Methodist celebrates first class of Nurse Residency Program graduates

Posted on June 27, 2017

Congratulations to Methodist’s first class of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health Nurse Residency Program. The year-long program involved classroom learning seminars, case studies, small group discussion, pre-cepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects to train the newly-graduated nurses. The program was developed by Covenant Health to help welcome, orient and prepare new nurses […]

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Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]

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Nationwide outages by AT&T affecting calls to the hospital – how to reach us

Posted on April 3, 2017

PHONE SERVICE UPDATE:  AT&T has provided an update that the issue affecting our phone system has now been resolved and the main line to the hospital: 865-835-1000 is back online. Thank you so much for your patience during this event ————————————————————————————————————————————- As part of nationwide outages reported by AT&T, we are currently experiencing telephone issues […]

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March Health Night to focus on radiation injury and the use hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Posted on March 21, 2017

While advancements in radiation therapy help to target cancerous tumors and affected areas with a greater sense of accuracy, normal tissue can still be impacted by the treatment.  Fortunately, the use of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy can provide significant healing treatments for those dealing with a radiation injury.  Learn more about the use of HBO […]

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Check out the latest issue of Healthy Lifestyles

Posted on January 2, 2017

Wishing you a happy and HEALTHY new year! The New Year is approaching. Whether your goal is to run a marathon, give back to the community, stop smoking, lose weight, or just improve your health—Methodist Medical Center and Covenant Health can help. We offer a variety of fitness activities, informative classes, and volunteer opportunities to […]

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Check out the latest edition of Healthy Lifestyles

Posted on December 9, 2016

Learn about lung health,  the relationship between sleep and heart health and foot care for people with diabetes, plus see how you can light up a life this holiday season and so much more in the latest edition of Healthy Lifestyles.  Click here to read the full edition online.

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Covenant Health Response to CDC Advisory Linking Patient Infections to Potentially Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices

Posted on October 21, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory linking patient infections from Mycobacterium chimaera (M.chimaera) to the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler devices used in open-heart surgery. Patient safety and privacy are top priorities for Covenant Health and we take the CDC’s advisory very seriously. After thorough review of our protocols at our […]

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Methodist and AARP Offer Safe Driving Program for Seniors

Posted on September 12, 2016

To help senior drivers hone their safety skills, Methodist Medical Center is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program to be held on September 22 and 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. each day

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