Awards, Honors, Achievements
The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial has received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) for its Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. The Children's Hospital received the accreditation for autologous transplantation, and allogenic transplantation, and immune effector cellular therapy, marrow and peripheral blood cellular therapy product collection and cellular therapy product processing with minimal manipulation.
Last month, Vanderbilt University Medical Center performed its 2,000th liver transplant, another milestone for one of the largest liver transplant programs in the Southeast. Launched in 1991, VUMC joins 11 programs in the United States that have performed more than 2,000 liver transplants.
Scott R. Mertie and Katie Reid of Kraft Healthcare Consulting, LLC (KHC) were selected by the German American Chamber of Commerce® of the Midwest, Inc., which is headquartered in Chicago, to join an international delegation to Germany last month. Only 15 U.S. healthcare and medical technology professionals were chosen for participation. Mertie is president of KHC, and Reid serves as director of reimbursement and operations in the advisory services practice of KHC.
Home Care Solutions has been named a top agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 12 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Home Care Solutions, a local provider of home health services in Nashville, is part of LHC Group, a national provider of post-acute care services with over 14,000 employees operating more than 400 locations in 27 states.
Chris Redhage, co-founder of Nashville-based healthcare software company ProviderTrust, has been named to the inaugural class of Leadership Connect, a small business initiative of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Nashville-based Premise Health, a leading employer-sponsored health center and wellness provider, has been named an honoree of International Data Group's CSO50 Award for 2018. The award is given to a select group of organizations that have demonstrated their security initiatives have created outstanding business value and thought