Titans Present $125,000 to Saint Thomas Health

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans Foundation presented $125,000 to Saint Thomas Health, the team's official healthcare provider, during Sunday's game against the Bills at Nissan Stadium.

"On behalf of our entire family, I want to extend our sincere thanks to Saint Thomas Health for being such a great partner to our entire organization," said Titans Owner, Board of Directors, Kenneth S. Adams, IV.  "We greatly value our long-standing relationship and all that Saint Thomas Health does for the entire community."

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"This is such a generous gift from the Adams and I'm grateful and happy to accept it on behalf of Saint Thomas Health," said Karen Springer, President and CEO of Saint Thomas Health.  "Our long relationship with the Adams and the Titans organization is based on our mutual respect for the values our organizations uphold.  Everyone should know that this gift will directly benefit our patients and their families in many ways.  It may be a new mother, a patient suffering from cancer or a survivor of heart disease...all patients benefit when individuals and organizations support our Foundation."

ABOUT SAINT THOMAS HEALTH

Saint Thomas Health is Middle Tennessee's faith-based, not-for-profit health care system united as one healing community. Saint Thomas Health is focused on transforming the health care experience and helping people live healthier lives, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. The regional health system includes nine hospitals: Saint Thomas Hospital for Spinal Surgery, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital and Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Saint Thomas Hickman Hospital in Centerville, Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital in Smithville, Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, Saint Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville and Saint Thomas Stones River Hospital in Woodbury. A comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities complement the hospital services and cover a 68-county area. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension, a Catholic organization that is the largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. For more information, visit www.STHealth.com.

ABOUT ASCENSION

Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all persons with special attention to those who are struggling the most. In FY2015, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. More than 150,000 associates and 35,000 affiliated providers serve in 1,900 sites of care – including 131 hospitals and more than 30 senior care facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, treasury management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

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