Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices

Posted on October 21, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory linking patient infections from Mycobacterium chimaera (M.chimaera) to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler devices used in open-heart surgery. Patient safety and privacy are top priorities for Covenant Health and we take the CDC’s advisory very seriously. After thorough review of our protocols at our 


Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. 


Patient and Family Partnership Council

Posted on June 22, 2016

Because your experiences and ideas are important to us, we would like to invite you to consider becoming a part of our hospital’s new Patient and Family Partnership Council. 


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. 


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.  


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. 


McKinley and VanderSteeg Recognized by THA at 77th Annual Meeting

Posted on December 3, 2015

VanderSteeg and McKinley were among 26 individuals honored during the THA event in which awards were presented in 14 categories, recognizing contributions from healthcare representatives ranging from hospital volunteers and frontline staff to trustees and executives. 


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Posted on November 20, 2015

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced plans for a leadership transition.