Covenant Health Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Posted on November 20, 2015

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced plans for a leadership transition.

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The Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Posted on November 17, 2015

There are several common factors of diabetic foot ulcers including neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), deformities and Charcot foot.

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Methodist Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

Posted on November 17, 2015

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge announced that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission.

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Osteoporosis topic of Health Night lecture

Posted on October 26, 2015

Osteoporosis is a slow thinning of the bones. As we age, our bones become weak and can break easily. Learn more about osteoporosis with orthopedic surgeon Daniel Benson, MD.

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Former administrator, George Mathews, remembered during tree planting dedication

Posted on October 2, 2015

On Monday, members of Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and Ridgeview Behavioral Health, along with family and friends, gathered to remember and honor George Mathews during a tree planting ceremony.

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Foot Care topic of Methodist’s Health Night lecture

Posted on September 21, 2015

Join Brian Christiansen, DPM, as he presents an overview of foot problems and foot care at Health Night on the Town, Tuesday, September 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ridge Conference Room of Methodist Medical Center, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike.

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Long Term Care Topic of special seminar

Posted on September 21, 2015

Sooner or later either you or a loved one will be in need of long term care. These three words cover a wide range of needs from legal to financial to evaluating insurance products and what is covered and not covered by Medicare.

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September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month

Posted on September 18, 2015

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply blood to the internal organs, arms and legs become completely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis.

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