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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NorthCrest Celebrates National Hospice Month

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (November 14, 2007) – NorthCrest Hospice will be celebrating National Hospice Month during November. County Mayor Howard Bradley was on hand to help kick off National Hospice Month. Mayor Bradley presented the hospice staff with a proclamation declaring November as Hospice Month. NorthCrest Hospice cares for patients and their families and helps them […]

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NorthCrest Medical Center Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (October 30, 2007) – By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, NorthCrest Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of the nation’s health care through voluntary […]

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NorthCrest Celebrates National Respiratory Care Week

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (October 9, 2007) – NorthCrest Medical Center and its Cardiopulmonary Department will be celebrating National Respiratory Care Week October 21 through 27. The mission of Respiratory Care Week is to honor and thank respiratory care professionals for their contributions, to demonstrate the value of respiratory care professionals in all healthcare settings, to promote […]

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NorthCrest Nursing Units Receive Awards

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (September 5, 2007) – NorthCrest Medical Center recently had two nursing units receive awards in Overall Patient Satisfaction from the Jackson Organization. The two nursing units receiving awards were Women’s Serves and the 2nd Floor Medical/Surgical Unit or MS II. Women’s Service received their award for maintaining a score of 75 percent or […]

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Camp T.A.G. Completes Another Successful Year

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (August 6, 2007) – For fourteen summers now, NorthCrest Hospice staff and volunteers have held a four-day camp to help teach children about grief. Otherwise know as Camp T.A.G. (Teaching About Grief). Camp T.A.G. was developed to give children ages 7 to 16 a chance to meet others their own age who have […]

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