As West Tennessee’s leading healthcare provider, this purchase is an essential step to addressing health issues affecting our region by becoming a more integrated consumer-focused health system designed to be among the best in the nation.
Dyersburg Regional is now West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg Hospital
Regional Jackson is now West Tennessee Healthcare North Hospital
Volunteer Martin is now West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital
The plans call for Dyersburg Hospital and Volunteer Hospital to continue as general acute care hospitals. North Hospital will operate as a satellite of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and will also provide general acute care services. West Tennessee Healthcare will oversee these hospitals’ continued commitment to high quality and low-cost care.
With these exciting additions, we can better serve more people in more places. In total, we now offer the region’s most trusted healthcare to over a million people across 22 counties. As the need grows, so too will our commitment.
West Tennessee Healthcare will provide specialists and services that people in our region have to currently drive hours to find. At each of its new locations, we remain committed to keeping care affordable, improving quality of care, and enhancing access. With elimination of unnecessary duplication in operations we will create new health benefits for the communities we serve.
We are excited and confident that this acquisition is the right and best path for improving health in the region.
The effective date of the transaction is June 1, 2018.
West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit healthcare system with locations serving 22 counties in West Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve while providing exceptional and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wth.org.