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Posted on February 7, 2017

John McDermid is looking forward to the summer days ahead. He has big plans for his new recumbent trike. “Plans are to ride every weekend on the trails around the area, if possible,” says McDermid, 57, who lives in Jefferson County, and works in Hamblen County. The recumbent trike is a multi-terrain vehicle McDermid can […]

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PNRC Spreads Brain Injury Awareness with Community Service Project

Posted on May 9, 2016

One brain injury occurs  every 15 seconds and it is the leading cause of death in the United States for individuals under the age of 34.  In the Knoxville Metropolitan area there are about 1,000 moderate to severe brain injuries admitted to hospitals.  The Knoxville Area Brain Injury Support Group with Patricia Neal Rehab Center […]

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Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 1, 2016

Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s Best Employers” in Forbes magazine, which include a total of 750 U.S. companies.

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Soccer mom, teacher, and stroke survivor

Posted on April 28, 2016

School teacher Stephanie Blackstock remembers staring out at the world from inside a body that was rendered helpless.

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Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016

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

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Arise and Walk

Posted on February 10, 2016

On Nov. 5, 2011, Rachel was in a car wreck that resulted in diffused axonal injury, a traumatic brain injury that left her bedridden and barely able to communicate. Rachel was hospitalized for 109 days and in a coma for 30.

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Guillain-Barre Ordeal Prompts Couple To Volunteer

Posted on January 13, 2016

“Because of this hospital – the doctors and the nurses and nutritionists and therapists and the spirit of God and my belief – they got me to walk again, to talk again, got me to eat again and they helped me pull through it.”

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McKinley and VanderSteeg Recognized by THA at 77th Annual Meeting

Posted on December 3, 2015

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.

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