Volunteering – A Perfect Combination for Help and Happiness

Posted on September 7, 2018

You may know the Methodist Medi­cal Center volun­teers for their pink smocks, blue vests and friendly smiles as you visit the hos­pital. Or perhaps you know them best for hosting the popular $5 Jewelry Sale or maybe you think of their well-stocked gift shop. But there is much more to the Methodist Medi­cal Center volunteer […]

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Covenant Health Receives Fourth Forbes Designation

Posted on August 15, 2018

Covenant Health has been named one of America’s “Best Employers for Women” for 2018 by Forbes magazine. The health system is one of nine Tennessee companies to make the national list of 300 organizations representing all industry sectors and Covenant Health’s ranking was among the top 50.    One of America’s Best The designation marks […]

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Welcome Allison Locke, MD

Posted on August 14, 2018

Oak Ridge Gastroenterology Associates is proud to welcome Allison Locke, MD to our health care team. Learn more about Dr. Locke.

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Serious Spider Bites Need Serious Wound Treatment

Posted on August 13, 2018

Insect bites are a fre­quent nuisance in the South. Most bites cause itching and present as a small, swollen red area on the skin that clears up in a few days with little or no treatment. However, bites that progress to infected, gangrenous skin lesions may instead be spider bites, which can turn to gangrene […]

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Kids Need Enough Sleep to Succeed at School

Posted on August 9, 2018

Age Matters for Adequate Sleep Although many kids stay up late on long sum­mer days, once school starts they should return to their normal sleep routines, ex­perts say. Adequate sleep is essential to a child’s academic success and overall well-being. Researchers say that 3- to 5-year-olds need at least 11 to 13 hours of shut-eye […]

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Methodist welcomes new class of LMU/DCOM medical students

Posted on August 8, 2018

Partnership and Friendship Covenant Health and LMU–DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Collaborate to Prepare Tomorrow’s Physicians Last month, Covenant Health and Lin­coln Memorial University welcomed 33 medical students to their clinical rotations at Covenant Health hospitals with an orientation day and “white coat ceremony” in downtown Knoxville. The event celebrated the third class to participate […]

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Welcome Basem Goueli, MD, PhD

Posted on August 8, 2018

We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Basem Goueli, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Goueli will serve as the director of hematology and medical oncology for Thompson  Cancer Network and will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown and Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West locations.  Basem Goueli, MD, […]

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Don’t Let Hip or Knee Pain Keep You from the Things You Love

Posted on August 7, 2018

Millions of us struggle with pain and loss of mo­tion because of joint damage caused by arthritis. If other treatments don’t help, you may wonder about turning in your worn-out joints for new ones. Surgery may not be your first choice. But if you are a candidate for total joint re­placement, know that more than […]

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