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Breaking Barriers and Diversity
01.17.2018
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Christy Martinez-Garcia, Community Leader, discusses Covenant’s role in breaking barriers and diversity in the hospital.

A Tribute to Sister Maureen Van der Zee
01.16.2018
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Sister Marian Schubert discusses Sister Maureen Van der Zee, her love of celebrations, and how Maureen would have celebrated the centennial if she were still here.

Birth Defect Prevention
01.15.2018
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In about 2-4 percent of all live births there will be a congenital malformation or a birth defect. A defect is considered any structural anomaly deviating from normal development. Some of them are as minor as an ear tag or an extra finger; and some ...

A New Year, A New You?
01.01.2018
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When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we talk a good game. But when all is said and nothing’s done, we wonder where we went wrong. Dr. Shena Smith, licensed psychologist and director of Covenant Health’s Horizons outpatient ...

Managing Grief and Loss during the Holiday Season
12.13.2017
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The holiday season may not be merry and bright for everyone, especially those who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one, or if this is the first Christmas without a family member or friend. Doyle Patterson, senior chaplain of Palliative ...

Tis the Season... for Winter Weather Skin Care
12.13.2017
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With the potential for winter weather moving in, the holiday season is a great time to remember the importance of skin care. In his work as a dermatologist, Dr. Richard Hope with Covenant Health Partners and Lubbock Dermatology, has seen several ...

Last Days and Blessings
12.01.2017
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Susan Sayari, Director of Nursing, discusses taking care of patients during their last days and the blessings of helping their families with the transition.

Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange Coming to the Lubbock Community
12.01.2017
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Sister Mary Therese Sweeney discusses the sisters of St. Joseph of Orange coming to the Lubbock community during the Depression and the Dust Bowl in 1939.

Chapter Two: Blazing the Trail - Excerpt from "Faith and Healing - Celebrating Covenant Health's Century of Caring"
12.01.2017
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Excerpt from “Faith and Healing – Celebrating Covenant Health’s Century of Caring” Lubbock was established in 1890, the result of a compromise between two smaller communities, Old Lubbock and Monterey. It became the seat of ...

Freedom To Express Faith
12.01.2017
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Dr. Sergio Lara discusses the freedom to express his faith with his patients and how faith empowers caregivers to minister to our patients.

How to Prevent Just About Everything
11.29.2017

“Wash your hands!” You may hear your mother’s voice echoing in your head, but according to Covenant Health infection prevention educator Lacey Kovar, it really is the best way to prevent the spread of many diseases and illnesses. It ...

Nurse Practitioners: A growing and important group in healthcare
11.14.2017
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November 12-18, 2017 is recognized as National Nurse Practitioner week. There are more than 234,000 of them in the U.S. and an additional 23,000 Nurse Practitioner (NP) students graduating each year. There are more than 16,000 NPs in Texas, and the ...

Chapter One: Planting Seeds - Excerpt from "Faith and Healing - Celebrating Covenant Health's Century of Caring"
11.10.2017
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Excerpt from "Faith and Healing - Celebrating Covenant Health's Century of Caring" What is now called Covenant Health has grown in size and influence as Lubbock, its home base, and the West Texas-eastern New Mexico region it serves so ...

Patient-Centered Care One of the Hallmarks of Covenant Health
10.30.2017
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October is Patient-Centered Care Awareness month, but for Covenant Health, it’s something the caregivers strive for daily. However, a group of volunteers works tirelessly to assure that families and patients are always heard. Covenant Health ...

Respiratory Care: Helping Patients Breathe Easier
10.24.2017
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Respiratory Care Week Begins October 22.​ Respiratory therapists are a highly educated group of health care professionals who take care of patients with chronic and acute conditions related to the cardio-pulmonary system. Those include, but ...

Flu Vaccine Not Only Protects You, but Your Family and the Community
10.18.2017
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According to the CDC, an estimated 310,000 Americans were admitted to the hospital for influenza during the 2015-2016 flu season. Annabelle Jordan, a family nurse practitioner at Covenant Medical Group’s Southwest Medical Park, says getting the ...

Arrington Comprehensive Breast Center Offers Latest Technology, Mobile Services
10.13.2017
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Availability of screenings gives women fewer excuses to not be checked.​ “We just want to encourage women to get in there and get your mammogram done,” says Lindsey Kennelly, manager of Covenant’s Arrington Comprehensive Breast ...

Sepsis: Save Lives by Knowing the Signs and Symptoms
09.27.2017
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Sepsis is a medical emergency that kills more than 250,000 Americans a year – one every two minutes – which is more than prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. Jamie Roney, DNP, and regional sepsis coordinator for Covenant ...

School Backpacks: Pack it Light, Wear it Right!
09.20.2017
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As school gets underway across the country, the American Occupational Therapy Association celebrates National School Backpack Awareness Day annually on the third Wednesday of each September, this year on Sept. 20. Alison Chapa, occupational therapist ...

Alzheimer's: Making Progress against Progression
09.14.2017
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September is World Alzheimer’s Month Dr. Katie Hendley, a neurologist with Covenant Medical Group, tells us what Alzheimer’s is, what signs and symptoms to look for in yourself or loved ones, tips on helping to prevent the onset, and ...

Back to Normal: Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery Takes Time
09.06.2017
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any injury to the brain which disrupts how the brain functions, usually caused by some outside force, such as a violent blow to the head, says Lee Ann Bryant, inpatient occupational therapist at Covenant Medical ...

Vaccinations: What to get when, and why they're important
08.23.2017
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“The takeaway message about vaccinations is that they’re very safe and effective, and we recommend all kids follow the immunization schedule that’s outlined by the American Academy of Pediatrics in conjunction with the CDC and ...

Finding the Perfect Balance
08.16.2017
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Dr. Chandra Lasley, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate for Covenant Health’s Horizons Outpatient Clinic says when considering the balance between your work life and life outside of work, it usually doesn’t mean an even ...

St. Mary of the Plains Hospital and Methodist Hospital Merger
08.15.2017
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Dr. Naidu Chekuru discusses the challenges and outcomes of the merger between St. Mary of the Plains Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

The Gift of Song and Prayer to Comfort Pediatric Patients
08.15.2017
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Mozelle Wilson, a retired nurse discusses her gift of song and prayer to comfort pediatric patients.

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