Hospital News

Jamestown Regional Medical Center News

We’ve Changed Our Name!!
As of August 26th, 2002, we have become Jamestown Regional Medical Center. This name signifies what we will become the hospital of choice to the residents of Fentress County and the surrounding areas.

Calendar Now Online…
Jamestown Regional Medical Center has recently added a community calendar to its interactive healthcare programming. Those interested in events of Jamestown Regional Medical Center are encouraged to check the calendar regularly for updated postings.

  • The calendar will include…
  • Health Classes
  • Programs
  • Hospital Events
  • Other Functions

If there is a notable health event in the community that could be added to Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s Event Calendar please feel free to contact us.…

Mission Statement

Our Mission, Vision and Values Statements

Our Mission…
Jamestown Regional Medical Center exists to facilitate our patients’ return to health and well-being. We improve the quality of life for the people in and around Fentress County by providing unbounded personal service, paying passionate attention to patients’ needs, and demonstrating a progressive approach to service enhancement.

Our Vision…
If we strive for excellence in the care we give, if we seek to exceed our patients’ expectations at every encounter, and if we continually reach for new heights in health care, we will become the first choice in health care for the residents of Fentress County and the surrounding areas.

Our Values…

Together, we will achieve our vision of becoming the best rural hospital in the country by upholding our values each day:

  • Family Unity
  • Honesty and Integrity in all we do
  • Compassion for our patients
  • Deference to the confidential nature of our duties
  • Pride in Each Other and Ourselves
  • Dependability and Responsibility to our patients


The History of Jamestown Regional Medical Center

history Jamestown Regional Medical Center, formerly Fentress County General Hospital, admitted the first patient on March 1, 1960. The hospital had 39 beds. As the community grew, there became a need for a larger facility. On January 1, 1965, a 31-bed expansion opened.

During the year of 1982, the hospital added a Physical Therapy Department, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound Department; and expansion of the Emergency Department from a one bed examination area to four beds.

Further improvements were implemented in 1984. A new dining area was constructed. Three outpatient rooms were added to the Emergency Department to provide an Outpatient Treatment Area. In 1986, an area was constructed to house the Business Office and Pharmacy. In 1987, a 14 bed Skilled Nursing Facility opened.…

CEO’s Message


For over 40 years our hospital has taken steps to provide the best health care to our community. The staff and physicians at Jamestown Regional Medical Center are dedicated to the well-being and good health of all of our patients.

We are proud to offer this site as an excellent resource to keep you informed about your health care needs. Patient education and extensive medical research are now available through this website. provides health information, research tools, hospital news, a calendar of events, hospital contacts, and access to your physicians. Please use this website (Gunsafeguide.Net) to help educate yourself and your family.

Serving our patients is both a responsibility and a privilege. Our pursuit of excellence continues daily, because our patients deserve no less.

Your opinions and suggestions are imporant to us as we continue our efforts to improve our services to you. We encourage you to contact us at any time with any comments or suggestions you may have.

Thank you for allowing us the privilege of serving you.

Kindest Regards,

Bern Philipp
CEO, Jamestown Regional Medical Center…