Parkridge Medical Center Names Diana Morrow As Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Monday, May 22, 2017
Diana Morrow
Diana Morrow

Parkridge Medical Center has named Diana Morrow, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO).

Ms. Morrow comes to Parkridge Medical Center from Nashville, where she served as ACNO at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, a 126-bed HCA sister facility. During her more than 20-year career in healthcare, she has gained extensive administrative and patient care experience, holding leadership roles in medical/surgical services, critical care, emergency/trauma, staff development and nursing administration.

“Diana brings a wealth of best practice, clinical and leadership experience to Parkridge Medical Center,” said Parkridge Health System Chief Nursing Executive Deborah Deal.  

Ms. Morrow earned her associates degree in nursing from Hinds Community College, a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a master of science in nursing from Old Dominion University. She received board certification as a nurse executive advanced and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau International.

Her personal interests include watching football and Nashville Predators hockey, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

“The Parkridge Medical Center staff and physicians provide exceptional care to the Chattanooga community, and I am looking forward to being a part of the team,” Ms. Morrow said.

"Breathe Easy" Mobile Lung CT Coach Introduced By CHI Memorial

CHI Memorial, the Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and Buz Standefer Lung Center will introduce a mobile way to screen for lung cancer.  ‘Breathe Easy’ is a mobile health coach with a low-dose computed tomography (CT) machine.  This technology is the first of its kind in the Chattanooga region, and the only fully independent unit in the nation, officials said.   ... (click for more)

Safe Journey Warns Car Seats And Winter Coats Are A Dangerous Winter Mix

Bulky winter coats and car seats are a dangerous combination, says representatives of Safe Journey at the Hamilton County Sheriff's office. Car seat professionals advise to put nothing thicker than a sweatshirt on a child under the harness straps of the car seat.   In the event of a crash, the bulky material of a winter coat could compress, creating slack in the harness ... (click for more)

Fleischmann Blames Senate Democrats For Government Shutdown

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann blamed Senate Democrats after the Senate’s failure to pass the Continuing Resolution (CR), putting a government shutdown into place. He said,  “I cannot fathom how Senate Democrats, knowing the severity of the issues in question, acted with such insensitivity using our children and our military as pawns, putting party over country. ... (click for more)

From Green Window Shutters To Forks And Spoons, Mount Vernon Restaurant Up For Auction

From the green wooden window shutters to the forks, knives and spoons, the landmark Mount Vernon Restaurant is up for auction. Marc Gravitt, of Gravitt Auction, said there will be an online auction starting Thursday morning and running through Saturday at noon. It will be handled as a "staggered close," he said. The first item will go first, then the second 30 seconds later, ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

It is said that a 15-year-old in Minnesota, where just like the rest of the United States prayer in schools is prohibited, was tasked with writing an essay. He turned in his paper and, as it was returned with an A-plus, it is only fitting that something this clever should begin this week’s edition of The  Saturday  Funnies. Those who enjoy the Funnies understand that ... (click for more)