NHC HealthCare Cookeville is owned and operated by National HealthCare Corporation, which was founded in June 1971 by Dr. Carl E. Adams, a physician and lifelong resident of Tennessee, who had a vision to provide higher quality healthcare services for seniors. Dr. Adams began by adding skilled nursing services, registered nurses, and rehabilitative services for NHC healthcare centers.
National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.
The National HealthCare Corporation environment is one of encouragement, challenge, innovation, improvement, teamwork, collaboration, honesty, and integrity National Healthcare Corporation’s headquarters are in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Additional information about NHC can be obtained from www.nhccare.com.