NorthCrest Laboratory Receives Certificate of Recognition

Springfield, Tenn. (November 13, 2008) – The Tennessee Department of Health Laboratory has recognized NorthCrest Medical Center’s Laboratory as an Advanced Sentinel Laboratory in the Laboratory Response Network (LRN). In 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the LRN. The LRN’s purpose is to run a network of labs that can respond […]

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NorthCrest Board Elects New Chairman

Springfield, Tenn. (July 24, 2008) – Ted Stubblefield was recently elected as the new chairman of the NorthCrest Medical Center Board of Trustees. Stubblefield fills the position recently vacated by E. Dee Reid, who served as chairman since 1993. Stubblefield has served as a member of the NorthCrest Board of Trustees since 1989. During his […]

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NorthCrest Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (June 2, 2008) – The NorthCrest Auxiliary recently honored the 2008 NorthCrest Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients at their Annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon. This is the Auxiliary’s sixth year to award these scholarships and to date has given $16,500 in scholarships to students in Robertson County. The Auxiliary Scholarships are awarded to two seniors who […]

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Dr. O’Donnell Selected as NorthCrest Physician of the Year

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (April 1, 2008) – John O’Donnell, M.D., obstetrician and gynecologist on staff at NorthCrest Medical Center, has been selected as the Physician of the Year at the Springfield hospital. The award is selected by the Physician Excellence Committee, a sub committee of the Professional Practices Committee. The committee chose from numerous nominations submitted […]

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NorthCrest’s Diabetes Education Program Merits ADA Recognition

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (February 19, 2008) – NorthCrest Medical Center’s diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The program was originally Recognized in February of 1993. The ADA Education Recognition effort, begun in the fall of 1986, is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met […]

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NorthCrest Care Center Extends Hours on Sundays

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 28, 2008) – The NorthCrest Care Center will be extending their hours of operation on Sundays to better serve the needs of its patients. The new hours on Sunday will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday hours will remain 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The NorthCrest Care Center […]

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NorthCrest’s Lab Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 23, 2008) – NorthCrest Medical Center’s Clinical Laboratory has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists, CAP, based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. Ron Trubilowicz, NorthCrest’s laboratory director, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the “excellence of […]

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New Procedure at NorthCrest Offers Relief to Spinal Fractures

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 10, 2008) – NorthCrest Medical Center is now offering, through their partnership with Springfield Radiology, Balloon Kyphoplasty which is a minimally invasive treatment option for patients suffering from spinal fractures most commonly due to osteoporosis. Balloon Kyphoplasty is designed to correct spinal deformity due to osteoporotic fractures, significantly reducing back pain and […]

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NorthCrest Welcomes First Babies of 2008

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 4, 2008) – NorthCrest Medical Center is happy to welcome the first babies of 2008. The staff from Women’s Services Department congratulated the new mothers, Amy Darrow, April Davis and Heather Anderson. Darrow’s baby was delivered by Dr. John O’Donnell. Davis’s baby was delivered by Dr. Brent Nason. Anderson’s baby was delivered […]

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NorthCrest Medical Center to go Tobacco-Free

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (December 6, 2007) – NorthCrest Medical Center, the community’s healthcare leader, will be moving to a tobacco-free campus effective June 1, 2008. As of this date no tobacco use of any kind will be permitted inside or outside of any NorthCrest facility. This initiative also will include the elimination of designated areas outside […]

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