Moore Earns SCPC Certification


Jonathan Moore, RN, CCCC, has earned special certification as a cardiovascular care coordinator from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The SCPC, formerly Society of Chest Pain Centers, awards certification to cardiac healthcare professionals who successfully complete the cardiovascular care coordinator certification boot camp.

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SRMC Administration Wraps for Fundraiser


The Starr Regional Administrative team assists Karen Morrow and Vania King in the annual gift-wrapping fundraiser. Mark Nichols, CEO, get a lesson in bow-making from Karen while Margie Brusseau, CNO, and David Alley, CFO, assist with wrapping. The proceeds from this annual event are donated to the SRMC Benevolence Fund to assist employees in their time of need.

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Starr Regional Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program Recertified by Industry Leader


Starr Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the recertification of its cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Starr Regional was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

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Mark Nichols to become Starr CEO


Starr Regional Medical Center announced today that Mark Nichols has been appointed its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 7, 2014.

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Patton Wins Mercy Award at Starr Regional


Gena Patton, central sterile supply technician, has been awarded the Mercy Award at Starr Regional Medical Center for 2014. The award, which is the highest honor a LifePoint employee can receive, was presented at a recent ceremony in which the winner was announced.

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Brusseau named CNO of the Year


Starr Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Margie Brusseau has been named LifePoint Hospitals’’ CNO of the Year. LifePoint Hospitals, of which Starr Regional is a part, is a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare close to home.

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Starr Regional Senior Care Expansion Planned


Starr Regional Medical Center has applied for a certificate of need to expand the Etowah campus geriatric psychiatry unit by four additional beds, increasing the inpatient capacity from ten beds to 14.

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Richard Grogan to become Starr Regional Interim CEO


Starr Regional Medical Center announces Richard Grogan will serve as the Interim CEO. Grogan will oversee operations of the two-campus medical center, as well as the Surgery Center of Athens and physicians offices. Most recently, Grogan served as CEO of The Memorial Hospital of Salem County in New Jersey.

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Deadline nearing for Health Insurance Marketplace


The launch of the new Health Insurance Marketplace triggered several months of discouraging reports highlighting the glitches and technical problems associated with its website, Initially, these issues and the associated media coverage of the problem delayed and deterred many people from exploring their opportunities for healthcare coverage.

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Starr Regional Consolidates Board of Trustees


The inaugural meeting of Starr Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Board of Trustees welcomed new members John Gentry and Durant Tullock, both of whom were on the Woods Memorial Hospital Board prior to the formation of SRMC which combined the former Athens Regional Medical Center, Woods Memorial Hospital and McMinn Memorial Nursing Home into one entity.

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Hospital "Goes Red for Women"


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Starr Regional becomes tobacco free campus effective Feb. 1


Effective February 1, 2014, Starr Regional Medical Center will become a tobacco free campus in both Athens and Etowah. Starr Regional’s mission is “making communities healthier.” This mission not only extends to the patients served, but also their family, visitors and employees of the hospital.

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Starr Regional Medical Center CEO John Workman to Retire


Starr Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced today that CEO John Workman will retire and step down from the top leadership role at SRMC effective April 2, 2014.

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Joint Approach Class Meets 1/27


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Healthy New Year - Community Wellness January Mtg.


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First Baby of 2014


April Daniela Damian Vasco-Alais achieved two firsts within the first second of her life. She became the first child of Samantha Vasco-Alais and Luis Damian Orozco, and hers was the first unscheduled birth at Starr Regional Medical Center in 2014.

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Starr Regional Medical Center formed from ARMC/WMH Consolidation


Hospitals serving McMinn County and surrounding areas combine to operate as one comprehensive medical center with two campuses.

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Apogee Physicians join Athens & Etowah Campus


Apogee Physicians represents an evolutionary leap for inpatient clinical practice. Apogee hospitalists are experts in the practice of acute care medicine, and they are available for their patients around the clock, providing continuity of care at the highest standards.

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ARMC Awards Coveted Mercy Award to Susan Hicks, R.N.


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Athens Regional Publishes New Mobile Website


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ARMC Recognized by CMS for Meaningful Use of Technology


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ARMC Forms Partnership to Expand Surgical Services


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Athens Regional Honors Two Nurses


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"Joint Approach" Educates Potential Patients


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ARMC First in Region to Offer High-Tech Knee Replacement Surgery


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Dr. Iris Snider Honored with Prestigious Award


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ARMC Opens Aquatic Therapy Pool


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