Advice from the heart

Posted on October 17, 2018

When 77-year-old Harold Byrd ex­perienced shortness of breath, it was originally attributed to a virus. 


Artsclamation! Fine art sale benefiting Peninsula

Posted on October 10, 2018


Working Arm-in-Arm for Knees

Posted on October 5, 2018

While robotic-assisted surgery has been used in partial knee replacement since its 2009 introduction, it was not until 2016 that improved functionality enabled surgeons to use it for total knee replacements. Parkwest began offering robotic-assisted surgery for total knee replacements in January. 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on October 5, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Bob from our Cath Lab! 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 28, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Karen from Parkwest Cardiac Rehab!   Name: Karen Kirkland   How long have you worked at Parkwest Cardiac Rehab? 13 yrs   Where are you from?  Oliver Springs, TN   What is your favorite book? My daily devotional “Jesus Calling”   What’s the best advice you’ve 


An Unusual Blessing

Posted on September 26, 2018

Heart disease is not something anyone would wish for, and yet Marty Lane of Knoxville counts it as an unusual blessing. 


Katy Woods, RN, Honored with The DAISY Award

Posted on September 19, 2018

A nurse at Parkwest Medical Center was honored this morning with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had received extraordinary care and compassion from his nurses during his final days. Today The DAISY Award was presented to Katy Woods, RN, in our Critical Care Unit. Chief nursing officer Lynn Cagle presented Katy’s DAISY award this morning. 


Reflecting on Reflux

Posted on September 19, 2018

Attorney finds relief from acid reflux with help from physicians and surgery