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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…


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…


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…


Fayetteville Welcomes New Ob/Gyn

June 6, 2018

  Lincoln Health System and Lincoln Medical Group proudly announce the addition of Dr. John M. Burney to the LMG Women’s Center. Burney, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist will join Board-Eligible Obstetrician and Gynecologist Christy Pettes, MD and Board Certified Nurse Midwife Alysha Walker in the Lincoln Medical Group Women’s Center, located in the Lincoln…


National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People

May 8, 2018

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. That’s the message organizers are touting…


County Mayor Joins Lincoln Hospice Volunteers

March 7, 2018

Lincoln Hospice’s Volunteer Coordinator, April Otinger proudly accepted Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman’s application to become a volunteer with Lincoln Hospice last week.  The hospice agency is looking to expand its group of volunteers to serve the community and their patients.  By increasing the volunteer pool, Lincoln Hospice is better equipped to meet the needs…


Lincoln Hospice Announces Date for 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release

February 13, 2018

Lincoln Health System and Lincoln Hospice have set the date for the 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release. This year’s event will be held on April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Stone Bridge Park. Last year’s event celebrated the lives of more than 200 people with the release of beautiful butterflies signifying each…


Lincoln Health System and American Heart Association Team Up to Provide Community CPR Anytime Kits

January 25, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Lincoln Health System officials were presented with 20 American Heart Association CPR Anytime kits, which were awarded based on internal fundraising during the year. These kits will be used during health fairs, community workshops and available for any local organization to train staff. During the year, the LHS Business Development/Marketing department…


Lincoln Health System Encourages Employees to Stay Healthy with the 2nd Annual GET FIT Challenge

January 5, 2018

Monday, January 8th begins the 2nd Annual Lincoln Health System GET FIT Challenge for its employees.  The GET FIT Challenge is designed to encourage Health System employees to stay healthy and active.  Plus a little friendly competition makes reaching those New Year’s weight loss goal a bit more fun! The acronym G.E.T.  F.I.T. stands for “Giving…