Centers of Excellence
At Mountain States Health Alliance, we recommend lifestyle changes and a wellness program as the first method of dealing with obesity. If clinically directed attempts at weight loss through such programs prove to have little success, those suffering from morbid obesity may then consider surgical options.
Behavioral Health Services of Mountain States Health Alliance serves children, adolescents and adults who are suffering from psychiatric disorders and/or chemical dependency. Woodridge Hospital, Johnson City; Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton; and Clearview Psychiatric Center of Russell County Medical Center offer a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including individual, group and family therapy; medication management; coping skills; ECT, and anger management. The staff of the Respond program is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to make assessments and referrals to inpatient and outpatient services. Mountain States Behavioral Health also offers an Employee Assistance Program to assist employees with a wide variety of issues including marital and family conflict, alcohol and drug abuse, financial and legal assistance, depression and grief, and stress and anxiety.
Mountain States Cardiovascular Health is designed for patient convenience. Patients may park close to the entrance, and all testing and treatment is performed in the center.
Under the expert direction of cardiologists, radiologists, vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons, the center provides diagnostic testing and therapeutic treatments. Selected Team Members include cardiovascular nurses, radiologic and nuclear technologists, sonographers and cardiovascular technologists. Others on the team may be exercise physiologists, physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, case managers and pastoral care.
You don’t have to leave home to have your needs met with loving care through health care. First certified and accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer in 1951, The Regional Cancer Center has been awarded four-year accreditation, which is a shining testament of its experience, expertise and loving care.
The Regional Cancer Center provides the latest in technology and treatment. The affiliations held by The Regional Cancer Center are another statement of the quality care offered to the people of our region.
The Ortho Neuro Center of Excellence at Mountain States Health Alliance provides quality care for patients with injuries or illnesses relating to the areas of Orthopedics and Neurology. The Center specializes in the care of bone and joint disorders, broken bones from accidents, osteoporosis, knee or hip (joint) replacement, reconstructive knee surgery, head injuries, back and neck problems, stroke or brain injuries or disorders.
Mountain States Health Alliance offers comprehensive women’s services, and JCMC is home to one of five Tennessee state-designated regional referral centers for high-risk obstetric and neonatal care, the only designated center in Northeast Tennessee, and also serving Southwest Virginia, Southeast Kentucky and Northwest North Carolina.
Family-centered private birthing suites are available at JCMC, IPMC, JCSH and SSH, and Mountain States offers the latest in mammography screening technology, as well as a full range of testing services. Childbirth classes, fitness and wellness programs and educational sessions are also available.
MSHA has two Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence:
Women's Health and Imaging Center and Indian Path Medical Center Women's Diagnostic Center.