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New Year, New You

Posted on January 16, 2020

Have you considered shedding pounds but have not had luck with diet and exercise alone? It may be time to consult a physician who specializes in bariatrics, or weight-loss medicine. Nearly six years ago, Dana Webber, RN, a certified bariatric nurse, was part of a team that started the bariatric program at Fort Sanders Regional […]

DAISY Award Winners: Felicia Bunch and Callie Wells

Posted on January 13, 2020

Congratulations to two of our exceptional nurses from oncology for receiving DAISY awards! Callie Wells and Felicia Bunch were nominated for going above and beyond for one of their long-term patients. Their patient had been to Fort Sanders Regional multiple times for treatment, and the entire staff in the oncology department ensured the patient was […]

Absolutely No Waiting

Posted on January 9, 2020

Sleep on it? Terrible idea for stroke treatment Angela Miller will be the first to tell you that she has a stubborn streak, a trait she credits to being raised by a Marine. So, when she was awakened by a paralyzing stroke on May 7, she did exactly what she should not do – she […]

FSRMC in 1920: The Way We Were

Posted on January 3, 2020

It was Feb. 23, 1920 when Fort Sanders Hospital opened for public inspection the doors of its sparkling new 65-bed hospital. In doing so, it claimed the promise of a bright future even as it emerged from some of the greatest global disasters the world has known. The 1920’s was a decade fraught with contradictions, […]

DAISY Award Winner: Destinee Gideon

Posted on January 3, 2020

Destinee Gideon, a Covenant Staffing Solutions (CSS) nurse working at Fort Sanders Regional, was awarded a DAISY award for her exceptional patient care. As a CSS nurse, Destinee is a part of Covenant’s internal float pool of nurses that travel to different facilities to assist with staffing. Destinee’s nominator, a family member of a patient, […]

Ending 2019 on a High Note at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Posted on January 2, 2020