Local medical centers recognized in improving infant health

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Five Covenant Health hospitals that offer obstetrics services have been recognized by the Tennessee Hospital Association for reducing the number of babies born between 37 and 39 weeks. This reduction increases their chances for better lifelong health.
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville; LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville; Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge; and Morristown-Hamblen Health System in Morristown each received the recognition from the THA’s Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
The hospitals were awarded a congratulatory banner to recognize their teams’ outstanding effort.

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