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 30, 2020
In response to questions about how members of the community can assist in the region’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) announced that it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment.
March 13, 2020
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round.
February 3, 2020
STRHS 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).
October 29, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Le Roy Gurganius to the medical staff. Dr. Gurganious is joining Southern Tennessee Orthopedic & Spine.
October 16, 2019
The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Tia Morris MSN, RN, Nicole Brewer BSN, RN, and Heather Wilson BSN, RN as Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS).
September 18, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of general surgeon, Dr. Michael Q. Huynh to the medical staff at both Lawrenceburg and Pulaski locations.
August 27, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg officials are pleased to announce the addition of two new specialists to the medical staff. Those two physicians are podiatrist, Dr. James Barksdale and pediatrician, Dr. Daniella Bello Germino
August 5, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
May 30, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of LifePoint Health, the health system of which it is a part, with a donation to The Shelter, Inc.
May 24, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes STRHS Lawrenceburg’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
March 18, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg (STRHS Lawrenceburg) was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. The study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. list based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.
March 8, 2019
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Lawrenceburg (STRHS-Lawrenceburg), part of LifePoint Health, today announced that Adam Martin has been named chief executive officer (CEO), effective March 25.
February 1, 2019
There are a number of things you can do to show your heart how much you care, including eating a healthy diet, taking part in regular physical activity and working to reduce the amount of stress in your daily life.
December 28, 2018
10 Tips to Help You Manage Your Stress, Sleep Better and Be Healthier
November 5, 2018
Diabetes is one of the biggest health issues facing Americans today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes.
November 2, 2018
November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment for 2019 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since debuting in 2013, the Health Insurance Marketplace has provided access to low-cost healthcare coverage for millions who would otherwise be without health insurance or who are interested in taking advantage of more cost-effective alternatives to their current coverage
August 31, 2018
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 82 percent of American adults take at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more.
May 7, 2018
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is joining with several organizations this May to recognize and celebrate many of our community’s healthcare providers and recognize their efforts to help make our community healthier.
May 7, 2018
When it comes to our health, it can be easy to focus exclusively on physical health – making sure we are staying up to date on annual exams and screenings, committing to a regular exercise routine, eating nutritious foods and the like. But there is another important facet of our health that we should not ignore – our mental health. National Mental Health Month is observed each May to provide a platform for discussing mental health and raising awareness of the important role it plays in our lives.
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.
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.