Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital officially launched construction Wednesday on the expansion project to add three additional floors to the west patient tower of the hospital. As the Rutherford County community continues to grow, the hospital is expanding to meet the healthcare needs of the growing population. The expansion project is in partnership with Gresham Smith and Partners and Turner Construction and is expected to be completed by mid-year 2020.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital leadership, physicians and associates was joined by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and local elected officials to celebrate this milestone for the Rutherford County community Wednesday morning.
About Saint Thomas Health
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 $127 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2018. 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 more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.sthealth.com.