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Submitted by News Team on Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 5:18pm
Carilion's new physical therapy location in Blacksburg.
Carilion Clinic is excited to announce the opening of its newest physical therapy practice serving the citizens of Blacksburg. The new practice, which opened on Monday, Dec. 15, complements the seven existing practices in the New River Valley and far southwest Virginia. Carilion's new practice is...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 3:03pm
Snowman on top of Riverside Center garage
You know Frosty, Jack Frost and Olaf. Now meet our newest snowy celebrities: the Carilion snowmen, or snow women, if you prefer. It is really up to you because we need help from the community to name them. To help spread holiday spirit in the community, three snow creatures have made their homes on...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:32pm
Home care services are an important part of the care continuum, providing treatments and procedures to patients of all ages in the convenience of their home. Having access to these services – such as dietary instruction, IV therapy, wound care, chronic disease management, and more – improves...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:57am
Chest pain, chest palpitations, shortness of breath, fatigue, weakness, lightheadedness – these symptoms can signify an array of health issues, causing confusion and concern. Heart valve disease is no exception. Some people will experience those common symptoms while others may not experience any...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:40pm
There are approximately 76.4 million baby boomers, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. As Americans continue to age, the demand on the health care community in southwest Virginia will be higher than ever before. It is essential that despite such demand, all patients continue to receive...
Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:42am
Primary care practices desire to implement detailed behavioral and mental health assessments required by the Affordable Care Act, but often lack the resources to do so effectively. Additionally, by implementing such assessments, the high number of health risks identified will likely stretch many...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 5:05pm
Carilion Clinic and Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) held a deed signing event earlier today, officially transferring ownership of a building located at 1201 Third Street in Roanoke from Carilion to CHIP. The property has served as CHIP’s non-profit headquarters and through this donation...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:09pm
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Carilion Clinic hosted its first live chat on Twitter. Members of Carilion Clinic's Breast Care Center came together for an hour to answer questions about breast health. The goal of the chat was to engage with our community online through the popular social network and raise...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, October 27, 2014 - 1:09pm
Carilion Clinic has named Patrice M. Weiss, M.D., to serve as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Weiss currently serves as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carilion Clinic and Professor of OB/GYN at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective Nov. 1, 2014...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, October 27, 2014 - 9:32am
Carilion Clinic is proud to announce its partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility. Through the partnership, Carilion now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access carilionclinic.org.   People who are unable to browse the web using conventional methods due to...