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G.E.M. Program Implemented at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Posted on February 26, 2018

The G.E.M. program was created to provide additional education and skill to staff providing direct patient care.


Doctors Use Tiny Vacuum To Help Stroke Patients

Posted on February 26, 2018

Jane Coleman heard her husband make an odd noise, “almost like hiccups but not exactly,” but when she turned to look at him, she knew immediately what was happening: He was having a stroke.


Covenant Health Leads “Shock Initiative” for Community’s Heart Care

Posted on February 23, 2018

Three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge – have joined other community health care providers in a new shock initiative for treating heart attack patients.


Heart to Heart: Transplant Recipient Grows Stronger in Cardiac Rehab

Posted on February 22, 2018

Heart transplant recipient Maurice McAllister grows stronger in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Outpatient Program (CROP) at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Time is Muscle

Posted on February 20, 2018

The more quickly a patient can get to the hospital, the better the chance of recovery.


January DAISY Award Winner – Ashley Burris

Posted on February 19, 2018

Congratulations to Ashley Burris, our January DAISY award winner.