Tailgate party kicks off United Way campaign at Methodist Medical Center

Posted on September 18, 2017

Last Friday Methodist Medical Center hosted a tailgate party to help kick start the hospital’s campaign for the United Way.  Participants enjoyed lunch, played corn hole and had fun “hero” pictures taken all to support the great work of the United Way.    Methodist’s patient transport department was the winner of corn hole competition and the department […]

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Welcome Tara Shields, MD

Posted on September 11, 2017

Covenant Medical Group is proud to welcome Tara Shields, MD to the primary care team at Family Clinic of Oak Ridge and to Covenant Health.

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Want to help your community? We need you!

Posted on September 6, 2017

If you, or someone you know, are looking for ways to bring additional meaning to your life, to help and serve others and to feel rewarded for your efforts – then we would love to have you on our team! Come learn what it’s all about! Volunteer Recruitment Fair Tuesday, September 12 Noon-2:00 p.m. and […]

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Tuesday’s Health Night to focus on osteoporosis

Posted on August 25, 2017

Osteoporosis – It Matters Osteoporosis is a disease that causes thinning of bones. Over time, this weakens the bones and can make them more fragile and more likely to break – even under minor stress or spontaneously. It can affect any bone, but the hip, spine, and wrist are most often involved.   People with osteoporosis […]

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Welcome Brijal Patel, MD

Posted on August 23, 2017

Covenant Medical Group is proud to welcome Brijal Patel, MD to the primary care team at Oliver Springs Family Physicians and to Covenant Health.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation – A Total Eclipse of the Heart

Posted on August 21, 2017

Cardiac rehabilitation programs aim to help people who have had a heart attack or other cardiac event make the changes they need for a healthy lifestyle. In a rehab program, health professionals will work with you to show you how to watch your blood pressure, help you stop smoking, alter your diet, and set up […]

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Service and Valor – Methodist Honors WWII Navy Veteran

Posted on August 21, 2017

Surrounded by family, fellow veterans and hospital personnel, 91-year old Estis Woods, a WWII Navy vet­eran, was celebrated with a long overdue honor – an of­ficial awards ceremony and United States Flag presenta­tion. Nearly 40 people attend­ed a special reception held at Methodist on July 22 to witness Mr. Woods being recognized for his service […]

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Get Back in the Game! Joint replacement surgery often helps “baby boomers” stay active.

Posted on August 15, 2017

These days, many people born between 1946 and 1964, the “baby boom” years, may identify less with a “boom” and more with the “creak” of stiffening joints, or maybe the “crunch” of bone-on-bone, where cartilage has worn away in aging knees or hips. Millions struggle with pain and loss of motion because of joint damage. […]

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