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About Mountain States Health Alliance

Mountain States Health Alliance, a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Johnson City, Tenn., operates a family of 14 hospitals serving a 29-county, four-state region (Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina).  

MSHA offers a large tertiary hospital, several community hospitals, two critical access hospitals, rehabilitation, a children's hospital, a behavioral health hospital, home care and hospice services as well as a comprehensive medical management corporation. Its 9,000 team members are committed to its mission of Bringing Loving Care to Health Care. 

Johnson City Medical Center, MSHA's flagship facility, continues to be nationally recognized and has recently won numerous accolades, including two consecutive gold medals from the American Heart Association for treatment of congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease, recognition as a Top 100 Heart Hospital by two different organizations, and the Consumers Choice Award as the most preferred hospital in the Tri-Cities. 

Inside Washington County, the MSHA family also includes Franklin Woods Community Hospital, the first green hospital in Tennessee certified by the U.S. Green Building Council; the James H. and Cecile C. Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital, which received a Compass Award from Press Ganey Associates for quality of patient services; and Niswonger Children's Hospital, a 69-bed facility dedicated solely to children that also houses one of only six St. Jude Affiliate Clinics for the treatment of pediatric cancer. 

As the largest health care system in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, MSHA has instituted a philosophy of Patient-Centered Care. By making patients and their families a guiding force in the delivery of care, MSHA improves healing of the mind, body and spirit. 

MSHA is also the largest health care employer in the region and the largest employer in Washington County. In 2010, MSHA recorded 48,055 admissions and 957,750 outpatient visits. Annual salaries and benefits totaled more than $260 million.