Cardiac Rehab Gets Fitness Instructor Spinning Again

Posted on February 15, 2017

Michael Berry of Knoxville is living proof that you can be in great shape and still have heart disease.

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Pain Relief- Making a run for it

Posted on February 8, 2017

Once Marissa Carnes started running, she was hooked

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Holiday letter from Parkwest CAO Neil Heatherly

Posted on December 19, 2016

I became the CAO of Parkwest Medical Center last August, and am so appreciative of your support for the hospital and so grateful to be here. Being at Parkwest is deeply personal for me. My father, Wayne Heatherly, was the first administrator of the hospital and to date, served the longest tenure. I worked here […]

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Hospital VP marks 40th anniversary at Parkwest

Posted on December 7, 2016

 Emlyn “Em” Cobble has juggled many hats throughout her career, but all of them have been worn at one place, Parkwest Medical Cen­ter, where she celebrated 40 years of service. Cobble is Vice President and Chief Support Officer for Park­west, where she began her career in 1976 as a medical technologist. She graduated from Lincoln […]

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Cancer Survivor Has “a Lot of Living to Do”

Posted on December 6, 2016

Sara Forrester is faithful about getting yearly mammograms. At five feet tall, the sprightly grandmother takes care of her health by walking regularly, and says she usually hits 10,000 steps on her pedometer every day. “I always get a screening (mammogram) every year. I try to go during October, during breast cancer awareness month, because […]

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Bad back tests mettle of Alcoa furnace tender

Posted on December 1, 2016

Like any working stiff who has just been told he needs spinal surgery, Tommy Rogers’ first thoughts were about his job.   “My big concern was the length of recovery,” said Rogers, a 47-year-old furnace tender at the Alcoa aluminum plant now known as Arconic. “I was thinking house payments and bills. I thought I […]

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Covenant’s Knoxville Hospitals Part of “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Initiative

Posted on February 2, 2016

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center are part of the “Little Hats, Big Hearts” initiative.

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Covenant Hospitals Named Among State’s Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on July 21, 2015

U.S. News & World report has released its annual list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” naming three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Methodist Medical Center, and Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee’s Top 10 for metro areas.

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