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Franklin Woods Community Hospital
Updated hospital visitation restrictions
Ballad Health is currently allowing 1 designated patient-support person – or visitor – for the duration of each patient’s visit or hospital stay. The patient-support person – or visitor – will only be allowed onsite from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Exceptions may be made in labor and delivery, and emergency departments where one guest is permitted at all times, and during extenuating circumstances or in the case of end-of life-care. This provision includes:
- Inpatient hospital units
Screenings and face mask requirements
Each visitor will be screened for potential signs of illness and required to wear a cloth face covering, which they need to provide for themselves.
These measures are to help contain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Please read more about these visitation restrictions.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital is an acute care 80-bed hospital located in Johnson City, Tenn.
Franklin Woods (FWCH) has a wide range of specialty and subspecialty care, including general acute medical services, a family birth center, 24/7 emergency services and comprehensive diagnostic imaging. The hospital also provides advanced surgical services, including minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery options.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital has been recognized as a top hospital for its colorectal program and perinatal services.
Perinatal Care Certification
Franklin Woods was the first hospital in Tennessee to earn Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Minimally invasive colorectal surgery
Franklin Woods also received The Joint Commission Seal of Approval ® for minimally invasive colorectal surgery.
It is the only hospital in Tennessee – and one of just five in the nation – to have earned this disease-specific certification.
Offering a full array of services including:
- 24-hour emergency department
- Diagnostic imaging (MRI, CT and ultrasounds)
- Family Birth Center
- General surgery and the following minimally invasive options, and additional specialty surgical services:
- Ear, nose and throat
- Gynecology and urology
- Intensive care/progressive care
Medical care and community impact reports
Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
Franklin Woods Community Hospital CHNA [PDF – opens in new window]
CMS price transparency
Franklin Woods chargemaster standard charges [CSV file, 219KB]
Franklin Woods average charges by DRG [CSV file, 38KB]
Metrics by MS-DRG*
Franklin Woods MS-DRG metrics [PDF, 18KB], fiscal 2019
View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.
*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.
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