Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center was recently named one of 750 hospitals to receive an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Scores, ranking the hospital among the safest in the U.S. for the seventh consecutive rating period.
KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – For the second year in a row, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been named to a national list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s Hospital Review is a publication that provides hospital business news and analysis for hospital and health system executives. For this list, […]
Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler DevicesPosted on October 21, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory linking patient infections from Mycobacterium chimaera (M.chimaera) to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler devices used in open-heart surgery. Patient safety and privacy are top priorities for Covenant Health and we take the CDC’s advisory very seriously. After thorough review of our protocols at our […]