Franklin-based ObjectiveGI, an integrated research and technology services platform company, announced its 10th "Center of Research Excellence" last month. ObjectiveGI is a physician-partnered model that integrates gastroenterology research services into local practices, providing clinical research as a management option for specialists in support of patient care and practice enhancement. With this 10th center, the company is now partnering with more than 100 GI physicians across the country. Since launching the first "Center of Research Excellence" in 2018, ObjectiveGI and its partners have supported value-based care initiatives for more than 3,000 patients. Today, these centers can be found on-site at GI practices located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Looking forward, ObjectiveGI plans to double the number of "Center of Excellence" sites by the end of 2020.
With a shared commitment to fight breast cancer and support community health and wellness, Southwest Value Partners (SWVP), owner and operator of the expansive Nashville Yards development, and Susan G. Komen® recently announced a new multi-year strategic partnership to help elevate the nonprofit's presence and activities in Nashville's urban core. As part of the partnership, Nashville Yards will host future Komen events, including the Central Tennessee MORE THAN PINK Walk. "Thanks to a significant commitment from one of the most exciting development projects in Nashville, we will be launching a series of national and local events hosted at Nashville Yards over the next three years, providing a home for inspiring family-friendly events that unite people behind a shared purpose," said Susan G. Komen CEO Paula Schneider.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and officials with Brentwood-based HCTec officials recently announced continued expansion of operations in Hohenwald. The healthcare IT workforce service provider will invest more than $500,000 and create over 100 jobs in Lewis County. HCTec helps hospitals nationwide reduce operating costs, improve quality and optimize labor forces with highly specialized healthcare IT skills staffing, project-based consulting and application-managed services support.
AdvancedHEALTH, Middle Tennessee's largest, independent, multi-specialty practice, recently announced the addition of The Medical Group of Columbia to its growing group of providers. The practice is led by R. Douglas Kennedy, MD, who has cared for families in the Columbia community for over 19 years, and Gavin Pinkston, MD, who joined the practice in July.
Nashville NeuroCare Therapy, the flagship neuroCare Centers of America clinic in Tennessee, recently announced a strategic partnership with ThriveLogic TMS + NeuroHealth to better serve the needs of those suffering from depression, anxiety, ADHD, and insomnia without the use of medications. The deal leverages business synergies from both clinic locations, Green Hills and Franklin, to maximize patient care access, expand clinical expertise and resources while combining leading technologies and treatment protocols to improve patient outcomes.
Nashville-based WaveFire, LLC, recently announced the launch of a cross-industry innovative platform empowering risk management for cybersecurity, compliance and audit, supporting multiple regulatory frameworks. Early-access Fortune 500 retail and healthcare clients report
significant reduction in the burden of risk assessment by leveraging the WaveFire platform and validate that the technology facilitates comprehensive and efficient assessments.