Baptist Hospital Saint Thomas Midtown Began As A Schism. 100 Years Later, It’s Returned To The Fold. By Blake Farmer • Mar 20, 2019 courtesy Saint Thomas Health Listen Listening... / 1:36 Hear the radio version of this story. The Nashville hospital formerly known as Baptist is marking a century in operation, though it's changed hands a few times. There's a 100-year celebration on Wednesday, with former executives invited back to speak.