Morristown-Hamblen West Holds Ribbon Cutting Event

New outpatient facility expands emergency care, imaging and primary care in Morristown area

Morristown, Tenn. – June 2023 – Morristown-Hamblen West, a new outpatient healthcare facility, held a ribbon cutting event Friday, June 2 with over 300 guests including physicians and community leaders. Tours of the facility, which will begin seeing patients June 5, were also available to the public after the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Covenant Health, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System and Morristown officials posing before cutting a ribbon

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.

“As the Morristown area continues to grow, we are proud to open another location to provide high-quality care,” said Gordon Lintz, president and chief administrative officer of Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. “The new facility offers a variety of services to bring more accessible care to the Lakeway region. Whether you need emergency care or a routine checkup, Morristown-Hamblen West will be able to serve our local community.”

“The opening of Morristown-Hamblen West reflects Covenant Health’s focus on providing the right care, at the right time, at the right place,” said Jim VanderSteeg, president and chief executive officer of Covenant Health. “The new facility brings much needed services and resources to the community of Morristown, furthering the high-quality care that Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System can provide.”

“As Morristown continues to grow, so grows the need for expanding quality healthcare services, and Morristown-Hamblen West is stepping up to meet that need,” said Gary Chesney, mayor of Morristown. “Now having a second emergency room that includes a diagnostic center is a huge plus for Morristown and the surrounding region it serves.”

The 67,000-square-foot building is located at 653 Merchants Greene Blvd. near Exit 4 off Interstate 81. As the community continues to grow, the new facility expands access to care to Morristown and surrounding area residents.

Gary Chesney, Mayor of Morristown, addresses a group of community members and leaders
Gary Chesney, Mayor of Morristown, addresses a group of community members and leaders at the ribbon-cutting of the Morristown-Hamblen West facility.

About Morristown-Hamblen West

Morristown-Hamblen West is a new facility of Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. The 67,000-square-foot building is located at 653 Merchants Greene Blvd. near Exit 4 off Interstate 81. Services offered at this location include emergency care, breast imaging, diagnostic imaging, primary care and physician offices.

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