March is National Social Workers Month

Posted on March 14, 2018

March is National Social Workers Month. Celebrating Parkwest’s leaders, advocates and champions.

Welcome Amanda Underwood, NP-C

Posted on March 13, 2018

Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee is proud to welcome certified nurse practitioner Amanda Underwood, NP-C to our heart care team. Amanda joins board-certified interventional cardiologist Ayaz Rahman, MD of CAET in the structural heart program at Parkwest Medical Center. 

Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 9, 2018

In this week’s Staff Featuring Friday we’re highlighting our clinical social workers who work throughout Parkwest Medical Center.  

National Nutrition Month – Common food myths debunked

Posted on March 7, 2018

Colorectal Cancer

Posted on March 5, 2018

During colorectal cancer awareness month in March we sat down with our expert, board-certified gastroenterologist Steedman Sarbah, MD of Knoxville Digestive Disease Consultants, to get more information about this disease. What is colorectal cancer?  Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer, is cancer in the colon or rectum.  How is colorectal cancer diagnosed?  Colorectal cancer is most often 

Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 2, 2018

Name: Gabby Bounds   Job Title: PCA for the Discharge Team   How long have you worked at Parkwest? Almost 2 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? I really enjoy the people I work with and I love the patient’s   Where are you from?  Harrogate TN   If you could have 

Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award

Posted on February 28, 2018

Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award Two nurses at Parkwest Medical Center were honored 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 

Covenant Health Leads “Shock Initiative” for Community’s Heart Care

Posted on February 23, 2018

Three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge – have joined other community health care providers in a new shock initiative for treating heart attack patients. The shock initiative includes a newly developed algorithm which improves survival.  Covenant Health represents