Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from the Joint Commission

December 13, 2018

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) has announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Diabetes 101: What You Should Know

November 5, 2018

Diabetes is one of the biggest health issues facing Americans today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes.

Are You Covered? Health Insurance Marketplace Now Open Through December 15

November 2, 2018

November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment for 2019 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since debuting in 2013, the Health Insurance Marketplace has provided access to low-cost healthcare coverage for millions who would otherwise be without health insurance or who are interested in taking advantage of more cost-effective alternatives to their current coverage.

STRHS Winchester Gains New Surgeon

July 13, 2018

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) officials announced today that general surgeon, Clive A. Wasson M.D., has joined its medical staff.

Top of Mind: Ending the Stigma around Mental Health

May 1, 2018

When it comes to our health, it can be easy to focus exclusively on physical health – making sure we are staying up to date on annual exams and screenings, committing to a regular exercise routine, eating nutritious foods and the like. But there is another important facet of our health that we should not ignore – our mental health. National Mental Health Month is observed each May to provide a platform for discussing mental health and raising awareness of the important role it plays in our lives.

People are at the Cornerstone of Making Communities Healthier

May 1, 2018

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winchester is joining with several organizations this May to recognize and celebrate many of our community’s healthcare providers and recognize their efforts to help make our community healthier.

Dr. Joseph McFadden Joins Southern Tennessee Regional Health System

April 30, 2018

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester/Sewanee (STRHS Winchester/Sewanee) officials announced today that Joseph McFadden, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering psychiatric services to patients in Sewanee and the surrounding area. Dr. McFadden brings more than thirty years of experience to STRHS Winchester/Sewanee and is one of a number of specialists to join the hospital’s medical team this year.

LifePoint Health recognized for National Quality Program in which Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester/Sewanee participates

March 29, 2018

LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT), of which Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester/Sewanee (STRHS Winchester /Sewanee is a part, has been named the recipient of the 2017 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety at the Local Level. Presented annually by The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF), the prestigious Eisenberg Awards acknowledge major achievements in healthcare quality and patient safety.

Is It Time for a Colonoscopy?

March 5, 2018

Do you remember when you used to put on your favorite bell bottoms and disco dance the night away? If you do, then it’s probably time to think about a routine colonoscopy screening. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women, excluding skin cancers. And the vast majority of these cases occur in people 50 and older.

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester Recognized for Excellence with ACC Heart Failure Accreditation

January 8, 2018

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with heart failure. Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester was awarded Heart Failure Accreditation in December based on rigorous onsite review of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with heart failure through pre-hospital care, early stabilization, acute care, transitional care, clinical quality measures and more.

Smith Joins First Choice Health Winchester

January 4, 2018

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester officials announce the addition of Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Sherrie Smith to First Choice Health in Winchester.

Neurologist Joins Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester

August 18, 2017

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester is excited to announce the addition of neurologist, Dr. Robert W. Gilbert to our ever-growing team of physicians called the Southern Tennessee Medical Group. Dr. Gilbert will be focused on the community’s need for expert neurological care as he leads the soon to be opened Southern Tennessee Neurology.

Local Rehabilitation Program Receives Award

June 27, 2017

The Inpatient Rehabilitation program at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) has received a 2017 Top Performer Award from the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation.

It’s Rural Hospital Week

May 23, 2017

It’s Rural Hospital Week and Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier – both inside and outside of our hospital walls.

New Medical Center for Lynchburg

April 7, 2017

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System(STRHS) officials announce the opening of a new medical facility in Lynchburg

Advanced Wound Care Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

February 27, 2017

Advance Wound Care achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days. Out of 630 Centers eligible for the Center of Distinction award, 334 achieved this honor in 2017.

Winchester Family Medicine Celebrates New Location

February 20, 2017

On Wednesday February 22, 2017 Winchester Family Medicine will be celebrating their new location by hosting an Open House. The Public is welcome to stop by to visit, tour the new offices and the new exam rooms from 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

Hospitals Plan Go Red Events for February

January 31, 2017

Hospitals Plan Go Red Events for February Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is hosting events to create awareness of heart disease in women. Heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year. In fact, a woman dies of heart disease every minute in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.

When It Comes to Your Heart, Play Smart!

January 31, 2017

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year. That’s why it’s important to play smart with your heart. And there are a couple of simple, practical things you can do to stay on top of your heart game.

Dr. Ronald L. Bonfiglio Joins Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester

December 19, 2016

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) announced today Ronald L. Bonfiglio, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering physiatry services to patients throughout Franklin and surrounding counties. Dr. Bonfiglio brings more than 20 years of physical medicine and rehabilitation experience to STRHS Winchester.

Jennifer O'Neal Joins Moutain Medical Staff

November 8, 2016

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System announces professional Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer O'Neal, is joining the team at Mountain Medical Clinic in Monteagle, Tennessee.

Local Health System Hosts Fall Themed Fall Prevention Education Event For Community.

November 3, 2016

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester hosted a massive fall prevention themed education event last week and the entire medical community showed up in support. The event was called the "Fall Falls Festival" and was a huge hit for all the attended. Oaklawn Baptist Church hosted the event in their spacious activity center and the staff of the local health system put a ton of energy into decorating for the event

Dr. Michelle S. Val Joins Mountain Medical

October 31, 2016

Southern Tennessee Reginal Health System today announced that Michelle S. Val, MD is joining its staff and will be offering family medicine services to patients in the Franklin and Grundy Count area. Dr. Val brings a number of years of clinical experience and work experience in the military health system to Southern Tennessee Regional Health System (STRHS) and is one of many new physicians to join the hospital’s medical staff.

Dr. Karen Fox Joins Southern Tennessee Regional Health System

May 2, 2016

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) officials announced today that Karen Fox, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering psychiatric services to patients throughout Franklin County and the surrounding area. Dr. Fox brings more than 20 years of experience to STRHS Winchester and is one of a number of specialists to join the hospital’s medical team this year.

Edwards Joins STRHS Team

March 4, 2016

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester (STRHS Winchester) officials announce the addition of physician assistant Justin G. Edwards to the medical staff. Edwards is joining the group of orthopedic specialists at Southern Tennessee Orthopedic and Spine Center Winchester in March.

Hospital Hires New Chief Nursing Officer

March 3, 2016

STRHS-Winchester announces the addition of Jean Ann McMurrey to their hospital staff. McMurrey is the new Chief Nursing Officer. McMurrey comes to Winchester from the healthcare system in Alabama.