Holloway Named Clinical Coordinator Of Parkridge's Pelvic Floor Center

Friday, August 16, 2013

Wendy Holloway, RN, has been named the new clinical coordinator of the Pelvic Floor Center at Parkridge Medical Center. Ms. Holloway holds a degree in Nursing from Jacksonville State University. Before coming to Parkridge Medical Center, she worked in the Emergency Department at DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Ft. Payne, AL. 

“We are excited to have Wendy join our team at the Pelvic Floor Center at Parkridge,” said Sande Shealy, Director of Ambulatory Surgery.  “Her compassion and clinical expertise make her an excellent addition to our team.” 

The Pelvic Floor Center at Parkridge offers comprehensive treatment options for people suffering from bowel and bladder issues. The Center offers both non-surgical and surgical options for the relief of conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, chronic constipation, and more. The Center combines the services of a colorectal surgeon, gynecologist, and urologist in one location to effectively diagnose and treat the full spectrum of pelvic floor disorders. 

Rees Skillern Cancer Institute Achieves Full Membership To The Lynch Syndrome Screening Network

Rees Skillern Cancer Institute at CHI Memorial has achieved full membership to the Lynch Syndrome Screening Network which promotes universal tumor screening for everyone with newly diagnosed colorectal and endometrial cancers.    "Lynch Syndrome is an inherited disorder that increases the risk for colorectal, endometrial, and many other types of cancer.  The network ... (click for more)

BlueCross Adds Hearing Benefits For Seniors In 2017

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee intends to help the large number of seniors who suffer from hearing loss by offering high-quality, affordable hearing benefits in its 2017 Medicare Advantage plans known as BlueAdvantage. In a partnership with TruHearing, a national hearing aid provider, BlueAdvantage members will be eligible for an annual hearing exam, plus two hearing aids ... (click for more)

Cold Case Unit Makes Arrest In Murders Of Brothers In Brainerd Almost 20 Years Ago; Detectives Say Brainerd Jeweler Rick Davis Tied To Incident

The Cold Case Unit set up by District Attorney Neal Pinkston has made an arrest in the murders of two brothers in Brainerd almost 20 years ago. The Hamilton County Grand Jury on Monday indicted 52-year old Christopher Jeffre Johnson on two counts of first-degree murder in the January 1997 deaths of Sean and Donny Goetcheus. The 25-year old Sean Goetcheus and his ... (click for more)

Gang Member, 22, Shot In The Arm On Wilcox Boulevard Early Tuesday Morning

A 22-year-old man was shot in the arm in the 1800 block of Wilcox Boulevard early Tuesday morning. Just after midnight, Chattanooga Police responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police located Jakobi Buthelezi Johnson suffering from a very minor, single gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. The victim ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Southerners Sing

Barry Norris plays the organ at Birmingham’s East Lake United Methodist Church and two days ago the church hosted what we used to call “A Singing on the Grounds.” Today it is called a “Hymnfest” and, believe it or not, it is has to be just as fun today as it was 100 years ago when our forefathers tied their horse and wagon to a tree. It just so happens I know a little bit about ... (click for more)