Governor’s Foundation For Health And Wellness To Host “State Of The State’s Health” Roundtable In Chattanooga

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives through its Healthier Tennessee initiative, will host a roundtable event at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, in partnership with Volkswagen Chattanooga, on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. to discuss the growing economic consequences of poor health in Tennessee.



Parkridge Health Names Robert Magill, MD, Assistant Chief Medical Officer

Skin Cancer And Cosmetic Dermatology Centers Hires Vlatka Agnetta, MD, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Cempa Community Care Earns Governor’s Award Of Excellence For COVID-19 Efforts


Robert Magill, MD, has been named assistant chief medical officer of Parkridge Health System. Since 2017, Dr. Magill has served as Parkridge Health’s chief of staff and Envision Physician Services ... (click for more)

Vlatka Agnetta, M.D., has joined the team of medical providers at Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers, bringing dermatology experience with a special focus on Mohs Micrographic Surgery, ... (click for more)

Cempa Community Care was honored with the Governor’s Award of Excellence for its role in bringing reliable and safe COVID-19 testing to numerous historically underserved communities across the ... (click for more)



Living Well

Parkridge Health Names Robert Magill, MD, Assistant Chief Medical Officer

Robert Magill, MD, has been named assistant chief medical officer of Parkridge Health System. Since 2017, Dr. Magill has served as Parkridge Health’s chief of staff and Envision Physician Services regional medical director of hospitalist services. In his role as ACMO, Dr. Magill will collaborate with Parkridge Health Market Chief Medical Officer Timothy M. Grant, MD, MBA, to ... (click for more)

Skin Cancer And Cosmetic Dermatology Centers Hires Vlatka Agnetta, MD, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Vlatka Agnetta, M.D., has joined the team of medical providers at Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Centers, bringing dermatology experience with a special focus on Mohs Micrographic Surgery, a method for removing cancerous tissue. Dr. Agnetta, who started her career in emergency medicine, pursued a specialization in dermatology when she saw the need in her community for ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 2 New COVID Deaths, 177 New Cases; Hospitalizations, ICUs Continue To Drop; Tennessee Has 3,400 New Cases, 154 More COVID Deaths

Hamilton County reported 177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 108 patients hospitalized, the lowest number since Nov. 16, 2020, and 24 in Intensive Care Units, the lowest number since Dec. 6, 2020. Five others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 45 are county residents, also the lowest number since Nov. 9, 2020. The new total of cases in ... (click for more)

UCF's Josh Heupel Is New Tennessee Football Coach

University of Central Florida's Josh Heupel, the Oklahoma quarterback who led his team to the national title, and who as an assistant coach and head coach captured conference championships at Oklahoma and UCF, has been named Tennessee's 27th head football coach, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White announced on Wednesday. "We looked at a number of potential candidates," ... (click for more)

Opinion

Smooth Operations Getting My COVID Vaccine

Thank you, Hamilton County Health Department. Yesterday I received my first shot of COVID vaccine at the Health Department’s River Park site. My appointment, which was scheduled online, went as smooth as anyone would want. Even with the handicap of rain everyone there was helpful and moved the cars along in a steady and orderly way. I arrived for my 9:30 appointment and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘I’m Henry Aaron’

It happened so long I couldn’t begin to guess the year. I can’t even remember why I was on a late morning flight from Miami to Atlanta. But I do remember Delta Air Lines had done something really nice for me when they made me a “Flying Colonel,” which would get you bumped up to First Class whenever they had an empty seat. It had perks that allowed you to take friends inside their ... (click for more)