2 Life Force Crewmembers Earn National Certification

Monday, May 13, 2019
Greg Taylor and Karen Mulvaney of Erlanger Health System’s LIFE FORCE Air Medical Service received their CMTE designation from AAMS
Greg Taylor and Karen Mulvaney of Erlanger Health System’s LIFE FORCE Air Medical Service received their CMTE designation from AAMS

Karen Mulvaney, MBA, RN, NRP, and Greg Taylor, NRP, FP-C were awarded the designation of Certified Medical Transport Executive by the Association of Air Medical Services from the Medical Transport Leadership Institute. Ms. Mulvaney and Mr. Taylor are clinical Base Managers with Erlanger Health System’s LIFE FORCE Air Medical Service.

"The CMTE designation is an indication of Mulvaney’s and Taylor’s demonstrated skill in leadership and expertise in medical transport management," officials said. "There were only 78 graduates of the 2019 MTLI program. In order to be eligible for this certification, Mulvaney and Taylor participated in a rigorous educational program over the course of two years, passed a comprehensive written examination, and completed a team project related to a timely industry challenge"

“I am extremely proud of the hard work and dedication showed by these two individuals,” said Robbie Tester, NRP, FP-C, CMTE, vice president of Operations at Erlanger Health System. “They both have put in a lot of hours toward this achievement. This is just another example of what makes LIFE FORCE a World Class organization.” 
 
Ms. Mulvaney and Mr. Taylor's certification is valid for three years. During the three years, they must earn 30 Management Education Units (MEUs) in order to keep this certification current and to become recertified. Ms. Mulvaney is the clinical base manager at LIFE FORCE 1 located in Cleveland and Mr. Taylor is the clinical base manager for LIFE FORCE 6 located in Andrews, NC.



Erlanger Chief Operating Officer Rob Brooks Departs

Orange Grove Center Hires Dr. Nellie Gannon

Morning Pointe "Seniors Got Talent" Grand Finale Is Sept. 10 At Chattanooga Theatre Centre


Erlanger Health System's Rob Brooks is leaving his post as chief operating officer. Kevin Spiegel, Erlanger president, said, “After six years as the executive vice-president/chief operating ... (click for more)

Orange Grove Center announces Dr. Nellie P. Gannon has joined their staff. Dr. Gannon will be working as a dentist in the clinic. "The dental clinic here at Orange Grove Center is different ... (click for more)

After a "fiercely competitive" series of auditions, Morning Pointe Senior Living and the Morning Pointe Foundation announce that 10 finalists have been chosen for the “Seniors Got Talent” talent ... (click for more)


Living Well

Erlanger Chief Operating Officer Rob Brooks Departs

Erlanger Health System's Rob Brooks is leaving his post as chief operating officer. Kevin Spiegel, Erlanger president, said, “After six years as the executive vice-president/chief operating officer at Erlanger, Rob Brooks has separated from the organization effective on Aug. 20 . " We sincerely wish Rob and his family much success as he transitions into the next phase of his ... (click for more)

Orange Grove Center Hires Dr. Nellie Gannon

Orange Grove Center announces Dr. Nellie P. Gannon has joined their staff. Dr. Gannon will be working as a dentist in the clinic. "The dental clinic here at Orange Grove Center is different than most," officials said. "Thanks to a grant from the TN Council on Developmental Disabilities, we are able to run Project Open Wide. This means that we are willing to do whatever it takes ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Police Officer Struck While Working Head-On Crash On Highway 153 At U.S. 27

A Chattanooga Police officer was struck while working a head-on collision on Highway 153 early Sunday morning. The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. near the intersection with U.S. 27. The officer was hit by a white Chevrolet pickup truck that drove through the active crash scene. Investigator Jefrey Buckner, 33, was taken to the hospital, but his condition was not immediately ... (click for more)

Man, 35, Shot While Walking Near Walnut Street Bridge Early Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old man was shot while walking near the Walnut Street Bridge early Sunday morning. At approximately 2:09 a.m.., Chattanooga Police responded to a local hospital on a report of a person who arrived with a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who was suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound. The CPD Violent Crimes Bureau ... (click for more)

Opinion

Are There Too Many Hamilton County Schools? - And Response

Two recent articles reveal a great deal about the present state of local public education. Mixing and matching information and reading between the lines reveals even more. First, there is that loooonnnngg list of Top Hamilton County Schools Salaries 2019. That nearly incredible list covers only salaries from $70,000 and up, and includes 290 different individuals -- approaching ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why We Must Read

One of the greatest scenes in all of moviedom is at that moment in the movie “Patton” where only George C. Scott could provide the harsh cackle. Starring in the role of the famed World War II general, Scott stands in the turret of his command vehicle and yells in the wind, “Rommel, you magnificent bastard … I read your book!” What too few of those who caused the 1970 film to ... (click for more)