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LHS Foundation Donation Improves Patient Engagement at LDCC

Recently, the Lincoln Health System Foundation purchased four geriatric agility chairs for patient use at Lincoln-Donalson Care Center.  The large padded chairs with a wheeled base provide support for those who struggle to sit upright on their own while allowing them to be moved throughout the facility. “For our residents who have difficulty sitting upright…

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LINCOLN HEALTH SYSTEM TO CELEBRATE CAREGIVERS ON NOVEMBER 22ND

Long –term care facilities across Tennessee, including, Lincoln-Donalson Care Center (LDCC), will recognize the contributions of the state’s 30,000 nursing home employees on Nursing Home Caregiver Appreciation Day, Friday, November 22. From nurses and therapists providing medical care and treatments to cooks preparing nutritious meals, and activity directors planning engaging programs, it takes a team…

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LHS WELCOMES TWO NEW ORTHOPEDIC PROVIDERS

As part of Lincoln Health System’s (LHS) commitment to provide quality health care to the Lincoln County community, the health system has announced its plans to open a new orthopedic surgery practice, Lincoln Medical Group Orthopedic Associates with orthopedic surgeon, Robert A. Beasley, MD and orthopedic nurse practitioner, Ryan Parton, FNP-BC. The decision to open…

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LINCOLN HEALTH SYSTEM CELEBRATES HOME CARE AND HOSPICE MONTH IN NOVEMBER

During November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation. To recognize their efforts, we…

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Lincoln Medical Center Earns 4-Star Quality Rating From Medicare Again

Lincoln Medical Center (LMC) proudly announced they have earned a 4-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the second rating period in a row. The ratings range from 1-5 stars and are updated twice each year.  The 4-star ranking places LMC in the top 30% of hospitals nationwide ranked…

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Mock Disaster Drill Planned

Lincoln Health System (LHS) has announced that they will be conducting a mock disaster drill beginning at 9:00 am tomorrow, October 22, 2019. The drill will simulate a severe weather event and will take place at Lincoln Care Center with volunteer ‘patients’ being transported to Lincoln Medical Center.  This drill will test the health system’s…

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Russ Spray Named Interim CEO of LHS

Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit health care corporation, has announced that William R. (Russ) Spray has been named Interim-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective September 3, 2019. A native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, Spray has over 40 years’ experience in healthcare leadership including a near 3-year stint as CEO of Lincoln Health System from…

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Lincoln Health System Names Interim-CEO after CEO Departure

Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, has announced the departure of its chief executive officer, Candie Starr effective August 21, 2019. Bob Lonis, Lincoln Health System’s Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Interim-CEO and will lead the health system until a more permanent replacement can be named. “Lincoln Health System’s focus during…

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Laughing Gas Improves Birth Experience for Fayetteville Mom

Expecting women often craft well thought out plans for the births of their babies and most of the time, pain control is at the top of the list.  Many women gather information and options such as epidurals, water labor, and pain medications and injections early in the pregnancy in order to make an informed decision…

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Auxiliary Donation to LHS Focuses on the Patient Experience

Each year, the Lincoln Health System Auxiliary, a 501©3 volunteer organization, requests a wish list from each facility within the health system.  This ‘wish list’ usually consists of items or projects that directly benefit patient care, but were possibly not able to be purchased due to the budgetary constraints. The Auxiliary, which consists of volunteers…

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