The awards are based on strong performances and improvements, including low employee turnover, increased employee engagement scores, and improved...

LewisGale Regional Health System
August 24, 2018

Sam Williamson, Tonya Kelly, Debbie Nicely

LewisGale Regional Health System
August 15, 2018

The risk factors may be the same, but understanding the differences between a stroke, heart attack and cardiac arrest could mean the difference...

LewisGale Regional Health System
August 15, 2018

Having high cholesterol can lead to serious health complications, including heart attack and stroke. Learn what cholesterol is, its causes, risk...

LewisGale Regional Health System
August 15, 2018

The earlier lung cancer is identified and treated, the better the odds of survival. Find out how to recognize the signs and symptoms of lung ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
August 14, 2018

Lung cancer screenings are good ideas for individuals who may be at a high risk for developing lung cancer

This national award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest levels of patient satisfaction and overall...

For the 13th year, LewisGale Medical Center is hosting Camp Healthcare where students are engaged in a variety of activities that will enable...

Thanks to the generous donation from the Radford School of Nursing, the pediatric patients at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery will now head to ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 05, 2018

This change in guidelines will allow emergency medical services (EMS) to treat almost every patient that has stroke symptoms as a candidate for...

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 05, 2018

Research suggests we get up to 75 percent of our daily sodium intake from processed foods and restaurant meals. In fact, packaged and processed...

"Our volunteers share the most precious resource around - their time. Each of them bring so much to the hospital, whether it be their skills,...

As the recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award the hospital has prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable...

The awards are given annually in recognition of the caring spirit and philanthropic work of the late Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr., a founder of HCA....

Roanoke’s Ronald McDonald House provides a comfortable and supportive ‘home-away-from-home’ for the families of critically ill children who must...

“Our newest Board member embodies the spirit of the community and brings talent, expertise and energy to the table. We are very fortunate to...

LewisGale Medical Center was recently recognized by the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) as one of only 75 hospitals nationwide to be named...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 08, 2017

First of its kind in region will help meet steadily increasing demand by treating all acute, life-threatening emergencies

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski was recently ranked in the top 25 percent of all rural hospitals nationwide for overall excellence in quality by The...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 04, 2017

Dr. Pineda’s groundbreaking work as a therapeutic interventional gastroenterologist is a win-win for patients because they can be treated locally...

For more than a century, LewisGale Medical Center has delivered the highest quality healthcare to residents of Southwest Virginia from our location...

For the 5th consecutive time, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany has received an “A” from The Leapfrog Group. The grade is awarded based on patient...

Congress enacted MQSA to ensure that all women have access to quality mammography for the detection of breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable...

The scheduled activities were designed to help citizens prepare to “survive” natural or man-made disasters and “thrive” with free health screenings...

LewisGale Regional Health System
September 12, 2017

LewisGale Regional Cancer Center at Pulaski celebrated its 20th anniversary recently with an open house and tours of the Center attended by local...

LewisGale Regional Health System
July 31, 2017

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski Names New CEO

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery today unveiled a newly renovated Emergency Room and formally introduced its new da Vinci Surgical System.

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 27, 2017

LewisGale Medical Center held a Sign-the-Beam Ceremony today to celebrate a milestone in construction of its new standalone emergency room, at...

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer ...

William “Will” Windham has been named Chief Executive Officer of LewisGale Hospital Alleghany, effective April 3.

The first of March, the LewisGale Daleville Medical Pavilion opened its doors to a new family medicine practice and started offering cardiology...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 17, 2016

Construction has started on a major renovation project to upgrade the main lobby of LewisGale Hospital Alleghany. When it is complete, the modernized...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 24, 2016

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Helen Hayner, RN, and Carmen Wright, RN, were recently selected as winners of the 2015...

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery recently named Yvette Kerr, RN, as the 2015 recipient of the Derrick McFarland Employee of the Year Award.

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 17, 2016

In honor of heart month, the cardiovascular team at LewisGale Hospital Alleghany wants to help you take care of your heart.

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 15, 2016

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski would like to congratulate the final 2015 winners of the Service Excellence Award.

When it comes to joint replacement surgery, two LewisGale hospitals in the New River Valley are nationally recognized for the care they provide...

When joint pain, swelling, and lack of mobility become too much to bear, more and more people are choosing to have a total knee replacement.

LewisGale Regional Health System
January 08, 2016

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is pleased to announce the appointment of Marsha Myers, M.B.A., C.M.D., R.T. (T)., as its new Chief Operating Officer...

LewisGale Regional Health System
January 06, 2016

After months of anticipation, the newly renovated emergency room at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is scheduled to open on January 11. The hospital...

LewisGale Regional Health System
January 04, 2016

Women no longer have to travel outside of the Roanoke Valley to get 3D Mammography, also called tomosynthesis. Starting January of 2016, LewisGale...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 01, 2015

Once again, all four LewisGale Regional Health System hospitals were named as one of the nation’s 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®...

LewisGale Regional Health System
November 04, 2015

LewisGale Regional Health System is inviting all nurses in Southwest Virginia to attend its 7th Annual Nursing Research Day “Committed to the...

LewisGale Regional Health System
November 03, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery recently joined an elite group of U.S. hospitals who have received international recognition as a Baby-Friendly...

In support of all local law enforcement, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany is holding a “Blue Out” on Friday, November 6. On this day, the hospital...

LewisGale Regional Health System
October 01, 2015

Medline announced today that LewisGale Regional Health System won third place, in the large-bed category, in the 2015 National Pink Glove Dance...

LewisGale Regional Health System
September 15, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany invites the public to attend its upcoming Community Event on Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the...

LewisGale Regional Health System
September 15, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is inviting the public to attend its upcoming Survive & Thrive event on Thursday, September 17 at Randolph Park...

LewisGale Regional Health System
September 14, 2015

LewisGale Regional Health System is asking for the public’s support to win a national contest aimed at raising money for breast cancer awareness...

LewisGale Regional Health System
July 15, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Philip Meredith was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month ...

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany is joining hundreds of hospitals across the country and in Virginia, who have made the choice to go smoke-free to...

LewisGale Regional Health System
July 09, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Melissa Sheppard, R.N., was selected as the first quarter winner of the 2015 DAISY Award...

LewisGale Regional Health System
July 09, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Barry Lane was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for May...

Blacksburg, Virginia, July 2015 – LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is once again hosting its nursing career camp for rising junior and senior high...

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 29, 2015

Every year more than five million Americans visit hospitals with chest pain. It’s one of the warning signs of a heart attack, the leading cause...

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 23, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday to announce the start of construction on its renovation and expansion project...

LewisGale Regional Health System
June 08, 2015

When Danielle Morgan started her nursing career 16 years ago she had one goal in mind – to make a difference in the lives of her friends, neighbors...

LewisGale Regional Health System
May 28, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany now offers patients the most advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology available with the addition of...

Absolutely, we can care for you! LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is the first hospital in the New River Valley to have a Percutaneous Coronary ...

LewisGale Medical Center recently honored five recipients with its 2014 Awards of Distinction, the highest honor an employee, volunteer or physician...

When Verna Council started as nurse in 1963, many things were different. The dress code consisted of a white starched uniform, complete with ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
May 06, 2015

In honor of National Volunteer Week in April, LewisGale Hospital Pulaski recently held a volunteer appreciation lunch to recognize its 46 active...

All four LewisGale hospitals received top grades for patient safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Scores. The hospitals were graded...

LewisGale Regional Health System
May 05, 2015

Hospital Corporation of American (NYSE:HCA) announced last week it will give up to $1 million to support the Nepal earthquake relief efforts ...

We are very pleased to be able to offer this new technology to our patients. LewisGale Hospital Montgomery is only the second hospital in Virginia...

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LewisGale Regional Health System
April 25, 2015

Uncontrolled diabetes affects your entire body. It can damage your kidneys, eyes, nerves, and heart. I emphasize a well-balanced diet and exercise...

LewisGale Regional Health System
April 09, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Emma Porter was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
April 08, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce the addition of Franky Marchand and Gary Hancock to the Board of Trustees. Marchand is the ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
April 01, 2015

There are more than 3,000 people waiting for a live-saving organ transplant in Virginia alone. In support of Donate Life Month, LewisGale Regional...

First, it is important to determine the actual cause or diagnosis. Important questions in your physical history involve the way the injury occurred...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 20, 2015

Children with ear infections almost always have a true fever, greater than 100.4. Without the fever, it is likely viral or something else. They...

More and more athletic women and girls are injuring their knees, and females are participating in more sports than ever before like basketball...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 17, 2015

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, LewisGale Regional Health System is giving a nod to all the wonderful redheads in our population. Some famous ...

Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA), a leading healthcare provider with 166 hospitals and 113 ambulatory surgery centers in 20 states...

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery recently honored an employee, volunteer and a physician with its prestigious 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award – the...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 12, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski recently honored an employee, volunteer and a physician with its prestigious 2014 Frist Humanitarian Award – the highest...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 06, 2015

The appendix is a small, tube-like vestigial organ that hangs from the large intestine, with an immune-related function early in life, but adults...

Your symptoms could be a sign of a problem with your gallbladder caused by gallstones or some other inflammation. The most common symptoms include...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 04, 2015

March is National Nutrition Month and a time to understand and focus on how food choices and physical activity habits play an important role ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 04, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Donna Riner-Eads, R.N., was selected as the fourth quarter winner of the 2014 DAISY Award...

LewisGale Regional Health System
March 03, 2015

March is colon cancer awareness month. Getting screened for colon cancer could save your life. According to the CDC, if everyone 50 years of ...

There are two types of physicians who practice medicine, DO’s (Doctors of Osteopathy) and MD’s (Medical Doctors). Their medical training is essentially...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 19, 2015

With the extreme cold and snow bearing down on Southwest Virginia, plenty of people have the uncomfortable tasks of shoveling their driveways...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 19, 2015

Temperatures in Southwest Virginia are expected to reach record lows, and LewisGale Physicians wants to make sure that everyone is prepared with...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 18, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski recently awarded the 2014 DAISY Team Award to the Surgical Services Unit. This is the first time the hospital has ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 18, 2015

Last month, LewisGale Hospital Alleghany presented four local charities each with a check for more than $600, the proceeds from its annual Christmas...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 17, 2015

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Kathy Cooley was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 02, 2015

Walking, running, swimming, biking, weight training and yoga are all excellent exercises for heart health.

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 02, 2015

The surgery can improve a patient’s quality of life and in certain cases, quantity of life.

Many daily habits can improve your heart health and reduce your risk of having another heart attack.

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 02, 2015

A stent is a medical device that supports tissue, but most commonly, the term refers to a specific medical device that is placed into an artery...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 02, 2015

When your blood pressure is high it puts stress on your heart, lungs, brain, kidneys, and blood vessels. Over time, this condition can damage...

LewisGale Regional Health System
February 02, 2015

An acute episode of chest discomfort could be related to a condition called angina, which describes discomfort in the chest related to coronary...

LewisGale Regional Health System is changing one of its long-held New Year’s traditions of announcing its new year babies in light of a new ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 18, 2014

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Deedee Thigpen was recently selected as the Service Excellence Employee of the Month for...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 12, 2014

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is encouraging its patients to sign up for Patient Portal, a free and secure way for them to access their person ...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 12, 2014

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski recently held an awards ceremony to honor 45 of its staff members for their hard work, dedication, and years of service...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 11, 2014

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is pleased to announce that Debbie Pike, R.N., was selected as the third quarter winner of the 2014 DAISY Award for...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 10, 2014

LewisGale Hospital Montgomery and Relay for Life of Montgomery County are honoring cancer survivors and remembering those who have lost their...

LewisGale Regional Health System
December 02, 2014

LewisGale Regional Health System is inviting all nurses in Southwest Virginia to attend its 6th Annual Nursing Research Day “A Culture of Safety:...