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Covenant Medical Center-19th Street- is Named Among Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services
Oct 23, 2012
Covenant Medical Center Also Named Among the Top 10 in Texas for Cardiac Surgery Outcomes Lubbock, TX (October 23, 2012) – Orthopedic Surgery at Covenant Medical Center – 19 th St. is ranked among the top 5% in the nation and the only one ...
Covenant Children’s Joins National Network of Children’s Hospitals
Oct 10, 2012
LUBBOCK – The Children's Hospital Association, incorporating what was formerly known as NACHRI, has accepted Covenant Children's for Associate membership. Covenant Children's becomes one of 225 members and supporters of the ...
Covenant Health Receives Highest Rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Sep 26, 2012
LUBBOCK – Covenant Health was awarded the best rating, a three star rating, from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). STS developed a comprehensive rating system that allows for comparisons regarding quality of cardiac surgery among ...
Avatar HR Solutions Names Covenant Health Best-in-Class
Sep 19, 2012
Avatar HR Solutions Names Covenant Health Best-in-Class ® LUBBOCK – Covenant Health was named Best-in-Class for Employee Engagement by Avatar HR Solutions. Avatar HR Solutions recognizes clients for achieving excellence in their employee ...
U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Covenant Health
Jul 20, 2012
LUBBOCK –Covenant Health made U.S. News & World Report's list of best hospitals for 2012-2013. Covenant Health is a repeat recipient of the honor. Covenant Health was ranked number 25 in Texas with three high-performing adult ...
Becker’s Hospital Review Recognizes Covenant Health CMO
Jul 20, 2012
LUBBOCK –Dr. Craig Rhyne, chief medical officer (CMO) of Covenant Health was named one of the 100 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. The 2012 list was released this summer. Dr. Craig Rhyne became ...
Covenant Health Implements TeamSTEPPS Training System
Jun 19, 2012
Covenant Health is starting to implement TeamSTEPPS in all procedural areas. TeamSTEPPS was developed by Department of Defense's Safety Program in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It is a teamwork training ...
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Covenant Health Receives Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence
Jun 11, 2012
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Covenant Health was recently recognized by The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) with a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence. The award recognizes unit caregivers who align practices with ...
TriWest Healthcare Alliance Now In-Network for Covenant Health System of Lubbock, Texas
Apr 26, 2012
Covenant Health is delighted to now be part of TriWest Healthcare Alliance's provider network. As of March 1, patients with TriWest Healthcare Alliance insurance plans can now receive in-network care at Covenant Medical Center, Covenant ...
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on “Low-Impact Exercise”
Apr 2, 2012
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on "Low-Impact Exercise" (LUBBOCK) – Regular exercise should be a part of everyone's daily routine according to the health experts at Covenant. According to the American Diabetes ...
Hospice of Lubbock to Offer Volunteer Training
Mar 20, 2012
Hospice of Lubbock to Offer Volunteer Training If you are looking for a way to serve your community and care for the sick, Hospice of Lubbock is in need of direct patient volunteers. To be certified as a direct patient volunteer, 16 hours of training must be completed. Training will be Friday, ...
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on “Tips for Eating Out”
Mar 4, 2012
Following a meal plan is important for diabetics to maintain good health, but might feel next to impossible when dining out at your favorite restaurant. To help diabetics prepare for future restaurant visits, “Tips for Eating Out” is the ...
Covenant Health System to Host Free Girl Talk Event for Girls Age 10-13
Feb 28, 2012
(LUBBOCK) – Are you in need of some back-up when it comes to talking to your preteen daughter about physical and emotional changes she is about to face? The experts at Covenant Health will lend a helping hand at the free Girl Talk event taking place ...
Covenant Health System Offers Free Health Fair and More at Feb. 12 Lady Raider Game
Feb 12, 2012
(LUBBOCK) – Lady Raider fans are urged to trade red and black for pink to raise breast cancer awareness at the Sunday, Feb. 12 annual Play4Kay game sponsored by Covenant Health. Fans wearing pink will get into the game for $5 in support of the cause. ...
Covenant Health System to Host Free Girl Talk Event
Feb 10, 2012
(LUBBOCK) – Are you in need of some back-up when it comes to talking to your preteen daughter about physical and emotional changes she is about to face? The experts at Covenant Health will lend a helping hand at the free Girl Talk event taking place ...
Covenant Heart and Vascular Institute & Texas Heart Institute of Houston
Jan 13, 2012
A unique affiliation agreement developed by the leading heart experts at Covenant Heart and Vascular Institute (CHVI) and Texas Heart Institute (THI) of Houston will create more opportunities locally for collaboration and research in the fight ...
Hospice of Lubbock “Project Focus!” Program Utilizes Movies to Help Children and Families with Grief
Jan 11, 2012
Communication with your children, spouse or extended family following the loss of a loved one can be difficult. “Project Focus!,” a new program offered by Hospice of Lubbock, utilizes movies to help families open the lines of communication to cope ...
Covenant Health System Physicians Provide Tips to Combat Colds
Jan 9, 2012
As you have been out and about lately, you might have noticed more people coughing, sniffling and sneezing than usual. It’s proof that cold and flu season has officially hit, but there are ways to avoid falling prey to a cold or the flu this season. ...
Free Seminar Provides Tools for Patients & Caregivers to Navigate Breat Cancer Journey
Jan 6, 2012
One in eight women or 12.6 percent of all women will get breast cancer in her lifetime according to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In an effort to teach patients and caregivers how to navigate their life through the numerous changes they face, Covenant ...
Covenant Diabetes Support Group Meeting to Focus on
Jan 5, 2012
If you have diabetes and need tips on how to improve your nutrition and health, then you will not want to miss Covenant Health’s January diabetes support group meeting. Learn about weight management for a healthier lifestyle at the monthly support ...
Covenant Community Outreach Offers Free Diabetes Educational Classes in the New Year
Jan 3, 2012
If you or a loved one has diabetes, make a New Year’s resolution to attend a series of educational classes offered by Covenant Community Outreach. The four-week series is free for those who are uninsured or financially in need. The class will meet ...

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