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The Chattanoogan
Children’s Hospital Welcomes New Division Chief, Dr. Wesley DavisChildren’s Hospital at Erlanger welcomed Dr. Wesley Davis to its network of phy
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 hours ago
Children’s Hospital at Erlanger welcomed Dr. Wesley Davis to its network of physicians and administration. Dr. Davis will serve as the division chief of Pediatric Cardiology at the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Dr. Davis received his doctorate of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New Schools On Agendaactively involved with public education. “Each of these businesses is a huge su
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 hours ago
actively involved with public education. “Each of these businesses is a huge success,” he pointed to Unum, Blue Cross, Erlanger, Volkswagen, McKee and others. “Their expertise will be invaluable to 21st Century education.” “Within the next 10... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sequatchie woman charged in Tuesday stabbing death of husbandSanders had locked the door, Hitchcock said. "They had to make entry to get in
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Sanders had locked the door, Hitchcock said. "They had to make entry to get inside to him, he was brought to Sequatchie Erlanger here in Dunlap and they called Lifeforce and flew him out to Chattanooga," the sheriff said. The victim sustained a... Read more
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FOX News
Boy given 5 percent chance of survival marks 1st birthdayto hear good, talk, crawl or walk,” Jana Blankenship, Stephenson’s aunt, told F
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
to hear good, talk, crawl or walk,” Jana Blankenship, Stephenson’s aunt, told Fox 5 Atlanta. After spending a month in Erlanger Hospital’s NICU, and returning more than 10 times after being released due to seizures, the boy has nearly perfect... Read more
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FOX News
Boy given 5 percent chance of survival marks 1st birthdayto hear good, talk, crawl or walk,” Jana Blankenship, Stephenson’s aunt, told F
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
to hear good, talk, crawl or walk,” Jana Blankenship, Stephenson’s aunt, told Fox 5 Atlanta. After spending a month in Erlanger Hospital’s NICU, and returning more than 10 times after being released due to seizures, the boy has nearly perfect... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Local Surgeon To Demonstrate Robotic Technology To Studentsadvanced surgical care for their children. It’s right here in Chattanooga.” Dr.
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
advanced surgical care for their children. It’s right here in Chattanooga.” Dr. Koontz operates at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. "The da Vinci Surgical System is a tool that utilizes advanced, robotic, computer and optical technologies to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Frank P. Pierce Foundation donates $1 million to ErlangerFrank Pierce donates $1 million to Erlanger The Frank P. Pierce Foundation has
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Frank Pierce donates $1 million to Erlanger The Frank P. Pierce Foundation has donated $1 million to the Believe Campaign raising money for the new Children's Hospital under construction at Erlanger Health System. Pierce was a well-known... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Continues Phase Out Of ContinuCare With Sale of Home Health, Equipment DivisionsErlanger Health System is continuing the phase out of its money-losing ContinuC
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Erlanger Health System is continuing the phase out of its money-losing ContinuCare division, bringing in a national firm to run the home health and private duty nursing operations and selling its home medical equipment supply. Erlanger earlier sold... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Has Total Net Income Loss Of $3.9 Million For 1st Quarter, But Admissions Rise SharplyErlanger Health System reported a total net income loss of $3,944,125 for the f
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Erlanger Health System reported a total net income loss of $3,944,125 for the first quarter. The hospital had budgeted for a total net loss of over $6 million. The hospital has been dealing with the major cost of implementing the new EPIC medical... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Four Erlanger Leaders Honored At State Hospital Association MeetingFour leaders with the Erlanger Health System were honored at the Tennessee Hosp
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Four leaders with the Erlanger Health System were honored at the Tennessee Hospital Association’s and American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual conferences in Nashville last week. The Tennessee Hospital Association is comprised of 169 members... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Frank P. Pierce Foundation Donates $1 Million To Believe Campaign For Children’s HospitalP. Pierce Foundation presented a check for $1 million to the Believe Campaign b
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
P. Pierce Foundation presented a check for $1 million to the Believe Campaign benefiting the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Mr. Pierce’s honor. Mr. Pierce was a well-known business man who served as mayor to the city of Chickamauga for... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chester Martin Remembers The Hoge Family Of Sequatchie ValleyMrs. Hoge asked if Ted could stay with us on that fateful night. We got a call
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Mrs. Hoge asked if Ted could stay with us on that fateful night. We got a call around midnight that Ted should come to Erlanger - and Mr. Hoge passed way before dawn. Only 43 years of age! But back to happier times! Hoges knew how to throw... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Now is the optimum time to get a flu vaccinedoctors are trying to prevent the spread of infection, says Dr. Justin Ossman,
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
doctors are trying to prevent the spread of infection, says Dr. Justin Ossman, a local family medicine physician at Erlanger hospital. The World Health Organization meets twice a year and determines what influenza strain will be the most... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Plan for UTC's new Health Sciences Building approved by State Building Commissiondiscussion for about two years, the new building is a partnership between UTC,
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
discussion for about two years, the new building is a partnership between UTC, the UT Health Science Center and Erlanger hospital, according to UTC officials. One area up for discussion is how much square footage each of those entities... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Hardy, Harris Lead McCallie Past Baylor, 40-14on the night was a broken leg suffered by defensive back Melvin Tobar midway th
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
on the night was a broken leg suffered by defensive back Melvin Tobar midway through the third quarter. He was taken to Erlanger downtown and reportedly had surgery immediately to repair the break to both the tibia and fibula. Xavier Brooks was... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Encourages Women To Remember Their MammoversaryErlanger Health System kicks off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
Erlanger Health System kicks off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a campaign that encourages women to celebrate their “Mammoversary.” The goal of the campaign is to remind women the best detection for breast cancer in women age 40 or older... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Hosts 1st Annual Metabolic SymposiumErlanger Health System is hosting the first annual Erlanger Metabolic Symposium
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
Erlanger Health System is hosting the first annual Erlanger Metabolic Symposium on Friday, Oct. 20, at The Westin Chattanooga. This inaugural event offers healthcare professionals in the Chattanooga region an opportunity to network with other... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Orthopedic Program Awarded Region’s Only Advanced Certification For Total Hip And Knee ReplacementThe Erlanger Orthopaedic Center of Excellence earned The Joint Commission’s Gol
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
The Erlanger Orthopaedic Center of Excellence earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval as a Certified Center of Excellence for Primary Hip and Knee Replacement. This certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Barnett And McCarthy Named 2017-18 Erlanger Nursing Chairs Of Excellence At Chattanooga StateState Community College Nursing Faculty members Karrie Barnett and Michele McCa
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
State Community College Nursing Faculty members Karrie Barnett and Michele McCarthy were recently named 2017-2018 Erlanger Chairs of Excellence. Ms. Barnett is an Assistant Professor in the nursing program, and Ms. McCarthy is a nursing... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
American Red Cross of Southeast Tennessee honors local heroesaction and coordinating medical care for the more than two dozen young children
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
action and coordinating medical care for the more than two dozen young children who were rushed to Children's Hospital at Erlanger after the school bus carrying more than 30 students overturned and crashed into a tree less than a mile from the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Arrests for the week of Oct. 11, 2017FTA -John Michael Woodruff, 39, Birmingham, indecent exposure -Ryan Dylon Lod
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
FTA -John Michael Woodruff, 39, Birmingham, indecent exposure -Ryan Dylon Lodge, 30, Calera, FTA -Cindy Jean Lofton, 24, Erlanger, KY, giving false identification to law enforcement -Tanorara Tasha Phifer, 31, Greenville, warrant-speeding Sept... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Erlanger East wins award for creative lifestyle designGallery: “We have accomplished so much with our incredible volunteer committe
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Gallery: “We have accomplished so much with our incredible volunteer committee. None of this could have happened without their hard work and dedication. Our volunteers are the heroes of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walker County commissioner says Erlanger debt-payment deal only legal choiceDocument: Letter from Erlanger Chief Legal Officer Walker County Attorney LAFA
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Document: Letter from Erlanger Chief Legal Officer Walker County Attorney LAFAYETTE, Ga. — Erlanger CEO Kevin Spiegel offered Walker County a deal that wouldn't have cost taxpayers so much this year. But Commissioner Shannon Whitfield turned down... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Set To Vote Next Tuesday On Resolution To Give Share Of Temporary Staffing To Newly Launched Firm, Though Long-Standing Company Has Signed Contract, No Complaintsthat was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Cali
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
that was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Calif., owed $138,958. There were also debts to Erlanger Health Systems ($984) and the city of Chattanooga ($414). Marshal Mize Ford was owed $6,989. In the second... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Set To Vote On Resolution To Give Share Of Temporary Staffing To Newly Launched Firm, Though Long-Standing Company Has Signed Contract, No Complaintsthat was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Cali
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
that was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Calif., owed $138,958. There were also debts to Erlanger Health Systems ($984) and the city of Chattanooga ($414). Marshal Mize Ford was owed $6,989. In the second... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger Opens New Outpatient Physical Therapy Location DowntownErlanger Adult Outpatient Physical Therapy announced the addition of a downtown
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
Erlanger Adult Outpatient Physical Therapy announced the addition of a downtown location next to the new Erlanger Sports and Health Institute on East Third Street. Physical therapy has a wide range of uses and benefits including management and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
As Spain sinks further into instability, the EU remains muteMonday that it would not recognize Catalonia if it declares independence from S
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
Monday that it would not recognize Catalonia if it declares independence from Spain. This stance doesn’t surprise Steven Erlanger, the chief diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times. “Regionalism is such a sensitive topic [in Europe] that... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Set To Vote On Resolution To Give Share Of Temporary Staffing To Newly Launched Firm, Though Long-Standing Company Has Signed Contract, No Complaintsthat was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Cali
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
that was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Calif., owed $138,958. There were also debts to Erlanger Health Systems ($984) and the city of Chattanooga ($414). Marshal Mize Ford was owed $6,989. In the second... Read more
7 related articles
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The Chattanoogan
City Council Set To Vote To Give Share Of Temporary Staffing To Newly Launched Firm, Though Long-Standing Company Has Signed Contract, No Complaintsthat was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Cali
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
that was confirmed in 2013, the couple left HomeEq Services of Sacramento, Calif., owed $138,958. There were also debts to Erlanger Health Systems ($984) and the city of Chattanooga ($414). Marshal Mize Ford was owed $6,989. In the second... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Ronald McDonald House Launches Hospitality A La Cartehas launched a refreshment cart focused on parents staying with their hospitali
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
has launched a refreshment cart focused on parents staying with their hospitalized children at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Hospitality a la Carte is a volunteer-operated cart provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities that visits... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger East Hospital Wins National Award For Design InnovationRepresentatives from this year’s national Healthcare Facilities Symposium and E
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
Representatives from this year’s national Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE) in Austin, Tx., honored Erlanger East Hospital with the User-Center Award for the hospital’s recent addition and renovation with HKS, Inc. The User-Centered... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Photo gallery: Chattanooga Market carries on despite inclement weatherChattanooga Market carries on despite inclement weather In spite of the threat
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Chattanooga Market carries on despite inclement weather In spite of the threat of inclement weather from the remnants of Hurricane Nate and the cancelation of the Erlanger Health Fair, the Chattanooga Market enjoyed a good turnout on Oct. 8,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hurricane Nate remnants cause event cancelations to Chattanooga, little elsea social media group dedicated to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga events
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
a social media group dedicated to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga events in the city. The Chattanooga Market's Erlanger Health Fair was also canceled. The market posted to Facebook just before 2 p.m. saying the market itself would... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Welcome Home of Chattanooga seeks medical respite for homelessChattanooga Community Kitchen did a 2013-15 testing program for respite care, s
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Chattanooga Community Kitchen did a 2013-15 testing program for respite care, said Executive Director Jens Christensen. Erlanger referred patients and the Homeless Health Care Center determined if the patient could be released for medical... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Ken Curran Wins Moccasin Bend 10K Over Dean Thompsonin much better shape for the club nationals in early December,” he nodded. Bel
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
in much better shape for the club nationals in early December,” he nodded. Bell is a 35-year-old exercise physiologist at Erlanger who ran well, but didn’t feel so great doing it. She’s been dealing with some physical issues this year, so her... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Walker County Balances Budget With $2 Million Error Discovery, Cuts; Elected Officials Have Problems With New Spending Requirements; Tax Bills Go Out Friday The 13thhas to rely on TANs (Tax Anticipation Notes). He said they cost about $100,000
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
has to rely on TANs (Tax Anticipation Notes). He said they cost about $100,000 per year. On the $8.7 million debt to Erlanger Health System over the failed Hutcheson Hospital, Commissioner Whitfield said the aim is to repay Erlanger $2.5... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
WellsWorks Furniture Auctions Off Farmhouse Table, Donates $2,350 To Ronald McDonald HouseRowan’s first birthday after being born 17 weeks early last year. While Rowan w
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
Rowan’s first birthday after being born 17 weeks early last year. While Rowan was receiving care at Children’s Hospital of Erlanger, they stayed at the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House across the street. After Mr. and Mrs. Wells’s 108th stay at... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
South Pittsburg, Tenn., authorities seeking suspect in Tuesday shootinghappened at 10:22 p.m. CDT on Tuesday. Meeks is seeking a warrant for Godsby's
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
happened at 10:22 p.m. CDT on Tuesday. Meeks is seeking a warrant for Godsby's arrest. Meeks said Cantrell was taken to Erlanger hospital in Chattanooga for treatment of a bullet wound to his back and a grazing wound on his hand. Meeks said he... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rossville man dies after smoking in bedhis home on Green Lake Circle in Rossville on Sunday, Oct. 1. The bed then caug
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
his home on Green Lake Circle in Rossville on Sunday, Oct. 1. The bed then caught fire. Paramedics and EMTs rushed him to Erlanger Health System around 2 a.m. Sunday, but doctors declared Brunette dead. The Catoosa County Fire Department put out... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Matthew Gibson Named Chief Strategy Officer Of Erlanger Health SystemErlanger Health System is continuing President and CEO Kevin M. Spiegel’s plan
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 days ago
Erlanger Health System is continuing President and CEO Kevin M. Spiegel’s plan to grow its way to success with the appointment of new Chief Strategy Officer Matthew A. Gibson, FACHE. Mr. Gibson recently served as executive vice president of business... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Autumn Children's Festival Returns Oct. 7-8for families at the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House and the Ronald McDonald F
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 days ago
for families at the Chattanooga Ronald McDonald House and the Ronald McDonald Family Room located on the third floor of Erlanger Hospital. The festival attracts over 3,000 attendees over two days and includes food, activities, crafts and games... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Caregivers Seminar Offered On Thursdaygeneration–people who are caring for both aging parents and their dependent chi
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
generation–people who are caring for both aging parents and their dependent children. The seminar will be at the Chattanooga Public Library, 4th Floor, 1001 Broad Street. The event is sponsored by Erlanger Health System and the Chattanooga Libr... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga RMHC Celebrates Launch Of Hospitality A La Carte In Partnership with Children’s Hospital At Erlangerhas launched a refreshment cart focused on parents staying with their children
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
has launched a refreshment cart focused on parents staying with their children hospitalized at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. A volunteer-operated cart provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga visits parents of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Erlanger's $40,000 Ambulance ATV Stolen From Finley StadiumA $40,000 ATV rigged up by Erlanger Health System to serve as an all-terrain am
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
A $40,000 ATV rigged up by Erlanger Health System to serve as an all-terrain ambulance has been stolen from Finley Stadium. Robbie Tester, Life Force director, said the ATV ambulance was at the stadium for the Mocs' home game on Sept. 16, but was... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking called 'gold standard' nationwidethe best for her unborn child, struggled to kick the habit. Dr. Andrea Goins,
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
the best for her unborn child, struggled to kick the habit. Dr. Andrea Goins, medical director of newborn nurseries at Erlanger Health System, said the nicotine and other chemicals in cigarettes harm developing babies by restricting oxygen and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Business Digest: Dr. Pankiw joins Parkridge Bone & Jointbe a wonderful addition to our team in Chattanooga," said Ellis Harris, divisio
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
be a wonderful addition to our team in Chattanooga," said Ellis Harris, division vice president for Physicians Care. UT Erlanger Neurology adds two physicians Erlanger Health System is expanding its neurology services with the addition of Drs.... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Rainsville man charged with attempted murderwhich may have begun over a girl, and that one was shot. The 18-year-old victi
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 17 days ago
which may have begun over a girl, and that one was shot. The 18-year-old victim, who has not been identified, was flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Shawn Dale Brown, 21, was quickly identified as the suspect and found hiding in the woods... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Rainsville man charged with attempted murderwhich may have begun over a girl, and that one was shot. The 18-year-old victi
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
which may have begun over a girl, and that one was shot. The 18-year-old victim, who has not been identified, was flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Shawn Dale Brown, 21, was quickly identified as the suspect and found hiding in the woods... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Shannon Whitfield denies claims of a second jobsingle day." Cameron also criticized Whitfield at the Tea Party meeting for tu
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
single day." Cameron also criticized Whitfield at the Tea Party meeting for turning down early invitations to meet with Erlanger Health Center executives. In the weeks after his election in November, CEO Kevin Spiegel tried to set up a meeting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man arrested for attempted murder after gouging woman's eyes outto the victim is, he alleged the near death dispute originated over a child. T
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
to the victim is, he alleged the near death dispute originated over a child. The woman was immediately transported to Erlanger Health System where she suffered chest, arm and stomach injuries aside from permanent vision loss. Roberson was... Read more
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