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 […]
Covenant Health is pleased to announce the implementation of a nurse residency program that will support newly graduated nurses as they transition from an educational setting to a fast-paced hospital environment.