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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford featured on “The Insider” Podcast

1 The Insider with Gordon Ferguson, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Gordon Ferguson, president and CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, is featured in the latest edition of “The Insider,’ the City’s official podcast. Ferguson has been a fixture in healthcare leadership in Rutherford County, but he’s not resting on past accomplishments. Plans are in the works for a new cardiac surgery program and neighborhood hospital west of I-24. 


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This edition of Insider features: 


  • The history of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford in Middle Tennessee        
  • How caregivers and administrators met the challenges of 2020 and changes to healthcare 
  • Covid-19 variants and the importance of vaccination  
  • The new $5.6 million cardiac surgery program at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford
  • Plans for the new neighborhood hospital in the Blackman area  


For more information on Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, visit 


This latest edition of “The Insider” is available via Podbean, Spotify, Apple Podcast and “Amazon Music/Audible.”  Podcasts can be accessed on the City of Murfreesboro’s website. Just click the “Podcast” link on the bottom of the homepage under “Connect With Us” then click the latest episode or listen to previous episodes.


“The Insider,” hosted by Mike Browning, originates from City Hall, and is produced by award-winning producer Michael Nevills. 


Murfreesboro CityTV can be found on Comcast Channel 3 and 1094, AT&T U-verse channel 99, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV via Cablecast Screen weave, YouTube, and the City website


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