Covenant Health plans new medical building in Knoxville

$78 million medical building is part of planned $150 million hospital expansion

Besides Fort Sanders Regional, Covenant owns four other acute care hospitals in East Tennessee: Oak Ridge's Methodist Medical Center, Parkwest, Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City and Fort Sanders Sevier Medical Center in Sevierville. Upon regulatory approval, Roane Medical Center in Roane County also will become a Covenant Health affiliate. Covenant is planning a new, $50 million hospital in Roane.

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