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Covenant Volunteer Turns 90, Celebrates 12,000 Hours "On the Job"
May 10, 2016
Covenant Volunteer Turns 90, Celebrates 12,000 Hours "On the Job" What brought Mary Barton to Covenant as an auxiliary volunteer more than 25 years ago was a sense of doing something with the remainder of her life. Barton was a teacher in Littlefield for 28 years and retired in 1990. After retiring she spent years ...
Covenant Children’s PICU Recognized with Gold Beacon Award for Excellence
Mar 30, 2016
Covenant Children’s PICU Recognized with Gold Beacon Award for Excellence National award designation marks m il estone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, Calif., recently conferred a gold-level Beacon Award ...
Covenant Foundation Presents Storytellers Evening to benefit Covenant Childrens’
Mar 24, 2016
Covenant Foundation Presents Storytellers Evening to benefit Covenant Childrens’ Once again Covenant Health Foundation is bringing to the Cactus Theater its annual fundraising event Storytellers, now in its 15 th year. The benefit is scheduled at 7 p.m. April 9 at the Cactus, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave., with a 6 p.m. pre-party at ...
KTTZ-TV, PBS to Air “DeBakey” Documentary
Mar 11, 2016
KTTZ-TV, PBS to Air “DeBakey” Documentary Ties to local physicians are referenced in the film. A film of the life and legacy of renowned pioneering cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey of Houston, documenting his vast contributions to medicine, will be aired nationally on PBS and ...
State-Funded $1M Project for Families of Young Children Kicks off in Lubbock County
Mar 2, 2016
State-Funded $1M Project for Families of Young Children Kicks off in Lubbock County Lubbock is one of only seven counties in the state to receive funding. HOPES is coming to Lubbock County. Project HOPES (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support), a program developed by the Texas Department of Prevention and Early ...
Hospice of Lubbock Doctor Earns Regional Award
Mar 1, 2016
Hospice of Lubbock Doctor Earns Regional Award Founder of Palliative Medicine program works her passion. A local physician associated with Hospice of Lubbock has earned a 2016 Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization (TNMHO) Advocate award. The organization annually recognizes exemplary performance ...
Covenant Health Offers Free Colonoscopy Clinic for Patients Who Qualify
Feb 18, 2016
Covenant Health Offers Free Colonoscopy Clinic for Patients Who Qualify Plan plenty of time for qualification screening and test preparation. People over the age of 50, or who have a family history of colon cancer, may be in need of a colonoscopy. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and this event marks ...
Transition Care Team
Feb 10, 2016
Transition Care Team Excessive avoidable readmission rates have forced Medicare to implement the readmissions reduction program due to a reported spending rate of $17.8 billion a year on readmissions that could have been avoided. A fragmented health care system and lack ...
Covenant LifeStyle Centre Offers Weight Management, Boot Camp
Jan 28, 2016
Covenant LifeStyle Centre Offers Weight Management, Boot Camp Keep up with your New Year resolutions with classes open to the public. Covenant Health LifeStyle Centre is offering the public two different options to further their new-year resolve to get fit lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Both are ...
Covenant Health, Lubbock PD to Stage Active Shooter Drill
Jan 26, 2016
Covenant Health, Lubbock PD to Stage Active Shooter Drill Limited-scope training prepares agencies for emergency situation. The Lubbock Police Department SWAT team will conduct a training at Covenant Medical Center beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 27). The purpose of the exercise/drill is to assess the ...
Spirit Halloween Superstore Presents $13K to Covenant Children’s
Jan 25, 2016
Spirit Halloween Superstore Presents $13K  to Covenant Children’s Local retailer recognized for funds raised last fall. Spirit Halloween Superstore presented a check for $13,500 to Covenant Children’s, for funds raised during the costume shop’s 2015 Spirit of Children campaign. Spirit of Children is a ...
Hospice of Lubbock Seeks Volunteers
Jan 15, 2016
Hospice of Lubbock Seeks Volunteers The organization has implemented a special veterans volunteer program. Hospice of Lubbock needs Direct Patient Volunteers. To be certified as a Direct Patient Volunteer, one must complete 16 hours of training offered by Hospice of Lubbock staff to ...
Covenant Medical Center Construction Brings Temporary Closure of 21st Street
Jan 7, 2016
As part of the master facilities pla n and on going construction, be aware of changes. WHAT: Temporary closure of 21 st Street, between Joliet and Louisville avenues WHEN: Begins Monday (Jan. 11) WHERE: 3500-3600 blocks of 21 st Street EVENT: On ...
Hospice of Lubbock Hosts Annual Light Up A Life Fundraiser
Dec 2, 2015
Hospice of Lubbock Hosts Annual Light Up A Life Fundraiser Hospice of Lubbock kicks off its annual fundraising holiday tradition. Hospice of Lubbock is hosting its annual tree-lighting event and kickoff of the annual Light Up A Life fundraiser. Light Up A Life represents a time to celebrate life as well as ...
New Valet Opened at Covenant Medical Center
Sep 18, 2015
On Monday, September 21, Covenant Health celebrated the completion of the first phase of Keeping the Covenant at Covenant Medical Center. The new temporary patient drop-off and valet drive will open approximately one block west of the current main ...
Covenant Health Performs Well in Accountable Care Measures
Sep 15, 2015
Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) ...
Covenant Health Performs Well in Accountable Care Measures
Sep 15, 2015
Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) ...
Covenant Health Concludes Successful Negotiations with Aetna
Jun 30, 2015
Covenant Health and Covenant Medical Group have successfully negotiated to continue their contract with Aetna, effective July 1, 2015. Aetna members may continue to see their Covenant provider. “Covenant is excited to extend our partnership ...
Covenant Health Unveils $450 Million Building, Renovations Plan
Mar 31, 2015
Covenant Health Unveils $450 Million Building, Renovations Plan Hospital reveals transformational capital improvement project Officials with Covenant Health announced today (March 24) a $450 million building and renovation plan for the Lubbock hospital system. Consistently ranked as a top-tier healthcare provider ...
Covenant Foundation Presents Storytellers Evening to benefit Covenant Childrens’
Mar 31, 2015
Annual fundraiser at the Cactus Theater moves from June to April Covenant Health Foundation is bringing its annual fundraising event Storytellers to the Cactus Theater once again, moving it from a June event to April. The benefit, now in its 14 th ...
Hospice of Lubbock Personnel Earn Regional Awards
Mar 31, 2015
Hospice of Lubbock Personnel Earn Regional Awards Director and volunteer are named in advocacy recognition. Two people associated with Hospice of Lubbock have earned 2015 Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization (TNMHO) Advocate awards. LaLani Carter, a volunteer, and Charley Wasson, executive ...
Covenant Health Named in Becker's Hospital Review 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare
Mar 18, 2015
Covenant Health Named in Becker's Hospital Review 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare CHICAGO — Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2015 edition of its 150 great places to work in healthcare in the United States, which includes Covenant Health in Lubbock. “We are blessed to have great people who carry out our ...
Covenant Children’s Brings Leading Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Resources From Texas Children’s Hospital to Lubbock Area
Feb 26, 2015
Covenant Children’s Brings Leading Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Resources  From Texas Children’s Hospital to Lubbock Area New liaison will enhance service and bring a new level of clinical excellence to pediatric cardiac surgery in West Texas. Covenant Children's CEO Chris Dougherty announces the new partnership between his organization and Texas Children's ...
Covenant Health Offers Free Colonoscopy Clinic for Patients Who Qualify
Jan 15, 2015
Plan plenty of time for qualification screening and test preparation. People over the age of 50, or who have a family history of colon cancer, may be in need of a colonoscopy. March marks the fourth annual free Colonoscopy Clinic provided by Covenant ...
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