Men’s Health: The future of prostate cancer care

Posted on June 23, 2015

More than 220,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, and more than 27,000 may not survive. Sounds scary, but with early detection and proper treatment, it doesn’t have to be. For over 30 years, the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test has been used as an indicator of high and low PSA levels … »

Erlanger North welcomes full hospital services back to the community

Posted on June 17, 2015

Members of the Red Bank community rejoiced on Sunday with the homecoming of valuable medical and surgical services to Erlanger North Hospital. The much-needed services had been absent since 2009 when the hospital turned its focus to geriatric and emergency care. With the reopening, capacity and services increased with the addition of 12 new beds … »

The Oncology Department of Children’s Hospital gets an inspiring new look

Posted on June 12, 2015

Our childhood cancer and blood disorders unit of Children’s Hospital has been given a bright new face-lift. The recently updated space is now full of warm colors, beautiful paintings, sunlight, and hope. In 2011, Christian Bryant — a patient at Children’s — was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Christian was a wonderfully ambitious high school … »

Erlanger continues dedication to leading-edge trauma care with 8th Annual Trauma Symposium

Posted on June 1, 2015

If you’re a medical student, practicing nurse, EMT, doctor, physician, physical therapist — well, anyone in patient care — then join Erlanger’s commitment to innovation in critical care, and learn from the leading trauma experts at the 8th Annual Trauma Symposium on June 4 and 5. This year’s symposium includes keynote speaker Kimberly D. Manning, … »

Honoring the stars of Emergency Medical Service

Posted on May 31, 2015

When a 911 call is placed for a medical emergency, response time is of the essence. It’s key to overall patient care that emergency medical service providers take immediate, proficient action. That’s why Erlanger Health System was proud to honor several area EMS personnel, first responders, and pre-hospital care providers at the 2015 EMS Awards. … »

Erlanger’s air medical program receives Service of the Year Award from EMS Director’s Association

Posted on May 21, 2015

Erlanger’s LIFE FORCE air medical program recently received the Southeastern EMS Director’s Association Service of the Year award for the program’s outstanding emergency medical services for patient care. The LIFE FORCE program operates four helicopters and services four states. Accredited by the commission for medical transport since 2011, LIFE FORCE is nationally ranked as one of … »

The big reveal: Unveiling the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

Posted on May 18, 2015

Providing the very best in children’s health care requires talented physicians, advanced technology, and a facility that matches the level of sophisticated services offered. That’s why Children’s Hospital at Erlanger has revealed major plans to build a new downtown facility and revitalize the 3rdstreet corridor. To make the vision of a new children’s hospital a … »

Heart study at Erlanger holds PROMISE

Posted on May 14, 2015

A groundbreaking clinical trial conducted at Erlanger Health System, and other sites across the nation, confirms what cardiologists and radiologists have long suspected: coronary computed tomographic angiography (coronary CTA, also known as cardiac CT) is extraordinarily effective in accurately diagnosing patients with low to moderate chest pain.

Erlanger Results Driven by Targeted Investments, Focus on Strategic Growth

Posted on April 20, 2015

The Erlanger Health System continues to make positive strides toward a more financially stable organization through strong operational performance, sound strategic decisions, and strengthened relationships with physicians throughout the community and region. Erlanger’s commitment to strategic growth, deploying advanced medical technology, and investing capital in our community to ensure superior quality healthcare, has generated sustained … »

Region’s only neurosurgery/spine specialty group joins Erlanger Health System

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Two of the region’s oldest healthcare organizations, Chattanooga Neurosurgery & Spine Clinic (CNS) and the Erlanger Health System, have joined forces. CNS, which has provided neurosurgical services to area residents for more than half a century, has joined the Erlanger Health System and is now affiliated with the UT Erlanger Physician Network. In making the … »

UT Erlanger Cardiology announces two locations for Georgia residents

Posted on April 6, 2015

UT Erlanger Cardiology in now offering cardiology appointments to better serve patients in north Georgia and Lookout Mountain through the Erlanger South and UT Erlanger Primary Care Lookout Mountain physician offices. Erlanger South and UT Erlanger Primary Care Lookout Mountain welcome Dr. Kendrick Mills. Board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in cardiovascular disease, Dr. … »

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