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Clinical trials participant hopes to help future cancer patients.

Posted on June 9, 2017

To Help Someone Else  During a breast self-exam, Wanda Blackburn detected a lump. She wasn’t shocked or afraid, her heart didn’t skip a beat and she didn’t cry. There was no strong family history of breast cancer and Blackburn felt okay.   She went on about her life without giving it much thought until she […]


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 […]


Welcome Sarah Harder, FNP-BC

Posted on April 21, 2017

Sarah Harder, FNP-BC joins Thompson Oncology Group in Oak Ridge and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.


Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.


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.


Nurse Residency Program Prepares New Graduates for Success

Posted on April 23, 2016

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.


Thompson Oncology Group Receives Accreditation from ASCO

Posted on March 31, 2016

Thompson Oncology Group, a division of Thompson Cancer Survival Center, has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™) certifies oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for cancer care.  “This shows once again despite an extremely […]


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.