Takoma Adventist Hosptial (Tennessee) (Greeneville, Tennessee, US)

A 115-bed general hospital operated by the Adventist Health System/Sunbelt Health Care Corporation and situated in Greeneville, in northeastern Tennessee, fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals. The present assets of the institution are worth $21.7 million (1993). The institution is the result of a request in the early 1920s by several influential citizens of Greeneville and Greene County, who as patients at the Washington Sanitarium in Takoma Park, Maryland, had become deeply impressed with the type of services received and desired a branch hospital in Greeneville. Roy Bowen and his wife, from Takoma Park, came to Greeneville in 1924 and opened a health restaurant and treatment room. The next year they accommodated about 15 inpatients in a large dwelling. D...

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

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Greeneville, TN
United States