Support of the Medicare Wage Index Change

Posted on June 11, 2019

From the office of Jason Pilant, President and Chief Administrative Officer of Roane Medical Center: Roane Medical Center and Covenant Health have long advocated for changes to the Medicare Wage Index (MWI) formula.  This severely flawed formula has negatively impacted hospitals in East Tennessee for over a decade.  Finally, after years of effort, on April […]

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Alan Buck, Imaging Manager Earns Radiology Certfication

Posted on June 5, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Imaging Manager, Alan Buck for earning Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) certification. This designation speaks volumes about high standards of achievement attained for medical imaging leadership. It is the only professional credential tailored specifically for radiology administrators, focusing on management in human resources, asset resources, finance, operations, and communication.  The CRA […]

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Joanie Bailey Receives Nursing Assistant Certification

Posted on May 29, 2019

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Nursing Assistant, Joanie Bailey for receiving her Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA). To earn this certification, nursing assistants must complete a training program approved by the state, which often sets a minimum number of clinical and classroom hours. After completing the CNA program, nursing assistants must earn their state’s nursing assistant certification […]

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Roane Nurses Recognized for Excellence Award

Posted on May 14, 2019

Two nurses from Roane Medical Center have been recognized by the Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives – Knoxville Chapter as winners of the inaugural 2018 East Tennessee Nursing Excellence Awards. The award recipients are: Kitty Honeycutt, RN Yi Yang, RN Congratulations to these award recipients, and a big thank you to all our nurses at Roane Medical […]

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Nicole Campbell, RN Receives DAISY Award

Posted on May 6, 2019

Congratulations to Nicole Campbell, RN who recently received Roane Medical Center’s DAISY Award for her outstanding work and compassionate care in our Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A daughter of a patient praised Nichole because “During [my mother’s] stay, we met quite a few nurses, who were all professional and helpful, but the one that stands […]

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Brian Flanagan Receives Healthcare Emergency Certification

Posted on May 2, 2019

Congratulations to our very own senior service technician, Brian Flanagan,  who has been named a Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP). Brian leads our engineering team and keeps our hospital up and running at all hours of the day. His responsibility to ensure that all of our facility systems are operating not just correctly, but also efficiently and […]

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RMC Pharmacy Technician Receives Compounding Sterile Preparation Certification

Posted on April 26, 2019

Roane Medical Center’s Pharmacy Technician, Erin Howard, CPhT, CSPT, has recently been named a Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT).   Sterile compounding is the preparation of medications in a sterile environment to prevent contamination. Becoming a CSPT demonstrates a pharmacy technician’s knowledge and skill as well as their commitment to the role they play in ensuring medication […]

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Roane Medical Center Earns Fifth ACR Accreditation

Posted on April 18, 2019

Roane Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast ultrasound as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and better treat medical conditions. […]

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