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National Professional Social Work Month – Niki Day and Gayla Patterson

Posted on March 5, 2018

March is recognized as National Social Work month. This month we are spotlighting two members of our case management team, Niki Day and Gayla Patterson.


Fort Sanders Regional Earns NICHE Exemplar Status

Posted on March 2, 2018

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is proud to have achieved NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders) Exemplar status once again


Food Fads Likely Won’t Help With Weight Loss

Posted on March 1, 2018

Kristen Clay, a registered clinical dietitian at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, says the endless search for an elusive miracle diet rages on. The New Year’s resolution most often made – and most often broken – is weight loss.


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.