HighPoint Health System Names New CEO for Livingston Regional Hospital
McGill returns to hospital to assume top leadership role

September 25, 2015 - HighPoint Health System and Livingston Regional Hospital (LRH) announced today that Tim McGill has been named chief executive officer (CEO) for the hospital, effective Nov. 2. McGill brings more than 30 years of healthcare experience to Livingston, most recently serving as CEO of River Park Hospital in McMinnville, Tennessee.  Read more...

 


HighPoint Health Celebrates Five Years with LifePoint Health
Affiliation enhances ability to provide quality care close to home by infusing nearly $60 million in capital investments, new technology and expanded services

September 1, 2015 - Today, HighPoint Health System celebrates its five year anniversary as part of LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®.  Since joining LifePoint in 2010, HighPoint Health System has made significant investments to expand its ability to provide quality care close to home throughout the northern middle Tennessee region.  Read more...

 


HIGHPOINT HEALTH AND SUMNER REGIONAL UNVEIL PLANS FOR NEW CARPENTER CANCER CENTER
$18 million investment will bring innovative cancer care and treatment closer to home for people in Sumner County and surrounding communities

July 14, 2015 - HighPoint Health System and Sumner Regional Medical Center today celebrated the groundbreaking of the Carpenter Cancer Center at Sumner Station in Gallatin. The state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility, which features17,000-square- feet of new construction, represents an $18 million investment in bringing innovative cancer care and treatment to residents of Sumner County and surrounding communities.  Read more...

 


HighPoint Health System CEO Named “Woman of Influence”
Susan Peach, CEO of HighPoint Health System and Sumner Regional Medical Center, recognized in Nashville Business Journal's Eighth Annual "Women of Influence" Awards

May 8, 2015 - HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach, RN, BSN, MBA, was named a Woman of Influence during the Nashville Business Journal’s annual “Women of Influence” awards event that recently took place at the Omni Hotel in Nashville.  Read more...

 


It's Not Too Late to Get Covered - Special Enrollment Period Now Open
By Susan Peach, CEO, Sumner Regional Medical Center

March 19, 2015 - Up to six million Americans are expected to pay a tax penalty this year for not having health insurance coverage in 2014. To help families avoid future penalties, a special enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace opened on March 15, 2015, and will close April 30, 2015.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ER NURSE WINS NURSE OF THE YEAR AWARD
SRMC's Joey Kerrigan, RN, Named March of Dimes ER Nurse of the Year

January 2, 2015 - Sumner Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce Joey Kerrigan, RN, Emergency Department nurse, was named Emergency Room Nurse of the Year in the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards that took place in Nashville on Tuesday, December 9.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR'S BABY

January 2, 2015 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced its first baby born in the New Year was baby Ashley, born on Friday, January 2, at 3:27 a.m. to proud parents Rosario and Juan of Gallatin. Weighing in at 9 pounds, 3.2 ounces, and 21.5 inches in length, she was delivered by SRMC OB/GYN Emily Bienvenu, M.D., and received newborn care from SRMC pediatrician Jason Kastner, M.D.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER EARNS "TOP PERFORMER ON KEY QUALITY MEASURES®" RECOGNITION FROM THE JOINT COMMISION

December 19, 2014 - HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach, RN, BSN, MBA, today announced that The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has again recognized Sumner Regional Medical Center as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®."   Read more...

 


RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ACHIEVES CHEST PAIN CENTER ACCREDITATION

December 19, 2014 - Riverview Regional Medical Center today announced that it has received full accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction.   Read more...

 


RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER EARNS "TOP PERFORMER ON KEY QUALITY MEASURES®" RECOGNITION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION

December 19, 2014 - Riverview Regional Medical Center CEO Rod Harkleroad, RN, MBA, today announced that The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has recognized Riverview Regional Medical Center as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®."   Read more...

 


LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL EARNS "TOP PERFORMER ON KEY QUALITY MEASURES®" RECOGNITION FROM THE JOINT COMMISION

December 19, 2014 - Livingston Regional Hospital CEO Joanne Fenton, RN, today announced that The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has recognized Livingston Regional Hospital as a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®."    Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS VASCULAR SURGEON JODI GERDES, MD, TO MEDICAL STAFF

December 3, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has announced that Jodi Gerdes, M.D., a board certified vascular surgeon, has joined its growing medical staff and will be offering surgical services to patients throughout Gallatin and the surrounding communities.   Read more...

 


LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL ADDS CAPTAIN MARK PRESSLEY, DO, MPH, FAAFP, TO MEDICAL STAFF
Decorated U.S. Navy, White House Physician Chooses Livingston

December 3, 2014 -Livingston Regional Hospital (LRH) CEO Joanne Fenton has announced that recently retired U.S. Naval Captain Mark Pressley, D.O., has joined the hospital's medical staff as the Facility Medical Director for the hospital's Emergency Department.   Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER'S INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT WINS HEALTHCARE IT AWARD

November 6, 2014 - Susan Peach, CEO of HighPoint Health System, today announced that the hospital’s Information Systems department was awarded a “Best Hospital IT Department” from Healthcare IT News.   Read more...

 


RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS LEAH BANKER, MD, TO MEDICAL STAFF Dr. Banker specializes in Women's Health, Family Medicine and Pediatrics

November 6, 2014 - Riverview Regional Medical Center (RRMC) has announced that Leah Banker, M.D., has joined its medical staff and will be offering family medicine care, women's health and pediatric services to patients throughout Carthage and the surrounding communities at both the hospital and at Carthage Family Practice Specialists.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER PREPARED FOR POTENTIAL EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE CASES
Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Plans in Place

October 14, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center is prepared to screen, assist with diagnosis, and treat potential patients presenting with symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer Susan Peach announced today.   Read more...

 


HEATHER LAMBERT, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, JOINS HIGHPOINT PHYSICIAN PRACTICES

September 22, 2014 - Riverview Regional Medical Center CEO Rod Harkleroad announced today that Heather Lambert, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, a board certified women's health nurse and family nurse practitioner located in Gordonsville has joined the hospital's employed practices group, HighPoint Physician Practices, effective October 1, 2014.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ADDS OB/GYN
DR. EMILY BIENVENU JOINS SUMNER WOMEN'S ASSOCIATES IN SEPTEMBER

September 12, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has announced that Emily Bienvenu, M.D., has joined its medical staff and will be offering obstetrics and gynecology services to patients throughout Gallatin and the surrounding communities.  Read more...

 


GASTROENTERNOLOGIST MICHAEL DIAZ, MD, JOINS HIGHPOINT PHYSICIAN PRACTICES

July 2, 2014 - HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach announced today that Michael Diaz, M.D., a board certified gastroenterologist located in Hendersonville has joined the hospital’s employed practices group, HighPoint Physician Practices, effective July 1, 2014.  Read more...

 


HIGHPOINT HEALTH SYSTEM NAMES NEW MARKET CFO
Bob Barrett Joins LifePoint Hospitals'® HighPoint Health System in July 2014

June 6, 2014 - HighPoint Health System Chief Executive Officer Susan Peach announced today that Bob Barrett, CPA, will become the Gallatin-based health system's new market chief financial officer (CFO), effective July 14, 2014.  Read more...

 


Livingston Regional Hospital Names Joanne Fenton CEO

April 14, 2014 - HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach announced today that Joanne Fenton, MBA, BSN,FACHE, a veteran hospital administrator with more than 30 years of healthcare experience, has been named CEO of Livingston Regional Hospital, effective April 21, 2014. Fenton will replace interim CEO Ron Tyrer, who has held the position since December 2013.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AND VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER LAUNCH CLINICAL AFFILIATION
Medical Institutions Join Forces to Improve Health Care Access and Services in Northern Middle Tennessee

March 31, 2014 - Susan Peach, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HighPoint Health System and Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC), joined C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., Deputy Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, and executives from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today to announce the hospitals have finalized an affiliation agreement that will enhance access to health care services for the residents of Sumner County and the surrounding region.  Read more...

 


HIGHPOINT HEALTH SYSTEM HONORED BY LIFEPOINT WITH TWO PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS
Susan Peach Awarded "CEO of the Year"; HighPoint's Riverview Regional Medical Center Wins "High Five" Award

March 25, 2014 - HighPoint Health System received national recognition with two awards during LifePoint Hospitals®’ annual leadership conference hosted in Nashville on March 10, including the prestigious “CEO of the Year” award and the Company’s “High Five” award.  Read more...

 


TROUSDALE MEDICAL CENTER OFFERS TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HEART IN SHAPE FOR AMERICAN HEART MONTH

February 14, 2014 - In February, we celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness of the dangers associated with heart disease.  Even though it is preventable and controllable, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES CHEST PAIN CENTER ACCREDITATION WITH PCI

January 13, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center, Gallatin, Tenn., hasreceived full accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach has announced.  Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER CHIEF NURSING OFFICER RECIEVES EXCELLENCE IN NURSING LEADERSHIP AWARD AT ANNUAL NURSES CONFERENCE

January 13, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Anne Melton was honored by her colleagues from across the state of Tennessee recently during the annual Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives (TONE) meeting where she was awarded the annual Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award. Read more...

 


SRMC ANNOUNCES NEW YEAR'S BABY

January 3, 2014 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced its first baby born in the New Year was Gena Amir, born on Wednesday, January 1, at 9:02 a.m. to Neven and Sam Amir of Gallatin.  Read more...

 


FRIENDS OF SRMC, INC. HOSTS ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S EVE FUNDRAISING GALA

December 16, 2013 - Friends of Sumner Regional Medical Center, Inc. will host their annual New Year’s Eve Gala on Tuesday, December, 31st 2013, at the Epic Event Centre in Gallatin. Read more...

 


SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER EARNS “TOP PERFORMER ON KEY QUALITY MEASURES®” RECOGNITION FROM THE JOINT COMMISION

October 31, 2013 - HighPoint Health System CEO Susan Peach, RN, BSN, MBA, today announced that The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, has recognized Sumner Regional Medical Center as a “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.”  Read more...

 


LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL JOINS HIGHPOINT HEALTH SYSTEM
Medical Centers Join Forces to Provide Comprehensive Healthcare Services to More Than 490,000 People throughout Northern Middle Tennessee

October 1, 2013 - HighPoint Health System (HPHS) Chief Executive Officer Susan Peach today announced that Livingston Regional Hospital (LRH) in Livingston, Tenn., has joined the Gallatin, Tenn.,-based health system to provide comprehensive health services to more than 490,000 residents throughout northern middle Tennessee.  Read more...

 


LifePoint Hospitals® Announces National Physician Advisory Board
Physician Leaders will Guide Company on its Efforts to Enhance Quality and Integrated Care in Non-urban Communities

July 16, 2013 - LifePoint Hospitals®, a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare close to home, announced today the appointment of a National Physician Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance to the company on efforts related to enhanced clinical quality, physician engagement, and innovative models of healthcare delivery.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Offers New Joint Success Training
SRMC Begins Offering Joint Replacement Pre-Surgery Classes

June 18, 2013 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced that the hospital will begin offering preoperative educational classes for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery on Monday, July 1.  Read more...

 


Riverview Regional Medical Center Opens New Emergency Department
8-bed ER opened 24/7 on May 20, 2013

May 15, 2013 - Riverview Regional Medical Center (RRMC) welcomed hospital employees, volunteers, board members, community chamber members, county officials, and Emergency Management Services personnel to an open house for the hospital's newly renovated and expanded emergency department (ED) facility in Monday, May 13, 2013.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Donates $10,000 in "Chill Docs" to Sumner County Emergency Medical Services

February 26, 2013 - The leadership team of Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) today donated 10 “Chill Docs” to Sumner County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to assist the organization with updating its ambulance fleet with the latest hypothermic treatment technology for patients experiencing cardiac arrest.  Read more...

 


SRMC Surgical Services Director Honored by March of Dimes

February 4, 2013 - Sumner Regional Medical Center announced that David Wilkerson, R.N., was awarded the March of Dimes Surgical Services Nurse of the Year award for 2012. The March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards recognizes Middle Tennessee nurses who demonstrate excellence in various aspects of the nursing profession.  Read more...

 


Imaging for Women at Sumner Station Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Imaging for Women Hosts Open House and Offers $75 Mammograms in October

October 15, 2012 - Imaging for Women at Sumner Station, Sumner Regional Medical Center’s outpatient comprehensive breast imaging center, has been accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  Read more...

 


HighPoint Health System Appoints Veteran Hospital Administrator Susan Peach CEO

June 6, 2012 - HighPoint Health System announced today that Susan Peach, BSN, MBA, a veteran hospital administrator with more than 30 years of healthcare experience, will become its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 2, 2012.  Peach replaces Mary Jo Lewis, who has held the position since 2010 and announced her retirement in April.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

May 11, 2012 - Sumner Regional Medical Center today announced that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction.  Read more...

 


Highpoint Health System CEO Announces Retirement Search Process to Replace Mary Jo Lewis Currently Underway

April 19, 2012 - HighPoint Health System CEO Mary Jo Lewis is retiring, and the search for a new CEO is currently underway, according to Jeff Seraphine, Division President of LifePoint Hospitals®, the company with which HighPoint is affiliated.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Adds Geriatric-Psychiatric Unit
New "Restorative Care Unit" to Begin Accepting Patients on May 1

April 11, 2012 - Sumner Regional Medical Center CEO Mary Jo Lewis announced today the flagship hospital of HighPoint Health System will be expanding its specialized services in post-acute care with the opening of a new 12-bed geriatric-psychiatric unit, or Restorative Care Unit, at the hospital on May 1.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Announces Opening of Dedicated 10-bed Pediatric Unit

November 30, 2011 - Mary Jo Lewis, CEO of Sumner Regional Medical Center, announced today the hospital will be opening a 10-bed dedicated Pediatric Care Unit to provide care for infants and children up to age 18.  The pediatric unit is expected to be open by the end of the year.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Adds Family/Sports Medicine Physician to Medical Staff
Sports Medicine trained family medicine practitioner Jeff Kindred, D.O. will also lead SRMC's new BodyGuard Sports Medicine program

October 27, 2011 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has added Jeff Kindred, D.O., a family medicine physician who was fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine at the University of Notre Dame to the hospital’s medical staff and also named him medical director of SRMC’s BodyGuard Sports Medicine program, CEO Mary Jo Lewis announced today.  Read more...

 


Sumner Regional Medical Center Adds New OB/GYN to Medical Staff
Obstetrician/Gynecologist Terri J. Holt, M.D., Joins SRMC Medical Staff August 1

August 4, 2011 - Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has added Terri J. Holt, M.D., an obstetrician and gynecologist to the hospital’s medical staff, effective August 1, SRMC CEO Mary Jo Lewis announced today.  Dr.  Holt will be joining Dr. Nancy Bradbury, OB/GYN, at Total Women’s Care in Gallatin.  Read more...

 


Hospital Recognized as one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.

July 12, 2011 - Gallatin, Tennessee’s own Sumner Regional Medical Center was recently named  a “Most Beautiful Hospital” in Soliant Health’s third annual contest to recognize the nation’s Top 20 most beautiful hospitals.  Read more...

 


HighPoint Health System Names Chief Operating Officer Mike Herman, FACHE, Brings Years of Experience in Operations and Analysis to HighPoint

May 12, 2011 - HighPoint Health System CEO Mary Jo Lewis today announced Michael S. Herman has been named the health system’s Chief Operating Officer (COO).   Read more...

 


SRMC Names Leila August, M.D., Medical Director of HighPoint Hospice

March 4, 2011 - Sumner Regional Medical Center has named Leila August, M.D., medical director of HighPoint Hospice, the hospital’s end of life care program.   Read more...

 


SRMC Women's Services Named 1 of 4 Tennessee Hospitals to Receive International Board of Lactation Consultants Award
SRMC Only Hospital in Middle Tennessee to Receive Recognition

February 11, 2011 - The staff in the Women's Services unit at Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) learned recently it is the only hospital in Middle Tennessee being awarded with the "IBCLC Care Award," given by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA).  Read more...

 


SRMC Now Provides Childbirth, Breastfeeding Education for Free

December 9, 2010 - Sumner Regional Medical Center will begin offering its childbirth and breastfeeding education classes to expectant moms and their support persons for free, starting in December.  Read more...

 


Sumner Wound Care Receives Center of Distinction Award

October 13, 2010 - Sumner Wound Care, Sumner Regional Medical Center’s dedicated wound healing clinic, recently received a “Center of Distinction” award from Diversified Clinical Services for the center’s outstanding performance during 2009. Read more...

 


LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS FINALIZES PURCHASE OF SUMNER REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS
Hospital operator acquires Tennessee health system for $145 million System renamed HighPoint Health System

September 1, 2010 - LifePoint Hospitals®, a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare services close to home, today announced that its purchase of Sumner Regional Health Systems (HighPoint Health System), a comprehensive three-market hospital system serving 11 counties in the northern middle Tennessee region, is complete. Read more...

 


LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO FOR SUMNER REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS
Veteran Healthcare Executive Mary Jo Lewis Tapped for Top Leadership Post

August 9, 2010 - When the sales transaction between Sumner Regional Health Systems (HighPoint Health System) and LifePoint Hospitals® is completed later this month, Mary Jo Lewis will become the new Chief Executive Officer of HighPoint Health System, according to William F. Carpenter III, President and Chief Executive Officer of LifePoint Hospitals. Read more...

 


Sumner Cancer Center Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

April 28, 2010 - The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted its 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award to a select group of 82 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States including the Sumner Cancer Center at Sumner Regional Medical Center. Read more...

 


SRMC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

December 1, 2009 - Sumner Regional Medical Center celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday, December 1, 2009. A reception and tree lightening ceremony was held to commemorate the momentous milestone. This was the kick-off of a yearlong plan of recognition activities. Read more...

 

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