Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to
We’re proud to welcome Board-Certified Medical Oncologist Basem Goueli, MD, PhD to Thompson Oncology Group. Dr. Goueli will serve as the director of hematology and medical oncology for Thompson Cancer Network and will care for patients at our Thompson Cancer Survival Center – Downtown and Thompson Cancer Survival Center – West locations. Basem Goueli, MD,
Covenant Health has been named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for 2018 by Forbes magazine, and is one of just three Tennessee companies to make the national list of 250 organizations representing all industry sectors. The designation marks the third year in a row Forbes has named Covenant Health as one of America’s
Who is Covenant Health? We are the region’s top performing healthcare network. We are ten hospitals, 1500 affiliated physicians, and 10,000 employees dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients.
Emlyn “Em” Cobble has juggled many hats throughout her career, but all of them have been worn at one place, Parkwest Medical Center, where she celebrated 40 years of service. Cobble is Vice President and Chief Support Officer for Parkwest, where she began her career in 1976 as a medical technologist. She graduated from Lincoln
Sara Forrester is faithful about getting yearly mammograms. At five feet tall, the sprightly grandmother takes care of her health by walking regularly, and says she usually hits 10,000 steps on her pedometer every day. “I always get a screening (mammogram) every year. I try to go during October, during breast cancer awareness month, because