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Submitted by News Team on Monday, December 28, 2015 - 10:03am
Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital (CSJH) is partnering with Attochron, LLC (Lexington, Va.) and the Virginia Military Institute Research Laboratories (Lexington, Va.) on a project to help improve wireless communications.  Attochron and VMI (specifically COL Stacey Vargas, PhD, professor of...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, December 18, 2015 - 3:11pm
On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Carilion Clinic Life-Guard crew presented Jefferson College of Health Sciences Education Foundation with a check for $3,740.35. Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, president of Jefferson College, accepted the check during a small ceremony in Roanoke.  The funds are proceeds from the...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, December 11, 2015 - 12:40pm
OurHealth magazine released its winners for their 2015 Best Bedside Manner Awards, and 16 Carilion providers received first place honors for 17 different categories. These awards are meant to recognize medical providers who embody kindness, empathy and attentiveness in their patient care. The...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, December 4, 2015 - 3:42pm
On Tuesday, Dec. 1, representatives from Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech dedicated the Virginia Tech Carilion Court at Cassell Coliseum during the Virginia Tech men's basketball game vs. Northwestern. To mark the special occassion, Whit Babcock, Virgnia Tech's athletic director, and Dr. Timothy...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, November 23, 2015 - 2:09pm
Carilion Medical Center (CMC) and Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital (CTCH) have been recognized as 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
In January, Carilion Clinic announced its renaming of the Patient Transport Center to honor George B. Cartledge, Jr. and his nearly 40 years of service as a member of the Carilion Clinic Board of Directors. George B. Cartledge was joined by family, friends, Carilion peers and members of the...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:25pm
Each year, the HomeCare Elite™ list is compiled by the National Research Corporation and DecisionHealth, recognizing the nation’s top 25 percent of agencies that receive high marks in quality of care, quality improvement and consistency, patient experience, process measure implementation and...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, October 30, 2015 - 2:58pm
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) was named to U.S. News & World Report's  Most Connected Hospitals list for 2015-16. The list recognizes hospitals for their use of digital technology in health care. Just 159 hospitals across the United States are on the list. In Virginia, just seven...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:57pm
This month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its most recent patient satisfaction rating for hospitals, and Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital (CTCH) was among the top six percent of hospitals nationwide.  For the second time in a row, it was the only hospital in...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:35pm
Starting in the spring of 2016, the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center (CNRV) will be partially powered by an array of solar panels. The size of the array will be approximately 7.5 acres, and it will be located in fields adjacent to the CNRV facility. Solar development company Secure Futures...