Parkwest Medical Center Welcomes Michael Cavacos as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on July 19, 2021

After a nationwide search Michael Cavacos RN, MSN, CCCC, CCRN, NE-BC, has assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Parkwest Medical Center. 


Don’t Get Burned: Be prepared for summer sun

Posted on July 7, 2021

The cumulative effects of sun exposure can put us at higher risk of skin damage, early wrinkling, age spots and skin cancer. 


Sherry Waterman, RN, Honored with DAISY Award

Posted on July 7, 2021

Night shift childbirth center nurse Sherry Waterman received The DAISY Award after being nominated by a patient for whom she provided care. 


Jennifer Price, RN, Presented with The DAISY Award

Posted on July 2, 2021

Jennifer, a nurse in the Childbirth Center at Parkwest Medical Center was honored with a DAISY Award today. She was nominated by a patient.  


A Man-to-Man Talk…Take Charge & Reduce Health Risks

Posted on June 30, 2021

The list of major threats to men’s health is short, and a few positive lifestyle choices can go a long way toward helping men live longer, healthier lives.  


Welcome Frederick J. Barry, MD

Posted on June 28, 2021

We’re proud to welcome cardiologist Frederick J. Barry, MD to our heart care team! Dr. Barry will see patients in our Athens, TN office. Learn more. 


Laura Ivey, RN, Receives The DAISY Award

Posted on June 24, 2021

Congratulations to nurse Laura Ivey for receiving The DAISY Award. She was nominated for the care and compassion she showed with a patient and her family.  


Reaching New Heights: Gatlinburg hiker gets back on the trail with new knees

Posted on June 23, 2021

Kelli McCarter was able to get back to hiking pain-free after having both knees replaced at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.