ShelfGenie®


Putting Everything Within Your Reach

Whether you have a new home or have been in your existing home for a while, kitchen, bath, and pantry storage is often a source of frustration for homeowners. While your kitchen and bath cabinetry may be custom, the shelving inside our home’s cabinets and pantry is oftentimes generic. The result can be inadequate storage, excess clutter, and a hard to access space that can be a source of frustration for every member of your family.

The solution is simple: ShelfGenie®! Area entrepreneurs and husband and wife team, Dave and Kelli Holliday, offer homeowners the perfect solution to these kitchen, bath, and pantry challenges. ShelfGenie® helps clients transform their lives by designing and implementing custom home solutions that put everything within your reach. In this interview, Dave and Kelli will answer many of those questions most often asked by homeowners hoping to improve their access, storage, and organizational problems.

EK: Tell our readers a little bit about ShelfGenie®.


Dave: ShelfGenie® provides custom pull-out shelving and accessories for your home. Our products and process help improve access to hard-to-reach areas, increase storage, and improve organization.

EK: So ShelfGenie® actually got its start helping homeowners overcome their storage and organizational needs?

Kelli: Like so many useful products, ShelfGenie® started as a simple answer to a basic question, which is “How can I improve the usefulness of my cabinets and pantry?”

EK: Describe several of the solutions you offer homeowners.

Dave: We offer custom pull-out shelves (we call them Glide-Out shelves), as well as accessories such as spice holders, drawer inserts, and products for corner cabinets. Most often we hear from clients who are frustrated by a lack of storage, trying to find and retrieve items from cluttered shelves, or from those who are finding it increasingly difficult to kneel, bend, and twist to access items from lower cabinets.

EK: Each of your solutions is custom designed and manufactured by ShelfGenie®. How do your solutions differ from those generic solutions found in the “big box” stores?

Kelli: We feel we differ in two main ways. The first is that before we even discuss products, we learn about our clients’ needs, in their home, during a free, no-obligation design consultation. This helps to ensure that clients get the best plan for them and only buy what they truly need. The second difference is that our products are completely custom designed, built, and installed for our clients’ existing spaces.

EK: While everyone can benefit from ShelfGenie’s® Glide-Out shelf solutions, they would appear to be very beneficial to those individuals with infirmities or other limitations.

Dave: The advantage of Glide-Out shelves is that they pull out the full depth of the cabinet. This helps clients actually see and reach what they’re looking for without excess bending, twisting, or reaching.

EK: How much additional storage space is achieved using your solutions?

Kelli: Because they pull out, our shelves can be placed closer together vertically. The result is that for a given space, we can increase the storage capacity by 50%.

EK: ShelfGenie® provides homeowners with an experienced in-home personal designer. Describe the entire process.

Dave: Our design professional meets with each client, in their home, for a free design consultation. They learn from the client about their specific needs and priorities, discuss possible solutions, and then create a 3D design plan. We then take detailed measurements of the existing spaces to the millimeter to ensure our products fit perfectly so they look great and maximize the available space. All of our Glide-Outs are hand-crafted in our plant and expertly installed by our own ShelfGenie® trained installer.

EK: Why is the 3D rendering of their custom design plan important?

Kelli: Our goal is 100% client satisfaction, so we want each client to be able to clearly visualize and understand the plan so they are satisfied before ordering and so there are no surprises. They will also be able to share the plan and the 3D rendering with a significant other if they were not available for the initial consultation.

EK: Is it true that all of your products are made in the USA?

Dave: All of our shelves are hand-crafted in our plant in Alabama to the clients’ exact specs. Our rails and some accessories are sourced elsewhere, either domestically or from overseas.

EK: Can homeowners select different wood finishes?

Kelli: Our Glide-Outs come in several styles and finishes, including basic, classic, and designer. The most popular choice is our classic finish, which is light wood in color with matching melamine bottoms that are scratch and stain resistant. All designer and classic Glide-Outs come standard with quiet, steel side rails that can hold more than 100 pounds each.

EK: Tell us about the ShelfGenie® warranty.

Dave: We give a 100% lifetime guarantee on parts and installation for all classic and designer products.

EK: How can our readers learn more about ShelfGenie®? What is the best way to reach you?

Kelli: We encourage people to check us out on our website, www.shelfgenie.com/east-tennessee, or to give us a call at 865-409-1197 to set up a design consultation.

EK: In closing, is there anything you would like to add?

Dave: Since opening ShelfGenie® late last year, the response has been outstanding, and we’re very appreciative of that. Our team has been able to work with great folks throughout the Knoxville area, and it’s very satisfying to see how happy they are with ShelfGenie®.

ShelfGenie®
865.409.1197
www.shelfgenie.com/east-tennessee

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No Long-Term Care Solution?


A man in his late 80s, suffering from both dementia and routine falls, could no longer be cared for by his wife in their home. Their only option available was a skilled nursing facility costing more than $70,000 annually. They had a small amount of savings, a modest home that was mortgage free, a small pension, social security, and no long-term care insurance. Since he is in good physical health, he may require care for several years. The wife’s only options are to deplete her savings and sell their home, leaving her with very little security should she require medical attention in the future.

Almost universal among seniors is the desire to maintain their independence and not become a burden to their children. And yet for seniors who have made no financial preparations and then later need assisted-living or long-term care, they could in fact become a burden to their families in both emotional and financial terms – far beyond what they might have imagined. Eroding the security of a surviving spouse and depleting their children’s retirement savings are just a couple ways that families are impacted.

Seven out of 10 people will need at-home care, assisted living, or full-skilled care, yet less than 20% of people have long-term care protection. Why? Conventional long-term care insurance costs have become excessive, with some premiums even doubling in just five short years. Also, you lose every dollar you pay into it if you never need it.

But there is an exciting and affordable alternative to conventional long-term care that is available for both individuals and couples called Asset Based Long-Term Care. Essentially, you make a one-time investment (or multiple payments) and receive a multiplied amount that can be used, tax-free, for long-term care costs. If you don’t use your insurance, the amount you paid plus interest can either be left to your heirs or withdrawn by you later in life. You can even use IRA money to fund your investment.

Is Asset Based Long-Term Care insurance right for you? To learn more, contact Yvonne Marsh, CFP®, CPA, at Marsh Wealth Management at 865-662-2162 today for a complimentary consultation.

Marsh Wealth Management
1341 Branton Blvd, Suite 105
Knoxville, TN 37922
865.662.2162
www.marshwealth.com

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Considerations When Buying Vinyl Replacement Windows


By Chris Moon, Co-Owner of Window Works

There are great many considerations confronting homeowners who are considering the purchase of new replacement windows for their home. Vinyl replacement windows today account for 60% of all window sales nationally. Technological advances in manufacturing, along with the attractiveness of today’s vinyl windows and the fact that they will never need painting, make them popular with an ever growing number of homeowners. They can also make your home’s interior quieter, less drafty, and are easier to clean and maintain.

So how important is the selection of a vinyl window brand? Your selection is important but perhaps not nearly as important as the company you purchase your replacement windows from. Think of your new windows and the company you purchase them from as a system. The best windows improperly installed will result in poor window performance.

At Window Works, we strive to provide all of our customers with an experience that exceeds their expectations. A family owned, second generation company, we are A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau and have been recognized by numerous organizations for our expertise and professionalism, including Angie’s List’s Super Service Award.

We offer the highest quality vinyl replacement windows from the top manufacturers in the nation, including OKNA, a premier vinyl and composite window manufacturer known for their superior design and engineering advances. But, more importantly, we offer professional installation, with each team supervised by a craftsman with 20+ years of experience – and all backed up by a manufacturer’s lifetime limited warranty, a written pledge of lifelong quality and performance.

Whether your home needs replacement windows, siding, patio doors, or gutters, I invite you to discover the Window Works difference. From our family to yours, we promise you an experience that will exceed your expectations without the high pressure sales tactics you might have come to expect.

Window Works
151 Sherway Road, Suite 6
Knoxville, TN 37922
865.560.3044
www.windowworksus.com

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Chiropractic Isn’t Just for Back Pain


If you were to visit Bell Family Chiropractic’s waiting room, you would learn that visiting patients come for a wide range of medical reasons, with back pain representing only a small percentage of those reasons. Patients visit Bell Family Chiropractic for help with sleep abnormalities, childhood ADHD, digestive issues, headaches, and a range of other health needs. In this interview with Dr. Ryan Bell, DC, you will learn just how Bell Family Chiropractic can help you and your family members discover a solution to many of today’s health issues.

EK: Tell our readers why stress is the root cause of many of our diseases and how chiropractic can help your patients that are experiencing these various health issues.

Ryan: Stress isn’t necessarily the root cause of our diseases, but rather our inability to adapt to it. Unfortunately, your body can’t be in a stressed state and a healing state at the same time. In our world today, our bodies experience a lot of stress. It is difficult for our body to be able to adapt to these stressors properly without the correct alignment, nutrition, and wellness care. This stress comes in many different shapes and sizes. It can be emotional stress, chemical stress (food we eat), or physical stress. As we begin to adjust our patients, they move from a stressed state to a healing state. They sleep better, digest food better, and some even have lower blood pressure. If you go to our website and click “Why Chiropractic” in the menu, you can get a much deeper explanation.

EK: Describe “adjustment” as it relates to your medical practice and just how your patients benefit from this procedure.

Ryan: The adjustment is what makes chiropractic so special. We are able to influence your central nervous system, which runs and regulates everything in your body. It tells your heart to beat and your lungs to breathe along with countless other things in your body. A large part of the nervous system is protected by your spine, and the nerves that run everything in your body shoot out from it. So a specific adjustment to your spine can be very powerful and help your entire body to start functioning properly.

EK: Not only is Bell Family Chiropractic family friendly, but nearly 50% of your patients are children. Is that unique?

Ryan: Not really! Once you understand that stress is the root cause of the majority of our diseases, then it makes sense. At a very early age, children experience physical and emotional stress in the birthing process and when learning to walk and falling. Additionally, school and worrying about upcoming tests and homework are mental stressors. The toxins and chemicals in the food they eat every day are chemical stressors. Children often respond to chiropractic care quicker than adults. You will also find your kids love coming to see us and often fight to be the first ones adjusted.

EK: Tell our readers about “Pulstar,” the state-of-the-art medical device used to adjust patients.

Ryan: The Pulstar is an awesome tool we use in our practice. It is super safe and specific. I have adjusted newborns with it, and they have remained asleep the entire time. It is connected to a computer and allows me to have complete control of how much force is used as it sends multiple impulses through the instrument. At all times, it is reading how the joint in your back is moving and lets me know when it is moving properly. We never have to worry about putting too much force into a joint, because the computer is guiding us. You can watch it in action at our website under the “Technique” link.


EK: What is the Zone Technique, and why is it unique?

Ryan: The Zone Technique is a form of healing designed to balance your brain and align your spine so your body can restore itself to maximum health. The human brain has six centers that form in the embryonic stage of development that are responsible for maintaining your health through your central nervous system. Stress causes these six centers to malfunction, and we can kind of reboot them to working properly. I am one of only two doctors in Tennessee who are trained and certified in the Zone Technique.

EK: Describe a typical new patient experience. What can a patient expect?


Ryan: We try to keep the new patient experience as simple as possible. When you come in, we have you fill out a page of paperwork and then we talk. We ask questions and hear your story and why you think chiropractic care might be for you. We make sure we can help you and then we adjust you. It takes 15-30 minutes for the entire visit. After that you just show up during our open adjusting hours and get adjusted. You don’t have to make another appointment.

EK: Tell our readers about your fee structure.


Ryan: Our fee structure is pretty simple. We have two tiers, individual and family. You can pay per visit or receive unlimited monthly chiropractic care. The monthly membership is what the majority of our patients choose, because they understand the importance of chiropractic care. The membership is $69 a month for individuals and $99 a month for families, with no setup fee or contracts!

EK: How can our readers learn more about Bell Family Chiropractic, and what is the best way to contact you?

Ryan: Schedule your free initial consultation by calling us at 865-383-7730 or visit us online at www.bellfamilychiro.com.

Bell Family Chiropractic
111 Sherlake Lane, Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37922
865.383.7730
www.bellfamilychiro.com

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Introducing truSculpt® 3D


A New Dimension in Body Sculpting

You’re watching what you eat, you’re staying active, but you’re still unhappy with your body shape. Sound familiar? That stubborn problem area on your waistline can be annoyingly resistant to diet and exercise. That’s where the truSculpt® 3D procedure can help. Developed by Cutera, the global pioneer in performance and innovation within the cosmetic and aesthetic laser device field, the non-invasive, truSculpt® 3D procedure can help you sculpt your body by quickly and easily targeting both large and small problem areas.

Everything Knoxville recently interviewed J. Kevin Buchanan, MD, Knoxville area’s family practice physician and truSculpt® 3D practitioner, to discover just how this revolutionary, new, state-of-the-art medical breakthrough can help patients treat those problem areas around their midsections.

EK: Dr. Buchanan, truSculpt® 3D uses radio frequency technology to help decrease circumference and diminish fat in patients. Tell our readers just how this technology works.

Dr. Buchanan: truSculpt® 3D uses conductive radio frequency to achieve selective and effective disruption of the subcutaneous fat tissue, the fat that lies directly beneath the skin, while maintaining comfortable surface temperatures.

EK: Just how safe is truSculpt® 3D?

Dr. Buchanan: truSculpt® 3D, which is FDA cleared, is a safe, non-invasive body sculpting technology, where the temperature of the skin and subcutaneous tissue are maintained at comfortable levels while consistently achieving the best results.

EK: How quickly will clients see visible results?

Dr. Buchanan: Visible results can usually be seen as soon 6 to 12 weeks, with maximum benefits at 12 weeks. Some clients report seeing results in as little as 4 to 6 weeks.

EK: How much fat thickness reduction will patients experience?

Dr. Buchanan: Clients can expect fat reduction of targeted areas of up to 24%.

EK: Is it possible to treat more than one problem area per session?

Dr. Buchanan: Yes, it is possible to treat multiple areas in a single session, including the neck, upper arms, abdomen and flanks, back, and thighs.

EK: Should clients experience any discomfort or downtime after the procedure?

Dr. Buchanan: Some clients may experience some redness of the skin that typically resolves itself in 8 to 12 hours. Others report soreness of the treatment area that may last for a few days. There is no restriction on activity following the procedure.

EK: Treatments are administered by an NP or medical assistant under your personal supervision, correct?

Dr. Buchanan: We have a nurse practitioner, two medical assistants, and myself who are all trained and certified to perform the truSculpt® 3D procedure.

EK: How can our readers who are interested learn more about the truSculpt® 3D? What is the best way to reach you?

Dr. Buchanan: Call Ashley Burchfield at 865-675-1953 ext. 224 for more information or to schedule a free consultation or visit www.tru3dbody.com.

Farragut Family Practice
A Division of Summit Medical Group
11130 Kingston Pike, Suite 7
Knoxville, TN 37934
865.675.1953
www.farragutfamilypractice.com

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Knoxville’s Learn Bridge in a Day®


Did you know that an estimated 25 million Americans play bridge? They play because it’s fun and it’s exciting. They play because of the mental and social stimulation. But, most importantly, they play because of friendships they have formed throughout the years.

Come see why bridge is so appealing. Come to Knoxville’s Learn Bridge in a Day® seminar on July 21. You will be introduced to the basics of playing contract bridge. This seminar is for you if you have never played or have played in the past and are looking for a refresher course.

Pre-registration is not required but is highly recommended. Register online at www.knoxbridge.org/LBIAD or call 865-539-4150 today to reserve your seat. The cost is $30. Check-in time is 12:30 pm, and the seminar begins at 1 pm.

Kevin Wilson, a Knoxvillian and nationally recognized bridge teacher and professional, will conduct this Learn Bridge in a Day® seminar at the Knoxville Bridge Center. Our previous seminars have been huge successes! Many past participants continue to play bridge and develop their bridge skills and have formed many new friendships.

Current players will be on hand to help with the seminar and to answer your questions. Bring a friend or come by yourself. Your new best friend just might be waiting to meet you!

Seminar participants will be also able to attend a Beginning Bridge class on each of the next two Tuesdays at no additional charge. Beginning with the third class, there will be a $5 charge per person. The follow-up bridge lessons will be held every Tuesday evening at 6 pm at the Knoxville Bridge Center beginning July 24.

The Knoxville Bridge Club is located at 7400 Deane Hill Drive. For a map or additional information about the club, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pg/knoxvillebridge/about or on the web at www.knoxbridge.org.

Bridge Lessons for Newer Players on July 24th

What is this game called Bridge? It is a fascinating card game that NEVER gets boring!

Bridge consists of three components – bidding, playing the hand, and scoring. You will learn the basic tools and strategies for playing bridge plus the importance of a successful partnership in winning bridge. It is also a social game where players meet new people and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. In addition, health researchers believe that bridge stimulates mental function and may help to delay the effects of aging on the brain.

To learn more about this exciting game, come to our next Beginning Bridge class on Tuesday evening, July 24, at 6 pm. Bring a friend or come by yourself. Your new friends are waiting to meet you!

Our Beginning Bridge lessons have been a huge success throughout the years. After completing the lessons, you will most likely want to continue to play in bridge games offered at the Bridge Center.

The first two weeks of classes are free. Beginning the third week, the fee is $5 for each lesson that you attend. What a deal! It is hard to imagine anything as worthwhile and inexpensive as bridge.

This is your opportunity to learn something new in 2018! Registration is not required but is suggested. To register, call 865-539-4150 or visit www.knoxbridge.org/classes.

The Knoxville Bridge Club is located at 7400 Deane Hill Drive. For a map or additional information about the club, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pg/knoxvillebridge/about or on the web at www.knoxbridge.org.

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Summer Sale-A-Bration


25% Off Now in Progress… 50% Off Begins July 21

As the temperature goes up, The Lily Pad prices go down! All summer merchandise is now 25% off, leading up to our HUGE semi-annual 50% off sale beginning Saturday, July 21, at 10 am.

As most of you know, this day has become quite a great social event! You’ll see lots of your friends and neighbors, all having fun and assisting each other find bargains galore!

To prepare for this major event, beginning July 1st, the entire “LaSale Boutique” (the large room in the rear of the store) goes to 70% off, clearing the way for the next season!

Shop our great selections of cotton gauze, now the most popular items we carry during the sweltering summer heat. These lines never go on sale as they’ve become staples year-round per customer request! Many new styles and colors are arriving daily, so visit our website or the store to check these lines out… unbelievable comfort, quality and design! Funky and fun, these styles take you anywhere!

Remember to mark July 21st on your calendar… it’s a day we look forward to… seeing so many of our Lily Pad friends on one day, enjoying yourselves and looking for your Lily Pad finds! You may want to come in ahead of time, try on and make your list so you’ll know what to hurry in for on the morning of the sale! We look forward, as you do, to this fabulous event!

There’s no way to clear the store of summer stock in one day, so if you prefer to shop when it isn’t so crowded, plan to come to Sweetwater in the following days and make it a leisurely day to shop and dine. The merchandise remains at half price until it’s gone! We’ll look forward to seeing you when we open the doors promptly at 10 am on Saturday, July 21st!

The Lily Pad Boutique
209 N. Main Street
Sweetwater, TN 37874
423.337.5537
www.sweetwaterlilypad.com

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Small Business Pulse


By Tom Irmen

If you’re wondering about the state of today’s small business community, feast your eyes on the most recent small business optimism survey from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).

“There is no question that small business is booming,” said Bill Dunkelberg, NFIB Chief Economist. “Consumer spending, the new tax law, and lower regulatory barriers are all supporting the surge in optimism across all small business industry sectors.”

The NFIB survey for the month ending April 2018 came in at 104.8, the highest in the survey’s 45-year history.

I’ve often spoken to other small business owners about the challenges resulting from the “sitting on the fence” trend that began to emerge during the most recent recession. Surprised by the depth and breadth of this nearly decade long recession, most entrepreneurs eliminated all but essential expenditures, reduced staff, eliminated or significantly curtailed capital expenditures, closed satellite locations, and shelved future expansion plans.

Despite all of the positive financial news of late, many small business owners remain cautious, fearing that the other shoe might drop. Perhaps current financial and political volatility playing out on our national and international stages are the cause of much of this apprehension, but it is important to recognize that the promise of real sustainable growth is being driven by sound financial fundamentals such as those cited in this NFIB survey.

This April survey is the 17th consecutive month of historically high readings. The survey points to gains in productivity, stronger sales, and increased spending on new equipment. And a host of other surveys and statistics support these survey results.

NFIB President and CEO, Juanita Duggan, said, “Never in the history of this survey have we seen such profit trends so high.”

The future for small business hasn’t looked this promising in a long time. Perhaps the biggest challenge confronting today’s small business owner is the reluctance to accept today’s positive financial trends as reality.

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Gallian Medial Group


Delivering Caring and Compassionate Healthcare the Way You Remember It

Advances in medical science in the United States have dramatically enhanced life expectancies from 54.1 years in 1918 to 78.6 years in 2017. However, the financial costs of sustaining and enhancing these revolutionary advances have taken their toll on both hospitals and medical providers. Rural hospital closings are expected to increase, as are the number of hospital consolidations. In fact, it is estimated that only 50% of our current health system will remain in the next decade. Add to that that only one-third of physicians today remain in private practice, and it’s easy to understand why patients who once placed an immense value on their relationships with their physicians feel that their medical care is driven primarily by the providers’ bottom line rather than their real medical needs. But a growing number of private practice medical providers are pushing back against this managed care trend that so closely resembles the socialized medical models we see in Europe and elsewhere today.

Launched by husband and wife team, Scott Gallian, MD, MBA, and U.S. Air Force veteran, and Lauran Gallian, FNP-BC, Gallian Medical Group in nearby Hardin Valley offers a fresh and totally new approach to providing caring and compassionate, full-service primary care to their patients, unlike the current trend that our healthcare system has embarked on. Complete with in-house diagnostic lab, EKG and X-ray services, Gallian Medical Group offers their patients a level of medical excellence not often found in many clinics today.

What patients appreciate the most about Gallian Medical Group is a level of compassionate caring that they remember from the past and is difficult to find today. Gone are the “bus station-like” waiting room experiences and “steeple chase-like” visits with your healthcare provider. What remains is a husband and wife team and a group of experienced and dedicated medical professionals who are totally committed to your individual healthcare needs in a caring, compassionate, and unrushed environment.

We trust that you are going to enjoy this month’s issue of Everything Knoxville, where we are excited to feature Scott and Lauren. Rediscover an entirely new level of personalized healthcare that you might have thought no longer existed today.

EK: Tell our readers a little bit about your medical training and backgrounds.

Scott: I graduated medical school from LSU and have an MBA from The University of Tennessee. I was a hospitalist for seven years and have been doing outpatient medicine since 2014.

Lauren: I went to nursing school at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and received my master’s in nursing from Vanderbilt University. I was an ICU nurse for many years before working as a nurse practitioner, which I began in 2012.

EK: It would appear that your past combined experience in area hospitals and clinics was the basis for the creation of Gallian Medical Group. Describe those experiences.

Scott: In the outpatient setting, we felt as if our employers were dictating care, not the patient. In the hospital, we were able to take whatever time we needed to solve a problem. We wanted to put the focus back on the patient and give them ample time to help treat their problems and not lock them into a 15-minute box.

EK: What medical services does Gallian Medical Group provide?

Lauren: We provide evidence-based primary care for patients age 12 and up. We have our own lab and X-ray machine. We also perform EKGs and spirometry services. We’re open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm to accommodate as many patients as possible

EK: How do your patients react to your unrushed approach to medicine, where you actively engage them in conversation while listening carefully to their concerns?

Scott: They thoroughly enjoy it. When I ask a new patient why they are switching doctors, I usually hear, “I felt rushed” or “I don’t feel I was listened to.” We want to work with the patient to achieve their goals and take the time with them that’s necessary to make sure we’re all on the same page.

EK: Because you are free from any corporate control, how do you feel your patients benefit?

Lauren: Choice. If they need a service we can’t provide, then they are free to go wherever they like. They can choose any specialist, any hospital, any other ancillary service they want – not just the ones under a certain corporate umbrella.

EK: Your personal philosophy that patients are loyal to their healthcare providers and not the corporations that control them is a breath of fresh air in today’s healthcare and business marketplaces. What has been the response from your patients?

Scott: They love it. They want a provider they can stay with for life, not someone that will move on after the provider’s contract expires or if the corporate employer makes decisions affecting the doctor-patient relationship. Patients want their provider, not a replacement or substitute. We plan on being here for many years to come.

EK: Unlike other area healthcare providers that experience high staff turnover, your team has been with you for a number of years. How important is this to your patients?

Lauren: Extremely important. Our staff is a big reason for our success. We feel the patients’ relationship with our staff is as important as the patients’ relationship with us. Our staff is like family to us.

EK: What is a typical patient wait time?

Scott: Most of the time less than 15 minutes. Rarely more than 30 minutes.

EK: You appear to attract a great many Medicare patients. Why is that?

Lauren: Medicare patients are a special population. They generally have more healthcare needs and have higher expectations than other groups of patients. They usually are more in tune with their health than a younger person and more self-educated about their health. We want them to know we’re here to meet their expectations and provide the quality care they deserve.

EK: What other types of insurance do you accept?

Scott: Almost all commercial insurances, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage plans. We don’t discriminate based on a patient’s insurance status.

EK: How can people learn more about Gallian Medical Group?

Lauren: Our website is www.gallianmedical.com. We also encourage people to visit our Facebook page.

EK: In closing, is there anything else you would like to add?

Scott: We want your readers to know that there are plenty of excellent doctors and nurse practitioners here in Knoxville. We also want them to know that we will go the extra mile to ensure they have a truly wonderful healthcare experience.

Gallian Medical Group
10744 Hardin Valley Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
865.383.7223
www.gallianmedical.com

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Wedding and Graduation Season is Upon Us!


CH Interiors & Gifts is the perfect destination for unique gifts for newlyweds and graduates, as well as anyone who deserves a special “congratulations” for an accomplishment or “thank you” for a job well done or act of kindness.

We carry a large selection of Mud Pie items, which make delightful gifts by adding laughter and joy to both celebrations and everyday moments. Brides and grooms will cherish these Vintage Silverplate Wedding Cake Knife & Server Set and Mr. & Mrs. Wedding Plate and Fork Set on their big day.

We recently added a new Coffee & Espresso Bar, and you are invited to come in and perk up with a fresh brew, shot of espresso, and our witty mugs, spoons, and accessories.

With all these special occasions, express your sentiments and support a great cause with our line of Legacy greeting cards. We proudly carry the BUY A CARD FEED A CHILD line, which are high-quality, full-color cards with matching envelopes for only $2.99, with the family-owned company donating a portion of profits to hunger relief organizations.

Moving into a new home or ready to make a change to your existing décor? During the month of June, we will be offering our final markdowns of more than 50% OFF of our custom-made hutches, farmhouse tables, armoires, stools, dining chairs, bookcases, and lamps! We also have a new Clearance Corner, where you can enjoy 25%, 50%, or 75% OFF seasonal items.

Our team is ready with friendly and personal service to assist in selecting the perfect piece or accents for your home. When you visit, be sure to keep an eye out for the #CHBEE – the first customer to spot him every day gets 20% off their entire purchase!

Save the date!
Summertime Fun Open House
July 20 & 21

CH Interiors & Gifts
12556 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934
865.288.7887
www.chinteriorsandgifts.com

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