Friends at Heart- The Heartbeats bond through fitness & friendship

Posted on March 29, 2017

It’s been seven years since Richard Ashworth ignored his wife’s warnings and had what could’ve been a fatal heart attack. 


Home is Where the Heart is- Parkwest’s 400th TAVR

Posted on March 15, 2017

Gilbert is Parkwest’s 400th TAVR 


Cardiac Rehab Gets Fitness Instructor Spinning Again

Posted on February 15, 2017

Michael Berry of Knoxville is living proof that you can be in great shape and still have heart disease. 


Pain Relief- Making a run for it

Posted on February 8, 2017

Once Marissa Carnes started running, she was hooked 


Parkwest’s First Baby of New Year

Posted on January 31, 2017

Parkwest’s First Baby of New Year is No. 8 for Scott County Family  


Parkwest and Peninsula staff recognized at annual Awards Ceremony

Posted on January 16, 2017

Covenant Health celebrated the accomplishments of individual employees and collaborative teams throughout our healthcare system at the 2016 Performance Excellence Awards, held in November at Bridgewater Place in Knoxville. More than 200 people attended the event.  The awards celebration included two categories: the Everest Awards, recognizing individual peak performers, and the Performance Excellence Awards, for 


Parkwest Medical Center to Host Clinical Job Fair

Posted on January 9, 2017

Clinical healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities are invited to attend a clinical job fair at Parkwest Medical Center on Thursday, February 9 at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Candidates will shadow and interview with hiring managers for opportunities. Neil Heatherly, Chief Administrative Officer of Parkwest, will kick off the event with a welcome message 


Holiday letter from Parkwest CAO Neil Heatherly

Posted on December 19, 2016

I became the CAO of Parkwest Medical Center last August, and am so appreciative of your support for the hospital and so grateful to be here. Being at Parkwest is deeply personal for me. My father, Wayne Heatherly, was the first administrator of the hospital and to date, served the longest tenure. I worked here 


Partial total knee arthroplasty keeps Ed Dennison running

Posted on November 17, 2016

Ed Dennison doesn’t need Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit to do some pretty amazing things. All he needs is a pair of running shoes and an artificial knee joint made from titanium alloys and polyethylene plas­tic and he’s good to go. And go. And go. In fact, Dennison has been on the go since Parkwest 


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,