Local Doctors Fight Cancer with Innovative "Hot Chemotherapy" Treatment

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:33 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Barnett and Dr. Michael Stany have become the first gynecological oncologists in Tennessee to perform a type of ch.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Daisy Troop Makes Sweet Stop at Murfreesboro Hospital

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Last week, the kind-hearted young ladies of Daisy Troop 3071 delivered Girl Scout cookies and a handmade banner to the frontline heroes at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Ho.... Read More

UPDATE: Missing Person Case in Murfreesboro, TN now CLOSED

Mar 08, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

A missing person case involving a 47-year old man in Murfreesboro has been closed.On March 1, 2021, Robert Bushman was reported as missing after he allegedly left Saint Thomas.... Read More

How robots are fighting COVID-19 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Feb 26, 2021 at 09:09 am by WGNS

Robots are taking over the fight against COVID-19 and the VA medical center in Murfreesboro already has 5 robots, each wrapped in camouflage.The Tennessee Valley Healthca.... Read More

2020 Physician Awards - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Jan 25, 2021 at 10:05 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2020 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership. Dr. Pam Sing.... Read More

Should you get the COVID Vaccine?

Jan 12, 2021 at 09:10 am by Producer

On this mornings show, WGNS explored the question, "Should you get the COVID Vaccine?" Our guest during the first half of the program was Dr. David Sellers with Saint Thomas R.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Names New Director of Emergency Department

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TENN. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to introduce Doris Price, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, as its new Director of the Emergency Department.&nbs.... Read More

New Technology at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, $2.75 Million Investment

Dec 15, 2020 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced the installation of one of its latest technological advancements, the Siemens Artis Q biplane angiography system. The culm.... Read More

Op-ed: Flu vs. COVID-19 - Ascension Saint Thomas

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Op-Ed by Dr. Greg James Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas:  Flu season typically begins to ramp up in October which, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic&.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native in the U.S. Army Awarded after Rendering Medical Aid to 94 Soldiers in 8 Days during Mass Casualty in Mojave Desert

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee native Reed Walker who is enlisted in the U.S. Army, was recently awarded a U.S. Army Achievement Medal during a mass casualty at Fort Irwin in Califor.... Read More

Local VA receives 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction Award

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) received the Huron-Studer Group’s 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction award for sustained employee engage.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas will officially partner with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of.... Read More

General Assembly passes historic Covid-19 legislation in extraordinary session

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee General Assembly met this week in the 61st Extraordinary Session to pass legislation addressing Covid-19 liability protections, telehealth services, laws governi.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into the Home

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is offering patients Hospital Care at Home, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the com.... Read More

COVID-19 Continues in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jul 30, 2020 at 01:31 pm by WGNS

Between July 21st and July 29th, 966 more people have tested positive for COVID 19 in Rutherford County. Those numbers will continue to climb. Right now, the number of positiv.... Read More

Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Donates 500 Masks to Rutherford County Businesses to Support #RutherfordResponsible Initiative

Jul 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced a new initiative last week entitled “#RutherfordResponsible” strongly encouraging citizen.... Read More

VA nurse receives VA Secretary’s top award

Jul 17, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Kelly Drumright, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN-CMC, CSC, as the national winner of the 2020 VA Secretary’s Award for Excellen.... Read More

Saint Thomas Offers New Way to Connect with Loved Ones in Hospital

Jul 07, 2020 at 11:34 am by WGNS

As hospitals around the globe fight to keep communities safe by tightening visitation policies, many patients have been unable to see their loved ones' faces for weeks or even.... Read More

Signed by Governor: COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 53, granting limited COVID-related liability protection to healthcare providers.“Hospitals, nursing homes, an.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Unveils $82M Expansion Project to Meet Market's Anticipated Growth

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was live-streamed on June 18, 2020, to celebrate completion of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford's widely anticipated $82M vertical expansion project.... Read More