US Nursing: Memphis

The central geographic location6881520832_545aa4b59b_b has been strategic to its business development. Located on the Mississippi River and intersected by five major freight railroads and two Highways. Memphis is ideally located for commerce in the transportation and shipping industry. Its access by water was key to its initial development, with steamboats plying the Mississippi river. Railroad construction strengthened its connection to other markets to the east and west.
The city is home to Memphis International Airport, the world’s second busiest cargo airport. Memphis serves as a primary hub for FedEx Express shipping.
The entertainment and film industries have discovered Memphis in recent years. Several major motion pictures, most of which were recruited and assisted by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, have been filmed in Memphis.
Hospitals in Memphis include:

  • Methodist Hospitals of Memphis
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
  • Baptist Memorial Restorative Care Hospital
  • Delta Medical Center
  • HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital Memphis-North
  • HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Hospital of Memphis
  • Lakeside Behavioural Health
  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
  • Memphis Mental Health Institute
  • Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Regional Medical Center at Memphis
  • Select Specialty Hospital-Memphis
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


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