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  • Janelle Reilly named Market Chief Executive Officer for CHI Memorial

    SEP 10, 2018

    The Board of Directors of CHI Memorial and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have selected Janelle Reilly as market chief executive officer (CEO) for CHI Memorial. Larry Schumacher, who formerly served at CHI Memorial’s market CEO, will now focus exclusively on his role as senior vice president, CHI divisional operations, southeast division.

  • 14th Annual Pink! Gala co-chairs and theme announced

    AUG 27, 2018

    CHI Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the 14th annual Pink! Gala will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Dr. Lee and Sharron Jackson, and Dan and Amber Norton will co-chair the Foundation’s signature black-tie event.

  • Save the Date: 2018 southeast regional oncology symposium

    JUL 31, 2018

    The Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and CHI Memorial will host the 2018 Southeast Regional Oncology Symposium for primary care providers on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Embassy Suites by Hilton from 7:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. James R. Headrick, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon, is the program director.

  • Lee Ann Flinn, RN, receives Daisy award for extraordinary nurses

    JUL 24, 2018

    Lee Ann Flinn, registered nurse (RN) at CHI Memorial, recently received the award after she was nominated by a patient who says Flinn provided hope during a difficult time. Flinn has worked as a registered nurse at CHI Memorial since January 2001 and currently works in Unit 3 at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson.

  • Full-service cancer care approved for CHI Memorial Parkway

    JUN 25, 2018

    On Monday, June 25, 2018, The Georgia Department of Community Health announced its approval of CHI Memorial Hospital Georgia’s certificate of need application to provide full-service cancer services with new equipment at CHI Memorial Parkway in Ringgold, GA.

  • The Chattanooga heart institute opens seventh location

    JUN 06, 2018

    High quality heart care now at the Atrium Medical Center. The Chattanooga Heart Institute at CHI Memorial is pleased to announce the opening of its new office at the Atrium Medical Center, 1949 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 300, Chattanooga, TN.

  • CHI Memorial receives, donates life-saving narcan

    MAY 24, 2018

    CHI Memorial has received 900 dosage units of the life-saving drug Narcan® (naloxone HCI) nasal spray 4mg as a donation from Cardinal Health. This donation will support CHI Memorial’s efforts to respond to opioid overdoses in Hamilton County.

  • CHI Memorial wins healthcare advertising awards

    MAY 24, 2018

    CHI Memorial’s cardiac and oncology television commercial series won the Silver Award at the 35th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards. This program is the oldest, largest and most widely respected healthcare advertising awards competition. More than 4,000 entries were received this year.

  • PulsePoint app launched in hamilton county

    MAR 18, 2018

    The Hamilton County Emergency Communications District has joined with CHI Memorial and Parkridge Health System to bring PulsePoint, a potentially lifesaving app, to Hamilton County.

  • Pink! nets almost $400,000 for MaryEllen Locher breast center

    FEB 26, 2018

    CHI Memorial Foundation’s 13th annual Pink! gala, chaired by Dr. Taylor and Tiffany Whaley, and Dr. Tom and Susan Flanagan, raised a net total of $389,000, all of which stays in our local community. Proceeds benefit the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial.

  • Pink! nets almost $400,000 for MaryEllen Locher breast center

    FEB 26, 2018

    CHI Memorial Foundation’s 13th annual Pink! gala, chaired by Dr. Taylor and Tiffany Whaley, and Dr. Tom and Susan Flanagan, raised a net total of $389,000, all of which stays in our local community. Proceeds benefit the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center at CHI Memorial.

  • CHI Memorial Medical Group welcomes Geraldo Holguin, M.D.

    FEB 18, 2018

    CHI Memorial Medical Group is pleased to announce Geraldo Holguin, M.D., has joined Buz Standefer Lung Center. Dr. Holguin received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.


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Karen long
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E: karen_long@memorial.org



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