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Riverview Regional Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Nov 15, 2018

Gadsden, AL November 13, 2018 – Riverview announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award ™ , a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the ...

Prime Healthcare Reaches Agreement with Cigna-HealthSprings to Maintain In-Network Status at Riverview Regional Medical Center
Feb 7, 2018

(Gadsden, Al – February 7, 2018) Prime Healthcare has reached an agreement with Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CIGNA) and HealthSprings of Alabama, Inc. (Cigna-HealthSpring) to continue “in-network” care for its members ...

Prime Healthcare Foundation Announces Closing of $267 Million Series 2018 Bond Offerings
Jan 25, 2018

(Ontario, CA – January 25, 2018) – Prime Healthcare Foundation, a not-for-profit hospital system, announced the closing of $267 million in bond financing, the first ever such financing by the Foundation. Prime Healthcare Foundation owns ...

The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

Dr. Prem Reddy Once Again Recognized Among the Most Influential Healthcare Leaders in the Nation
Oct 1, 2016

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, has once again been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2016. This is the third time that ...

Dr. Reddy in Conversation with The Advisory Board's Managing Director, Eric Larsen
Jul 18, 2016

We are pleased to share this Q & A featuring Dr. Reddy and Prime Healthcare and the Managing Director of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a prestigious healthcare advisory organization located on three continents, and their Daily ...

Riverview Regional Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center Expands Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Capabilities
Nov 20, 2015

Riverview Regional Medical Center has completed an expansion and upgrade to its Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Center. The move replaces the Center’s original hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) chambers with new state of the art units ...

Riverview Regional Medical Center Awarded Hospital Accreditation From The Joint Commission
Oct 2, 2015

Riverview Regional Medical Center today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval ...

New Device at Riverview Regional Brings Hope to Ailing Hearts
Aug 25, 2014

Riverview Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular team performed Etowah County’s first-ever Abiomed Impella 2.5 procedure on Wednesday, Aug. 13 th. Dr. B J Patel, a Cardiologist at Riverview Regional Medical Staff, performed the ...

Ready to Take Your Game Back Outside? Not So Fast!
May 20, 2014

It’s that time of year when athletes of all ages look forward to getting back in the game and, unfortunately, often wind up in the emergency room. Dierick Sparks, MD, chief of surgery at Riverview Regional Medical Center, talks about avoiding ...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Riverview Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Shows Fresh Air is Sometimes the Best Medicine
Mar 25, 2014

GADSDEN, AL (March 25, 2014) – The physicians and clinicians at Riverview Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center use leading edge therapies to reintroduce the body's innate ability to heal chronic wounds. One ...

Celebrate Doctors' Day!
Mar 25, 2014

GADSDEN, AL (March 25, 2014) – You’ll have a wonderful opportunity to express your appreciation for the physicians of Riverview on March 30 as we join health care facilities nationwide on that date in celebrating National Doctors’ ...

February is American Heart Month
Feb 21, 2014

Each February, the American Heart Association (AHA) shines a spotlight on the number one killer of all Americans - heart disease - through a variety of awareness events. While heart disease is a risk for all Americans, women are still at a greater ...