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The Joint Commission

Posted on March 14, 2016

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards and continued dedication to providing you with quality care. Fort Sanders also holds the coveted Comprehensive Stroke Center certification – given to only a fraction of facilities […]


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments.


Parkwest Therapy Center Manager Receives 2016 Buscetta Award

Posted on March 2, 2016

Mark Conley, manager of Parkwest Therapy Center, has been named winner of the 2016 Buscetta Award, given annually to an outstanding Covenant Health manager who personifies leadership excellence.


Only One Regret

Posted on February 24, 2016

Before Karen Moore had a lumbar fusion at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Moore couldn’t stand up for more than four minutes at a time without excruciating pain.


It’s A New Day

Posted on February 17, 2016

The Sleep Disorders Center at Fort Sanders Regional has given countless patients renewed energy to get up and live life instead of trying to sleep through it.


Hip Replacement Gets Tennis Player Back Into the Game

Posted on February 3, 2016

He discovered tennis in its golden years, back when Ilie Nastase, Vitas Gerulaitis and Bjorn Borg ruled the men’s courts. But almost four decades later, Kevin Simpson’s game was suffering.