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Covenant Health, Encompass Health host grand opening celebrations for two inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in Knoxville

Posted on February 16, 2023

The joint venture includes a new 51-bed freestanding rehabilitation hospital and renovation of the downtown Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center location.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Earns Tennessee’s First National Rectal Cancer Accreditation

Posted on December 22, 2022

NAPRC accreditation is given for high standards of multidisciplinary patient care KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, a member of Covenant Health, has earned a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. It is the first hospital in the state […]

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on December 13, 2022

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – April Mount, MSN, RN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, has joined Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Mount recently served as vice president of patient care services and CNO of two Georgia hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and Emory University Smyrna. She will serve on Fort Sanders Regional’s senior […]

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.