Standing Tall

Posted on January 5, 2018

Nicole Mailloux, 81, Rockwood, extends her foot in front of her body, and gracefully bends forward from the waist. “You bow like you are meeting the queen,” she says in her gentle French accent. Mailloux is explaining an exercise at Patricia Neal Outpatient Center that’s part of physical therapy designed for patients struggling with the […]

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RMC Hosts Freedom from Smoking Classes

Posted on December 21, 2017

Do you use tobacco or vape? Do you want to give your lungs a fresh start in 2018? The Roane County Health Council wants to help! Joins us as we explore “Freedom from Smoking” each Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm beginning January 16th through February 27th. This FREE class is open to ANY age smoker, […]

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RMC Pharmacy Technician Thanks Colleagues for Excellent Stroke Care

Posted on December 11, 2017

Dressed in full-body sterile protection affectionately called a “bunny suit,” pharmacy technician Cotton Tucker, 59, was busy at work at Roane Medical Center in late July 2017. One of Tucker’s duties is to fill and deliver the prescription medicine carts that the physicians need during surgery, and she carefully put everything in its place. “You […]

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RMC Receives Covenant Health 2017 President’s Excellence Awards

Posted on November 22, 2017

Covenant Health celebrated the accomplishments of individual employees and collaborative teams throughout our health system at the inaugural President’s Excellence Awards celebration, held in mid-November at the Knoxville Marriott.                  The President’s Excellence Awards represent an expansion of previous Everest and Performance Excellence Award recognition events. This year’s awards reflected not only individual and team […]

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Roane Medical Center Dedicates Serenity Garden Pavers

Posted on November 7, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, members of the Roane County community and representatives of Roane Medical Center gathered to dedicate three new pavers in the hospital’s serenity garden.  The garden was created through charitable support when the new medical center was constructed in 2013. “It’s designed to be a quiet, restful place where patients, family members […]

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Time to Heal

Posted on October 24, 2017

 After years of industrial electrical work, swinging hammers and carrying heavy conduit day after day, Travis Mayton was experiencing some pretty intense pain in his right shoulder. The co-owner of locally based Trinity Contracting Services knew he needed to take action when leisure time began to hurt as much as heavy lifting. “It got to […]

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RMC Hosts Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops

Posted on September 20, 2017

Are you tired or hurt all the time? Do you feel like your diabetes is telling you what you can and can’t do? Let the Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops put you back in control.   Roane Medical Center is proud to host the Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops with Kristina Casterline, FCS […]

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Interim Hospital Leaders Named to Permanent Administrative Positions

Posted on August 28, 2017

Covenant Health has announced that four senior leaders serving in interim hospital administrative roles will assume permanent leadership roles at those facilities. Effective immediately, Gaye Jolly, acting CAO at LeConte Medical Center, has been named the hospital’s President and Chief Administrative Officer. Jolly has served since 2012 as President and Chief Administrative Officer at Roane […]

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