Saint Thomas Partners With County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care


On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas officially partnered with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of care for Rutherford County employees, the employees’ dependents and County retirees. The near-site clinics are located at:

  • Walter Hill Elementary
  • Stewarts Creek Elementary
  • Ascension Medical Group New Salem Clinic

Rutherford County Government employees and their dependents as well as County retirees will be offered a full service primary care practice offering services including:

  • Disease Management and Health Coaching
  • Medical Examinations and Assessments
  • Health/Self-care/Consumer Education and Promotion
  • Administration of Health and Wellness Incentive Programs
  • Acute Care and Primary Care
  • Case Management Services
  • Retail Availability for Extended Clinic Services
  • Telemedicine
  • Mobile Health Unit
  • Mobile Mammography

“This unique partnership of on-site and near-site clinics with Rutherford County is an example of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford’s overall commitment to care for the community it serves,” said Gordon Ferguson, President & CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford. “We look forward to the opportunity to work with the County to keep our community members healthy.”

“County employees, their dependents, and our retirees are fortunate to have Ascension as a valuable healthcare asset,” said Mayor Bill Ketron. “We are excited about the addition of the new clinic as well.”

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