Knoxville Business Journal Health Care Hero: Dr. Mary Dillon

Posted on September 6, 2017

Knoxville News-Sentinel Cortney Roark September 5, 2017 http://bit.ly/2wGfXDi Dr. Mary Dillon, medical director at the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, treats every patient in the 73-bed center like they’re her favorite patient.  But she’s not acting or putting on a show.  “Every patient thinks they’re her favorite patient,” Leslie Irwin, vice president and administrator at the […]

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Fort Sanders Regional Recognizes Clinical Excellence

Posted on July 6, 2017

Fort Sanders Regional recently announced the 2017 recipients of the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence in Nursing Awards. More than 60 staff members throughout the facility were recognized during a special National Nurses Week ceremony and comprised the largest group yet to be honored. The awards signify the exceptional care and compassion that the honored individuals […]

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A Festival For All

Posted on June 30, 2017

With the support of our Innovation Recreation Cooperative, attendees of Lenoir City’s Festival of Friends proved that the water can be an enjoyable place for everyone.

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Healing and Happiness

Posted on June 8, 2017

Patient Tackles Outpatient Therapy with Expert Care and Upbeat Attitude A lot can happen in four months. Just ask Shelby Smith and Lisa McBride. Smith is an amputee patient at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center undergoing occupational therapy, and McBride is her clinical specialist at PNRC. In January of this year Smith was rushed to a […]

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Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]

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Driven to Succeed

Posted on May 17, 2017

It was the first day of September and Jim Cogdill was on his way to work at the car dealership that he has operated on Kingston Pike for 41 years. He had decided to stop for breakfast on the way when suddenly, double vision hit. Then his arm and leg went numb. Cogdill picked up […]

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Leap of Faith

Posted on April 13, 2017

  Rob Crawford stepped off a ledge in a leap of faith – but instead he crashed 55 feet into rocky shoreline below, missing his anticipated water landing by a foot. The landing broke his back, ribs, and pelvis, and left his lower body tingling and unable to move. “I understand that it could have […]

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New Steps on a Continuing Journey

Posted on February 7, 2017

Although it’s been more than two years since Melanie Kyte, now 32, was stricken with the neurological disorder Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), she has not stopped working toward her goal of full recovery.  GBS is a rare autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the myelin coating around nerves, causing weakness, pain and sometimes paralysis. […]

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