Opens Jamestown Pulmonary Center
(Tallahassee, FL /
September 20, 2008) Meridian Healthcare Group, Inc. ("Meridian") has entered
into an agreement to develop and operate a pulmonary rehabilitation clinic
in Jamestown, Tennessee. The city of Jamestown is located in Fentress County
on the Cumberland Plateau in Middle Tennessee.
The pulmonary rehabilitation clinic is being developed with Jamestown
Regional Medical Center, an 85 bed acute care hospital. The hospital is
operated by Health Management Associates, Inc. (“HMA”) which owns and
operates 57 general acute care hospitals in 15 states with 8,097 licensed
beds. The rehabilitation clinic is scheduled to commence operations in
Jamestown Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and
has been named one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation six times. “As the
years have passed, we have expanded our services to meet the growing demands
of our community and are pleased to add Meridian’s pulmonary rehabilitation
program to our clinical services,” said John R. Lee Jamestown CEO.
“The Jamestown pulmonary rehabilitation clinic will be the fourth program
that Meridian has developed with HMA, said Tom R. Futch, Meridian President
& CEO. Meridian has been shaping the future of respiratory care for over
four decades and we are pleased to expand our services to the residents of
Meridian Healthcare Group, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, is a
nationally recognized leader in the field of pulmonary medicine providing
services to patients in forty states.
As one of the largest providers of contract therapy and disease state
management in the United States, Meridian has built a national network of
clinical programs in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient
clinics, homecare centers, polysomnography laboratories and respiratory
Shaping the future of Respiratory Care!