Staff and residents of Alexian Village hosted a reception on Thursday to welcome Erlanger to their campus. The health care facility has opened a clinic on Signal Mountain to serve Alexian residents.
"Health care is vital to the services we provide," said Alexian Village President and CEO Jeff Ott. "We are pleased to have Erlanger as our partner which will allow so many of our residents' needs to be met in their neighborhood."
Erlanger's primary care practice at Alexian will be staffed by a Nurse Practitioner five days a week and a physician three days a week. Erlanger will offer EKG, lab work for established patients, audiograms, spirometry, nebulizer treatments, and O2 saturations along with other basic medical services.
Erlanger President and CEO Jim Brexler said, "We are excited about our partnership with Alexian Village of Tennessee. We are always looking for ways to meet the needs of the community we serve and this is a natural fit for us."