Transylvania Regional Hospital

April 23, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine: Your Questions Answered and Why It’s Critical to Roll Up Your Sleeve

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC There have been many low points that our country has faced since COVID-19 arrived in the United States last year, from the early days of the pandemic when we didn’t understand much about the virus, how it was spread, or its effects, to the tragedy of more than […]

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March 26, 2021

Transylvania Regional Hospital Rolls Out Innovative “Beyond the Mask” Program to Enhance Caregivers’ Connections with Patients during COVID-19

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC It’s hard to come up with an area of our lives that COVID-19 hasn’t touched. Gathering with friends and family in our homes and in public places became a thing of the past, as did going to the movies, attending sporting events and even browsing around your favorite […]

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February 24, 2021

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Heart Health and How Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Heart Services Keep Community Health Beating

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Since February is National Heart Month, it’s an ideal time not only to discuss how patients and their physicians can monitor and improve their heart health, but also to highlight the heart services here at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) and provide some facts about heart disease that are […]

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January 27, 2021

Transylvania Regional Hospital Expands and Enhances Its Radiology Services to Benefit Patients

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Our dedicated Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) providers diagnose and treat injury and disease every day, and important leaps are being made regularly in how quickly and efficiently they can provide care. One game-changing innovation in medicine has been the advent of radiology, the medical specialty that utilizes various […]

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December 29, 2020

There are Many Ways to Be a Family: The Transylvania Regional Hospital Family Is Here for Yours

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Not one person would argue the fact that this year, 2020, has been one for the books. So much about how we live our lives is unrecognizable when compared to nine months ago. As we approach the end of 2020, one thing that keeps us grounded, both pre-pandemic, […]

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October 21, 2020

Don’t Skip That Mammogram: Transylvania Regional Hospital Offers the Best in Breast Imaging Technology and Services

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and those of us in healthcare are devoted to educating, screening and treating women for breast cancer in addition to raising awareness. I’m proud of the technology we have at our disposal at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) to screen women for breast cancer, […]

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September 19, 2020

Symptoms, Identification and Treatment of Sepsis

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC Many people are aware of how important knowing their numbers is for their health — things like blood pressure, weight and cholesterol, but do you know what TIME stands for in relation to your health? TIME is the acronym for the warning signs of a serious and insidious […]

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August 31, 2020

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish: What You Can Do to Build Resilience, with Suggestions from Transylvania Regional Hospital Staffers

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CEO and CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital Self-care is a term we hear often, and it encompasses not only how you care for your body, but your emotional health as well. COVID-19 has challenged us in ways we never could have foreseen just six months ago. Our worlds […]

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July 20, 2020

Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: July 2, 2020 (Audio)

Transylvania Regional Hospital CEO and Chief Nursing Officer Michele Pilon and Crystal Letterman, Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations at Transylvania Regional Hospital, give an update on the hospital and COVID-19.   Click below to listen: Transylvania Regional Hospital Community Tele-forum: July 2, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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May 12, 2020

Transylvania Regional Hospital’s Stellar Staff Responsible for Redesigning Hospital Policies and Practices to Align with COVID-19 Best Practices

By Michele Pilon, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CEO/CNO for Transylvania Regional Hospital As we enter May, we look forward to celebrating both National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Hospital Week (May 10-16), perfect opportunities to express thanks for our incredible nursing and staff teams at Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH). This year is very different, […]

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