Williamson Medical Center Recognized for Safety and Quality

Williamson Medical Center has recently been recognized with a number of prestigious national and regional awards for outstanding patient safety and medical quality.

CareChex, a division of Comparion, has named Williamson Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals for medical excellence in overall surgical care and top 10 percent in the nation, region and state for patient safety in overall hospital care. CareChex is a medical quality rating system designed to assist hospitals in improving the quality of inpatient care and promoting medical excellence to consumers, payers and employers. 

Additionally, the Women’s Choice Awards has named Williamson Medical Center as one of the Best in the Nation for Patient Safety, Breast Centers, Heart Care, Obstetrics and Orthopaedics. This is an evidence-based designation reflecting exceptional clinical performance and women’s healthcare preferences. The Women’s Choice Award is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence.

For more information, visit WilliamsonMedicalCenter.org.

Local Pilates Studio Owner Releases New Book

Erin Myers, scoliosis advocate and owner of Brentwood’s Spiral Spine Pilates studio, has released her newest book, Analyzing Scoliosis: The Pilates Instructor’s Guide to Scoliosis, a comprehensive guide to analyzing and working with clients with scoliosis. In its first week of release, Analyzing Scoliosis debuted as the “No. 1 New Release” in the Pilates category on Amazon. This effort marks Erin’s third self-published book related to scoliosis management. Diagnosed as a teenager, Erin’s perspective on living with scoliosis has shaped her teaching philosophy, which is to enrich people’s lives through anatomically correct movement.

Parks Department Announces First Mountain Biking Trail System

Construction will begin soon on the City of Franklin’s first mountain biking trail system in Cool Springs. In November, the city entered into an agreement with Gateway Mosby Cool Springs, LLC (Mosby Cool Springs Apartments) to build and maintain a mountain bike trail system on approximately 4.72 acres of beautiful, mature wooded hilltop area on property known as the Standard at Cool Springs subdivision. Mosby Cool Springs, owned and developed by Middleburg, will fund a portion of trail design, construction and engineering, maintenance and utilities and water.

Country Music Cluster Dog Show Returns to AgExpo Park

Love your four-legged, furry friends? Hop on over to Williamson Country AgExpo Park March 7–10 to see the Music City, Country Music Cluster Dog Show presented by the Nashville and Tullahoma Kennel Clubs. The two clubs join together each year to present dog breeds of all kinds. NashvilleKennelClub.org