Welcome Lora Ryzhkova, MD

Posted on November 23, 2021

We’re excited to welcome family medicine doctor, Lora Ryzhkova, MD, to our primary care team of internal and family medicine physicians and nurses.

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A Thanksgiving Message

Posted on November 23, 2021

As we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, I would like to share some thoughts from my personal “gratitude list” with you. At the top of the list, I am thankful for family – for my wife, Erin, for my two children, for our parents and for our extended family members. Especially during the past […]

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Peer Recovery Navigators Help Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Posted on November 23, 2021

Covenant Health is making strides toward helping patients facing substance use disorders in the Emergency Dept.

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Dr. Jack Tarr Named in Top 3 as 2021 “Best General Practitioner”

Posted on November 16, 2021

Congratulations Dr. Tarr! We’re proud to share that one of our physicians, Jack Tarr, MD, was recently named in the top three as 2021 “Best General Practitioner” by the Knoxville News Sentinel / USA Today’s “Knox Stars” Program. Dr. Tarr began his practice in Knoxville in 1986 and has become an established and well-respected physician […]

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Honoring Those Who Served

Posted on November 10, 2021

More than 11,000 service members have been treated at Covenant Health hospitals this past year.

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Welcome Matthew Bridges, MD

Posted on November 3, 2021

We’re proud to welcome surgeon, Matthew Bridges, MD, to our healthcare team. Dr. Bridges will care for patients at LeConte Medical Center.

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A Life of Service

Posted on November 2, 2021

Vietnam Veteran Serves as Hospice Volunteer Retired nurse Ann Eleanor Click is a natural caregiver. Her life’s work has been caring for others at the bedside, but she will also tell you it’s been a lifetime of listening. “Being a nurse, you have to be a good listener,” she says. “You take cues and determine […]

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Covenant Health and Covenant Medical Group Receive National Recognition for IT Achievements

Posted on October 26, 2021

Knoxville, Tenn. – October 2021 – Covenant Health and Covenant Medical Group have earned 2021 “Digital Health Most Wired” recognitions from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Covenant Health received a Level 8 Acute designation. Covenant Medical Group, the health system’s physician practice organization, received the Level 8 Ambulatory designation. The Digital Health […]

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