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Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]


Thompson Cancer Survival Center Joins National Cancer Consortium to Study COVID-19

Posted on April 17, 2020

Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, has joined The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium, a national organization whose goal is to understand the effects of COVID-19 on cancer patients. Initial data suggests these patients have a higher risk of serious complications due to coronavirus than non-cancer patients, and the consortium hopes to rapidly […]


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.


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.