CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates - Dayton

Accepting New Patients

7693 Rhea County Hwy, Suite 3
Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 570-8545

Hours: Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates - Dayton provides comprehensive care for the whole family. Christopher Horton, M.D., and Katie Swafford-Hartman, FNP, emphasize disease prevention by focusing on treating the whole person - from birth through adolescence and into adulthood. We're conveniently located to serve children and families in Dayton, TN and surrounding communities.  Our goal is to provide comfortable, convenient and prompt care to help you get well and stay well. Our providers welcome new patients.

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates - Dayton offers the following services:

  • Family-centered medical care for children, teens and adults of all ages
  • General medical care and care for chronic health conditions
  • Well child care and vaccinations
  • School and sport physicals
  • Adult immunizations
  • Laboratory services
  • Wellness, prevention and screenings 
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • DOT exams 

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates - Dayton accepts all major insurance plans and Medicare.

Our practice is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 570-8545.

Online Check In

Did you know that our practice allows you to check in online ahead of time? You can confirm your appointment via text message or email, and check in online prior to your visit. You can also check in on your own device when you arrive. Ask us about using mobile registration to make your next visit simpler and faster!

We are partnering with Phreesia to help you save time registering for your appointment. Use mobile check-in to register from any smartphone, tablet or computer from the privacy of your own home. Checking in on your device saves you time and ensures your information is always up to date!

Our Team

Dr. Christopher Horton
Christopher Horton, MD

Family Medicine Specialist 

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Katie Swafford-Hartman
Katie Swafford-Hartman, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner    

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Patient Information

Bring a list of all of your medications (over the  counter, vitamins, natural or herbal) along with  the dosage and directions to every visit with your provider. Bring a list of your health concerns for  your provider to address. Bring a list of the names, date of treatment(s), and contact information of any health care provider previously seen.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your  appointment time. Our goal is to have you in  the exam room at your appointment time. Thank  you for your assistance in helping us make our office run smoothly.

Questions for the provider — Please review your list of questions and ensure the top three were addressed during your visit.

Late Arrival for Appointments — It is our policy in order to help with our appointment wait times we must ask that you are no more than 10 minutes late to your appointment. We realize  emergencies, traffic, etc. can happen occasionally and we always try to accommodate you when we can.

Follow-up Appointments — Please schedule your follow-up appointment prior to leaving  the office.

After Hours — Only emergent issues will be addressed. Please make an appointment for medical concerns. Prescriptions are limited after hours.

Canceling Appointments — Please notify  us no later than 48 hours of a cancellation.  Appointments not canceled prior to 48 hours are subject to a cancellation fee of $50. Canceled appointments help us ensure availability for patients who need urgent care, therefore please inform us of canceled  appointment.

If you have lab work or testing  performed during your visit, please  do not call the office for your results.  The nurse will call you regarding the results within 10 business days. If you  have additional questions please schedule an appointment to review  the results. Please do not call the  office unless you have not received results after 10 business days.

Please select your nurse’s line for medication refills delayed lab/test results or non-urgent health concerns. Please speak clearly and slowly and provide your full name, including spelling of name, phone number, date of birth, and reason for your call. If the message is referring to prescription refill, please provide medication, dosage, pharmacy name and phone number. Nonprescription messages must include symptoms, onset of health issue and home remedies you have tried.

Patient Rights

  • Access to considerate and respectful staff
  • Access to the roles of staff providing treatment and information about your health care 
  • Access to your medical records, which require a 24 hour notice and a written form for release 
  • Access to health care rules and regulations that affect you, your treatment, charges, and payments
  • The ability to consent or refuse treatment, as permitted by law
  • Your health information is kept confidential unless written consent is provided, preexisting guidelines established with healthcare insurance, or in case of a medical emergency.

Patient Responsibilities 

Your responsibilities include providing information about your health, medication, insurance, contact information, past illness, hospital stays, family or social history that may impact treatment or medication, and payment of fees not covered by insurance.

Update your personal information — Please bring your insurance cards, driver’s license and any documentation regarding change of  legal name. Ensure address, phone number emergency contact and email address are up to date. We use the information in our system  for appointment reminders and lab results. It is important to ensure all information is correct.

Prior Authorization, FMLA, Disability or  other legal forms — Bring your insurance  company’s Prior Authorization form with you  to all appointments. Bring FMLA, Disability  or Medical Supply forms with you at your  next appointment. Allow 72 hours after the  appointment to complete the forms. Please  arrange for pick-up of all forms. In the event of  a denial for prior authorization for procedure,  medication, etc. please contact your insurance  company for additional information.

Please notify  the provider of all medications  requiring refills during your  scheduled appointment. All refills are subject to provider  approval. Refills for a controlled substance must be provided at an appointment every 90  days. No refills for controlled  substance will be filled outside of your appointment. All after  hours refills (except controlled substances) will be limited to a 3 day supply. Please schedule an appointment to obtain your medication refills.

Patient Portal

We care about our patients. Our goal is to provide you and your family with the best experience possible when interacting with our practice. We understand that it is not always possible to visit the clinic, leave message, wait on the phone, or update your personal health information. By offering online access to your health information we look forward to simplifying your healthcare experience.

My OneCare/Follow My Health is a secure, online tool that connects you directly to your personal medical record. My OneCare will enable you to:

  • Update personal information
  • Request or change appointments
  • Ask clinical questions
  • View medication and allergy lists
  • Request a prescription refill or change a pharmacy
  • View lab results, tests, clinic visits

During your clinic visit you will be asked to provide an email address. You will be emailed a My OneCare invitation which includes instructions on how to register. Communications will come from the following: If you do not receive an invitation check your spam folder. The invitation expires after 60 days.  

  1. Click the registration link in the email you receive from 
  2. Create your portal login using a unique username and password.
  3. Enter the invitation code provided by your medical organization and click "Agree" to the release of information.

If you already have a portal account, you can add our office to your existing account.  Please call (888) 670-9775 if you have any questions.

The patient portal invitation you receive after visiting one of our facilities will never expire. Once you sign up, the portal will be available to you 24/7.

You can also use another application to access your health information, if you prefer. To do so, you will need to first set up a portal account with My OneCare. The username and password you choose will be the security component for your health information and make it possible for you to access and import it.

Currently available for use with My OneCare:

  • The My Links app, available at

Please note: Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) reserves the right to disable a third-party application, if needed. That application’s terms of use will apply and CHI will not have the control or ability to secure the data you place within that system.

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates

CHI Memorial Horton Family Practice Associates - Dayton

7693 Rhea County Hwy, Suite 3
Dayton, TN 37321
(423) 570-8545

Hours:  Monday - Friday:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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