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Saint Thomas Health Announces New Salem Grand Opening


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Saint Thomas Health proudly announced the opening of their new full-service care center in Murfreesboro where leaders and associates hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil and bless the newly completed, state-of the-art facility.

 "Saint Thomas Health – New Salem was built to provide for the growing Murfreesboro population," said Gordon Ferguson, President and CEO of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. "We want all of our patients to have easy access to primary care, so this location is opening with eight primary care providers."

Saint Thomas Health announces opening of full-service care center in Murfreesboro. (Photos: Lynne McCracken)

The New Salem location is the second network of locations planned to be developed in the next 12 to 18 months by Saint Thomas Medical Partners in the Middle Tennessee area to better serve each community.  Saint Thomas Medical Partners is a part of Saint Thomas Health and Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system.

"Our new care centers tailor to the needs of each community," said Fahad Tahir, President and CEO of Saint Thomas Medical Partners. "We researched and identified the services that are in high demand, but difficult to access in these communities, and put all of these services in one place to simplify our patients' overall care experience."

The new care center located at 2723 New Salem a full-service care site designed to meet the medical needs that are close to home.  They are building a smarter network, offering on-site lab testing, imaging and other services available at one location. Through better communication, your primary care physician will listen to your needs and connect the dots for you. Saint Thomas wants to help you understand your options and make the best choices. It's not only better care, but less time until you feel healthier.

Services Include:

• Primary Care

• Outpatient Rehab

• Premier Radiology Imaging Services

• Lab Services

• ExpressCare: Walk-In and Same Day Appointments Available

• Extended Hours

• Monday – Friday from 7AM-7PM•

• Saturday from 8AM-2PM

"The Titans continue to be proud partners with Saint Thomas as they further their mission of delivering quality health care closer to the homes of all members of our community," said Stuart Spears, Titans Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer.

One of the region's largest medical groups, Saint Thomas Medical Partners, is a physician-led medical group with more than 500 providers at nearly 100 locations serving patients in 28 specialties in communities throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

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In Tennessee, Ascension's Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employ more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provided more than $78 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016.  Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.  Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit


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