James Clark, Parkwest’s 100th TAVR Patient, is ‘Back to Active’ One Month Later

Posted on April 28, 2016

James Clark began having difficulty completing his daily two-mile neighborhood walk. “Any type of exertion and I would get a lot of pressure and pain in my heart area,” says Clark,

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Parkwest’s First TAVR Patient Tells Benefits of Procedure

Posted on April 28, 2016

Five days past his 88th birthday, Roy Ogle became Parkwest’s first-ever TAVR patient. Ogle is a living testament to what TAVR can do for

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Methodist Heart Team Gets Newcomb Resident Back Into the ‘Rhythm of Life’

Posted on April 28, 2016

Two days before Christmas, Jerry Sharp of Newcomb, Tennessee, was very sick. He was experiencing cold sweats and his blood pressure was up. Concerned he might be having a heart attack, Sharp went to a nearby hospital, but heart tests performed there didn’t show anything unusual or alarming. Convinced it had just been a virus, […]

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Heart Cath Leads to Life-Saving Surgery for LeConte Patient

Posted on April 28, 2016

While moving with his family to the mountains of East Tennessee, Chris Tatum, 60, experienced chest pain, difficulty breathing, and fatigue. He didn’t know it at the time, but he was showing symptoms of an undiagnosed heart condition. After completing the move, he made an appointment with Charles Bozeman, MD, who found fluid around his […]

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Golfer Undergoes First Cardiac Stent Procedure at Cumberland Medical Center

Posted on April 28, 2016

On July 24, 2014, the first cardiac stent procedure was performed at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. The milestone event was made possible through

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Covenant Health Hospitals Receive “A” Grades in Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Ratings

Posted on April 26, 2016

Several Covenant Health facilities have received “A” grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Scores, ranking the hospitals among the safest in the U.S.

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Father, Supervisor and Stroke Survivor

Posted on April 26, 2016

Perry Morin, a 52-year-old emergency medical technician, found himself on the receiving end of emergency care last year when an ischemic stroke left him in a

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Nurse Residency Program Prepares New Graduates for Success

Posted on April 23, 2016

Covenant Health is pleased to announce the implementation of a nurse residency program that will support newly graduated nurses as they transition from an educational setting to a fast-paced hospital environment.

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