Swaddled in Safety: Essential Tips for Baby’s Safe Sleep

Posted on May 19, 2021

Parkwest Medical Center, a gold-certified national safe sleep champion facility, shares best practices for new parents to reduce the risk of SUIDs. 


Happy Nurses Week and Hospital Week

Posted on May 12, 2021

Nurses Week is celebrated annually May 6 – 12, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Hospital Week is celebrated May 9-15, 2021.  


Laurel Proulx presented with BEE Award

Posted on May 6, 2021

Congratulations to Laurel Proulx, one of our clinical social workers, for being recognized with the BEE award. Laurel was nominated by her supervisor. Laurel’s Nomination In the BEE nomination, Laurel’s supervisor recognized her for making it a personal goal to find a safe discharge place for a patient. Laurel first worked with a family member 


Mackenzie Hudgins presented with BEE Award

Posted on May 5, 2021

A PCA at Parkwest Medical Center, Mackenzie Hudgins, was recognized with The BEE Award for her amazing patient care and great attitude.  


A Winning Combination: Lactation Support Consultants Help Women at Crucial Stage of Motherhood

Posted on May 5, 2021

The lactation consultants at Parkwest Medical Center work with new moms to help them gain comfort in breastfeeding their newborns. 


Rachel Bowlin presented with BEE Award

Posted on May 4, 2021

Congratulations to Rachel Bowlin, one of our clinical social workers, for being recognized with the BEE award. Rachel was nominated by one of her coworkers. Rachel’s Nomination “Rachel is an exceptional employee,” the coworker noted. A truck driver was passing through town and had to be admitted to Parkwest.  “The patient was too sick to 


Lenoir City Man Bounces Back After Heart Attack, Quadruple Bypass

Posted on April 27, 2021

Richard Imgram was shocked to learn he was having a heart attack because he did not experience any of the typical symptoms. 


Listen to Your Heart: Minimally Invasive Surgery Restores Heart Patient’s Zest for Life

Posted on April 21, 2021

Charlene Henderson, a Hamblen County resident, enjoys having her quality of life back after non-invasive surgery at Parkwest.