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Silver Lamp Award 2019: Jennifer Steely and Teresa Arms

Posted on January 28, 2020

Two Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center employees are being honored by Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee’s Silver Lamp Award. Director of Clinical Services at PNRC Jennifer Steely and enterostomal therapist, Teresa Arms received the 2019 distinction.


Welcome David Chism, MD

Posted on January 27, 2020

David Chism, MD “Nearly three decades ago, my uncle’s diagnosis of stage four kidney cancer was devastating because there were few treatment options. Since then, cancer treatment has become more effective through tremendous advancements in immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. As an oncologist, I’m pleased to provide these advanced treatment methods to my patients.” Board […]


Badge of Courage

Posted on January 23, 2020

The headaches were growing progressively worse for Ian Honcoop. It was September 2017, and the 12-year-old Boy Scout, just weeks into the first semester of his seventh-grade year, was in such severe pain that he couldn’t concentrate and his eyesight was failing.


Candy Striper Memories

Posted on January 20, 2020

Gathered around scattered photos and newspaper clippings that have yellowed with time, three women take a break from their work at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to reminisce. When they were teenagers, Leslie Mellon, coordinator of customer service in materials management, and Jan Adam, medical staff coordinator, were junior volunteers at the hospital.


DAISY Award Winner – Charity Smith

Posted on January 20, 2020

Congratulations to Charity Smith, a nurse on our pulmonary unit, for receiving a DAISY award for her top-notch care.


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.