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LMC patient satisfaction survey nets highest scores ever

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:38 am

While giving Lincoln County Health System’s Patient Satisfaction Report to the board of directors Tuesday evening, Debbie Yorba, director of Quality and Risk Management, stated that satisfaction scores for the hospital in-patients were the highest ever. “We’re excited that we finally attained what we wanted,” she said. Vickie Groce, CNO, added, “The hospital scores were almost nine out of 10 above the state averages.” “We improved in-patient safety,” said Jamie

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  • Cancer Support Network sets walk

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    Cancer has impacted the lives of countless families in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Lincoln, Moore, and Warren counties during the past 21 years. During that time the Multi-County Cancer Support Network (MCCSN) and its team of volunteers have stepped up to help those families. Financial, educational, and emotional support are the core products MCCSN provides to those afflicted in the eight county Middle Tennessee area. Financial assistance to the

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  • Foundation aids local Home Health & Hospice

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 8:01 am

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    Lincoln County Health System is a multi-faceted system with a wide variety of services to meet the health care needs of the community. The Lincoln County Health System Foundation holds fundraisers to donate monies that support the mission of the various entities of the Health System. Over the past 10 years, the foundation has raised money for items such as the accredited chest pain center, a new bus for the

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  • Seniors treated to ‘Health Jeopardy’

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    The residents of Fayetteville Square recently enjoyed a game of Health Jeopardy with Dr. Chad Mathey of Tri-State Clinic of Chiropractic. Mathey educates local groups with the fun and educational game. Among the facilities where he has taken the activity are Southern Manor Living Center, the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center and the Petersburg Senior Citizens Center. “The folks always enjoy our time together, and it gets pretty competitive as

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  • Suicide Awareness Walk set this fall

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:36 pm

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    In the wake of the recent suicidal tragedy coming out of Hollywood, plans have been announced for the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. This walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field, located 839 Dinah Shore Boulevard in Winchester. The event will bring together people of all ages and races to remember those lost to

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  • You’re not alone

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    E. Douglas Varney Commissioner, state Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   Through the untimely death of entertainer Robin Williams, a bright light is shining once again on the often-avoided conversation about suicide. In my work over the years as a mental health professional, helping people through crisis of spirit, marriage and family, I have see firsthand how people feel hopeless in their struggle. I have also seen

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  • Suicide prevention begins one-on-one

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    SCOTT RIDGWAY, Executive director, tennessee suicide prevention network   The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network wishes to offer its condolences regarding the death of Robin Williams on Aug. 11. Mr. Williams was a beloved public figure, and his passing has triggered an outpouring of grief nationally and wall-to-wall coverage in print, television, and social media — not all of it positive or helpful. It should be noted that what happened to

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