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Students Use the Summer to Take a Lesson in Citizenship: Welcome Jr. Vols!
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Methodist is excited to welcome its summer Junior Volunteers. These high school students are taking time from their summer breaks to give back to the hospital and thier community... and they're having a little fun along the way!
Methodist ranked 6th in state by U.S. News & World Report - All three major Covenant Health medical centers recognized as "Best Hospitals"
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
All three of Covenant Health’s major hospitals, Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Fort Sanders Regional, and Parkwest Medical Center, have been named among the Best Hospitals in Tennessee by U.S. News & World Report. Each is ranked in the top ten.
With Help from the Wound Treatment Center and Hospitality Houses at Methodist Rockwood Man Looks Forward to Reaching “Normal”
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
David Borst of Rockwook has had more than his share of health concerns that have led to a series of wounds that would not heal. But thanks to the Wound Treatment Center at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, he is beginning to see improvements. Borst is receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy and wound care including treatment with apligraf, a unique substance created from cells found in healthy human skin.
Oak Ridge Man Is Back on His Feet Thanks to Methodist Wound Treatment Center
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Neuropathy resulting from diabetes had masked the pain of a foot wound for Robert Shim of Oak Ridge. The sore developed from an infection in his foot and by the time it was discovered, it required surgery. To ensure Shim's wound healed completely and quickly, he began treatment at the Methodist Wound Treatment Center where they healed his wound and back on his feet.
Hospitality Houses Benefit from Battle of the Bands Competition
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Second Opinion, an Oak Ridge-based physician band, has donated $1,760 to the Hospitality Houses of Methodist Medical Center.  Their donation is from the band’s participation in Doc Rock for Health, an annual battle of the bands held in Knoxville.
Make Eye Safety a Priority this Fourth of July
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Eye safety may not be something you think about as you prepare for your Fouth of July celebrations, but it should be according to board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Bradley Luttrell. “One of the most dangerous activities in terms of eye injuries is fireworks,” Dr. Luttrell said. “Each year, hundreds of people suffer permanent eye injuries and burns. The majority of victims are bystanders and children.
Oak Ridge Breast Center Welcomes New Medical Director
Monday, July 01, 2013
Thomas Charles Lemond, MD, joins the Oak Ridge Breast Center as the facility’s new medical director. Dr. Lemond is board-certified in radiology and fellowship trained in breast imaging.
Cooking Class Offers a Bushel of Ideas for Garden-Fresh Recipes
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Summer is here and gardens and farmers’ markets are bursting with fresh, flavorful produce that is not only pretty for the eyes, but good for your heart. Join Methodist Medical Center and Janet Powell, registered dietary technician, as she presents “Healthy Ideas for Summer – Fresh from the Garden” at the Heart Healthy Cooking Class on Monday, July 8.
A Pattern of Giving
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
For the last 10 years the Ritzy Thimble Quilters' Guild, has offered a unique kind of support to the cancer patients at Methodist's Hospitality Houses. The guild has provided lap quilts for each patient staying at the houses so that, as they receive chemotherapy or other treatment, their "security blanket" reminds them of the love and support being extended to them during their course of treatment. While each quilt is different, they are all made in the same pattern of generosity and compassion.
New Parkinson’s therapy offers BIG improvements for patients
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A special exercise program began in March for Parkinson’s patients Called “BIG” at Methodist Therapy Center in Oak Ridge.