Parkwest Receives New Pediatric Supply Cart for the Emergency Department

Posted on November 21, 2017

In 2014, Emergency Departments across the United States were asked to participate in the National Pediatric Readiness Project.  This project evaluated each state’s overall preparedness to care for Pediatric  Emergencies both in day-to-day operations, as well, as preparedness for pediatric surge. Tennessee had the highest score in the nation with a mean score of 89%!   


The Great American Smokeout

Posted on November 15, 2017


Dealing with Diabetes

Posted on October 25, 2017


Parkwest Breaks Ground on Expansion and Renovation Project

Posted on October 18, 2017

Today in west Knoxville Parkwest Medical Center broke ground on a $99 million expansion and renovation project. Hospital leaders have been working with architects and construction professionals on a facility renovation and expansion plan to accommodate both patient care improvements and growth on Parkwest’s main campus. Parkwest is a member hospital of Covenant Health. Highlights of 


Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Posted on October 11, 2017


Cold or Flu?

Posted on September 20, 2017

Cold or flu? Learn the difference and how to protect yourself. 


Graduation Day: First Nurse Residents Complete Program

Posted on June 15, 2017

Today Parkwest celebrated with our first cohort of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health’s Nurse Residency Program.  The 12-month structured program used classroom learning seminars, case studies, small group discussion, precepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects to train the newly-graduated nurses. At today’s graduation the group was welcomed and congratulated by chief administrative 


Covenant Health Employees Receive First Cardiac Services Excellence Awards

Posted on June 9, 2017

Five Covenant Health employees were the first recipients of new awards for cardiac service excellence in recognition of their exemplary care of heart patients, outstanding performance in cardiac services, and demonstrating Covenant Health’s Standards and Behaviors and Pledge of Excellence.   The awards were presented by Mike Belbeck, Executive Vice President of Operations, at a 


Hospital Week- Meet the Faces of Parkwest

Posted on May 31, 2017

Meet the Faces of Parkwest 


Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be