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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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Dr. Morrison Named to State Committee Aimed at Preventing Maternal Morbidity

Theresa Morrison, MD, Fayetteville, Tennessee’s only family practice/obstetrician, has been appointed to the Tennessee Maternal Mortality Review and Prevention Team for a term of three years.  According to the Tennessee Department of Health, the purpose of this committee is to identify opportunities to prevent maternal deaths and promote women’s health in Tennessee.  The expert panel…

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Lincoln County Residents Encouraged to Learn the Signs, Seek Help This Better Hearing & Speech Month

With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, the speech-language pathologists at Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center encourage residents to learn the signs—and seek an evaluation—if they have concerns about themselves or a loved one. This is a timely message, as May…

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Lincoln Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Lincoln Medical Center, Lincoln Health System’s 49-bed acute care hospital, was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Lincoln Health System’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality…

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Beyond the Call: Lincoln Health System Celebrates EMS Week

This week, May 19-25, 2019 is celebrated nationally as EMS Week: Beyond the Call.  Celebrations this week are designed to honor and recognize the men and women who deliver vital emergency care to communities throughout the United States. Locally, more than 33,000 residents in the 571 square miles of Lincoln County, TN rely on Lincoln…

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LHS Applies for State Rural Healthcare Sustainability Program

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

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

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

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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