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DAISY August Award Winner- Loron Duncan

Posted on November 10, 2022

Congratulations to our latest DAISY award winner, Loron Duncan! Loron, a neuro-ICU nurse, was nominated by a patient’s family member for the compassionate care received during the patient’s final days. She was recognized for going above and beyond to bring comfort to her patient. Loron, thank you for the compassionate care you provide your patients […]


Are You At Risk?

Posted on November 2, 2022

Experts Warn about Early Stages of Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the nation’s leading cause of cancer-related death. In observance of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, two physicians at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center discussed the latest technology for treatment of lung issues. Ask the Experts Varun Shah, MD, is a pulmonologist specializing […]


CEO Named to Lead New Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Hospital Under Construction in West Knoxville

Posted on October 27, 2022

Jennifer Steely will lead the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Covenant Health and Encompass Health.


DAISY August Award Winner- Karen McPherson

Posted on October 24, 2022

Congratulations to our latest DAISY award winner, Karen McPherson! Karen, a float pool nurse, was nominated by a co-worker for going above and beyond for a patient. After learning the patient had left their home medications at the hospital, Karen called the patient, got their address, and brought the medications to the patient’s home. Her […]


August DAISY Award Winner- Richard Callaway

Posted on October 19, 2022

“There are nurses and then there are really good nurses. There are heroes and there are superheroes. But then there are lifesavers…..Richard Callaway is a lifesaver.” Those were the words used to describe our latest DAISY winner. Richard, a pulmonary nurse, was nominated by a patient’s parents for his compassionate care during their daughter’s recent […]


It’s a Sweet, Sweet Life

Posted on October 19, 2022

Retired Chocolatier Beats Rare Type of Breast Cancer Kim Hubbs will tell you she was born for “the sweet life.” Raised in South Knoxville, Hubbs spent two decades in Atlanta where she studied to become a pastry chef. Before retiring to East Tennessee, she worked as a chocolatier and has made a practice of enjoying […]