Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg is committed to community education and sharing industry innovation. In 2016 we will be launching a new Staff Blog that will include news, local events, innovation, and inspirational stories from our patients and their families. Check back in January!
March 28, 2018
LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT), of which Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) is a part, has been named the recipient of the 2017 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety at the Local Level. Presented annually by The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF), the prestigious Eisenberg Awards acknowledge major achievements in healthcare quality and patient safety.
March 23, 2018
Dr. Kristofich graduated magna cum laude from Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York and received his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine and Dentistry in Piscataway, New Jersey. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kristofich is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and is also Board Certified in CV Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the American Medical Association.
March 5, 2018
Colonoscopy screenings are the number one way you can reduce your risk of colorectal cancer since the screenings can help detect the disease early or find polyps before they become cancerous. While the vast majority of new cases occur at age 50 and over, the disease does not discriminate and can happen to men and women at any age.
February 22, 2018
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg officials announce the addition of cardiologist, Dr. John P. Kristofich to the medical community. Dr. Kristofich is opening Southern Tennessee Heart in March and will have office locations in both Lawrenceburg and Pulaski.
January 5, 2018
If you’re embarking on a path to healthier eating this year, here are some tips to help make it a little easier to make healthy food choices all year long.
September 27, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg officials announce the addition of urologist, Dr. Kelly C. Baldwin to the medical community. Dr. Baldwin will be opening Southern Tennessee Urology this fall and will have office locations in both Lawrenceburg and Pulaski.
September 13, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg (STRHS - Lawrenceburg) officials announce the addition of Dr. Alvin M. Maliakal to the medical community. Dr. Maliakal will be joining Dr. Leon Everett and nurse practitioners Leslie Bedford and Marie Mattei-Weiland at First Choice Health - Lawrenceburg.
June 27, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg (STRHS - Lawrenceburg) officials
announce the beginning of a new cardiac rehabilitation program.
April 18, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women.
March 22, 2017
"Making Communities Healthier" is Southern Tennessee Regional Health System's mission. We're putting this into action on Saturday April 1, by hosting our annual Community Health Fair and Screening. We're offering FREE screenings, DISCOUNTED blood work, and informative health education stations for everyone in the community.
January 23, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is hosting events to create awareness of heart disease in women. Heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year. In fact, a woman dies of heart disease every minute in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.
November 8, 2016
STRHS Lawrenceburg has been recognized by the March of Dimes for its work to give babies a healthier start in life. STRHS Lawrenceburg earned the recognition after successfully reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy to less than one percent (1%). This is a tremendous accomplishment, and one that will give more babies the right start in life, the March of Dimes says.
October 10, 2016
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is hosting a 5K Fun Run to benefit breast cancer awareness in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
September 15, 2016
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg (STRHS – Lawrenceburg) officials announce the addition of OB/GYN Brooke Huffsmith, M.D. to the Medical Staff.
March 3, 2016
STRHS-Lawrenceburg officials announce the addition of nurse practitioner and Lawrence County native, Jennifer Hester Bowling to the medical team.
February 16, 2016
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of a new cardiologist. Dr. Daniel J. Skarzynski will head the newly opened Southern Tennessee Heart located at 1611 South Locust Avenue in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.
January 9, 2016
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is pleased to announce they have named Rob Followell as new Market President.