Press Releases

Galen Medical Group, Charlie Lathram, and Dr. Julie Bilbrey were recently awarded with “Rise Above Recognition” by the Medical Group Management Association for our COVID-19 response efforts

Chattanooga, TN, October 28, 2020 – Galen Medical Group along with CEO, Charles “Charlie” Lathram, III, CMPE and Julie Bilbrey, MD have been recognized among MGMA’s Rise Above for 2020. The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)’s Rise Above Recognition Award highlights individuals and groups who are solving difficult issues, challenging situations, inspiring others in times of uncertainty, and contributing to the community while overcoming the circumstances with innovation and excellence. This award was launched to showcase the nation’s healthcare heroes who are working hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Galen Medical Group is a physician-led, multi-specialty medical group that provides outstanding health

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Galen East Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Covid-19 Exposure

CHATTANOOGA, TN, August 4, 2020 — Galen Medical Group, announced that Dr. Cindy Harris, a Specialist in Pediatrics at Galen East Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, July 31. Dr. Harris treats patients at the Galen facility located at 1651 Gunbarrel Road, Suite 302. Galen has reached out to all patients and family members possibly exposed with Dr. Harris during the potential transmission period, the week of July 27 – 30, and they are being offered free COVID-19 testing services. Additional contact tracing and testing protocols have also been followed and the practice has been in

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Galen’s Drive-Through Testing For COVID-19 In Hamilton County

CHATTANOOGA, TN, April 7, 2020– In response to the spread of COVID-19, Galen Medical Group is offering Telehealth services to better address the health needs of the Chattanooga community during these uncertain times. 

Galen Remote Access Care is a new program offering safe, direct access to remote medical care for the greater Chattanooga area. This outreach is available to existing Galen patients as well as new patients who are seeking access to remote healthcare during this challenging time of social distancing.

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