TriStar Hendersonville announces $80 million hospital expansion

Jan 27, 2023 at 01:03 pm by Staff



HENDERSONVILLE – TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, is proud to announce an $80 million hospital expansion project. This project includes an addition of 32 inpatient beds for medical, surgical and telemetry services and renovation and expansion of support spaces.  


This 77,328 square feet hospital expansion will include addition of:


  • 24 medical, surgical and telemetry beds
  • Eight intensive care unit (ICU) beds
  • Expansion and renovation of laboratory, kitchen and cafeteria
  • A shelled space for future bed expansion

“The extensive hospital expansion will provide the communities we serve with additional access to the nationally recognized services we offer and prepare us for continued growth in the future,” said Justin Coury, chief executive officer at TriStar Hendersonville. “We will continue to invest in key medical services and facilities our neighbors need.”


This $80 million hospital expansion project marks the latest milestone of an extensive, nearly $136 million capital investment. As TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center approaches 45 years of providing top-quality healthcare services to Sumner County and its surrounding areas, the hospital has been steadfast in its commitment to advancing services to meet the needs of the surrounding community.


In addition to the $80 million announced today, TriStar Hendersonville completed or broke ground on projects totaling $56 million in 2022. Significant investments include:


  • Expansion and renovation of surgical services featuring two additional operating rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit bays and the latest robotic surgery equipment - $18.5 million
  • Launch of Emergency Room enhancement project, including patient room renovation and triage area expansion - $2.6 million
  • Imaging expansion and equipment upgrades, including a state-of-the-art hybrid coronary cath/electrophysiology lab, new MRI and addition of 3D Mammography at TriStar Women’s Imaging - $14 million
  • Launch of 24,000 square-foot Birth Center expansion project to add six birthing suites, four neonatal ICU rooms and an OB assessment area - $21 million (estimated completion in summer 2024)

“This tremendous investment in services and facilities underscores our commitment to elevating the level of healthcare available in Hendersonville, Gallatin and the surrounding communities,” said Coury. “For over 40 years, we have remained committed to improving lives and ensuring patients receive compassionate care at our hospital.”


Quality care

As part of the hospital’s commitment to providing the highest quality care for the patients it serves, TriStar Hendersonville is regularly recognized for outstanding quality. TriStar Hendersonville has been named to Healthgrades’ 250 Best Hospitals list and is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for critical care, pulmonary care and gastrointestinal care, according to Healthgrades®. The Birth Center and NICU also received the Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee Hospital Association’s “Best Award” for 2020 and 2021 and the “Gold Safe Sleep Champion” designation from Cribs for Kids. Accreditations include:


  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Joint Commission Accredited
  • Joint Commission Certified in Total Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Joint Commission Recertification of the Joint Replacement Program
  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Level II NICU Center
  • Leapfrog “A” Grade Consecutive Years

“These awards and accreditations are a testament to the dedication of our physicians, nurses and care teams to ensure each patient receives the best care possible,” said Coury. “As part of HCA Healthcare, we have access to data and research that allows us to improve processes and put technology in place to enhance each patient’s experience.”


Economic Impact and Community Support


As one of the largest employers in Sumner County, TriStar Hendersonville employs approximately 800 colleagues and pays nearly $60 million in salaries and benefits. The hospital strives to strengthen the communities it serves through employment, investment and charitable giving.


“Taking care of people when they are likely in one of the most vulnerable places of their lives is not a responsibility we take lightly. Our patients and their families trust us to provide them with quality care that can ease their burden while walking through a difficult season of life,” said Coury. “We diligently work to fulfill our mission – Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”



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