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Tracey Biles Joins Saint Thomas Health as New Vice President of Mission Integration for Rutherford & Regional Hospitals
Tracy Biles joins the leadership team of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Saint Thomas Regional Hospitals which includes Saint Thomas Highlands, Saint Thomas DeKalb, Saint Thomas Stones River and ...
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Kristen Toth Named Saint Thomas Health Vice President Program Development Women and Children Services
Kristen Toth, formerly Executive Director, Saint Thomas Health Alliance, has been named Vice President, Program Development-Women and Children, at Saint Thomas Health (STH). In this new position, Toth...
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Saint Thomas River Park Hospital Makes $25k Contribution to the Children's Advocacy Center of the 31st Judicial District
Saint Thomas River Park Hospital, through its Community Benefit program, has donated $25,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of the 31st Judicial District.  The Children’s Adv...
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Heart Failure That Affects Only Women
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When most think of heart failure, an image of a man over the age of 65 usually comes to mind.  Both can be wrong.  There's a unique type of heart failure which affects only women under the a...
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Go Red Day at Saint Thomas Health
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From newborns wearing handmade red caps to a pet therapy dog sporting a red scarf while visiting patients, Saint Thomas Health showed its support to the "Go Red for Women" movement to bring awareness ...
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Saint Thomas Medical Partners Opens New Full Service Care Center in Murfreesboro
Saint Thomas Medical Partners is proud to announce the opening of a new full-service care center in Murfreesboro, part of Rutherford County. “Saint Thomas Health – New Salem was built to ...
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Amy Jackson Named Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Coordinator
Amy Jackson, active community volunteer and current President of the Junior League of Murfreesboro, has joined the Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation as Foundation Coordinator.  “Amy&rsquo...
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Saint Thomas Medical Partners Opens New Full Service Care Center in Brentwood
Saint Thomas Medical Partners is proud to announce the opening of a new full-service care center in Brentwood, a part of Williamson County.  The new care center is designed to meet patients&rsqu...
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Zeal for Teal Luncheon Brings Awareness to Ovarian Cancer
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The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be general and often mimic other diseases.  Symptoms such has bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, back pain, fatigue, and feeling full quickly.  That's why...
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A New Non-Invasive Procedure to Lose Weight
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It's the size of a grapefruit and it can help you lose 30 to 50 pounds in 6 months.  How does it work?The Intragastric Balloon is a non-invasive, weight loss procedure. The balloon is made of sof...
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Signs of a Heart Attack: Symptoms for Men and Women Can Be Different
Every heart attack is different. For women especially, symptoms of a heart attack can be very subtle. According to physicians with Saint Thomas Heart, many times women do not know they are experiencin...
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Heart Attack Warning Signs for Women
Actress Carrie Fisher passed away this week after suffering a major heart attack. Paying attention to the warning signs of a heart attack can mean the difference of a life saved. It is important to no...
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Ellen Show Winner Pays it Forward to Patients at Saint Thomas Health
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Chris Mims is used to seeing sick patients.  He works as a nurse and health care partner at MissionPoint in Nashville, Tennessee.  However, during a recent trip to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospi...
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Saint Thomas Health Offers Virtual Clinic Anytime, Anywhere in Tennessee
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Saint Thomas Health, a part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, announced it has opened Saint Thomas Health On Demand, a new virtual clinic that provides 24...
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Marcus Mariota and the Titans Bring Joy to Patients at Saint Thomas Health
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Instead of marching down the field, a handful of Tennessee Titans, including Quarterback Marcus Mariota, marched down the hallways of Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, a part of Ascension.   Th...
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Saint Thomas Health Becomes the First Hospital in Middle Tennessee to Use Dissolvable Heart Stent
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It’s a device made of naturally dissolving material to treat coronary artery disease and Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system,...
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Avoiding the Sick Bug
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As we head into the winter months, avoiding the sick bug is one of the hardest things to do.  But, there are things you can do to increase your chances of staying healthy.  Most importantly,...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Always a Duck
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two! Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football. In this clip,...
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Andy Wachtel Offers Prayer of Health for the Community at Chamber Prayer Breakfast
Andy Wachtel, CEO of Saint Thomas DeKalb, Highlands, and Stones River hospitals offered a prayer of health and healing for the community during the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce Annual ...
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Leaders and Staff at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital Give Back to Community
Leaders and staff at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital gather to celebrate the opportunity to give back to their community. The staff personally raised over $1600.00 in donations to provide a Thanksgivi...
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Employees of Saint Thomas Health Give Thanks and Laughs
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For the third year in a row, we walked around at our Saint Thomas Health hospitals, a part of Ascension, and spoke to various employees about their plans for Thanksgiving, their favorite traditions, t...
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Mondays with Mariota -- What's on your Playlist?
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two! Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football. In this clip,...
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The Talk -- A Step by Step Guide to Quit Smoking
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The facts are astonishing on smoking, but quitting is one of the hardest things to do.  Smoking causes 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States every year.   Millions have tried numerou...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Pregame Routine
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer
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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States, responsible for more deaths each year than colon, pancreatic and breast cancer combined. Fortunately, it’s...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Staying in Shape Year-Round
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Mariota on Mularkey
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Saint Thomas Health Announces Agreement with Cigna  for Inclusion on the Affordable Care Act Exchange
Effective Jan. 1, 2017, Saint Thomas Health’s hospitals and physicians with Saint Thomas Medical Partners will be part of a Marketplace plan, Cigna Connect. Saint Thomas Health is part of Ascens...
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Stroke Doesn't Discriminate: Do You Know the Warning Signs?
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Stroke is the #5 cause of death among adults in the United States and the #1 cause of disability, according to the American Stroke Association.  Dr. Frank Lafranchise, a neurologist at Saint Thom...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Golfing and the President
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Pink Ribbon Cuttings Celebrate 3D Mammos for Saint Thomas Regional Hospitals
Saint Thomas Health, a part of Ascension, celebrated the unveiling of 3D Digital Mammography for three regional ministries including Saint Thomas DeKalb, Highlands, and Stones River hospitals. The com...
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Dispensary of Hope Dedication Celebrating New Location in Nashville
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The Dispensary of Hope has distributed more than $2.2 million monthly in medications to the low-income, uninsured living in the United States, a number that will more than quadruple by 2020.  The...
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Titans Coach Supports Saint Thomas Health NICU
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Each year, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, part of Ascension, delivers nearly 7,000 babies, more than any other hospital in Middle Tennessee.  The hospital is there for you and your baby, even whe...
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Breast Cancer Survivors Honored at the Titans Game
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Each one of them came into Nissan Stadium donning their pink "Crucial Catch" shirts and a smile.  Each one of them have beaten breast cancer.  Some as long as 20 years, others just a few mon...
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Becker's Hospital Review includes Saint Thomas West in Top 100 Heart Hospitals
Becker's Hospital Review included Saint Thomas West in its 2016 list of 100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs. The hospitals on this list lead the nation in cardiovascular healthcare....
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Nashville Medical Mission 2016 Overview
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As part of Saint Thomas Health’s commitment to serve the poor and vulnerable in Middle Tennessee, it hosted a free healthcare clinic at Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville on Saturday, Se...
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Mondays with Mariota -- My Best Friends on the Team
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Saint Thomas Health Puts a Walk-In Clinic Inside Maplewood High School
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In its commitment to expand access to primary care, especially in underserved areas, Saint Thomas Health is putting a walk-in health clinic inside Maplewood High School in East Nashville.  A grou...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Not So Quiet
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Saint Thomas Health Appoints Wachtel Regional CEO
Andy Wachtel, FACHE, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Saint Thomas DeKalb, Highlands and Stones River hospitals. Saint Thomas Health is a member of Ascension, the largest non-profit health sy...
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What's Up Doc? The Cause of Lower Back Pain
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Suffering from lower back pain?  You're not alone.  According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some poin...
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Mondays with Mariota -- It's a Business
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Saint Thomas Heart Midtown Location Moving...Across the Street!
Saint Thomas Heart Midtown Hospital is expanding to a new office on October 3RD, 2016.Please update our contact information to: Saint Thomas Heart Midtown Hospital301 21ST Avenue North, suite 100Nash...
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The Medical Mission at Home Volunteers
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As part of Saint Thomas Health’s commitment to serve the poor and vulnerable in Middle Tennessee, it hosted a free healthcare clinic at Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville on Saturday, Se...
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What's Up Doc? What's the Difference Between a Pulled Muscle and Strained Muscle?
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You hear it all the time.  It's a pulled muscle.  It's a strained muscle.  What's the difference?  Dr. Matthew Barrett, an orthopaedic surgeon from Saint Thomas Health, a part of A...
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Woman Personally Thanks Saint Thomas Health During Medical Mission
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Judy Achieng wanted to say thank you.  She came to the Saint Thomas Health/Ascension Medical Mission at Home event in Nashville, TN.  This year's event helped more than 700 uninsured and und...
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Mondays with Mariota -- If Not Football, Then What?
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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Rutherford Heart Walk 2016
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Hundreds came out on a Saturday morning to raise money for the Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro.  The September 17th event was held on the campus of Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.  S...
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What's Up Doc? When to Get Stitches
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Dr. Ali Bollinger, an emergency department physician at Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, says one of the most common questions she gets is when to go to the ER to get stitches.Dr. Bollinger giv...
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Mondays with Mariota -- Motiv8 Foundation
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Mondays with Mariota is back for season two!  Every Monday during football season, we ask the quarterback of the Tennessee Titans fun questions that don't always have to do with football.  I...
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