Welcome Sarah Harder, FNP-BC

Posted on April 21, 2017

Sarah Harder, FNP-BC joins Thompson Oncology Group in Oak Ridge and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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Welcome Chris Sawyer, PA-C

Posted on April 20, 2017

Chris Sawyer, PA-C joins Fort Sanders Neurosurgery and Spine and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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Covenant HomeCare is One of 10 in U.S. to Reach Quality Milestone for Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes

Posted on April 18, 2017

Covenant HomeCare, the area’s largest non-profit home health and hospice provider, has been recognized as the only home health agency in Tennessee and only one of 10 in the nation to reach Milestone 4 of a five-step Home Health Quality Improvement initiative aimed at preventing heart attack and strokes. The HHQI Cardiovascular Health Improvement initiative […]

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Covenant Health Taps Healthcare Attorney Doug Campbell as General Counsel

Posted on March 24, 2017

Jim VanderSteeg, Covenant Health President and CEO, has announced that for the first time in the health system’s history, it is adding the position of General Counsel to the organization’s executive leadership team. Effective April 1, longtime healthcare attorney Doug Campbell will join Covenant Health as its newest executive leader. Campbell has been with the […]

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Sherri Ernst Named 2017 Buscetta Award Winner

Posted on March 8, 2017

Sherri Ernst, director of revenue integrity/utilization management for Covenant Health, was named winner of the 2017 Buscetta Award, given annually to an outstanding leader who personifies leadership excellence. The award was presented by Covenant Health President and CEO Jim VanderSteeg in February.  It is named for Sam Buscetta, retired executive vice president for human resources, who […]

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Brooke Foulk, MD Recognized in 40 Professionals Under 40 Years Old

Posted on January 3, 2017

Brooke Foulk, MD of Fort Sanders Women’s Specialists is chosen by Knoxville News Sentinel as 40 Under 40 for dedication to Knoxville OBGYN health.

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Covenant Health Leaders Receive Awards

Posted on December 13, 2016

Two Covenant Health leaders have received honors for service to healthcare and their communities at recent awards celebrations.             Anthony L. (Tony) Spezia, CEO Emeritus of Covenant Health, received a 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association at the organization’s 78th annual meeting, held recently in Nashville.             Spezia was honored for 25 years […]

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Covenant Health Bond Rating Recently Upgraded by S&P Global

Posted on December 12, 2016

Covenant Health recently announced that S&P Global Ratings raised the long-term rating and underlying rating to “A” from “A-” on the health system’s series 2006A-1, 2011C and 2012A bonds. Ratings services assign bond ratings based on an organization’s financial strength and performance outlook. “We are certainly pleased with this rating upgrade. The ‘A’ rating from […]

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