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Posts categorized as “Press Release”

Fort Sanders Regional Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on February 3, 2014

Kelly Miles, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has recently joined Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).

Fort Sanders Regional Attains Highest Recognition for Efforts to Improve Elderly Care

Posted on October 23, 2013

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has achieved “Exemplar” status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program.

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Awarded Advanced Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center

Posted on February 26, 2013

Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification recognizes those hospitals that have state-of-the-art infrastructure, staff and training to receive and treat patients with the most complex strokes.

Statement Concerning NECC injections and Covenant Health

Posted on October 23, 2012

Covenant Health hospitals and Covenant Health owned affiliated organizations have not purchased any injectable medications from New England Compounding Center (NECC), the company under investigation for providing medication traced to outbreaks of fungal meningitis in steroid injections. For updated information about the FDA/CDC investigations, please visit or If you have any concerns about […]

Fort Sanders Introduces First “Tele-Stroke” Robot

Posted on February 2, 2012

Thanks to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center’s new “tele-stroke” robot, East Tennessee stroke patients now will benefit from early consultation with the hospital’s stroke experts.

Fort Sanders Regional Continues Innovations in Robotically-Assisted Surgery

Posted on May 2, 2011

Since first introducing the technology to East Tennessee in 2004, surgeons at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center continue to pioneer new techniques and uses for robotically-assisted surgery.