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Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]


Nursing Celebration 2017

Posted on May 24, 2017

 On May 11, Park­west held its Nurses Week reception to recognize nurses who go above and be­yond in their mission to provide excellent care to each patient. This annual celebra­tion is held in honor of National Nurses Week, an observation supported by the American Nurses Associa­tion to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the […]


Parkwest Therapy Center Helps Stroke Patient on the Road to Recovery

Posted on May 17, 2017

It was the first day of September and Jim Cogdill was on his way to work at his car dealership on Kingston Pike. He had decided to stop for breakfast when suddenly, double vision hit. Then his arm and leg went numb.      In truth, Jim Cogdill isn’t the typical 71-year-old man. He is especially driven, […]


Parkwest OB/GYN Gives Birth at the Hospital that Cares for Her Patients

Posted on May 10, 2017

Choosing the Familiar Although she could have chosen any hospital for her son’s delivery, Stephanie Cummings, MD, of Knoxville chose a familiar location: The Childbirth Center at Parkwest Medical Center. Dr. Cummings is a Parkwest obstetrician/gynecologist and has delivered hundreds of babies there. She and her husband, Matthew, welcomed their own son, Logan Gray, into […]


Powell woman finds surgeon is ‘straight shooter’

Posted on May 3, 2017

Powell woman finds surgeon is ‘straight shooter’


Whisman beats depression and builds confidence through Peninsula programs

Posted on April 26, 2017

When you are 11 years old you are supposed to be riding your bike, having adventures, and counting the days till Christmas. You are supposed to be learning new things, going places, and dreaming big dreams.      But when Lindy Whisman was 11 years old, there wasn’t much she could think about, do, or enjoy. She […]


Parkwest’s volunteer army

Posted on April 19, 2017

Blue-jacketed heroes make a difference every day


Parkwest’s Care and Surgical Expertise Aid in Injury Recovery for Soccer-Playing Math Teacher

Posted on April 12, 2017

Parkwest’s Care and Surgical Expertise Add Up to Recovery for Soccer-Playing Math Teacher