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Bristol Regional Medical Center

About

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.5854658
-82.25680199999999

 

Since opening our facility in 1994, Bristol Regional Medical Center has served the community through superior quality care, technological innovation and compassion.

High quality, nationally recognized care

Bristol Regional continues to be recognized among the nation’s best hospitals.

Superior heart care

Award-winning heart attack response times

The cardiovascular team at Bristol Regional provides award-winning heart attack response times. In a heart attack, getting a patient into treatment quickly is critical.

To accomplish our fast treatment times, we’ve developed the Level One Heart Attack Network (which is unique in our region) and offer 24/7 cardiac cath labs and cardiac surgery support, as well as dedicated stroke care services.

Recognition for heart treatment, outcomes and patient safety

Bristol Regional’s cardiovascular services have earned some of the nation’s highest praise for patient outcomes, patient safety and rapid and effective treatment. Those accolades include:

  • Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for superior heart attack treatment by the American Heart Association
  • Get With The Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for high-quality heart attack care from American College of Cardiology Foundation
  • Gold Achievement Award for quality stroke care by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association

Advanced facilities

Bristol Regional offers state-of-the-art facilities such as:

  • Deborah H. Quillen Birthing Center, a newly renovated facility where families can welcome new life in comfortable, updated surroundings
  • Highly acclaimed Level II trauma center and 24/7 emergency and surgical services
  • Primary stroke center – the region’s first – offering around-the-clock neurological coverage
  • Leonard Family Comprehensive Breast Center, which provides a full spectrum of breast care – from cancer prevention and screening to detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship
  • Imaging services at two Bristol locations, the Volunteer Parkway Imaging Center and Sapling Grove Imaging Center

Robotic and minimally invasive surgical options

Advanced cancer care technologies

Bristol Regional delivers advanced oncology care by offering two robotic radiosurgery technologies in the J.D. and Lorraine Nicewonder Cancer Center:

  • TrueBeam STx with Brainlab
  • CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System

Both CyberKnife and TrueBeam use state-of-the-art robotic technology to treat life-threatening tumors that would otherwise be inoperable.

Robot-assisted surgery

Bristol Regional’s surgical service also features the da Vinci Surgical System as part of its array of robotic treatments and tools.

The da Vinci system offers enhanced, high-definition 3D imagery and single-site incision technology to enable surgeons to perform complex and delicate procedures using very small incisions. The system can be used for a number of treatments, including urology, gynecology and general surgery procedures.

Robot-assisted surgery means faster, less-invasive procedures with shorter recovery times.

Other key services

Some of the other services we offer in Bristol include:

  • Diabetes Treatment Center
  • Neuroscience
  • Hospice and palliative care, both inpatient and outpatient
  • Inpatient behavioral health
  • Occupational health
  • Every Step Joint Replacement Center, offering knee, hip and shoulder replacement
  • Rehabilitation services, including Small Steps Pediatric Rehab
  • Women’s health
  • Wound Care

Dedicated to providing you with superior, compassionate care

Whether you were born here, healed here or both, Bristol Regional is a part of your community. Though health care is constantly changing, one thing is certain – you can be confident in the care you receive at Bristol Regional.

Every physician, nurse, technologist and support staff member of our team is passionate about your healing and improving your quality of life, as well as the health of our community.

Along with our hospital in Bristol, urgent care facilities in Abingdon and Bristol, and physician practices throughout the area, we’re providing the quality services you need – close to home.

Hospital facts

  • More than 270 board-certified or board-eligible physicians
  • More than 1,615 nurses, technicians and support staff members

Leadership

  • Greg Neal, Chief Executive Officer & President, Northeast Market
  • Brian Hobson, Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Chad Couch, Chief Medical Officer, Northeast Market
  • Bob Bender, Chief Financial Officer, Northeast Market
  • Tim Anderson, Vice President, Patient Care & Chief Nursing Officer

Medical care and community impact reports

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Bristol Regional Medical Center CHNA [PDF – opens in new window]

CMS price transparency – standard charges

Bristol Regional chargemaster spreadsheet [Excel document]

You can learn more about pre-visit coordination and registration here and about payment options here.

Metrics by MS-DRG*

Bristol Regional MS-DRG metrics, fiscal 2018 [PDF]

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.

*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.


 

What's New

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center

The J.D. Nicewonder Family Pediatric Emergency Department, a service of Niswonger Children’s Hospital, will feature a separate entrance and designated treatment rooms for children and their families. ... read more about Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs

Bristol Surgery Center features four operating rooms and one minor procedure room, ample parking and comfortable waiting areas. Renovations also included new flooring, doors, ceilings, furniture and artwork, as well as upgrades to its HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.  ... read more about Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.

Patients & Visitors

Amenities

If you are looking for refreshment while visiting at Bristol Regional Medical Center, see our Amenities page.

Amenities

What's New

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center

The J.D. Nicewonder Family Pediatric Emergency Department, a service of Niswonger Children’s Hospital, will feature a separate entrance and designated treatment rooms for children and their families. ... read more about Ballad Health announces major gift to support new pediatric emergency department coming to Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs

Bristol Surgery Center features four operating rooms and one minor procedure room, ample parking and comfortable waiting areas. Renovations also included new flooring, doors, ceilings, furniture and artwork, as well as upgrades to its HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.  ... read more about Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.