Extraordinary nursing care – Methodist honors first DAISY recipient

Posted on July 25, 2018

When Kari Dirmeyer, RN was just a teenager she knew she was destined to become a nurse.  “I took care of my dad when he had brain cancer and from then on I have wanted to be a nurse.”  And, now she is – and she’s a nurse that embodies all the traits that make […]

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Billy Lewis

Posted on July 6, 2018

  The business of building materials was tearing Billy Lewis down.  “When I was 20, it was nothing for me and another guy to get into a truck and carry 300 or 400 or even 500 pieces of dry wall every week,” said Lewis, now 40 years old and an outside sales specialist for a […]

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Victory is Sweet at Methodist’s Survivor Sundae

Posted on July 6, 2018

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual worldwide celebration of life where can­cer survivors unite to show the world what life after can­cer looks like. On Sunday, June 3, Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist honored these cancer survivors by hosting Survivor Sundae, an ice cream social for […]

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Safe Sitters Babysitting Class coming up July 16 – register today!

Posted on July 5, 2018

Register now for Methodist’s 2018 Safe Sitters Babysitting Class at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge on Monday, July 16th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This one-day class is open to 11- to 13-year-old girls and boys who want to learn safe babysitting techniques and how to handle emergencies when caring for children. Participants […]

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One Foot in Paradise: Clinton man finds ‘treasure’ at Wound Treatment Center

Posted on July 3, 2018

John Stair was only a day or so into his pleasure trip to Costa Rica when paradise was almost lost at the end of an “endless” swimming pool.   It was there that Stair scraped his right foot against the rough finish surface of the pool, peeling back the skin and setting the stage for […]

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Tuesday’s Health Night to focus on our skin and wound care

Posted on April 18, 2018

Love the skin you’re in by understanding the importance of skin care as we age – especially as it relates to wound care.   The aging process, combined with problems such as diabetes, blood flow problems, and the like, can lead to fragile skin, opening the door to the development of chronic wounds.  Being knowledgeable about […]

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Covenant Health Named Among Top Places to Work in Healthcare

Posted on April 17, 2018

Covenant Health has been named to the Becker’s Healthcare 2018 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare,” which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. According to Becker’s, the organizations on the list “offer benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful […]

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Rooftop Construction Continues at Methodist Medical Center

Posted on April 6, 2018

Starting Friday, April 6, construction crews will be working day and night on top of the roof of Methodist Medical Center this weekend to complete the installation of another new air handling unit on the hospital’s West Tower.   Because of the nature and non-stop timing of this project, there will be activity and lighting on […]

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