HighPoint Health System Market Chief Financial Officer Bob Barrett has been named "CFO of the Year" by LifePoint Health®. The award is given annually to one CFO within LifePoint's network of more than 70 hospitals who best exemplifies the company's core values of honesty, integrity, trustworthiness, compassion, and ethical and legal compliance.
Franklin-based predictive analytics and cash flow valuations technology company Healthcare TTU, which was founded by Pearson Talbert and Chris Birk, has been chosen for participation in the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars.
Saint Thomas West Hospital and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital have received a three-star rating, the highest possible, from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for overall quality regarding two heart procedures: isolated coronary artery bypass surgery or graft (CABG) and isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR). The ratings are particularly noteworthy because just 21 of 1,024 participants in the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database received the highest possible rating for both isolated CABG and isolated AVR. Additionally, three-star ratings were awarded to just 9.55% of the participants for isolated CABG and just 7.48% of the participants for isolated AVR.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among the top hospitals in the United States performing liver transplants, according to a recent report published in the American Journal of Transplantation. Vanderbilt performed 149 adult liver transplants between July 2015 and June 2016 (FY16). The volume ranks the center at No. 4 in the nation based on data released by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).
TekLinks has announced Cisco has renewed the company's Gold Certification, Master Collaboration Specialization, and Cloud and Managed Services Master Specialization. Only 156 U.S. companies are Cisco Gold Certified. There are 80 Master Collaboration Partners in the country and 53 Cloud and Managed Services Master partner.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has recognized TriStar Health, an HCA affiliate, for working with local organizations to help save more lives through screening for colorectal cancer.