The Tennessee Hospital Association has released its Economic Report, which says the financial impact of health care industry employment in 2015 – the most recent year for which data are available – was $18.3 billion, of which hospital employment was $6 billion.
Kristie Jones’ life changed in 2007, when she noticed that her vision was becoming abnormally blurry. She decided to pay a visit to her eye doctor, where she received some disheartening news.
The nation's largest health care outreach event returns to the Wise County Fairgrounds next weekend offering all comers a broad array of free dental, medical and vision services.
More than 450 dentists, dental professionals and support volunteers are expected to participate in the three-day clinic at UVa-Wise.
During a tour of Norton Community Hospital on Friday Gov. Ralph Northam said Medicaid expansion is a good start on improving health care access but more work needs to be done, particularly when it comes to costs.
Medical students spend hours upon hours studying, taking practice tests, reading stacks of material, attending lectures and volunteering their time in the community.
Every year Rogersville’s Of One Accord ministry hosts dozens of mission teams from across the country that come to Hawkins County to volunteer in a variety of capacities, and help share the word of God.
When Jack Breeding was born his parents were told the baby was having trouble breathing. Within hours the newborn was flown via jet to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital for an emergency medical procedure.
Four four speech-language pathology students and six physical therapy students from ETSU traveled to Costa Rica to provide health care to people of the region.
While Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has strongly disagreed with President Donald Trump’s administration on a number of issues in the past — most recently voicing his opposition to new tariffs against trade partners and the executive’s escalation of anti-immigration policies — the senator is with the administration when it comes to health care.
Following the death of a Louisiana deputy and family friend in 2010 Kellie Abbott helped found the non-profit blueforever.org as a school project.
Julia Davis has worked at the Marsh Regional Blood Center for more than 50 years, serving multiple generations of blood donors throughout the Tri-Cities region. Marsh held a retirement party for Julia on Thursday with her official retirement taking place later this year.
As a cost-saving measure (and because of the redundancy) Ballad plans to eliminate Kingsport’s or Johnson City’s trauma center. Geography and logistics argue for it to be retained at Kingsport, the center of Ballad’s service area,
KINGSPORT — Ballad Health Executive Chairman, President and CEO Alan Levine and about 20 educators had a discovery on Wednesday. They discovered they need each other.
“One out of every three units of blood we collect comes from a high school student. That number is a remarkable testament to the giving nature of our young people in this region,” Marsh Director Don Campbell said.