published Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Memorial Hospital names new pulmonary care center in Chattanooga

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    Memorial Hospital will add a new 7-story cardiac patient tower and a new entrance as part of its $318 million upgrade underway.

Memorial Hospital has announced the naming of its new pulmonary care center — part of its $318 million expansion — as the Buz Standefer Lung Center at Memorial.

The family of Standefer, who died of lung cancer in 2011, donated $1 million to the center in his memory.

The center will feature lung screening and diagnostic tools that include a digital chest X-ray, a testing lab, the latest ultrasound technology and a team of doctors and nurses to help coordinate patient care.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Rachel Bunn...

Rachel Bunn is originally from Ellijay, Ga., and graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in magazines and history. While at UGA, she wrote for the student magazine UGAzine, served as news editor for the student newspaper, The Red & Black, and spent a semester studying British history at Oxford University in Oxford, England. She has previously worked at The Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Ga., and The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the ...

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