• Introducing C-HEAL Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program
    September 25, 2018
    Child & Family Health, Erlanger News, Regain Health, Weight Loss
    Welcome C-HEAL Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program! We’re proud to introduce the newest member of the Erlanger Metabolic Center: the Childhood Healthy Eating and Active Living Center! The C-HEAL team is made up of Dr. Joani Jack, Pediatrician and Medical Director; Dr. Curt Koontz, Pediatric Surgeon; Jaime Lacey, Registered...
  • Let’s Chatt about the new Heart and Lung Institute
    February 28, 2018
    Breakthrough, Erlanger News
    Erlanger’s new Heart and Lung Institute offers many services, one of which is helping patients understand, manage, and prevent the cardiovascular ramifications of chemotherapy treatments. Dr. Patrick Stevens joined Jess Raby on Let’s Chatt to talk about the new Institute. Raby: You are a specialist with the institute. Tell me...
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    This N That: The life-saving MyChart portal
    February 21, 2018
    Erlanger News
     This N That host James Howard interviews Dr. Stephen Adams, Professor of Family Medicine at Erlanger Medical Center, about using MyChart. You guys have had this here in town for how long? We implemented it May 1st, but it really all came together October 29th of last year , so it’s...
  • Children’s Hospital at Erlanger opens new Specialty Clinic at Erlanger East Hospital
    January 23, 2018
    Child & Family Health, Erlanger East, Erlanger News
    Pediatric specialty care from board-certified pediatric specialists is now closer to home for children and families in the east Hamilton County and the surrounding communities. Children’s Hospital at Erlanger opened a new subspecialty clinic at Erlanger East to provide pediatric specialty care in the areas of gastroenterology, hematology and...
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    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:...
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    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...