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...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, October 9, 2015 - 1:32pm
Sept. 17 marked the one-year anniversary of Carilion Clinic’s Interactive Patient Care using the GetWellNetwork (GWN) at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH).
GWN helps staff engage patients with education and care planning through an in-room TV. It is a proven, successful strategy for...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 1:35pm
OurHealth magazine recognized the following seven Carilion Clinic specialties as part of their annual Senior Living Awards:
Palliative Care - Gold
Outpatient Rehabilitation - Gold
Speech Therapy - Gold
Stroke Care - Gold
Hospice - Silver
Post-Acute Rehablitation Services - Silver
Home Health -...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:43pm
A new Carilion Clinic family medicine location opened in Bedford, Va. at 548 Blue Ridge Ave. on Sept. 15.
For nearly three decades, Carilion Clinic’s family medical practice has provided comprehensive adult and adolescent care to Bedford and the surrounding communities. This new location offers...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, October 5, 2015 - 11:08am
Carilion Clinic Dental Care was awarded a Postdoctoral Training Grant from the U.S. Health Resources Services Administration within the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) totaling $2.14 million over the next five years.
Carilion Clinic plans to expand its Dental General...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2:09pm
In recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 13 to 19), Safe Kids Southwest Virginia (led by Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital) and the Roanoke City Fire Station are participating in National Seat Check Saturday on Sept. 19.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., certified child passenger...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, September 14, 2015 - 9:53am
The Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department and Franklin County Public Safety are being recognized by Carilion Clinic Life-Guard with the “Call of the Year” award for their response to a September 25, 2014 head-on collision on Burnt Chimney Road.
“The Call of the Year award recognizes EMS agencies...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, September 14, 2015 - 9:44am
The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded Carilion Clinic with a $75,000 Project Connect grant to support local outreach and enrollment efforts that will help families in Roanoke apply for Virginia’s state-sponsored health insurance programs for children (FAMIS and FAMIS Plus).
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 12:53pm
The Carilion Clinic Healthier Hospital Initiative is one of eight nationwide health care initiatives to be selected by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) as part of their 2015 Leadership Challenge.
NCHL is a not-for-profit that works to improve population health by strengthening...