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Archive for February 2014

Acting Fast Saves Life

Lake-Lynn Pitts is a girl who knows how to make an entrance. Not many babies are born with their mothers having complications of a ruptured appendix and going into pre-term labor. This was definitely the case for sweet baby Lake-Lynn and how she entered this world. “I remember how great the nurses were at keeping…

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Dog Brings Joy to Residents

If you have ever visited Donalson Care Center then you know that our residents aren’t the only people you may come to love. For many years we were blessed by the presence of Lucky, the resident dog. Sadly in late 2010 Lucky passed away and since her departure she has never been replaced. That was…

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Community Health Fair

On Saturday, May 5, the Lincoln County Health System and the Lincoln County Health Council will sponsor a community wide health fair. The health fair will be open at 9am and go until Noon. It will be located at the Lincoln County High School. “It has been awhile since we offered a health fair to…

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Gathering of Statewide Experts Addresses Infant and Maternal Concerns

Franklin (Tenn.) – A unique, wide-ranging group of national and state-level stakeholders met to highlight the statewide progress being made through the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) around Tennessee’s infant and maternal concerns. The Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) brought together more than 320 physicians, nurses, hospital administrators, insurance companies, families,…

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Lincoln Medical Center Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Care Safer

Lincoln Medical Center is among a nationwide group of hospitals that participated in a successful initiative to increase patient safety by improving the processes and systems that facilities use to deliver health care. Through the National Patient Safety Initiative (NPSI), [Hospital name] worked with Qsource, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for Tennessee, to establish an…

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Medical Center Sleep Disorder Center Earns Accreditation

Recently the Lincoln Medical Center Sleep Disorders Center achieved accreditation by the American Association of Sleep Medicine. (AASM) By achieving accreditation a Sleep Center demonstrates a commitment to the provision of quality diagnostic services and the management of sleep disorders; states Billy Joe Brumlow, Center Director. Accreditation reflects a commitment to insure that sleep disorder…

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Patrick to Offer Karate Class

On January 9 Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center will begin offering a karate class to facility members. Karen House, a black belt with United Karate Studios in Dalton and Ellijay, GA., will be the instructor of a beginner class in American-style Tae Kwon-do, which will meet 6:15-7:30p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in the upstairs workout room. “Anyone…

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Home Care and Hospice Month: Completing the Circle of Life

As part of the celebration of National Home Care Month during the month of November, the National Association for Home Care (NAHC) developed themes for both home health and hospice services. The 2012 theme for hospice is: Completing the Circle of Life with Love and Dignity. “This year’s NAHC theme for hospice really exemplifies what…

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Home Care and Hospice Month: A Smooth Transition Home

Along with other services, Home Care can be a very important component in a patient’s recovery after a hospitalization. This is the fourth in a series of articles about Home Care being printed during November, in honor of National Home Care and Hospice Month. Regardless of how you cast your vote on November 6, you…

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