last Friday, May 1, there was a special new piece of jewelry in Kathy York’s office—a medallion ringed with three circles of eye-catching pink rhinestones.  Dr. Ally Bowersock with Jefferson College of Health Sciences, ran in the Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge Race for the Cure on Saturday,...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, May 8, 2015 - 12:59pm
The “Teen Room” at Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital (CCCH) is a special place designed for teenagers receiving treatment for illnesses and injuries. Younger children enjoy the play room as a break from their treatments and both rooms serve as a critical part of the recovery and healing process,...