NorthCrest S.H.I.P. Program Completes Another Year

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (August 5, 2010) –The NorthCrest S.H.I.P. (Student Healthcare Internship Program) program offers students ages 14-17 the opportunity to gain relevant healthcare exposure on which to base future healthcare education. Through a six week program, which allows rotations in various clinical departments, students are exposed to healthcare occupations. Each student is required to volunteer […]

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NorthCrest Welcomes New ED Director

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (June 29, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center is proud to welcome Rick Jansen, RN, BSN to its management team as director of the NorthCrest Emergency Department. “Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to NorthCrest in both the patient care and management sides of nursing,” said Scott Raynes, President and CEO of […]

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NorthCrest Auxiliary Scholarships Awarded

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (May 11, 2010) – The NorthCrest Volunteers recently honored the 2010 NorthCrest Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients at their Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. This year’s Auxiliary Scholarship recipients were Ashley Fuqua from Greenbrier High School and Lashonna Willis from Springfield High School. The Auxiliary Scholarships are awarded to two Robertson County high school seniors who […]

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Dr. Pennington Selected as NorthCrest Physician of the Year

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (April 1, 2010) – J. Mark Pennington, M.D., family practice physician on staff at NorthCrest Medical Center, has been selected as the Physician of the Year at the Springfield hospital. The employees of NorthCrest Medical Center select the physician of the year award from the winners of the past year’s physician of the […]

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NorthCrest Department of Surgical Services Holds Malignant Hyperthermia Drill

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (March 24, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center’s Department of Surgical Services recently held a malignant hyperthermia mock drill. Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a silent, inherited metabolic disorder of muscle. Affected individuals usually appear perfectly normal and have no functional difficulties in everyday life. However, when these individuals are given a triggering anesthetic this […]

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NorthCrest Earns an Excellence Through Insight Award for Overall In-Patient Satisfaction

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (March 17, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center’s Women’s Services Department was recently recognized with an Excellence Through Insight Award for “Overall In-Patient Satisfaction” in the medium size hospital category by HealthStream Research, the research business group of HealthStream, Inc. NorthCrest was one of the only two hospitals to receive this award nationwide. “Our […]

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NorthCrest Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (February 15, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center is proud to announce the promotion of Angie Beard, RN, BSN, CCRN to its senior administrative team. Beard will serve as Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer. “Angie has worked within this organization for over 20 years in various clinical and nursing positions,” said Scott Raynes, President and […]

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NorthCrest Medical Center Brings New Life Saving Therapeutic Hypothermia Units to Robertson County

hospital is one of the first in Middle Tennessee to introduce the emerging therapy SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 20, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center has implemented its brand-new therapeutic hypothermia units. The addition of this innovative treatment option is a result of a joint venture between the Robertson County Emergency Medical System (EMS), the Tennessee Heart […]

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NorthCrest Welcomes 2010 New Year’s Baby

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (January 1, 2010) – NorthCrest Medical Center is proud to welcome the first baby born in 2010. Isaac Josiah Harrison was born on Saturday, January 2 at 3:11 p.m., wiegh in at 6 lbs 3 oz and measuring 20 1/2 in. Isaac is the son of Carol Harrison and Jack Harrison of Wilson […]

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NorthCrest Lab Receives Accreditation

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (November 17, 2009) – NorthCrest Medical Center’s Main Clinical Laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists, CAP, bases on the results of a recent onsite inspection. Ron Trubilowicz, NorthCrest’s Laboratory Director, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the “excellence of the services […]

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