CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Hospital Hixson both received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2023. This national distinction recognizes CHI Memorial’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital.
CHI Memorial has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2023. CHI Memorial is one of only 56 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
CHI Memorial’s Stroke and Neuroscience Center participated in the national research study, BUBL, and was instrumental in developing novel technology that can better detect a specific cause of brain damage in some stroke victims.
Alicia Daniels, MD, FAAP, pediatrician with CHI Memorial Pediatric Diagnostic Associates, is one of the first six pediatricians in Georgia to be certified by the Georgia American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Pediatrician.
CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce the opening of CHI Memorial Vascular Surgery Specialists, a practice that provides comprehensive care for diseases of the vascular system, including the arteries, veins, and lymphatic systems throughout the body.
The MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Fund at CHI Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year, focusing on awarding college scholarships to the children of breast cancer patients.
Effective November 1, 2022, CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia will be in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Blue Advantage (Medicare Advantage), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee BlueCare (TennCare), and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee BlueCare Plus (Dual Special Needs Plan, Medicare Advantage + Medicaid) plans.
CHI Memorial is excited to announce its Registered Nurse Critical Care Fellowship Program is accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.
Cardiothoracic surgeon John Craig, MD, FACS, has joined The Chattanooga Heart Institute. He specializes in all aspects of cardiac surgery. Dr. Craig has more than a decade of experience as a cardiothoracic surgeon.
The CHI Memorial Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program in Chattanooga, Tennessee, under the leadership of Residency Program Director, Karen Babb, PharmD, was recently recognized by the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) as the 2022 Tennessee Health-System Pharmacy Residency Program of the Year.
CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Hospital Hixson both received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes CHI Memorial’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital.
The MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial is giving away free t-shirts to all women who have a screening mammogram during the month of April. The offer is good at all four MaryEllen Locher Breast Center locations and the mobile coaches.
CHI Memorial is pleased to announce its has received accreditation as a Comprehensive Center in Bariatric Surgery with Obesity Medicine Qualifications by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabol
CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce the opening of CHI Memorial Endocrinology Associates, a practice that provides comprehensive medical management and care for conditions like type 1 and 2 diabetes, thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, and a range of metabolic, pituitary, and adrenal disorders.
CHI Memorial has taken the next step toward making its new hospital in North Georgia a reality. Hospital leaders gave notice to the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, that they will file their Certificate of Need (CON) in December to build a replacement hospital in Ringgold, GA.
The MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Fund at CHI Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year, focusing on awarding college scholarships to the children of breast cancer patients.
CHI Memorial has invested in life-changing technology – the Ion by Intuitive endoluminal system, a minimally invasive robotic assisted bronchoscopy procedure designed to address a challenging aspect of lung biopsy.
CHI Memorial has been granted a three-year accreditation with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients.
CHI Memorial Foundation, the fundraising arm of CHI Memorial, is pleased to announce Jake Johnson will serve as the director of development & major gifts. He will work to advance major gifts by partnering with foundations, community leaders, and individual donors.
CHI Memorial and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee announced today they have reached a new three-year agreement. The new contract allows BlueCross members with commercial and Medicare Advantage plans to use services at CHI Memorial, CHI Memorial Medical Group, and The Chattanooga Heart Institute on an in-network basis.
In keeping with CHI Memorial’s mission of improving the health of those it serves and especially those who are vulnerable, and our commitment to providing safe care for patients and a safe work environment for clinicians and staff, CHI Memorial is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021.
CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, Chambliss Law, and Hospice of Chattanooga to provide a six-week educational series focused on dementia. Videos will be posted online at memorial.org/doctalk beginning Thursday, June 24, 2021.
In recognition and celebration of African American Music Appreciation Month and Juneteenth, RISE Chattanooga has partnered with CHI Memorial’s Arts Therapies and Well-Being Program to present Rooted In Color, a visual arts and live performance showcase during the month of June.
CHI Memorial is excited to announce that its RN Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation in Practice
Transition Programs. This is the highest recognition awarded by the ANCC.
CHI Memorial EMS is now providing ambulance service – including emergency and non-emergency transport – to Walker County and Dade County, Georgia, beginning February 1, 2021. CHI Memorial EMS has more than 32 years of experience in medical service delivery, including 911 experience, as well as operating primary care and convenient care clinics in t
CHI Memorial Foundation and The MaryEllen Locher Scholarship Foundation are pleased to announce they have joined together. The CHI Memorial Foundation will take over all daily operations of the Scholarship Foundation, including, but not limited to, the application process, fundraising efforts, receiving donations, and disbursement of scholarship
The laboratories at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Hospital Georgia have been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of recent on-site inspections as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. This is the gold-standard in laboratory accreditation.