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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Begins Expansion to Meet Growing Community Need

Posted on November 30, 2018

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Covenant Health administrators launched a $115 million building project today that will expand emergency and critical care capacity.


Fort Sanders Regional Receives Seventh Straight “A” Grade in Spring 2018 Hospital Safety Ratings

Posted on May 7, 2018

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.


Fort Sanders Regional Named One of IBM Watson Health’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Posted on February 6, 2018

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has been named as one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.


Fort Sanders Regional Named to National List of 100 Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

Posted on October 11, 2017

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 Devices

Posted 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 […]


Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.