• Our Latest Daisy Award Winner is Leah Adcock, RN

    Congratulations to DAISY Award winner Leah Adcock. Leah is an RN in the ED. "On April 15th, I had to bring my daughter to Children's ER. This was my first visit ever to Children's, and I was very impressed. My daughter had to have blood drawn and have an IV. She was scared to death, as she hates both needles and blood. When Leah came in to draw blood/start the IV, my daughter was ...

  • Parking Alert: Curbside Parking Prohibited June 8 -9

    The City of Knoxville will be performing thorough street cleaning and curb painting on Saturday, June 8th through Sunday, June 9th. This will affect all north-to-south bound streets in the Fort Sanders area, between Cumberland Avenue and Grand Avenue, including 12th through 23rd streets (and James Agee Street). During this weekend, all curbside parking will be prohibited. If visiting ...

  • Children's Hospital Opens Chest Wall Clinic

    Clinic Is The First In Tennessee To Use New Technology East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has launched a new clinic to treat chest wall deformities, using new technologies to reduce the need for invasive surgery. In 2018, pediatric surgeons at Children’s Hospital treated 69 patients for the two most common chest wall deformities, pectus carinatum (pigeon chest) and pectus excavatum ...

  • Children's Hospital NICU launches "Kangaroo-a-thon" to promote Kangaroo Care

    This May, our NICU families are encouraged to participate in a Kangaroo-a-Thon contest promoting the benefits of Kangaroo Care. Kangaroo Care encourages families to hold their infants with skin-to-skin contact. Named after baby kangaroos that are carried in their mother’s pouch, infants are held on their parent’s chest to promote growth, feeding, vital signs and bonding. Studies have ...

  • NICU Nurses Win Awards

    We are very proud of our NICU nurses, and the many awards they win for their excellent nursing skills. Here are a few recent honorees: Michelle Malone East Tennessee Nursing Excellence Award Fran Upton East Tennessee Nursing Excellence Award Martina Bratcher Employee of the Month Melissa Dela Cerda-Ayala Daisy Award Winner Tammy Wagner Lilly Award Winner Angie Barnes Daisy Award Winner ...

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