LeAnn Swetmon is Erlanger’s 2014 Employee of the Year

Posted on April 16, 2015

Congratulations to LeAnn Swetmon, our Gold Class Employee of the Year for 2014. You, our employees, voted for LeAnn and selected her as the yearly winner from a ballot of all our monthly GEMs for 2014. At a recent celebration with the entire Case Management team, LeAnn, second from right, received a certificate and gift … »

Children’s Hospital Nurse Practitioner recognized for child abuse advocacy

Posted on April 15, 2015

For the third year in a row, the Child Abuse Protection Team at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger has been recognized by the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Hamilton County. The One with Courage Awards Dinner on April 9 celebrated champions of children who enrich their lives through help, hope and healing and honor individuals who … »

“Every 1/2 Second Counts” will be Keynote Address at 16th Annual Pediatric Educational Potpourri

Posted on April 14, 2015

Ridley Barron, nationally known speaker and advocate for patient safety, will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Pediatric Educational Potpourri sponsored by Children’s Hospital at Erlanger on Thursday, April 30, at The Colonnade in Ringgold, Ga. Barron’s keynote address, “Every ½ Second Counts,” stems from a double tragedy in his own family during … »

World Health Day 2015: Food safety

Posted on April 6, 2015

Background Unsafe food is linked to the deaths of an estimated 2 million people annually – including many children. Food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances is responsible for more than 200 diseases, ranging from diarrhea to cancers. New threats to food safety are constantly emerging. Changes in food production, distribution and consumption; … »

Blairsville Man Receives Prosthetic Hand After Accident

Posted on April 2, 2015

Hayes Hand Center Offers Possibility After Tragedy Buttoning a pair of blue jeans was never something Curtis Stephens dreamed he would rely on someone else for. These days he wears overalls, pants he can fasten by himself, while he waits for a prosthetic hand and the independence it will bring. A life-long resident of Blairsville, … »

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