Parkwest Medical Center Welcomes Michael Cavacos as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on July 19, 2021

After a nationwide search Michael Cavacos RN, MSN, CCCC, CCRN, NE-BC, has assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Parkwest Medical Center. 


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, 


Parkwest Medical Center Named to List of Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune.com/IBM Watson Health

Posted on November 18, 2020

Parkwest Medical Center, a member of Covenant Health, is the only Tennessee hospital named among the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune/IBM Watson Health. 


Parkwest Employees Honored for Years of Service

Posted on July 30, 2020

Twice a year Parkwest Medical Center holds a Service Awards recognition banquet, honoring employees who have achieved a milestone year of service in the most recent six month period.  


Staying Safe in the Sun This Summer

Posted on June 30, 2020

It’s easy to forget about the hidden dangers of the sun as you’re having fun and enjoying your family days outside this summer. 


Parkwest Receives Tennessee’s ‘Best for Babies’ Award

Posted on January 31, 2020

Parkwest has earned the 2019 “BEST for Babies” award, announced recently by Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Department of Health.  


Welcome David Chism, MD

Posted on January 27, 2020

David Chism, MD “Nearly three decades ago, my uncle’s diagnosis of stage four kidney cancer was devastating because there were few treatment options. Since then, cancer treatment has become more effective through tremendous advancements in immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. As an oncologist, I’m pleased to provide these advanced treatment methods to my patients.” Board 


New Surgery Entrance Opens Monday

Posted on December 13, 2019

The new “Surgery Entrance” opens at Parkwest on Monday for those scheduled to have surgery or visiting someone who is having surgery.