Construction Advisory for Methodist Medical Center

Posted on March 15, 2018

Starting Friday, March 16, construction crews will be working day and night on top of the roof of Methodist Medical Center this weekend to install new air handling units on the hospital’s West Tower.   Because of the nature and non-stop timing of this project, there will be activity and lighting on the roof of the […]

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Methodist goes “All Heart” in a fun and educational luncheon event

Posted on March 2, 2018

Every minute of every day, heart disease claims the life of woman.  It is the number of killer of women – but it often goes overlooked.  Not only might the symptoms be difficult to recognize, but women often delay their own healthcare needs while taking care of their families.  So, the more women – especially […]

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Wound Healing – Interrupted

Posted on February 26, 2018

How Wounds Heal Most of us take wound healing for granted but when that healing becomes interrupted the consequences can be life-altering. If you get a small cut, you may clean and cover it with a bandage, and move on with your life. Yet under that bandage (or in the open air), the body orchestrates […]

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Health Night lecture to focus on heart disease and blood thinners

Posted on February 26, 2018

Blood thinners are medicines that help blood flow smoothly through your veins and arteries.  They also keep blood clots from forming or getting bigger. They’re used to treat some types of heart disease and heart defects, and other conditions that could raise your risk of getting dangerous clots.  They can protect against heart attacks and […]

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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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