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Nurse Residency Program Prepares New Graduates for Success

Posted on April 23, 2016 in Press Release

Covenant Health is pleased to announce the implementation of a nurse residency program that will support newly graduated nurses as they transition from an educational setting to a fast-paced hospital environment.

Peninsula Clothes Closet helps patients in need

Posted on April 14, 2016 in Press Release

For Susan Bourdeau, working with clothes is a perfect fit. Bourdeau is the volunteer coordinator for the Clothes Closet at Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center.

Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016 in Press Release

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments.

McKinley and VanderSteeg Recognized by THA at 77th Annual Meeting

Posted on December 3, 2015 in Press Release

VanderSteeg and McKinley were among 26 individuals honored during the THA event in which awards were presented in 14 categories, recognizing contributions from healthcare representatives ranging from hospital volunteers and frontline staff to trustees and executives.

Parkwest Focuses on Delirium Prevention and Treatment

Posted on September 23, 2013 in Press Release

Delirium is a sudden brain dysfunction that affects an estimated 10 to 20 percent of hospital patients and 80 percent of intensive care patients, according to the Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Community-based Mental Healthcare’s Impact on Knoxville

Posted on August 12, 2013 in Press Release

With a multi-professional team comprised of experienced people from across the continuum of mental healthcare, a plan was laid out which identified the challenges, predicted the potential problems and got the job done.