LeConte Medical Center Named a 2019 BEST for Tennessee Babies Hospital

Posted on January 23, 2020

LeConte Medical Center is awarded among 18 Tennessee birthing hospitals with the BEST for Babies Award by the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Hospital Association. Hospitals receive this recognition for their efforts to reduce infant deaths in Tennessee. The BEST award stands for breastfeeding, early elective delivery reduction and safe sleep for Tennessee […]

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2020 Volunteer Scholarship Applications Now Available

Posted on January 23, 2020

LeConte Medical Center is committed to helping our employees and volunteers continue their journey of excellence through learning! With that in mind, the Volunteer Scholarship Fund was created for hospital volunteers to financially assist members of the LeConte Medical Center family who are interested in beginning or continuing their education in the healthcare field. Last […]

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Hospital Staff a Blessing in Man’s Last Days

Posted on January 14, 2020

So many people feel isolated by the sterile environment of a hospital, however that simply wasn’t the case for a dying man and the longtime friend who stayed vigil by his side at LeConte Medical Center.

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Tips to Ease Holiday Blues

Posted on December 17, 2019

This time of year, shopping, social events, debt and other pressures can lead to anxiety. Even if you’re not prone to depression, you may have other symptoms, such as headaches, tension, and fatigue. Also, changes from your everyday routine can cause you to neglect good nutrition, and you are more likely to skip exercise. Together, […]

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Celebrating Survivors

Posted on December 17, 2019

Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation board member Emily Kile takes the podium and declares it a day of celebration. “Today the sun is shining and we’re celebrating life,” Kile says. The room at the Ramsey Hotel in Pigeon Forge was filled with men and women gathered for a special “Paint the Mountains Pink” luncheon. The […]

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A Patient Story – Ken Schwab

Posted on December 11, 2019

Reverse Shoulder Replacement “On a scale of one-to-10, the pain in my shoulder was pushing close to nine all the time,” says retiree Ken Schwab. “I had never had that kind of pain before.” Ken and his wife sit together in the cafeteria at LeConte Medical Center where Ken had shoulder replacement surgery.  In 2016, […]

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