Protect Yourself and Loved Ones from COVID-19

Posted on August 17, 2020

Practice the Five Core Principles Are you wondering how non-infected people can stay safe and protect themselves?  David Vastine, MD, is an internal medicine physician at Great Smokies Family Medicine, a Covenant Medical Group practice. He advises following five core principles outlined by the CDC to stay safe. These steps can help people avoid spreading […]

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LeConte Medical Center Welcomes Aaron Burns as Vice President of Support Services

Posted on August 6, 2020

LeConte Medical Center is pleased to announce Aaron Burns, MBA, has been named the new vice president of support services. His responsibilities include oversight of hospital operations, including outpatient and ancillary services.  Most recently, Burns served as assistant chief executive officer at a healthcare organization in Mississippi. He brings a wealth of experience in leadership, […]

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A Breath of Relief

Posted on July 27, 2020

The first time it happened was during soccer practice. Gina Albert  was doing sprints when something went wrong. “I had to stop,” Gina says, “I couldn’t get any air out.” An active athlete since she was in preschool, Gina suddenly was completely winded and couldn’t catch her breath. She called her mom, and they began […]

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LeConte Medical Center Receives Stroke Quality Achievement Award

Posted on July 23, 2020

Sevierville, July 21 2020 ―  LeConte Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes LeConte’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. LeConte Medical Center earned […]

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Understanding Heat-Related Illness

Posted on July 17, 2020

Experts state that prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat stroke.

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Wondering about COVID-19 Testing? Ask our virtual chat assistant, “Helen”

Posted on June 18, 2020

Introducing “Helen,” a new interactive chat assistant to help people find answers to questions about COVID-19 medical care without having to leave home. Helen guides users through a coronavirus symptom checker and advises on next steps for care, including connecting users with nurses who can answer specific care questions and schedule telehealth appointments with a […]

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