World Lung Cancer Day

Posted on July 19, 2021

Lung Cancer: Risk Factors What is a risk factor? A risk factor is anything that may increase your chance of having a disease. Risk factors for a certain type of cancer might include smoking, diet, family history, or many other things. The exact cause of someone’s cancer may not be known. But risk factors can […]

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Kidney Stones and Urology Health

Posted on July 14, 2021

What is a kidney stone? A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in one or both kidneys. It may travel down through the urinary tract. The stones may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Rarely, they can be as big as golf balls. A […]

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MAPLE Award Recipient – Mike Wilcox

Posted on July 6, 2021

At Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System (MHHS), we honor our staff who provide extraordinary care with The MAPLE Award, a locally created recognition program that celebrates the compassion and skills our staff bring to patients and families every day. Mike Wilcox was our June Maple Award recipient.  Mike works in our maintenance department as a Senior Maintenance […]

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Prevention Guidelines for Men 50-64

Posted on June 7, 2021

Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most men ages 50 to 64 need. A screening test is done to find possible disorders or diseases in people who don’t have any symptoms. The goal is to find a disease early so lifestyle changes can be made and you can be watched more closely to […]

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Prostate Cancer: Early Detection

Posted on May 28, 2021

Screening means checking for a health problem before a person has symptoms. This can sometimes find diseases like certain cancers early, which can lead to early treatment. This may improve the chance that treatment will work better. But it is not clear exactly how helpful screening is for prostate cancer. Screening tests for prostate cancer Two […]

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MAPLE Award Recipient – Rhonda Trent

Posted on May 27, 2021

At Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System (MHHS), we honor our staff who provide extraordinary care with The MAPLE Award, a locally created recognition program that celebrates the compassion and skills our staff bring to patients and families every day. Rhonda Trent was our April Maple Award recipient.  Rhonda works in our food services department as a cook […]

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Travis Mills – New Volunteer Chaplain

Posted on May 27, 2021

Meet Travis Mills, a new volunteer chaplain at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He is one of three volunteer chaplains at our hospital. Travis has been in ministry over 10 years and is currently the lead pastor at Compassion Church in Morristown. He has also participated in the morning devotionals at MHHS for the past year. Travis […]

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2021 Volunteer of the Year – Ron Blevins

Posted on May 24, 2021

Each year, there is a Volunteer of the Year voted on by staff members and fellow volunteers out of the previous year’s list of Volunteers of the Month. This year, our Volunteer of the Year is Ron Blevins. Ron has been volunteering over nine years and is very dedicated. We appreciate volunteers like Ron. Learn […]

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