Bailey Pratt, CPA, has been named chief financial officer for Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, effective March 26, 2017. Pratt joined Saint Thomas Health in 2011 and was most recently CFO for Saint Thomas Medical Partners. Pratt also worked as CFO of Saint Thomas Hickman Hospital and as Business Operations Division Director of Saint Thomas West Hospital. Previously, Pratt was with Ernst & Young. He received his undergraduate degree from Miami University of Ohio and his MBA from Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management.
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will soon break ground on a new 29,947-square-foot addition connecting to its existing buildings on the Vanderbilt campus. Construction is expected to begin in late spring and be completed August 2018.
In March, Cedar Springs Capital, LLC, together with Crestline Investors, Inc. acquired majority interest in CarePayment, a patient financial engagement company with more than a decade of experience partnering with providers to offer patients zero percent interest payment programs.
On Saturday, March 11, Nashville General Hospital Foundation hosted a Jazz Brunch and Silent Auction with special performance by Eric Blue and Richard Griffin.
HighPoint Health System Market Chief Financial Officer Bob Barrett has been named "CFO of the Year" by LifePoint Health®.
With 10 years of robotic surgical experience and almost 5,000 completed robotic surgical procedures, Saint Thomas Health has taken the next technological step by adopting use of the daVinci® Xi Surgical System.
The Nashville-based national organization, which serves as a leading voice for the advancement of homeless healthcare and secure housing issues, has named G. Robert ("Bobby") Watts as its new CEO.
Bailey Pratt, CPA, has been named chief financial officer for Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, effective March 26, 2017. Pratt joined Saint Thomas Health in 2011 and was most recently CFO for Saint Thomas Medical Partners.
Jay Burkhardt, a healthcare executive with extensive experience in strategic planning and corporate development, has been named vice president of business development at PhyMed Healthcare Group, a physician-led and owned leader of anesthesia and pain management services.
Permobil, which has its U.S. headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., has introduced the M3 a revolutionary new mid-wheel drive power wheelchair. With a standard speed of 6 mph, the M3 can cruise at over 3 mph with full suspension from any position or seat elevation.
Last month, it was announced that Franklin-based HIT company Acumen Physician Solutions, a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care North America, has formed a partnership with Epic, the integrated health system powerhouse, to become the largest provider of electronic health records for nephrologists in the United States.
Nashville Medical Group (NMG) signed a partnership agreement to become fully integrated with Saint Thomas Medical Partners (STMP). NMG, which was founded in 1932 as the Frist-Scoville Medical Group, includes more than 30 multi-specialty physicians located throughout Middle Tennessee.
Nashville healthcare information technology firm NextGxDx Inc. has announced that it is now Concert Genetics.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of four centers receiving a $15 million, four-year research award from the American Heart Association to provide cutting-edge research on obesity as part of its sixth Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN).
Middle Tennessee's largest credit union leaders completed a 65-year anniversary celebration on Feb. 24 by presenting a $65,000 donation to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Last month, Nashville-based Healthcare Bluebook announced that it is providing - for the first time in the company's history - free access to its comprehensive online tool for researching and comparing local provider cost and quality for healthcare services.
Last month, Community Health Systems, Inc. announced divestments of five hospitals. In early March, the company signed a definitive agreement to sell 125-bed Stringfellow Memorial Hospital in Anniston, Ala., to The Health Care Authority of the City of Anniston.
Treatment in the nation's Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) save millions of infants born prematurely every year. But this treatment is not without cost. Painful procedures such as needle pricks can impact early brain development.
Dr. Michael Gold has introduced the first and only FDA-cleared, non-surgical procedure that uses pulsed, focused ultrasound for permanent fat destruction into his practice. UltraShape® Power is non-invasive and unlike other fat-reduction procedures that use heat or freeze fat, UltraShape Power is painless and leaves no unwanted signs of treatment.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System and LifePoint Health, has announced that Harry R. Phillips, III, MD, FACC, FSCAI, has been appointed its chief medical officer (CMO).