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Digital mammography "uses less radiation ...
Digital mammography "uses less radiation than film mammography and, for women younger than 50, it's significantly better at finding cancers," says Laura Bustetter, WMC's associate administrator for business development.
says the driving force behind the imaging location, which opened in November 2008, was to separate inpatient and outpatient services, thus improving efficiency and convenience.
Patient convenience also was augmented in December 2008 with the opening of a 500-space parking garage for easy access to WMC's six-story tower.
Outpatient services are on the tower's ground level, and the first floor is occupied by Williamson Surgery Center
Physician practices are on the other four floors.
Advanced procedures such as MRI, breast MRI and nuclear medicine are offered on the main campus of WMC
With more than 150 active physicians and more than 500 doctors on its medical staff, WMC
offers services in 53 specialties and subspecialties.
is county-owned, the hospital doesn't require local tax dollars to operate, Bustetter
Dissecting the decision process for proposed Spring Hill Hospital - Nashville, Tennessee - Wednesday, 07/26/06 - Tennessean.com
"It's just not needed," said Laura Bustetter, WMC spokeswoman."We are continuing to upgrade our facility to meet the needs of Spring Hill residents."She
cites an $83 million expansion currently under way that includes the addition of 45 new hospital beds and other renovations.And in 2003, the hospital established a five-bed neonatal intensive care unit in the hospital to serve the growing area.
"That is a service that Spring Hill Hospital
will not provide," Bustetter
said."It's just another example of the wide array of quality services that we provide to Spring Hill
also cited the hospital's cardiac catheterization lab - added in December 2003 - and a surgery center that opened in 2005.It added 22,000 square feet for outpatient procedures in four operating rooms.
"All of those services have been added to meet the growing population needs," she
If it is built, a new Spring Hill hospital would dilute the limited pool of nurses and other health-care workers in the area, Bustetter
Struck By Lightning
"Three people were taken to the emergency room and released," said Laura Bustetter, spokesperson for Williamson Medical Center.
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Laura Bustetter Director of Marketing and Public Relations (615) 435-5350
Laura Bustetter, Marketing and Public Relations Director of Williamson Medical Center to present.
Pictured: Nona Weatherby, President; Rose Grindstaff, Steve Dycus, WMC; Laura Bustetter, WMC.
and Steve were presented gifts for Snoopy's Closet.