December 2017 DAISY Award Winner – Shelia Staggs

Posted on January 15, 2018

Sheila Staggs, RN and Certified Case Manager is the first recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Roane Medical Center.

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Roane Medical Earns MRI Accreditation

Posted on January 11, 2018

Roane Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical […]

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Standing Tall

Posted on January 5, 2018

Nicole Mailloux, 81, Rockwood, extends her foot in front of her body, and gracefully bends forward from the waist. “You bow like you are meeting the queen,” she says in her gentle French accent. Mailloux is explaining an exercise at Patricia Neal Outpatient Center that’s part of physical therapy designed for patients struggling with the […]

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RMC Hosts Freedom from Smoking Classes

Posted on December 21, 2017

Do you use tobacco or vape? Do you want to give your lungs a fresh start in 2018? The Roane County Health Council wants to help! Joins us as we explore “Freedom from Smoking” each Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm beginning January 16th through February 27th. This FREE class is open to ANY age smoker, […]

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RMC Pharmacy Technician Thanks Colleagues for Excellent Stroke Care

Posted on December 11, 2017

Dressed in full-body sterile protection affectionately called a “bunny suit,” pharmacy technician Cotton Tucker, 59, was busy at work at Roane Medical Center in late July 2017. One of Tucker’s duties is to fill and deliver the prescription medicine carts that the physicians need during surgery, and she carefully put everything in its place. “You […]

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RMC Receives Covenant Health 2017 President’s Excellence Awards

Posted on November 22, 2017

Covenant Health celebrated the accomplishments of individual employees and collaborative teams throughout our health system at the inaugural President’s Excellence Awards celebration, held in mid-November at the Knoxville Marriott.                  The President’s Excellence Awards represent an expansion of previous Everest and Performance Excellence Award recognition events. This year’s awards reflected not only individual and team […]

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Roane Medical Center Dedicates Serenity Garden Pavers

Posted on November 7, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, members of the Roane County community and representatives of Roane Medical Center gathered to dedicate three new pavers in the hospital’s serenity garden.  The garden was created through charitable support when the new medical center was constructed in 2013. “It’s designed to be a quiet, restful place where patients, family members […]

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Time to Heal

Posted on October 24, 2017

 After years of industrial electrical work, swinging hammers and carrying heavy conduit day after day, Travis Mayton was experiencing some pretty intense pain in his right shoulder. The co-owner of locally based Trinity Contracting Services knew he needed to take action when leisure time began to hurt as much as heavy lifting. “It got to […]

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