Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 1, 2016

Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s Best Employers” in Forbes magazine, which include a total of 750 U.S. companies. 


James Clark, Parkwest’s 100th TAVR Patient, is ‘Back to Active’ One Month Later

Posted on April 28, 2016

James Clark began having difficulty completing his daily two-mile neighborhood walk. “Any type of exertion and I would get a lot of pressure and pain in my heart area,” says Clark, 


Parkwest’s First TAVR Patient Tells Benefits of Procedure

Posted on April 28, 2016

Five days past his 88th birthday, Roy Ogle became Parkwest’s first-ever TAVR patient. Ogle is a living testament to what TAVR can do for  


Nurse Residency Program Prepares New Graduates for Success

Posted on April 23, 2016

Covenant Health is pleased to announce the implementation of a nurse residency program that will support newly graduated nurses as they transition from an educational setting to a fast-paced hospital environment.  


Parkwest Medical Staff makes donation to InterFaith Health Clinic

Posted on April 14, 2016

The Medical Staff at Parkwest Medical Center has donated $20,000 to the InterFaith Health Clinic to support its efforts to provide affordable medical care in East Tennessee. InterFaith Health Clinic is a not-for-profit health care ministry that serves low-income, working uninsured and underserved people in our community. IFHC has a small paid staff that is 


Tomosynthesis Detects Cancer that Mammogram Missed

Posted on March 30, 2016

To say that the threat of breast cancer was on her mind would be an understatement.  Melissa Lonas, an active, engaging woman in her 60s, knew that she was at risk for developing breast cancer.  In 2005, her older sister, Cindy, passed away after undergoing treatment for the disease.  Her younger sister, Rusti, elected to 


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments. 


Parkwest Therapy Center Manager Receives 2016 Buscetta Award

Posted on March 2, 2016

Mark Conley, manager of Parkwest Therapy Center, has been named winner of the 2016 Buscetta Award, given annually to an outstanding Covenant Health manager who personifies leadership excellence.