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LHS Applies for State Rural Healthcare Sustainability Program

May 7, 2019

Recently, Lincoln Health System was asked by a media outlet, to comment on the State of Tennessee’s Rural Hospital Transformation Act. In 2018, this program was passed into law in recognition of other legislative actions that negatively impacted all rural hospitals in Tennessee. This has resulted in the closure of 11 hospitals closing since 2010.…

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Lincoln Medical Center Receives High Praise from CMS

April 1, 2019

Lincoln Medical Center is proud to announce it has received a 4-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the most recent review. The ratings range from 1- 5 stars and 63% of hospitals received 3-stars or lower placing LMC in the top 37% of hospitals nationwide ranked in the…

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Telemedicine Technology Transforms the Delivery of Healthcare to Lincoln County Residents

February 15, 2019

Lincoln Health System is now using telemedicine technology to move care beyond the hospital to provide quality and lifesaving patient care closer to home.   The hospital recently partnered with TriStar Health to provide 24/7 stroke and neurological care to patients. Telemedicine allows immediate access for acute stroke care-especially in communities where neurologists are not on…

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ENT Specialty Care Now Offered in Fayetteville

January 28, 2019

Lincoln Health System (LHS) is pleased to announce Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates of Middle Tennessee, P.C. has opened an office in the Lincoln Medical Center Medical Plaza located at 108 Medical Center Blvd. in Fayetteville next to Lincoln Medical Center. Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates of Middle Tennessee, P.C. diagnoses and treats disorders of…

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Lincoln Health System Welcomes New Surgeon

November 5, 2018

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce David B. Crump, MD, FACS has joined the medical staff as a full-time General Surgeon. Dr. Crump is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Crump and his family have spent the past 18 years in…

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Davis Named as Wellness Director at Patrick Rehab-Wellness

September 17, 2018

Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center and Lincoln Health System proudly announce Kim Davis has been named the new Wellness Director for Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center (PRW).  Davis has served as a fitness instructor at the Patrick on a part-time basis since 1996 leading and developing fitness classes and performing fitness assessments for Patrick members. In her new role,…

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Lincoln Health System Plans Care Center Consolidation

September 12, 2018

As a health care provider, Lincoln Health System is committed to providing high-quality care to the citizens of Lincoln and surrounding counties.  The continual review of plans and a constant awareness of the ever-changing market trends helps to ensure this commitment is fulfilled.  Even though Americans are living longer, the paradigm in the long-term care…

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Lincoln Health System and Huntsville Hospital Health System Enter Strategic Affiliation

September 10, 2018

Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, entered into a strategic affiliation agreement effective Sept. 10, 2018, with Huntsville Hospital Health System (HHHS) to become part of a larger affiliated health care system that will allow for more efficient delivery of services to residents of southern Tennessee and northern Alabama. The new entity will…

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LHS Volunteer Auxiliary Donates $10K to Health System

July 26, 2018

The Lincoln Health System Volunteer Auxiliary recently donated over $10,000 to Lincoln Health System to purchase needed equipment across all of the health system’s facilities.  Each year, the Auxiliary collects a ‘wish list’ from each facility of an item or items that would directly benefit the patients of Lincoln Health System.  The Auxiliary works hard…

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Vicky Groce Named as New Care Center Administrator

July 19, 2018

I feel like I have come full circle and am home again here among old friends.  Early in my healthcare career, I started working in long-term care.  My roots began here and a piece of my heart has always remained. I am excited about this chapter, to be able to lead a facility so dear…