Joseph R. Pino, FACHE, has been named chief operating officer for Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital and Saint Thomas West Hospital. Previously, he was assistant COO and line leader of Cardiovascular Services at the two hospitals. Before joining Saint Thomas, Pino was COO and interim CEO at Mercy Hospital in Miami and held a variety of executive positions in Florida hospital throughout his career. Pino earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and an MHA from the University of Florida's College of Public Health and Health Professions.
Mariann R. Piano, PhD, FAAN, FAHA, a distinguished researcher in cardiovascular disease and expert on the effects of binge drinking and young adults, has been named senior associate dean for Research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN).
Effective Oct. 1, Brian Haile will take over as CEO of Neighborhood Health. Haile, the former deputy chief of the Bureau of TennCare, has extensive experience in the public health sector.
Marty Bonick, FACHE, a healthcare executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit settings, has joined PhyMed Healthcare Group as CEO.
Last month, Michelle Kelly joined Murfreesboro-based National Health Investors, Inc. as senior vice president of Investments.
Molly Sudderth has joined NashvilleHealth as the organization's director of Community Engagement. Founded in 2015 by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD, NashvilleHealth seeks to create a culture of health and wellbeing in Davidson County.
Last month, Envision Healthcare announced key structural changes including a stock repurchase of up to $250 million based on market conditions and a number of shifts in their executive leadership.
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) recently announced the arrival of four new physicians to the Rutherford County multi-specialty, physician-owned clinic.
Conchita G. Martinez, MD, FAAFP is joining Meharry's Total Health Medical and Dental in Antioch this month.
Longtime North Highland healthcare leader Fletcher Lance has made the move to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Middle Tennessee nonprofit Alive Hospice has appointed Judy Orr as vice president of mission-based services.
Vascular surgeon Julia Boll MD, RPVI, has joined Saint Thomas Hospital West. A Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI-certified), Boll earned her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University and her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago.
Nashville-based SpecialtyCare has partnered with New York private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. to purchase the physician services business line from American Securities.
Vanderbilt University's The Wond'ry, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering, recently won a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to become an Innovation Corps site.
Nashville-based HealthTrust, HCA's group purchasing organization, recently landed a contract with Dallas-based Christus Health, a large Catholic health system with more than 60 hospitals and 350 clinics and outpatient centers.
TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center recently welcomed William Yi, MD, general surgeon, to TriStar Medical Group Southern Hills Surgical Consultants.
On Sept. 22, Vanderbilt Health opened a new walk-in clinic in Bellevue. The new facility joins a growing number of Vanderbilt Health Walk-In Clinics already open in Nashville, Brentwood, Cool Springs, Franklin and Spring Hill.
Franklin-based PlayMaker, a customer relationship management software firm focused on the post-acute care space, recently added Holly Miller as vice president of sales.
Last month, Saint Thomas Medical Partners opened a new full-service care center at Lenox Village on Nolensville Pike.