Prepared for the Unexpected

Posted on September 8, 2021

Selene McCuin didn’t expect to be rushed into surgery for an emergency C-section, and wake up five days later on a ventilator.  

The Fight of His Life

Posted on September 1, 2021

After suffering a stroke Joe Kemp worked with the therapy team from Covenant Health Therapy Center – West Knoxville to regain strength and speech. 

Katerpillar Kids Camp Helps Children Cope with Grief

Posted on August 25, 2021

Katerpillar Kids Camp
is a free two-day camp
coordinated by Covenant
Hospice and sponsored by
Variety Children’s Charity. 

“Don’t Lose Hope!” Parkwest Helps Patient on his 300-pound Weight-loss Journey

Posted on August 18, 2021

Jonathan Ward has lost 300 pounds, the last 128 after a weight loss procedure through Parkwest Center for Bariatric Surgery. 

Celebrating Nursing Excellence at Parkwest Medical Center

Posted on August 11, 2021

Five nurses have been recognized this year with The DAISY Award at Parkwest Medical Center. Nominations for this award come from patients and co-workers. 

The BEE Award Celebrates Outstanding Care at Parkwest Medical Center

Posted on August 4, 2021

The BEE Award to recognize extraordinary employees at Parkwest, who are not nurses. “BEE” stands for “Being Exceptional Every Day.” 

Don’t Get Burned: Be prepared for summer sun

Posted on July 7, 2021

The cumulative effects of sun exposure can put us at higher risk of skin damage, early wrinkling, age spots and skin cancer. 

A Man-to-Man Talk…Take Charge & Reduce Health Risks

Posted on June 30, 2021

The list of major threats to men’s health is short, and a few positive lifestyle choices can go a long way toward helping men live longer, healthier lives.