Morristown-Hamblen West to Open Summer 2023
Outpatient facility with begin expanding healthcare by including emergency care, imaging, and primary care.
Morristown-Hamblen West, a new $38.5-million outpatient healthcare facility will be expanding healthcare by serving patients in early summer of 2023. The facility, which is an extension of Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, includes a free-standing emergency department, diagnostic imaging center, breast imaging center, two new primary care providers, and physician offices, allowing Morristown-Hamblen to continue meeting the needs of our growing community.
The 67,000-square-foot building is located at 653 Merchants Greene Blvd. near Exit 4 off Interstate 81. Although many of the employees will transfer to Morristown-Hamblen West, 25 new positions will be created along with two new primary care providers. The free-standing emergency department will help improve patient wait times at the main hospital emergency room, allowing patients to receive care more quickly.
“With the continued growth of our community, we’re watching construction with anticipation and looking forward to the opening of our facility designed for more convenient access and efficient service,” said Gordon Lintz, president and chief administrative officer of Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. “Healthcare is an important component of a growing community, and we’re pleased to continue our tradition of providing excellent care for the communities we serve.”
About Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, a member of Covenant Health, is a 167-bed hospital serving residents throughout the surrounding eight-county area. The hospital offers comprehensive medical care with six Centers of Excellence, including Morristown Regional Cancer Center, a Women’s Center, Breast Center, Outpatient Surgery Center, an Emergency and Critical Care Center, and the Heart, Lung and Vascular Center. Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System’s 125-year heritage reflects a patient-focused approach with a commitment to integrity, quality, and service to our communities. Visit MorristownHamblen.com to learn more.
About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is an award-winning Tennessee healthcare delivery system serving 23 counties and committed to providing excellent care for 2 million+ patient encounters each year. We fulfill our mission to improve the quality of life in our region through comprehensive services at nearly 150 locations, including 10 hospitals; outpatient clinics; specialized behavioral, oncology and rehabilitation facilities; home care; physician practices, and community programs. With more than 11,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Covenant Health is the area’s largest employer and has been recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer seven times. Learn more at CovenantHealth.com.