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April DAISY Award Winner – Jim Mead

Posted on May 23, 2018

Jim Mead, a RN in critical care, is the recipient of the April DAISY Award.


Stroke Care – Not Just Anywhere

Posted on May 17, 2018

Stroke Care – Not Just Anywhere LeRoy Coleman, 75, of Talbott, had decided to lie down and rest a bit before launching into his afternoon activities. But there was a problem. He couldn’t seem to get both arms and both legs all the way onto the couch. LeRoy’s body wasn’t doing what he wanted it […]


The Greatest Adventure: Pregnancy

Posted on May 10, 2018

After years of trying to start a family, tests revealed Roque had a blood clotting issue. Combined with her advanced age, this caused her next pregnancy to be classified as “high risk.” That’s when she was referred to Fort Sanders Perinatal Center at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Student Nurse Appreciation – Brittany Reeves

Posted on May 9, 2018

We can’t celebrate National Nurses Week without acknowledging our talented group of student nurses.


WATE-TV: East Tennessee man survives one of the deadliest types of stroke

Posted on May 8, 2018

A local man survived the type of stroke that normally kills 80 percent of its victims. He’s doing so well, he just moved to Europe and is enjoying life to its fullest. It’s been three and a half years since Ken Harrawood suffered a stroke. It hit while he was driving to Y-12 for his first day of work with Bechtel. He now lives in Manchester, England.


WATE-TV: Technician who works with stroke patients becomes one himself

Posted on May 8, 2018

Adam Hill gets the tools in place for the next life-saving surgery in the interventional radiology lab at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. As lead tech, Hill knows this place like the back of his hand. He never dreamed he’d be a patient receiving treatment here, suffering from a ruptured aneurysm, like so many patients he’s helped treat.