TriStar Centennial February 04, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 4, 2013) – Karen Good, RN, MSN, NE-BC, has been named director of pediatric services for TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

“Karen brings a wealth of clinical and leadership experience to our growing pediatric program,” said Jeffrey Guy, M.D., chief medical officer of the pediatric program for Women’s & Children’s hospital. “We are thrilled to have her on board and look forward to her expertise as Nashville’s new choice for comprehensive pediatric care continues to evolve.”

Good previously served as manager of the pediatric emergency department and trauma center for Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where she also oversaw the opening of a satellite emergency department. Prior to that role, Good was the director of clinical services for pediatrics and the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network in Allentown, Penn. She received her Master of Science in Nursing and Executive Administration, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala.

In her new role, Good oversees the pediatric medical-surgical unit, PICU, and recently opened Kids Express outpatient services center for Women’s & Children’s hospital.

For more information about the hospital’s pediatric services, visit and select TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s or call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919.

Celebrating 45 years of providing quality healthcare to Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 657-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including behavioral health, 24-hour emergency, heart and vascular, imaging, neurosciences, oncology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women’s services. An affiliate of TriStar Health, TriStar Centennial Medical Center is home to TriStar Centennial Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s, TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center, as well as TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion, one of the oldest and largest full-service psychiatric facilities in the region. Round-the-clock care is also available at TriStar Ashland City, a critical access hospital in nearby Cheatham County. The new TriStar Emergency Room located in Spring Hill will provide 24-hour emergency care for nearby Spring Hill, Tenn., and surrounding communities when it opens in 2013. For more information about the services offered and health plans accepted by TriStar Centennial Medical Center or TriStar Health, call TriStar MedLine® at (615) 342-1919 or (800) 242-5662, or visit and choose TriStar Centennial Medical Center. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is located at 2300 Patterson Street in Nashville.

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