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Covenant Health Names New Executive Leader



Covenant Health is pleased to announce that Jon-David Deeson has been named executive vice president of physician enterprise and ambulatory services for the health system. He assumes his new role effective April 2023. Deeson’s executive leadership responsibilities will include Thompson Cancer Survival Center, ambulatory retail and urgent care services, physician engagement and alignment strategies, and Covenant Medical Group, along with all other physician related enterprises. Deeson succeeds Luke Johnson, who has served in the executive leadership role since 2017. Johnson will remain in an advisory capacity in 2023. Since 2017, Deeson has served as chief executive officer of OrthoTennessee, PC, a Knoxville-based physician-owned organization with over 130 providers including orthopedic surgeons, musculoskeletal physicians, advanced practice providers and therapists.



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