Since 1927 Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has been committed to physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is the leading healthcare provider in Rutherford County and they continue to grow their services in order to meet the healthcare needs of the community. In October of 2010, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital opened a new $268 million facility that is equipped with state-of-the-art technology. The hospital provides 286 all-private patient rooms and is designed to facilitate a healing and spiritual environment. Its mission is to serve all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable, while improving the health of individuals and communities.