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LMU welcomes 7th class of physician assistant students

Posted on May 23, 2015 at 5:20 pm

On Monday, May 11, the Physician Assistant Program at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its seventh class of students. The students in the PA Class of 2017 will pursue a full-time, 27-month program that leads to the Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. The PA program hails the largest class size of all PA programs in the Southeastern United States. The entering class of

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  • MHHS receives A grade in patient safety

    Posted on May 17, 2015 at 12:30 am

    Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score. The Safety Score rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. “We work to ensure the safety of our patients everyday,” said Gordon Lintz, MHHS president and chief administrative officer. “Our staff meets daily to discuss patient

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on May 9, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    May 11 10 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 4 p.m. at Laurel Manor Health Care Facility, 902 Buchanan Rd., New Tazewell. For more information, visit www.medicblood.org or call 865-524-3074. May 12 12 p.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 3 p.m. at TRW Automotive in Rogersville. For more information, call 423-408-7500. May 13 10 a.m. LECTURE: “HEALTHY HEART” until 11 a.m. at the YMCA in Greeneville with cardiologist Dr. Gregory

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on May 3, 2015 at 9:53 am

    MAY 4 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. May 5 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System Northeast Tower Conference Room, 908 W. Fourth North St., Morristown. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. May 11 10 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 4 p.m. at

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  • Hamblen Health Department offering quit smoking program for pregnant women

    Posted on April 25, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Tara Beffrey, holding her daughter, Reagan, displays free diaper vouchers received through the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program offered at the Hamblen County Health Department.  Beffrey is the first program participant to quit smoking and complete all education requirements.

    The Hamblen County Health Department has staff trained and is certified to offer a program to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay quit. “We know the harm tobacco use causes to the mother and unborn child. This program is research-based and proven to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay quit,” said Laurie Adams, BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program executive director in Jamestown, New York. “The Hamblen

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  • Juvenile Diabetes walk planned

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    The 2015 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk for the East Tennessee Chapter will be held at World’s Fair Park in Knoxville on Saturday, April 25. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 10. The walk is three miles long. The JDRF Walk raises money for life-changing Type 1 diabetes research in hopes of creating a world without the disease. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in

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  • Tennova announces employees of the year at area hospitals

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Tennova Healthcare recently recognized one employee at each of its seven hospitals as “2014 Employee of the Year,” including three Lakeway Area health care professionals: • Eric Lamb, a computerized tomography technologist, in the Radiology Department at Lakeway Regional Hospital • Frank Stump, logistist specialist, in the Imaging Department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital • Registered nurse Lisa Hartzog, a staff nurse in the Critical Care Unit at Newport Medical Center

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