Tennova Healthcare Clarksville to expand with satellite hospital

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Officials for Tennova confirmed Wednesday morning that they have filed notice with the state Health Services and Development Agency, stating that Tennova will apply for a certificate of need to open a satellite hospital.

The hospital considers the Trenton Road site to be an “easily-accessible location in a growing part of our community.

Operated under the general hospital license of Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville, the satellite hospital would be open around the clock, every day of the year to provide acute inpatient medical and surgical services, Wooten said.

“Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville served over 272,000 people in 2020, and we see firsthand the need for additional local medical resources,” said Sandy Rose Wooten, director of Marketing and Public Relations for Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville.

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  • The process is still in the early stages, but as the Clarksville area grows, Tennova officials say the regional healthcare provider needs to grow with it.

  • Tennova’s signature regional hospital is on Dunlop Lane.

Plans call for a new facility with 12 inpatient beds and a 14-bay Emergency Department.

“Our plans are designed to serve the healthcare needs of residents and complement the services we provide in our Dunlop Lane facility, Tennova ER-Sango (near Interstate 24 Exit 11), and Tennova Medical Group clinics for primary care, cardiology, orthopedics, surgery and other specialties,” Wooten said.

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“We look forward to filing our full certificate of need application and presenting our plans to the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency in the coming months.” Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville — anchored in Tennessee’s fifth-largest city, and with a physical presence in Montgomery and Stewart counties — features services in cardiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, inpatient rehabilitation, internal medicine, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, oral/maxillofacial surgery, orthopedics/surgery, otolaryngology, outpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, plastic surgery, podiatry, pulmonology, radiology, urology, vascular surgery and wound care.

The local healthcare provider has been designated an Accredited Chest Pain Center, a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care, a Wound Care Center of Distinction and earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Reach Jimmy Settle at jimmysettle@theleafchronicle.com or 931-245-0247. To support his work, sign up for a digital subscription to TheLeafChronicle.com.