TriStar Centennial May 25, 2012

Nashville, Tenn., (May 25, 2012) – TriStar Centennial Medical Center was honored as Business Leader of the Year for the Nashville hospital industry during the Business Leader awards gala in Brentwood, Tenn., on May 24.

“We are incredibly proud of receiving this award along with fellow business leaders of Nashville representing a diverse group of professional industries,” said Thomas Herron, president and CEO of TriStar Centennial. “This recognition is special to us because we were nominated and selected for our business practices that are the foundation of TriStar Centennial’s vision and legacy.”

Recipients of these awards are chosen by Business Leader based on the research of its editors, information in the public domain, and nominations from past winners, and local and regional business and community leaders.

Companies are chosen for having a track record of sustained, successful financial performance; having exhibited operational success and executed forward-thinking strategies; being actively involved in the community and philanthropic organizations or causes; and the company’s current team of C-level executives having a track record of extraordinary impact on the company’s strategic direction and economic success.

Business Leader has presented the Business Leader of the Year Awards annually for the past 18 years. The awards honor and recognize the top businesses in their market. Winners were honored in 35 categories, with the winning company in each category recognized as the "best" in its industry. Industry categories recognized include law, accounting, insurance, healthcare, commercial real estate, education, technology, and telecommunications.

Celebrating 44 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 at 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 System, 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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