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2013 Report to the Community

Covenant Health is East Tennessee's leading healthcare provider, and its hospitals, clinics, and services are known for excellence, quality and value.

We serve the community by improving the quality of life through better health.

Our Mission, Values and Vision

Covenant Health's Member Organizations

Claiborne Medical Center, Tazewell
Cumberland Medical Center, Crossville
Fort Loudoun Medical Center, Lenoir City
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville
LeConte Medical Center, Sevierville
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, Morristown
Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville
Roane Medical Center, Harriman

Covenant HomeCare
Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center
Peninsula, a division of Parkwst Medical Center
Thompson Cancer Survival Centers

Covenant Breast Centers
Covenant Sleep Centers
Covenant Joint Centers
Covenant Spine Centers
Covenant Therapy Centers

Covenant Medical Group, Inc.  


Covenant Hospitals Named Among State's Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World report has released its annual list of "America's Best Hospitals," naming three Covenant Health hospitals - Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Methodist Medical Center, and Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee's Top 10 for metro areas.

Fort Sanders Regional and Methodist tied for fourth place, and Parkwest was ranked ninth on the Tennessee list. All three were lauded for high perforamcne in a variety of specialties such as gastroenterology and GI surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and pulmonology, among others. All three hospitals also achieved patient satisfaction levels that are higher than national and state averages.

Among the criteria considered in the U.S. News & World Report rankings are patient safety, outcomes, staffing, and rates of survival. The hospitals also were required to meet any of several criteria including medical school affiliation and teaching hospital status, number of beds, or availability of four or more medical technologies considered important to high quality care.

Tony Spezia, Covenant Health president and CEO, congratulated the hospitals, adding that the number of top Tennessee hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report rankings that are in the greater Knoxville area "demonstrated the outstanding quality of care that's available in our region."

For the full list and more on the rankings process, visit

Covenant Health’s Heart Surgery Program Receives Highest Ratings from International Thoracic Surgeons Society
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Covenant Hospitals Named Among State's Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report
Three Covenant Health member organizations are among the state's high performing hospitals, recognized for various medical specialties, patient satisfaction, safety and outcomes. Read More

The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs of Covenant Health
Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs have been proven to reduce hospital admissions and improve exercise tolerance in people with lung diseases. Read More

Missy Kane's Biggest Winner Challenge Uses Marathon Training for Weight Loss and Fitness - Apply Now!
Covenant Health's Biggest Winner Challenge is back for a fourth year of fitness and fun. It's a friendly competition to see who can make the greatest gains in health and fitness by the day of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon. Read More

Katerpillar Kids Camp Celebrates 20 Years with Memorial Quilt Display
Variety’s Katerpillar Kids Camp is a special weekend camp for children and teens in grades 1-12 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Read More

Covenant Health Commits to Sponsoring Knoxville Marathon for Three More Years
The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon will continue for three more years, Covenant Health announced today during a news conference that also celebrated the upcoming 10th annual marathon. Covenant Health has sponsored the event for the past nine years and committed to sponsoring the series of races for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Read More

LeConte Medical Center named Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S.

Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and a part of Adecco Group, announced today that LeConte Medical Center located in Sevierville, Tennessee, was named the 2013 Most Beautiful Hospital in the U.S.! Last year the hospital placed third in the competition. 

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Caroline Can - and so Her Brothers Do
Caroline Owen and her brothers participated in the 2013 Rev3 Triathlon in Knoxville to raise awareness and support for Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center. Read More

What is the Value of the 2013 Covenant Health Marathon?
Measuring the value of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon presents an impossible task. Sure, there are many numbers and statistics - however, the value of other benefits defies numbers... Read More

Time to Get Moving!
Whether it is before, after or in lieu of surgery, physical therapy plays an important role in getting spine patients to the point of pain free mobility. Read More

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Hear Covenant Health President and CEO Tony Spezia on the Hallerin Hilton Hill Morning Show on NewsTalk 98.7 FM, Thursday, October 24, discussing the Affordable Care Act and its implications for consumers and the healthcare industry.

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