Patient Testimony: My COVID-19 Thanksgiving 

November 25, 2020

My advice — stay safe, don’t think COVID-19 is not serious, social distance, wear your masks, but if you develop COVID-19 and breathing problems, get to the ER ASAP so they can get you on a path to recovery.

An Open Letter to All Tennesseans

November 24, 2020

Today, there are more than 700 patients in Middle Tennessee hospitals with the coronavirus, the most since the pandemic began in March. This is a 72% increase since November 1. Models are forecasting an additional 10% increase in COVID-19 patients by the end of next week. This weekly growth pattern is expected to continue until there is a slowdown in cases.

Visitation Policy: November 23, 2020

November 23, 2020

Due to the current prevalence and trend of Covid-19 in our community, we are implementing limited visitor policies to protect our patients, employees, medical providers, and community.

Sumner’s Susan Peach awarded CEO of Distinction

November 13, 2020

Sumner Regional Medical Center CEO Susan Peach, RN, BSN, MBA, has been named the 2020 CEO of Distinction by the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA). The CEO of Distinction Award, the association’s highest honor

Election Day for the hospitalized

November 3, 2020

Two Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) clinical leaders are going beyond their normal job descriptions for Election Day 2020.

HighPoint Health Statement on COVID-19 in Middle Tennessee

October 22, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise rapidly across the country, and the same is true here at home in Middle Tennessee. In fact, COVID-19-related hospitalizations have reached an all-time high across our state since this public health crisis began.

Making Communities Healthier Fall Newsletter

September 29, 2020

We're working every day to make our community healthier! Please take a few minutes to read our Fall 2020 Community Newsletter. Our quarterly newsletter is filled with information about our hospital and tips to help you get healthy and stay healthy.

Sumner Regional Medical Center Earns Multiple Stroke Care Quality Recognitions

September 16, 2020

“We are dedicated to providing the highest quality stroke care for our community,” said Chief Nursing Officer Isabelle Garibaldi, RN, DNP. “The families of Sumner County and all of Middle Tennessee deserve the peace of mind that their hospital has the qualifications and experience to provide immediate care for a stroke emergency.”

Visitation Policy: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

Due to the current prevalence and trend of Covid-19 in our community, we have altered visitation policies to protect our patients, employees, medical providers, and community.

Visitation Policy: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

Due to the current prevalence and trend of Covid-19 in our community, we have altered visitation policies to protect our patients, employees, medical providers, and community.

Limited Visitation Notice: July 1, 2020

June 30, 2020

Due to the current prevalence and trend of Covid-19 in our community, we are implemented limited visitor policies to protect our patients, employees, medical providers, and community.

Visitation Policy Update: May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020

As current projections continue to indicate a lower than expected volume of COVID-19 in our region, we are pleased to ease the visitor restrictions at our facilities.

Maintaining Your Health, Ensuring Your Safety

May 13, 2020

At Sumner Regional, you don’t have to decide between health and safety. Rest assured that we would not have resumed elective and non-urgent procedures if we didn’t have the resources and processes in place to do so safely.

Sumner Regional Marks National Hospital Week, Honors Healthcare Heroes

May 11, 2020

Each May, National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to pause and honor the millions of healthcare professionals who dedicate their lives to taking care of people in their greatest times of need, and to recognize the positive difference hospitals and healthcare organizations make in the communities they serve.

Childbirth and COVID-19: Keeping Expecting Mothers and Newborns Safe

May 8, 2020

We are committed to making sure that all moms and babies have the safest birthing experience possible, and we are taking every necessary precaution to protect our families during labor and delivery from exposure to COVID-19 and reducing the risk of infection to new mothers and their babies.

Managing Stress and Anxiety

March 20, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with

Sumner Wound Care named 2018 Healogics Center of Distinction

April 18, 2019

Sumner Wound Care offers highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds which have not healed in a reasonable amount of time. Leading-edge treatments at the Center include negative pressure wound therapy, bio-engineered tissues, biosynthetic dressings and growth factor therapies.

What to know about colorectal cancer and how to protect yourself

March 1, 2018

Do you remember when you used to put on your favorite bell bottoms and disco dance the night away? If you do, then it’s probably time to think about a routine colonoscopy screening. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women, excluding skin cancers. And the vast majority of these cases occur in people 50 and older.

Go Further with Food: Get the most out of what you’re eating and reduce food waste

March 1, 2018

“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard it, and many of us have jokingly used the common saying amongst one another. But there really is a kernel of truth there. Eating healthy can help us be healthy. There’s never a bad time to talk about healthy eating, but March is an especially good opportunity because it’s National Nutrition Month® – a time to focus on making smart food choices, establishing healthy eating habits and ensuring that we are doing what we can to reduce food waste.

Be Smart. Love Your Heart.

February 6, 2018

Your heart is one of the hardest working muscles you’ve got. It ticks around the clock to keep you alive and only gets a break when you’re relaxing or sleeping. With so much riding on this essential muscle, it’s important to treat it smart. According to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year. And it’s not playing favorites – heart disease is the number one killer of men and women. In fact, more women die of heart disease than from most cancers combined.

Sumner Regional Medical Center Celebrates Newly Renovated Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

January 26, 2018

HighPoint Health System and Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC), part of LifePoint Health®, today celebrated the completion of a comprehensive renovation of the hospital’s 17-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at the Gallatin hospital. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) is the only hospital-based IRU in Sumner County.

SRMC Names Lifferth Chief Medical Officer

January 18, 2018

Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced today that Geoffrey Lifferth, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer at the hospital, effective January 8. The Chief Medical Officer position is a newly created, part-time role at Sumner Regional Medical Center, and is part of the administrative and operations team at the hospital.

SRMC Welcomes First Baby of 2018

January 3, 2018

Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is ringing in 2018 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 6 pounds and 5.5 ounces and measuring 19.25 inches, baby Maddox was born to mom, Kaitlin, and dad, Ben, Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 9:42 a.m. Baby Maddox is the family’s second child, joining four-year-old big sister, Rilyn. Baby Maddox was delivered by SRMC OB/GYN Jessica Pugh, MD, and received newborn care from pediatrician Megan Tackett, MD.

Don’t “Toy Around” with Safety: Make toy safety a top priority this holiday season

December 11, 2017

There are few holiday activities more fun than buying toys for the children we love. Watching their faces light up is even better and makes us feel a bit like kids again ourselves. But before you head out to shop with those wish lists in hand, it’s important to pay attention to a word that pops up on many toy packages: caution.

‘Tis the Season to Be Healthy: Maintaining your health amid the hustle and bustle of the season

December 3, 2017

The holidays are a favorite time of the year for many. From sparkling decorations and festive gatherings to scrumptious holiday food and savored time with family, December is often full of joy and celebration. But amid the hustle and bustle of the season, it can be easy to forget to take care of ourselves. The busyness and stress that often accompanies the fun and frivolity makes it all the more important that we stay focused on maintaining our health and safety. This holiday season, Sumner Regional Medical Center wants to help make sure that everyone in our community has a safe, healthy and happy holiday. Here are just a few simple ways to help keep your season merry and bright.

SRMC Names 2017 Mercy Award Winner

October 23, 2017

Sumner Regional Medical Center (SRMC), which is part of LifePoint Health, recently announced that Guest Services Specialist Melvin Boone has been recognized as the hospital’s 2017 Mercy Award winner.

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 2, 2017

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a great time to bring attention to this disease.

SRMC Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

May 26, 2017

Sumner Regional Medical Center announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.