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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Lung Cancer topic of Methodist’s Health Night on the Town

Posted on August 18, 2015

There is no sure way to know if you’re going to get lung cancer, but certain risk factors can make you more likely to get lung cancer than another person.

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Covenant Health’s Heart Surgery Program Receives Highest Ratings from International Thoracic Surgeons Society

Posted on August 13, 2015

Covenant Health’s cardiac program has received the highest quality designation from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), an organization dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgeries of the heart, lung and esophagus. The society represents nearly 7,000 surgeons, researchers and allied health care professionals worldwide. Based on data submitted from Covenant Health’s elite […]

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Community Comes Out to Support Breastfeeding at Ice Cream Social

Posted on August 10, 2015

A little rain couldn’t dampen spirits at the third annual Baby’s Best Fest, a celebration of World Breastfeeding Month held August 6 in Oak Ridge.

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Methodist offers a new weapon in the fight against lung cancer

Posted on July 29, 2015

Yearly lung screening with low-dose CT (LDCT) has been shown to save lives by finding lung cancer early, when it is easier to treat.

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Covenant Hospitals Named Among State’s Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on July 21, 2015

U.S. News & World report has released its annual list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” naming three Covenant Health hospitals – Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Methodist Medical Center, and Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee’s Top 10 for metro areas.

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Students Use the Summer to Take a Lesson in Citizenship

Posted on July 21, 2015

The Junior Volunteers are part of Methodist’s larger volunteer program, and like their adult counterparts, the students assist in many areas throughout the hospital

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The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs of Covenant Health

Posted on July 15, 2015

Chronic pulmonary (lung) disease is costly in both dollars and lives. It is the fifth leading cause of death and disability in Tennessee.

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