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Southern Tennessee Medical Center is now using telemedicine technology to move care beyond the hospital to provide quality and lifesaving patient care closer to home. The hospital recently partnered with TriStar Stroke to provide 24/7 stroke care to patients. Telemedicine allows immediate access for acute stroke care-especially in communities where neurologists are not on call 24/7. Within seconds of a request for a consultation, a Southern Tennessee Medical Center ER
The Franklin County Prevention Coalition, Winchester Police Department and area sponsors have teamed up to ensure that students are aware of the consequences of drinking and driving. With the help of these organizations, a golf cart was donated to the local Highway Safety Project as part of it’s drunk driving prevention program for youth. The donation was made during a presentation on Thursday, May 9 at Franklin County High School.
Doing Their Part to Be More Environmentally Friendly The cadets in the Air Force JROTC program at Franklin County High School have been collecting used cooking oil to assist Winchester Utilities in its bio-diesel production. So far the students have collected over 20-gallons. The objective is to keep used cooking oil from entering the waste stream and decrease the maintenance costs for repairs to the sewage system as well as