Infection Prevention Week – DeEtta Shaffer

Posted on October 22, 2020

The role of LeConte Medical Center’s infection preventionist (IP) is always important, leading the efforts to prevent infection in the hospital and keeping our patients safe. Infection prevention initiatives include hand washing, employee education related to safety and infection control, sharing best practices and tracking improvements in performance. This year, International Infection Prevention Week has […]

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“Rays of Hope Shining Down…”

Posted on October 21, 2020

Cancer Survivor Presents Gift of Stained Glass Art to LeConte Comprehensive Breast Center Kathy Dobson keeps up with her preventive health appointments and always follows doctor’s orders. That’s why she was stunned when a malignant tumor revealed itself during a routine visit in March 2012. Dobson was visiting the LeConte Comprehensive Breast Center for her […]

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LeConte Medical Center Named a Best Maternity Hospital by Newsweek

Posted on October 12, 2020

LeConte Medical Center is named among “Best Maternity Hospitals 2020” by Newsweek. The distinction was awarded to 231 facilities in 36 states and LeConte Medical Center is one of only four hospitals in Tennessee to be included.  Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization that reports on the safety and quality performance […]

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Top-Notch Care

Posted on September 23, 2020

LeConte’s Registration/Financial Services Manager Has Surgery at “My Hospital” First impressions matter to Samantha McGill. That’s why she takes pride in her role as the registration and financial services manager at LeConte Medical Center. Leading her team by example, McGill greets each visitor and guest with a smile because it sets the tone for their […]

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New Leaders at LeConte Medical Center

Posted on September 10, 2020

We are excited to share two new leaders to our team at LeConte Medical Center. Our nurse managers provide leadership to the team and oversee patient care of their department. Janet has been with the LeConte team for more than 15 years but is new to her role as emergency department manager. Laura has been […]

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DAISY Award Winner – Kellie Fraley

Posted on September 4, 2020

Kellie Fraley, a nurse in our surgery department, was recently awarded the DAISY Award for her excellent care. Kellie has received several nominations from patients throughout her time at LeConte Medical Center and all of them have one common theme – Kellie goes out of her way to make her patients feel safe and comfortable […]

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