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Submitted by News Team on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 2:55pm
This week, Carilion Clinic donated used perfusion and bypass equipment to Samaritan's Purse. The equipment will be reconditioned and sent to a Kenyan hospital to use during open heart surgeries. For the past 10 years, Carilion has found ways to donate its used medical equipment to hospitals in need...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 9, 2015 - 2:51pm
The Roanoke Valley has seen a steady decline in teen pregnancy rates. According to the latest data from the Virginia Department of Health for 2013, the teen pregnancy rate for the Roanoke Valley has been nearly cut in half over five years. Through Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital, adolescent...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:06pm
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The transformation of the former "Ivy Market" into a new Carilion Clinic outpatient center for orthopaedics and neurosciences is underway in Roanoke.  This video provides a glimpse of what's happening inside, as crews pour concrete for the new second floor of the building located on Franklin Road...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 3:59pm
  The JoAnn Brinkman scholarship is one of three privately funded scholarship opportunities offered by Carilion Clinic. JoAnn's family hopes to offer the scholarship opportunity geared toward single moms indefinitely.   Video of Nursing Scholarship Her daughter Nataleigh McGuire explains, "She...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 8:41am
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Video: Governor's School Students Learn in Carilion's Science Lab On Saturday, Jan. 31, the Governor's School is holding a science fair featuring the projects of more than 200 students from the region.Six of those students have been using Carilion's Basic Science Lab to work on their projects...
Submitted by News Team on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 8:05am
Carilion Clinic has seen a steady decline in the number of patients being treated for the flu since the beginning of January.  As a result, visitor restrictions put in place on Dec. 31, 2014 have now been lifted at Carilion hospitals.   As an example of the data trend seen across the health system...
Submitted by News Team on Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:34pm
George B. Cartledge, Jr. receives an award at the 2015 Leadership Conference.In a ceremony Monday night, Carilion Clinic renamed its patient transport center after George B. Cartledge, Jr., in honor of his nearly 40 years of service as a member of the Carilion Clinic Board of Directors. The...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, January 19, 2015 - 11:40am
Pediatric Disaster Management Training hosted in Roanoke Last week, Carilion Clinic was one of only two organizations across the state hosting pediatric disaster management training for first responders, school leaders, emergency managers and healthcare professionals.  Hear how valuable this...
Submitted by News Team on Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:46am
The February 15 deadline for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is quickly approaching.  That’s why next Saturday, January 24, Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital (CFMH), in partnership with Commonwealth Covered will help community members sign up for health insurance...
Submitted by News Team on Friday, January 9, 2015 - 3:49pm
Have you picked up the latest issue of Our Health magazine? If not, grab a copy and check out which Carilion Clinic physicians were voted to its eighth annual "Best Bedside Manner" list. The awards honor providers who were "voted by the local community for their kindness, empathy and attentiveness...