Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 28, 2018

It’s Staff Feature Friday! Today we’re getting to know Karen from Parkwest Cardiac Rehab!   Name: Karen Kirkland   How long have you worked at Parkwest Cardiac Rehab? 13 yrs   Where are you from?  Oliver Springs, TN   What is your favorite book? My daily devotional “Jesus Calling”   What’s the best advice you’ve 


An Unusual Blessing

Posted on September 26, 2018

Heart disease is not something anyone would wish for, and yet Marty Lane of Knoxville counts it as an unusual blessing. 


Katy Woods, RN, Honored with The DAISY Award

Posted on September 19, 2018

A nurse at Parkwest Medical Center was honored this morning 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 received extraordinary care and compassion from his nurses during his final days. Today The DAISY Award was presented to Katy Woods, RN, in our Critical Care Unit. Chief nursing officer Lynn Cagle presented Katy’s DAISY award this morning. 


Reflecting on Reflux

Posted on September 19, 2018

Attorney finds relief from acid reflux with help from physicians and surgery 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on September 14, 2018

Name: Carol Finley   Job Title: Administrative Supervisor   How long have you worked at Parkwest? 9 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? People, serving the Community we serve, having the latest treatments & equipment, but most of all making a difference in a patient’s life.   Where are you from? Lived 


Brighter Days Ahead for Peninsula Patient

Posted on September 12, 2018

Sitting on the floor of the shower, Keiko McCarroll could see water rising around her and corpses floating atop the waves. She thought she was going die. But in reality, McCarroll was safely sheltered inside Peninsula, a place that specializes in restoration of hope for people who suffer the torment of chronic mental illness. It’s 


Peninsula Hosts Support Group for those Grieving a Loss from Suicide

Posted on September 5, 2018

Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, is honored to host ComPASS, a new support group. ComPASS stands for “Communicating the Pain as Suicide Survivors.” ComPASS provides a safe place of support, understanding, and education during the journey of loss following the suicide death of a loved one. 


Nurses recognized for excellence with The DAISY Award

Posted on September 5, 2018