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Submitted by News Team on Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:07pm
The awards for Carilion Clinic's Inaugural Patient Art Show were announced at a reception for the artists on Nov. 29. The artwork can be viewed on Carilion's Facebook page and is on display in the main lobby of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital through Dec. 15.  Many of the art pieces are also...
Submitted by Content Team on Monday, November 14, 2016 - 1:21pm
Patient safety and quality patient care are our top priorities at Carilion Clinic.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating reports that a device used by hospitals throughout the country to heat and cool patients’ blood...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, November 7, 2016 - 11:06am
Carilion Clinic Family Medicine has been established in the Tazewell community for over 20 years. On Nov. 7, however, it will evolve as it opens in a new location, assumes the care of Tazewell Family Physician patients, and begins offering veteran services. The practice was awarded the VA primary...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:47pm
Carilion Clinic has broken ground on a new family practice location in Rocky Mount, near the Lowe’s on Old Franklin Turnpike. Construction will begin shortly. The site will replace the current Rocky Mount Family Practice location at 195 Maple Avenue. Dr. James Maxey, Dr. Sarah Stubbs and nurse Tina...
Submitted by Content Team on Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:16am
In the U.S. alone more than 2 million people are living with atrial fribrillation (AFib) and as many as 160,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.  Soufian AlMahammed, M.D., a cardiac electrophysiologist and the director of Carilion Clinic's Heart Rhythm Services and Center for Atrial...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:28am
Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation (CCPT) has added four ambulances to their fleet as part of their  upgrade program. The cutting edge vehicle, known as a Demers Mirage EXE Sprinter, is widely recognized as one of the most innovative ambulances available.   Taking a proactive approach to...
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...