Anthony L. Spezia,
Covenant Health President
|From the President and CEO
On behalf of Covenant Health's executive leadership team and all of our employees and physicians, thank you for your interest in Covenant Health's facilities and services. If you have chosen one of our member organizations to provide care for you or your family, we appreciate the trust and confidence you have placed in us.
For several years Covenant Health has been named among the top 100 integrated health systems in the country by IMS, a national healthcare information and data analysis organization. In 2012 we ranked #22, which means that among the 600 or so health systems that participate in this annual ranking, Covenant Health demonstrated exceptional performance in clinical quality, access to services, information technology, financial stability, physicians, and leadership.
It takes a system-wide focus on processes, results, and patient outcomes for a health system to operate both efficiently and effectively. Ultimately, the beneficiary of this collaboration is the patient. We want to accomplish Covenant Health's mission - improving the quality of life through better health - not only for our patients, but also for the families and communities we serve. We are committed to providing excellent care for every patient, every time. That is the ultimate measure of our success.
Anthony L. Spezia
Covenant Health President and CEO
Covenant Health's Executive Leadership Team
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Anthony L. Spezia
President and CEO
Executive Vice President - Hospital Operations
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
is a comprehensive, community-owned health system dedicated to improving the health of the people it serves. Established in 1996 by the consolidation of Fort Sanders Health System
, Knoxville, Tennessee, and MMC HealthCare System
in Oak Ridge, Covenant Health is governed by a voluntary board of directors made up of community leaders and medical professionals.
Covenant Health includes nine acute care hospitals in East Tennessee: Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City, LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in Morristown, Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Claiborne Medical Center in Tazewell and Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. It also includes Peninsula Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in East Tennessee's Blount County.
Member organizations also include the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Peninsula (a division of Parkwest Medical Center), Fortress Corporation, Fort Sanders West Diagnostic Center, Nanny's, Fort Sanders Health and Fitness Center, Covenant Medical Management, Inc., and Covenant HomeCare. Covenant Health also operates the Fort Sanders Nursing Department, a baccalaureate nursing education program at Tennessee Wesleyan College, in Athens, Tenn.
Philanthropic affiliates include Fort Sanders Foundation and the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation in Knoxville, Methodist Medical Center Foundation in Oak Ridge, the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation in Sevierville, and Morristown-Hamblen Foundation in Morristown. Funds raised by the foundations provide services, equipment and other resources for excellence in patient care.
Approximately 10,000 people are employed by Covenant Health and its member organizations. Working together with nearly 1,500 affiliated physicians, these healthcare professionals deliver quality care to thousands of patients throughout East Tennessee.