Covenant Health Named to National List of “100 Hospitals or Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs”

October 2023 – Covenant Health is pleased to announce its recognition on a national list of top oncology programs in the country. Becker’s Hospital Review, a publication for healthcare industry leaders, recently announced its 2023 list of “100 Hospitals or Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs,” which includes organizations that are nationally recognized as top cancer care providers.

According to Becker’s, healthcare providers named to this list “offer leading-edge clinical trials and pioneer research discoveries that expand access to care and enhance patient outcomes.”

Becker’s specifically highlighted Covenant Health’s comprehensive cancer services across Tennessee. Thompson Cancer Survival Center, a member of Covenant Health, was also acknowledged for its leading technologies and clinical trial program, which is the most active in the region.

“Thompson Cancer Survival Center has a long-standing legacy of providing the most advanced cancer care available in East Tennessee,” said Jon-David Deeson, executive vice president of physician enterprise and ambulatory services. “Covenant Health is honored to be named to this list, and we remain steadfast to our commitment in all areas of our oncology programs to be the first and best choice for our patients.”

“Thompson Cancer Survival Center strives to provide the highest quality cancer care available,” said Ben DeVore, vice president of clinical operations of Thompson Cancer Survival Center. “Being recognized as one of the top oncology programs in the nation two years in a row is a testament to our expert physicians and advanced treatment technologies that are available to our patients.” Becker’s Healthcare provides business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders through five trade publications, including Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s Healthcare developed the “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” list based on nominations and editorial research. To see the full list, go to

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