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2010 Physician Values in Action Award Recipients
Nov 2, 2010
Covenant Health recently recognized five Covenant physicians for exhibiting dignity, excellence, justice and service in their profession. Values in Action is the most prestigious recognition program Covenant awards their physicians and is based on ...
Covenant Medical Center Received 5-Star Rating from HealthGrades
Oct 22, 2010
Covenant Medical Center today announced that it has received a 5-Star rating for the quality of its treatment of Heart Failure, Stroke, Pneumonia, Sepsis and Respiratory Failure among others from HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ...
Pack the Jones in Pink on October 16
Oct 14, 2010
Texas Tech fans are urged to trade red and black for pink when the Red Raiders square off against Oklahoma State University on Oct. 16 at Jones AT&T Stadium. Covenant Health, in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Texas Tech ...
Tips to Prepare for Flu Season
Oct 5, 2010
Flu season officially beings Oct. 1. Each year up to 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the flu. Juan Fitz, assistant director of the emergency department at Covenant Medical Center, provides some basic information regarding flu and ways to ...
Cholesterol Education Month
Sep 27, 2010
September is National Cholesterol Education month and Covenant Health wants to help educate the community about cholesterol and the importance of maintaining a healthy level. Patty Freier, B.S.N., R.N., R.C.I.S., education nurse specialist and chest ...
CHS Stroke Care Program Certified by Joint Commission
Sep 14, 2010
Covenant Health (CHS) is the first in the region to earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. CHS earned this distinction after the Joint Commission conducted an on-site review in September. “Covenant ...
Tips for Preventing Child Obesity
Sep 13, 2010
It is estimated that 17 percent of children ages 2-19 are obese and 80 percent of overweight children are obese as adults. The number of people affected by obesity continues to rise and Covenant Health would like to aid in combating this problem. In ...
Covenant Offers Advanced Treatment for Blood Clots
Sep 10, 2010
Covenant Health is the only health system in the region now using isolated pharmacomechanical thrombolysis with Trellis® Peripheral Infusion System for rapid, safe and effective removal of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Deep Vein Thrombosis occurs when ...
Tips on How to Survive the Fall Allergy Season
Sep 3, 2010
More than 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Symptoms include runny nose, itching eyes and ears, sore throat, post-nasal drip, sneezing, coughing, asthma symptoms, changes in your energy level, your mood and even your cognition. A ...
Who Might Benefit from Dietary Supplements
Aug 25, 2010
While parents recognize vitamins are important and essential for their children’s growth, many adults fail to recognize their need for a daily vitamin. Some adults feel that since they are no longer growing, they do not need to take dietary ...
2010 Values in Action Recipients
Aug 18, 2010
Covenant Health recognized four employees Wednesday afternoon for their contributions to the health care ministry and commitment to Covenant’s four core values of: dignity, excellence, service and justice. The Values in Action Awards are the highest ...
The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep
Aug 9, 2010
It seems in today’s society more and more people are living by the adage of “I’ll sleep when I die.” With so much to accomplish in a day, leaving time for a full night of sleep can often seem like an unreachable feat. Dr. Ahmad Sabouni, neurologist ...
The Side Effects of Caffeine
Jul 30, 2010
Caffeine has become an essential part of many people’s day. While generally everyone notices the energetic effect they receive from caffeine, few understand how it affects their body and what is considered a safe amount to consume. Amanda Hays, ...
Tips on How to Handle Frequent and Extreme Headaches
Jul 8, 2010
Headaches are amongst the most common health complaints in our world today and affect millions of Americans each day. Juan Fitz, M.D., emergency medicine doctor at Covenant Medical Center, explains the different types of headaches and provides tips ...
4th of July Safety Tips
Jul 2, 2010
Every July 4, thousands of children and teens are injured using consumer fireworks. Approximately 12,000 people are treated for fireworks injuries each year. Covenant Health would like to provide tips on how to be safe and prevent firework injuries ...
New Starlight Fun Center™ at Covenant Children's Hospital
Jun 28, 2010
Today, children undergoing treatment at Covenant Children’s Hospital will be smiling brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Colgate-Palmolive Company and Starlight Children’s Foundation, and with the support of United Supermarkets, a new ...
How to Make the Most Out of a Doctor Visit
Jun 23, 2010
Upon leaving a doctor’s office, some patients later remember there was something else they meant to bring up during their visit. This is a common occurrence, as is leaving a doctor’s office confused and not really sure what you were diagnosed with or ...
Dedication Ceremony for Covenant Medical Center Family Sleep Rooms
Jun 21, 2010
Covenant Health hosted a dedication ceremony and open house for the Covenant Medical Center (CMC) Family Sleep Rooms Monday morning. The CMC Family Sleep Rooms offer overnight accommodations for out-of-town families who may have limited resources or ...
Covenant Foundation Levelland Hosts Wine Tasting and Arts Show
Jun 3, 2010
Covenant Foundation Levelland Hosts Wine Tasting and the Healing Arts art show on Friday night June 11, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at McPherson's Cellars - 1615 Texas Avenue, Lubbock, Texas. Triple J Chop House is the caterer for the evening and ...
CHS Receives 2010 Rose Award
Jun 3, 2010
Covenant Health is the recipient of the 2010 Rose Award for Outstanding Total Recognition Strategy. The Rose Awards, presented by Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of global employee recognition and solutions, celebrate best practices in employee ...
Heart Matters: Stroke 101
May 25, 2010
May is National Stroke Awareness Month and in an effort to educate the public Covenant Health will host a free presentation called “Stroke 101,” on Friday, May 28 from 9 – 10 a.m. The seminar will be held at Knipling Education Conference Center (21st ...
CHS Listed in "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare"
May 22, 2010
Covenant Health was recently named on a list of the “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care” by “Becker’s Hospital Review.” The 2010 list was determined through nominations and research. The 100 organizations selected demonstrated excellence in ...
Covenant Health System Raises Stroke Awareness
May 20, 2010
May is National Stroke Awareness Month and the staff at Covenant would like to help you take necessary steps toward stroke prevention. Tim Smith, R.N., E.M.T.P. and stroke coordinator at Covenant, explains what the body goes through during a stroke ...
What you need to know about food allergies, By Dr. Shome
May 18, 2010
With food allergies on the rise, especially in children, Covenant Health would like to spread awareness about food allergies. Dr. Shome, an allergy, asthma and immunology specialist with Covenant Medical Group, provides tips on how to spot and deal ...
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