Belmont's School of Nursing (SON) recently celebrated its 45th year with a continuing educating presentation and luncheon that welcomed alumni from every decade of the school's history. In addition, several updates to the program were announced including implementation of a new concept-based curriculum specially designed by SON faculty to promote critical thinking, compassionate care and essential skills needed in the workplace of the future.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that John Riggi has joined the association as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk.
Officials with TriStar Skyline Medical Center announced they have become the first hospital in Middle Tennessee to add the Mazor X surgical assurance platform to its orthopedic and spine surgery program.
Last month, Nashville-based Frost-Arnett, a large national player in accounts receivable management (ARM) for the healthcare industry, announced a strategic alliance with Illinois-based HealthiPASS, a revenue cycle solution that helps assure and accelerate collections while bringing price transparency to the patient payment experience.
Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting and analyzing large volumes of molecular and clinical data, and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have announced a new collaboration to improve outcomes for cancer patients.
Karen Baird, CPC, CPMA has joined the Tennessee Medical Association as director of Insurance Affairs and will serve as the organization's in-house expert on federal and state health insurance policies and reform.
It's been a busy couple of months for Saint Thomas Medical Partners with new leadership, facilities and physicians coming on board.
Brad Hill has been named president of Peak Health Solutions, Inc., a mid-revenue cycle solution provider for acute care and physician practice markets. Peak Health Solutions, which moved from headquarters from San Diego to Franklin in 2014, is an AMN Healthcare company.
Nashville-based Change Healthcare has earned top rankings in the 2018 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services annual report, including one "Best in KLAS" designation in the payer quality analytics segment and two "Category Leader" designations for the scheduling nurse and staff segment and for the healthcare price transparency segment.
Valerie Oliver, MBA, CPA, has been named assistant commissioner for Administrative Services for the Tennessee Department of Health. She had previously served as department controller for TDH since April 2015 and was TDH fiscal director prior to that.
Officials from Heritage Medical Development Group, LLC, and Heritage Medical Associates recently gathered with community representatives for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the future site of a medical office building in the Cool Springs area.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has received a $6 million donation from the Christy-Houston Foundation to be used for hospital expansions currently underway.
At the end of last year, Saint Thomas Health announced Brad Hull joined the leadership team as chief financial officer of Saint Thomas Regional Hospitals.
The 2018 class of the acclaimed Council Fellows program includes 32 senior executives from across the country, representing a diverse array of sectors within healthcare who will discuss and address the challenges facing the industry.
Launched by the Nashville Health Care Council amid unprecedented industry change in 2013, the Fellows initiative is aimed at improving the way health care executives meet their most critical challenges.
Chattanooga-based CHI Memorial, along with the Rees Skillern Cancer Institute and Buz Standefer Lung Center, recently introduced a new, mobile way to screen for lung cancer.
In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data in its Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Investment Map, which shows early progress by states to combat AR.
Belmont's School of Nursing (SON) recently celebrated its 45th year with a continuing educating presentation and luncheon that welcomed alumni from every decade of the school's history.