HABIT vols bring good cheer

Rachel DellingerOur Town Health

Learn about opportunities to volunteer at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, and meet some of the special pets and people who volunteer through HABIT. Covenant Health 0094-1059 HABIT Vols Dec …

Covenant, KARM extend care for homeless patients

Rachel DellingerOur Town Health

Who cares for homeless people who are discharged from the hospital?
Covenant Health and Knox Area Rescue Ministry have implemented a transitional care program for homeless men leaving hospital care.
Registered Nurse …

Dr. Baumgartner joins Covenant team

Sandra ClarkFeature, West Knox

Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon Norbert Baumgartner MD has joined the heart care team at East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group and Parkwest Medical Center.
Dr. Baumgartner received his medical degree from the University …

Warwick to head Thompson Cancer Survival Center

Rachel DellingerFeature

Scott Warwick has been named chief administrative officer of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, the Covenant Health system’s flagship cancer program. Warwick, a Knoxville native, assumed his responsibilities in mid-July.
“We are …

Leadership tips from the CEO of Covenant Health

Sandra ClarkOur Town Leaders

You know Covenant Health:

One million patients each year
10,000-plus employees
1,500 affiliated physicians
Nine acute-care hospitals
Specialized care at Thompson Cancer Network, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center and Peninsula Hospital

Meet the boss. Jim VanderSteeg has …