As the holidays arrive, so too does the crunch of shopping, family and tempting food. But there’s a way to avoid a dieting disaster and keep your waistline in check for next year. Here are some strategies from Fort Sanders Regional Registered Dietician, Beth Booker, for having a tasty, terrific holiday. Rise and Shine. Start […]
When Kathy Jennings looked in the mirror, the face looking back at her reminded her of the woman on the stroke posters inside the elevators at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. It was a face that frightened her because, like the lady in the poster, Jennings’ face was drooping – evidence that she too was […]
Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler DevicesPosted 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 […]
Brain surgery without the “surgery” is possible. Fort Sanders has the newest and most advanced Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion machine, one of only 30 in the United States. Read how this technology saved Travis Maryanski’s life in this week’s Shopper News.