• employeespotlight-cindybuckner
    Employee Spotlight: Cindy Buckner
    October 9, 2017
    Erlanger News
    A Patient Service Representative (PSR) is the person that helps you check in and register for your appointment, but for the team at Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center, there’s a lot more to that job. The PSR is the first part of the team that you’ll meet and...
  • Employee Spotlight
    June 29, 2017
    Erlanger News
    Rachel Newmyer, RN Rachel Newmyer, RN has joined our team here at Erlanger Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center. She has been a registered nurse for 11 years, 7 of them in bariatric medicine with Dr. Rutledge. We are excited she has joined our team, bringing her knowledge of patient care and...
  • National Nurses Week 2017
    National Nurses Week 2017
    May 12, 2017
    Erlanger News
    National Nurses Week is celebrated May 6-12 each year – with the final day falling on the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. It was established by The American Nurses Association (ANA) as a full week of recognition for the contributions that nurses make to...
  • National Volunteer Week 2017
    April 28, 2017
    Erlanger News
    Herb Cohn: "I was born at Erlanger & always felt it was one of the most important assets in Chattanooga. In addition, Chattanooga residents supported our family business for 4 generations. I felt it was payback time. It has become an important part of my life. "   Harry Sullivan:...
  • erlanger heart and lung institute
    America’s Next Great Heart Hospital is Here
    February 14, 2017
    Breakthrough, Cardiology, Erlanger News, Heart Health
    As Southeast Tennessee’s only academic heart center, The Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute is known throughout the region for providing the latest cardiac care advancements. Last year, Erlanger Health Systems decided to build on the heart center’s success to help it compete on a national scale. With its recent...
  • Bringing Special Forces to Erlanger with the help of LIFE FORCE Air Medical
    February 5, 2017
    Erlanger News
    We’re bringing them in from all over the country — an elite team of some of the world’s top cardiologists and heart surgeons. Their mission: To do nothing less than change heart care forever and to lead a revolution that starts right here in Chattanooga. The Special Forces have...
  • Children's Hospital at Erlanger 2016
    Erlanger Health System’s Top 16 in 2016
    January 16, 2017
    Erlanger News
    1. Believe Campaign for new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger launched – The Believe Campaign, the largest philanthropic initiative in Erlanger Health System’s history, was launched in January 2016 to help build a new Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga. 2. 18 new beds in Women’s Services at Erlanger East Hospital – New and beautifully...
  • Dr. Wiisanen, TAVR
    Introducing TAVR, a new way to replace heart valves
    December 23, 2016
    Breakthrough, Erlanger News, Heart Health, Men's Health, Women's Health
    If you could choose between traditional heart valve replacement surgery, or one that could be done faster with a faster recovery, which would it be? You now have both options right here at home. TAVR – or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – is a groundbreaking procedure that allows doctors to...
  • Dr Shears cardiac bypass surgery
    Announcing a new alternative to open-heart surgery
    November 28, 2016
    Breakthrough, Cardiology, Erlanger News, Heart Health, Men's Cardiology, Women's Cardiology
    Due to its ongoing investment in new technologies and specialties, the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute is now among the very best heart centers in the country with new cardiac bypass surgery. Recently, the Institute announced the arrival of Dr. Larry Shears – one of the world’s most experienced robotic...
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    Get in gear to run
    July 5, 2016
    Erlanger News
    Planning to run in the Chattanooga Heroes Run on July 16? If you aren’t a runner by nature, read up on how to prepare yourself to run. First, let’s talk a little about the Chattanooga Heroes Run. The Run/Walk, sponsored by Erlanger Health System’s Trauma Services, is in honor of...
  • VIDEO: Catch the LIFE FORCE cavalry in action
    February 8, 2016
    Breakthrough, Erlanger News
    After relocating the LIFE FORCE 1 helicopter to Cleveland, Tennessee in 2015, a fifth helicopter — located in Winchester, Tennessee — was added to the fleet, bringing even more rapid response power to the region. LIFE FORCE helicopters are able to not only transport patients, but their highly-trained crews can...
  • 4 Tips for Training in Cold Weather
    January 26, 2016
    Child & Family Health, Erlanger News, Fitness & Wellness, Fitness & Wellness, Fitness & Wellness, Men's Health, Stay Well, Weight Loss, Women's Health
    Cold temperatures can make an outdoor workout invigorating — especially after the heat and humidity of summer. Although that burst of cold air may energize you, it can be risky if you’re not properly prepared. Follow these tips from Dr. Brandon Cincere of UT Erlanger Orthopaedics to ensure your...