Eye on CHI: Recent news

  • CHI Memorial’s Buz Standefer Lung Center Receives $50,000 Donation

    MAY 10, 2017

    Astec Industries, Inc., donated $50,000 to the Buz Standefer Lung Center at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN. The donation was made in honor of Astec Industries employees around the globe and in memory of the company’s founder, J. Don Brock, who passed away in 2015 from mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer.

  • Mercy Iowa City Joins Mercy Health Network

    MAY 09, 2017

    Mercy Iowa City will join the Mercy Health Network statewide hospital network, effective June 1. Mercy Health Network and Mercy Iowa City each have missions focused on improving and transforming health care in the communities served. Both organizations were both founded by the Sisters of Mercy and share legacies of compassionate care and service...

  • Hall of Fame Football Pro Educates About Joint Pain

    MAY 03, 2017

    Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, part of KentuckyOne Health, helped educate the community about joint pain during a free seminar on April 26. The featured guest speaker was Jerome Bettis, a former football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, known during his career as “The Bus.”

  • Jewish Hospital Shelbyville and UofL Physicians Partner for Remote Stroke Care

    APR 12, 2017

    Shelbyville, KY, now has a high-tech, remote connection to the region’s leading neurologists, resulting in quicker treatment for patients experiencing stroke. Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, part of KentuckyOne Health, has partnered with University of Louisville Physicians to provide remote consultations with specialist physicians via a robot.

  • CHI St. Joseph’s Health FATHER Project Expands

    MAR 23, 2017

    The Community Health Department of CHI St. Joseph’s Health, Park Rapids, MN, is expanding The FATHER Project and bringing their efforts and accomplishments in working with fathers and families to a new community. This month, the program will expand to Walker, MN, about 30 miles northeast of Park Rapids.

  • Jewish Hospital Honors 106-Year-Old Nurse

    MAR 22, 2017

    In the 1940s, Willie Mena Jones-Glass made history when she became the first African American nurse hired at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY. Nurse Glass, now 106 years old, was born in Cameron, TX, and earned a nursing degree from Prairie View A&M University in 1936.

  • Surgeons at CHI Memorial Certified for Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery

    MAR 21, 2017

    Two surgeons at the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN, are recognized as Hidden Scar-trained surgeons. Betsy Washburn, MD, and Mark Brzezienski, MD, are just the second breast surgeon/plastic surgeon team in the country, and the only team in the Southeast, to perform this breast cancer surgery technique...


Michael Romano
National Director, Media Relations
p: 303-383-2720
e: michaelromano@catholichealth.net



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