Sumner Regional Medical Center Names Lifferth Chief Medical Officer

January 18, 2018

Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced today that Geoffrey Lifferth, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer at the hospital, effective January 8. The Chief Medical Officer position is a newly created, part-time role at Sumner Regional Medical Center, and is part of the administrative and operations team at the hospital.

Sumner Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2018

January 3, 2018

Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is ringing in 2018 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 5.5 ounces and measuring 19.25 inches, baby Maddox was born to mom, Kaitlin, and dad, Ben, Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 9:42 a.m. Baby Maddox is the family’s second child, joining four-year-old big sister, Rilyn. Baby Maddox was delivered by SRMC OB/GYN Jessica Pugh, MD, and received newborn care from pediatrician Megan Tackett, MD.

Don’t “Toy Around” with Safety: Make toy safety a top priority this holiday season

December 11, 2017

There are few holiday activities more fun than buying toys for the children we love. Watching their faces light up is even better and makes us feel a bit like kids again ourselves. But before you head out to shop with those wish lists in hand, it’s important to pay attention to a word that pops up on many toy packages: caution.

‘Tis the Season to Be Healthy: Maintaining your health amid the hustle and bustle of the season

December 3, 2017

The holidays are a favorite time of the year for many. From sparkling decorations and festive gatherings to scrumptious holiday food and savored time with family, December is often full of joy and celebration. But amid the hustle and bustle of the season, it can be easy to forget to take care of ourselves. The busyness and stress that often accompanies the fun and frivolity makes it all the more important that we stay focused on maintaining our health and safety. This holiday season, Sumner Regional Medical Center wants to help make sure that everyone in our community has a safe, healthy and happy holiday. Here are just a few simple ways to help keep your season merry and bright.

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 2, 2017

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a great time to bring attention to this disease.