Diagnosing Diabetes

Posted on March 15, 2021

Are you at risk for diabetes? Here are federal guides for when to get checked for diabetes: People older than 45 should be tested for prediabetes or diabetes. If the first blood sugar (glucose) test is normal, they should get tested again every 3 years. People younger than 45 should think about getting tested for prediabetes […]

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MAPLE Award Recipient – Greg York

Posted on March 12, 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. Greg York is our February Maple Award recipient.  Greg works in our Laboratory as a Medical Laboratory Scientist […]

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Endometriosis Awareness

Posted on March 8, 2021

What is endometriosis? The tissue that lines the uterus is called the endometrium. Normally, if a woman doesn’t get pregnant, this tissue is shed each month during her period. In endometriosis, tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue implants outside the uterus. Each month, this misplaced tissue responds to the hormonal changes of the […]

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Welcome Shannan Calhoon, MSN, CNM

Posted on March 5, 2021

We’re proud to welcome certified nurse midwife Shannan Calhoon to our OBGYN team! Shannan will care for women in Morristown, TN.

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Nutrition Facts on Labels

Posted on February 26, 2021

If you have pre-existing health issues, eating the right foods is key to staying healthy. Reading the Nutrition Facts labels on foods is an important first step to preventing any health related issues as well. Many foods can either help or hurt your health. And those labels can help you make the right decisions. What’s […]

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MHHS Receives “Best for Babies” Award from Tennessee Hospital Association

Posted on February 22, 2021

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has earned statewide recognition for its efforts to reduce infant deaths and improve the health of Tennessee’s newborns. Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has received a 2020 “BEST for Babies” award, announced recently by Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Department of Health. Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System was one of 14 hospitals in the state […]

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Tammy Harris – Feb 2021 VOM

Posted on February 17, 2021

Meet Tammy Harris, a dedicated volunteer being honored as volunteer of the month for February 2021. Tammy has been volunteering for over 11 years and is coming up on her 12th volunteer anniversary in April. Learn more about her below: What area(s) do you volunteer? JBC Gift Shop Why did you choose to volunteer at […]

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DAISY Award Recipient – Lexi Elkins

Posted on February 9, 2021

For nurses who provide extraordinary care at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, we honor them through The DAISY Award, an international nurse recognition program that celebrates the compassion and skills nurses bring to patients and families every day. Lexi Elkins received the DAISY Award for January. Lexi is a registered nurse who has worked at MHHS for […]

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