August Daisy Award Winner – Savannah Coker

Posted on September 15, 2017

Nursery worker Savannah Coker, RN, was nominated by a patient for providing compassionate care after the birth of her child. Savannah supported the patient as she faced issues with breastfeeding by offering advice and encouragement throughout her stay at the hospital. The patient was thankful for Savannah’s helpful attitude in her first few days as […]

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2017 Knoxville News Sentinel Best of Knoxville

Posted on September 14, 2017

The Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Gift Shop has been nominated for the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Best of Knoxville! Click here to vote! All profits from the Gift Shop benefit our patients through the purchase of medical equipment for the hospital.    

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Little Secrets

Posted on September 14, 2017

Stroke survivor lives to tell her story It was one of Alline Little’s little secrets: The medication she took regularly to control her atrial fibrillation and prevent strokes made her feel awful. So- she stopped it. Cold turkey. And told no one. But when her daughter, Donna, found her lying between the toilet and the […]

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A healthy school lunch? It’s in the bag

Posted on September 11, 2017

Children and teens can get their hands on plenty of junk food, fast food, and other treats throughout the day. By sending them off to school with a healthy lunch, you can help ensure that they have at least one chance to fuel their bodies with nutritious options. The ground rules are simple. Healthy basics […]

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Distraction Activities Available to Help Moms-to-Be Cope

Posted on September 11, 2017

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center offer moms purposeful distraction activities during long hospital stays.

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The Right Choice

Posted on September 7, 2017

Mary Jeffers goes the distance for hernia repair A series of choices led Mary Jeffers from Kingsport to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville for hernia surgery. She chose to have a double mastectomy at a Kingsport hospital after testing positive for the RAD50 gene that’s linked to an increased risk of breast cancer, […]

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