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Posts categorized as “Press Release”

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.


Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Celebrates Newly Constructed Emergency Department

Posted on March 3, 2020

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center cut the ribbon on its newly constructed emergency department on Friday, Feb. 28, at an open house and celebration for community leaders, and hospital and Covenant Health leadership.