Riverside Hospital (Nashville, Tennessee, US)

A 134-bed general hospital formerly operated at Nashville, Tennessee, by the General Conference. Occupying a four-story brick building (erected 1972), it offered medical, surgical, and obstetrical care; and laboratory, X-ray, and physiotherapy services. It was accredited by the American Hospital Association’s Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Hospital Association, the Tennessee Hospital Association, and the Blue Cross service. The first Seventh-day Adventist medical institution serving African-American patients was founded in 1901. Treatment rooms were established on Cherry Street, Nashville, with the expectation that this venture would eventually become a sanitarium with a nursing school. Fred M. Young was the superintendent, an...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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Nashville, TN
United States