Index Header

Press Release

• Meridian 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 October 2008.

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 Fentress County.”

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 pharmacies.

Meridian Map
Shaping the future of Respiratory Care!