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Telemedicine Technology Improves Access to Cardiac Care

April 26, 2021

Lincoln Health System, in collaboration with TriStar Health System, is proud to announce the expansion of tele-medicine services at Lincoln Medical Center to include cardiac telemedicine.  Through this program, Lincoln Medical Center patients will have instant access to a cardiac specialist with the use of robotic technology and specialized medical instruments that allow the physician…

Wellness Service Closure Announced

February 1, 2021

Lincoln Health System (LHS) has announced the discontinuation of the wellness service at the Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center. The decision to close the service was made after a review of the Wellness Service volumes and revenues for the past year.  The Wellness Service experienced a 66% decline in revenues from January to December 2020 as well…

Ambulance Service Purchases Lifesaving Technology

January 29, 2021

Lincoln Health System recently purchased 3 LUCAS hands-free, mechanical CPR system for the LMC Ambulance Service. Training on the new devices has already been completed and the LUCAS devices are in the ambulances ready for use. “We purchased the LUCAS system as an additional resource for our ambulance to assist in maintaining chest compressions during…

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID Available at LMC

January 26, 2021

Monoclonal antibody therapy or Bamlanivimab is a great treatment option for non-hospitalized COVID positive patients.  Lincoln Medical Center began offering the treatment to qualified patients in October 2020 with great success. According to the FDA, which issued an emergency use authorization for the treatment in November, monoclonal antibodies are “laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune…

UV Light Technology Keeps Ambulances Safe

January 25, 2021

LMC Ambulance service is using the technology of UV lights to keep their ambulances safe and clean during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UV lights are used in addition to their already strict cleaning protocols and adds an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and flu viruses. The UV sanitation lights were added to each front…

Fayetteville Welcomes the First Baby of 2021

January 4, 2021

It’s a Girl!  Layla Jade Patterson became the first baby born in Lincoln County in 2021 when she arrived at 4:58 am on January 2, 2021. Layla is the first child for parents Savanna and Joseph Patterson.  At birth, Layla weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was delivered by Dr. Theresa Morrison of Stonebridge Medical…

Lincoln Medical Center Welcomes new Hospitalist

December 30, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce the expansion of the Lincoln Medical Center Hospitalist program with the addition of Idowu Uzzi, MD. Dr. Uzzi is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician who specializes in providing hospitalist care.  A hospitalist is a provider who cares for patients while they are in the hospital whether in…

LMC Returns to No Visitor Protocol as COVID Cases Rise

December 29, 2020

In response to the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in the area and high hospital volumes, Lincoln Health System will be re-implementing their NO-VISITOR protocol beginning on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, across the health system. Visitation is Restricted Beginning Tuesday, visitors will not be permitted to accompany patients at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC).  Exceptions to this…

COVID-19 Vaccine on the Way to LMC

December 22, 2020

Lincoln Health System anticipates its first shipment of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine today with vaccinations beginning as early as tomorrow.  Following the guidance from the state of Tennessee and federal authorities, LHS is carefully prioritizing the first doses received. Distribution of the vaccine will be determined by following the guidelines outlined by the Tennessee Department…

New Urologist Seeing Patients in Fayetteville

December 9, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce John Coursey, MD will be joining the medical staff at Lincoln Medical Center and will begin treating patients in Fayetteville in December. Dr. Coursey is a board-certified urologist with more than 20 years of experience.  He is a native of Nashville.  He is a graduate of West Point…

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