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NHC HealthCare, Franklin recognized as 2017-18 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

NHC HealthCare, Franklin has been recognized as one of the 2017-18 Best Nursing Homes by U. S. News & World Report. A total of twenty-four NHC affiliates have received this recognition.

This distinction, awarded each year to only 15 percent of nursing homes throughout the country, is the most comprehensive performance evaluation of skilled nursing centers in the U.S. and is earned by those that exceed a range of key proficiency and consistency benchmarks, including quality of medical care, health inspections, nurse staffing and CMS star rating.

View NHC HealthCare, Franklin's rating.
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A Better Continuum Means Better Care

As healthcare providers, our paramount goal is always the health of our patients. With our population ages increasing in the United States and around the world, that means developing an ever-expanding range of services and new ways to deliver them to meet needs not even envisioned just a few years ago.

Today, we're seeing more age-related diseases, including many forms of dementia. Increasing life expectancies have produced new needs and have made us change the way we think about senior care. The results? More partnerships with acute care hospitals, which increase the value of the continuum of care, especially benefitting patients, physicians and hospitals themselves.

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NHC donates $300K to Alzheimer's research

MURFREESBORO - National HealthCare Corporation was recently honored by the Alzheimer's Association for its efforts to raise support for the organization, according to a news release. "We are pleased to announce that NHC's national team raised $312,130.41 in 2015, which is a 46 percent increase over our fundraising efforts in 2014," said Melinda Vance, NHC's national team coordinator . . .

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NHC HealthCare, Franklin has been recognized as a 5 Star CMS center. This recognition is from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Their Five-Star Quality Rating System was created to help consumers, their families, and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and to help identify areas about which one may want to ask questions. Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have much above average quality than 1 star.


"Senior Care" now changes health care.

Posted 09/02/14

America's senior-care providers are becoming home to a younger clientele, a transformation that speaks volumes about how the industry has changed and promises a future of better health care for millions of Americans. The Williamson Herald featured the Op-Ed by NHC Franklin's Administrator, Brandon Newman.
Read the full Op-Ed article.



NHC HealthCare, Franklin has earned the prestigious
Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE)
2012 Commitment Award.




NHC Makes Forbes List of America's Most Trustworthy Companies

Posted 05/28/14
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About NHC

Since 1971, National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) has combined exceptional care with a compassionate focus on patients and their families. Throughout the Southeast, our affiliated centers provide rehabilitation care as well as skilled nursing care, homecare, hospice, residential and assisted living services - all close to you and your family. With over 150 centers in 10 states, NHC is delivering the highest level of care, pioneering new approaches and celebrating achievements from the commitment that has guided us throughout our more than 45 years and continues to lead us forward.

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