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Posts categorized as “Press Release”

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Earns Top Safety Grade

Posted on November 21, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. This national distinction celebrates Fort Sanders Regional’s achievements in patient safety.


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.


Fort Sanders Regional to Perform Robotic-Assisted Lung Biopsies

Posted on February 10, 2022

Fort Sanders Regional is pleased to announce the addition of a robotic-assisted bronchoscopy platform for minimally invasive lung biopsies. This technology is first of its kind in East Tennessee and will allow physicians to obtain tissue samples in deep regions of the lung, where many early stage tumors are found.


Peer Recovery Navigators Help Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Posted on December 10, 2021

Covenant Health and Knox County Health Department have announced a new peer recovery initiative to help those with substance use disorders who need emergency care.


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Brings Newest Radiosurgery Therapy to Tennessee

Posted on March 25, 2021

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, in collaboration with Thompson Cancer Survival Center, is proud to announce the installation of the latest stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) platform, the Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™.


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Opens New Critical Care Department

Posted on March 4, 2021

The opening of Fort Sanders Regional’s new ICU completes our two-and-a-half-year journey toward expanding our emergency and critical care capacity.