Why People choose Tombigbee Healthcare

Our Staff

The staff of Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital is here to serve you. Tombigbee Healthcare Authority strives to ensure that it's staff is the best qualified to serve you and your needs while at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital.

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Tombigbee Healthcare Authority strives to provide quality healthcare right here at home.

Message from our CEO

Tombigbee Healthcare Authority Welcomes You.

The mission of the Tombigbee Healthcare Authority is to provide quality, cost-effective, and convenient healthcare services to all customers in our community. The basic summary of our mission, as well as our vision and values, serve as a guideline for daily decision making and additionally represent those principles and practices that we consistently apply. The comfort and care of our patients is our major focus and entails the provision of quality and cost effective care “close to home”.

One of our objectives is to provide public and patient education to increase your health awareness and to always stay connected to our community. Part of our mission as a general community healthcare institution is providing a broad base of inpatient, outpatient, and community based services. Healthcare information is now made available to you from our website, www.bwwmh.com that provides health information and patient education resources for you, your family, and friends to explore. Access to our services and your physician’s location is also provided for non-emergencies through this programming.

We welcome you to explore our website and invite your comments by directly emailing us. We invite you to review the spectrum of services that we provide and please be assured that we are here to provide for our patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We shall continue to grow and adapt to meet your current and future healthcare needs through our comprehensive provider network.
With best regards,

Arthur D. Evans

Our History

The healthcare industry has undergone tremendous changes in technology and services since Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital first opened its doors in 1953. What began as a 29-bed facility with 25 employees and only four patients has grown into the Tombigbee Healthcare Authority, a total healthcare delivery system that includes a 99-bed hospital (the current BWWMH), Tombigbee Emergency Medical Services providing advanced life support ambulance service to the area from locations in Demopolis and Linden, the BWWMH Home Health Agency, the HealthStart Maternity Care Program, and the Outpatient Service Center which brings a number of specialists to the community for weekly clinics.

Tombigbee Healthcare Authority Mission Statement

We put the "Care" in Healthcare.

Through the networking of the various agencies within the Tombigbee Healthcare Authority, a broad range of healthcare services is available for patients in the medical service area as we strive to fulfill our mission. Providing quality, cost-effective and convenient healthcare services that meet and exceed reasonable customer expectations is what we strive for. The Authority is headquartered at the BWWMH location on Highway 80 in Demopolis. Please let us know how we can better serve you.

THA Service Area

Located in Central Alabama
Tombigbee Healthcare Authority serves multiple counties and communities in Central Alabama.
Demopolis, Alabama with the surrounding counties of Marengo, Sumter, Greene, Hale, Perry, and Choctaw counties are situated in the Black Belt Region of Alabama. This area of the country is known for the beauty of its countryside, and river recreational areas that are nearby. The history of the area provides much exploration.

Besides a unique history the area provides:
  • Good School Systems
  • Major Lakes and Recreation Areas
  • Affordable Quality Housing
  • Proximity near Major Highway Systems
  • Near Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, and Meridian, MS