Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: a Hidden Gem for Healing

Posted on March 24, 2021

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a treatment that is demonstrated to heal
and reduce the severity of wounds, infections and late effects of radiation. 


A Sigh of Relief: Louisiana Woman Doubly Relieved After Double Hip Replacement

Posted on March 17, 2021

The path that led Julie Stempel to have hip replacement surgery at Parkwest Medical Center is both serendipitous and fortuitous. 


Dollars and Diet: Parkwest dietitian says healthy eating isn’t as expensive as your might think

Posted on March 10, 2021

There is a common misconception that it costs more to eat healthy foods than it does to consume an unhealthy diet.Learn more from a Parkwest dietitian. 


Parkwest Receives Tennessee’s 2020 ‘Best for Babies’ Award

Posted on March 9, 2021

Parkwest Medical Center is one of four Covenant Health hospitals have earned 2020 “BEST for Babies” award, announced recently by Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Department of Health. The others recognized  include Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Created in 2016, 


TLC for Nursing Moms

Posted on March 2, 2021

The Lactation Club  at Parkwest Delivers Confidence and Care When little Finley Kennedy came into the world, he came with no complications. Mom Patricia Kennedy says support from the lactation consultants at Parkwest Medical Center helped breastfeeding begin just the way nature intended. Things weren’t so simple after mother and baby went home, though. In 


1,000 Hearts: Parkwest Celebrates Eight Years of TAVR

Posted on February 24, 2021

Bill Mackebee is thankful for his TAVR procedure and continues to enjoy every moment of life to the fullest after being the 1000th TAVR patient at Parkwest. 


Get a Jump Start on a Healthy Heart

Posted on February 17, 2021

February is heart month, and taking care of your overall health is important. That includes knowing your important numbers, like BP and cholesterol! 


Joi Keck presented with BEE Award

Posted on February 5, 2021

Congratulations to Joi Keck, a Certified Nursing Assistant  on 3 Riverstone, for being recognized with the BEE award. Joi was nominated by a patient’s family member. Joi’s Nomination “I brought my mom in the ER at midnight.  She had no extra clothes and we live an hour and a half from Parkwest.  Joi helped my