Roane Medical Center’s Imaging Team Earns Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center Accreditation

Posted on June 10, 2020

Congratulations to Roane Medical Center’s Imaging Department for becoming a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center- Accredited by the American College of Radiology! What an accomplishment to have 7 gold seals of accreditation and able to serve the community with this advanced technology. No need to drive any farther, make your appointments today with our incredible […]

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Roane Medical Center is Among Six Covenant Health Hospitals Receiving ‘Small and Rural Readiness Grants’ from State of Tennessee

Posted on May 26, 2020

Roane Medical Center is among six of Covenant Health’s member hospitals selected as recipients of Small and Rural Hospital Readiness Grants, announced by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on May 19. The hospitals are part of a statewide distribution of $10 million to support smaller hospitals that are facing financial strain as a result of the […]

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Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

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 […]

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What to do if you’re coming to Roane Medical Center Regarding COVID-19 (3/25/20)

Posted on March 20, 2020

We understand you have concerns about coronavirus, and keeping you and your family healthy is your number one priority. If you become ill and need medical care, Roane Medical Center will be there to treat you – but we need your help. If you are experiencing fever, coughing or breathing problems and you are coming […]

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Comfort Through Canvas

Posted on March 20, 2020

The oil paint still smells fresh as Denny O’Dell sits near his framed picture of the white egret and begins to tell his story.  You won’t be able to buy his paintings, because this unassuming artist chooses to give his creations away to those who are sick, on hard times, or to those he calls […]

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Storms Cause Disruption for Incoming Calls at Roane Medical Center

Posted on March 3, 2020

Tornado damage in the Nashville area continues to periodically affect phone service at Roane Medical Center. If you have difficulty reaching a hospital number, please contact us by using this number: 865-316-2525.   Thank you for your patience during our phone service disruption. All phone lines at Roane Medical Center have been restored and you […]

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Callie Howard, RN Receives DAISY Award

Posted on January 13, 2020

Emergency Room Nurse Recognized for Compassion During a Rabies Scare Callie Howard, registered nurse at Roane Medical Center, was recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Posted on December 16, 2019

As the holidays approach, I want to take a moment to say “thank you” to our community for supporting Roane Medical Center this year. You are our hospital’s first priority, and our reason for being here in Roane County. This past year, in addition to providing high-quality patient care, we have added new services and […]

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