Health and Healthcare in Dickson, TNHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Dickson residents have access to 34 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 610:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Dickson residents are part of Dickson County, which ranks 46th for health outcomes and 31st for health factors in the State of Tennessee. Additionally, residents spend 22.1% more than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking46th in Tennessee out of 95 counties
Health Factors Rank31st in Tennessee out of 95 counties
Health Behaviors Rank46th in Tennessee out of 95 counties
Hospitals in Dickson, TN34 hospitals within 60 miles
of Dickson, TN 430:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Dickson, TN24 doctors within city limits
of Dickson, TN 610:1 population to primary care ratio
"A lot of people who didn't have insurance needed care," says pediatrician Dr. Jeff Gordon, explaining why eight years ago, he co-founded the faith-based Dickson Community Clinic, which provides primary care to uninsured patients from Dickson and medically underserved areas in surrounding counties.
Dickson County's health-care options have never been more plentiful. In addition to the area's community hospital, TriStar Horizon Medical Center, residents can enjoy quick care at one of the county's walk-in clinics and can receive rehabilitation services at the newly established Baptist Sports Medicine and Life Therapies clinic. TriStar Horizon Medical Center