Covenant Health Leads “Shock Initiative” for Community’s Heart Care

Posted on February 23, 2018

Three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville and Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge – have joined other community health care providers in a new shock initiative for treating heart attack patients. The shock initiative includes a newly developed algorithm which improves survival.  Covenant Health represents […]

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Love Yourself with All Your Heart during Mommy2Mommy luncheon

Posted on February 14, 2018

Heart disease is the number one killer of women – accounting for one in three deaths each year. That’s approximately one every minute!  So, the more women – especially younger women – know about heart disease, the better the odds of beating it.  Love Yourself That’s why Methodist Medical Center’s Mommy2Mommy Network is encouraging every […]

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Career Exploration with Anderson County Youth Leadership

Posted on February 13, 2018

Mentoring the Next Generation of Caregivers Anderson County Youth Leadership recently visited Methodist for their class Healthcare Day. Students from Anderson County and Clinton High Schools take part in Youth Leadership, which is a program offered by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce, which fosters leadership skills, acquaints students with their community’s needs, opportunities, problems, […]

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Methodist is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center

Posted on February 2, 2018

Methodist Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. During the certification process, Methodist underwent a rigorous onsite […]

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Obstructive sleep apnea topic of January Health Night on the Town

Posted on January 29, 2018

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder that involves the cessation of breath­ing for 10 seconds or more at least five times per hour during sleep. It can be a mild problem or a life-threatening condition. When people with this problem sleep, their mus­cles relax and upper airway tissues located in the back of their mouth […]

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Methodist’s First Baby of 2018 “Cruises” into New Year!

Posted on January 3, 2018

Not in a rush to make his debut, Methodist Medical Center’s first baby of 2018 “cruised” into the New Year at 1:48 p.m. on January 2, 2018. Ethan Michael Cruse was born to proud parents John and Anndrea Cruse of Oak Ridge. Amazing experience Ethan was delivered by Methodist Medical Center OB/GYN, Dr. Scott Peters […]

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Black Friday is for the Birds!

Posted on October 26, 2017

Shop the Methodist Medical Center Volunteer Silent Auction for the best deals this season! Beat the Christmas rush and start checking off your list at this annual auction, which features hundreds of unique gifts for the home, health & beauty products and services, plus dining and travel options, tickets to local and regional entertainment, a […]

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Falls Prevention for Seniors at October Health Night program

Posted on October 23, 2017

An accidental fall can happen to anyone. But a fall for a senior can have devastating effects. Balance related falls account for 50 percent of accidental deaths in people over 65. Reduce falls by organizing your home environment. You can also learn strength and balance exercises to decrease your fall risk.  Join vestibular therapist Kristine […]

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