Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care to island citizens

Giving back to Grenada; Doctors donate heart care  to island citizens

Published Saturday, November 19, 2016
By Racey Burden

On Wednesday morning three patients waited for surgery in a foreign hospital, nearly 3,000 miles from home.

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Mary’s Gift provides mammography services

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Affordable group health insurance is not available to many Wise County residents, while others may have health insurance but are limited to the number of screenings they may receive.

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Hospital CEO retires after 25 years

Published Saturday, June 4, 2016
By Racey Burden

If Stephen Summers' 25 years with Wise Health System could be defined by any one word, it would be growth.

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Hospital operations continue to grow

Hospital operations continue to grow

Published Saturday, April 16, 2016
By Brian Knox

The Decatur hospital has changed quite a bit in the last 50 years. On Monday, Wise Health System CEO Steve Summers provided the Decatur City Council with an update on current operations and construction projects.

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WHS sees New Year’s baby boom

Published Wednesday, January 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Four babies were born Jan. 1 at Wise Health System in Decatur, but the first was Landyn Ray Mann.

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Agencies team up with hospital for emergency drill

Published Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By Racey Burden

With mass shooting incidents on the rise in the U.S., local law enforcement agencies partnered with Wise Health System to run an active shooter drill last Friday.

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Hospital breaks new ground

Hospital breaks new ground

Published Saturday, November 21, 2015
By Racey Burden

Hospital board members broke ground at the future site of a new fitness center Thursday.

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Clinic expands services to include primary care

Published Saturday, October 17, 2015
By Racey Burden

Wise Health System's Urgent Care center in Bridgeport is now offering primary care in addition to its non-emergency urgent care.

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Hospital changes name to reflect continued growth

Published Saturday, October 3, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise Regional Health System has a new name - Wise Health System, a move made to better represent the growing health care provider.

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Mary’s Gift provides mammography services

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By Brian Knox

Affordable group health insurance is not available to many Wise County residents, while others may have health insurance but are limited to the number of screenings they may receive.

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Auxiliaries give activity reports

Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The presidents of the Wise Regional Health System auxiliaries presented annual reports to the WRHS board Monday night.

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Board approves development of new surgical hospital

Published Saturday, May 9, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Wise Regional Health System will soon be developing a new surgical hospital in Denton County.

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Contracts, hospital admin worry doctors

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Brian Knox

A possible change in a contract for anesthesia services at Wise Regional Health System could effect two of physicians' roles on the Medical Executive Committee, and it has raised concerns among a group of physicians.

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WRHS unveils new fitness facility plans, budget

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The footprint of Wise Regional Health System in Decatur will soon grow even larger with the construction of a new fitness facility.

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Mister Burkhart’s Brain: Radiosurgery targets tumor, spares crucial tissue

Mister Burkhart’s Brain: Radiosurgery targets tumor, spares crucial tissue

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Bob Buckel

It was the mid-1960s. Robert Burkhart and 164 other young men were on their way to Vietnam in a C-130 cargo plane, strapped down with all their gear.

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Sleep Wellness Center at Wise Regional

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Products/services: sleep studies, sleep medicine

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Heart Health: Bridging the gap – CHF 360 program helps patients improve on their own

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Loretta Harris is a shining example of the effectiveness of Wise Regional Health System's CHF 360 - a comprehensive follow-up program designed to help patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) stay on the road to recovery once they get out of the hospital.

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Sleep Wellness Center opens doors

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Jake Harris

There is a new clinical option for Wise County residents who have trouble sleeping and can't figure out why.

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Wise Regional switches partners; Demand for access to bank account not acceptable

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015
By Bob Buckel

Last October, Wise Regional Health System made a deal to buy three nursing facilities owned by Sava Health Systems.

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Comfort and joy: Hospital auxiliary pillow project has another record-setting year

Published Saturday, December 27, 2014
By Brian Knox

When you are in the hospital recovering from surgery, a small measure of comfort can go a long way. The members of the Wise Regional Health System Auxiliary make sure of that.

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