Clover Health, which combines technology with its Medicare Advantage insurance programming to focus on health and preventive measures for covered lives, recently announced the opening of a new Nashville-area office and the intent to tap into the city's deep pool of healthcare talent. The new space at 725 Cool Springs Blvd. will house healthcare operations experts as the company realigns internal teams to launch the next phase of growth. Those interested in the new positions can learn more and apply through the Clover Careers page of the website (cloverhealth.com). Company officials said they expect Middle Tennessee to be the focal point for hiring in 2019.
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry graduates received academic achievement awards recognition in a creative way.
The surgical team at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, under the direction of general surgeon, Joshua Taylor, MD, FACS, with The Surgical Clinic, has become the first in Tennessee to remove thyroid glands using an approach that leaves no visible scar. Rather than performing the surgery through an incision in the neck, which leaves a visible scar, this new scar-free minimally invasive approach was performed using very small incisions inside the mouth, between the gums and lower lip.
The Tennessee Justice Center recently Mika Moser as chief operating officer. Moser will manage operations at TJC, a nonprofit public interest law firm and advocacy center serving families throughout the state.
On June 16, two Vanderbilt University Medical Center physician scientists were each awarded a $220,000 grant to fund separate clinical research efforts to study diabetes. Only six fellows were selected nationally for the highly competitive grant competition to win 2020 Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowships ... and two hailed from VUMC.
SC&H Capital, a leading investment banking and advisory firm has ntered into a joint venture with two healthcare consulting firms, Nashville-based Healthcare Management Partners (HMP) and Baltmore-based i3 Healthcare Consulting, to better serve the strategic and financial needs of the healthcare industry.
In late spring, Change Healthcare announced the appointment of Steven Martin as executive vice president of enterprise technology. Martin joined Change Healthcare from GE where he served as acting CEO for GE Digital. He previously spent over a decade at Microsoft where he was a key leader on their Azure cloud platform team.
PathGroup Selected as Early Access Partner for Launch of Illumina's Sequencing-Based COVID-19 Diagnostic Test
In June, Nashville-based PathGroup, one of the nation's largest private providers of pathology, clinical and molecular laboratory services, announced the company has been selected as an early access partner for the launch of Illumina's new sequencing-based COVID-19 test. COVIDSeq™ accommodates more than 3,000 test samples per run, allowing for a substantial increase in testing capacity.
Taking new actions that focus on the well-being and safety of customers and team members, American Airlines announced in late June that it has created a new Travel Health Advisory Panel that includes Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) infectious disease experts to advise on health and cleaning matters as travelers return over the summer.
TriStar Health and HCA Healthcare have established a health insurance coverage hotline to assist those whose insurance coverage has been impacted by a life-changing event, such as job loss or reduced income, as a result of the economic impact caused by COVID-19.
Ardent Health Services Selects American Red Cross Resuscitation Suite™ Program in Enterprise-wide Agreement with HealthStream
Innovative competency-based approach to resuscitation training at Ardent raises the bar on quality and empowers their workforce to improve patient outcomes
Cumberland Emerging Technologies, Inc. (CET) today announced that Advansta, a leading developer and supplier of protein characterization products, has established operations at the CET Life Sciences Center.
56-year-old Robert Marcom bikes 20 to 30 miles on a typical weekday morning. On weekends, 70-mile rides are pretty normal accomplishments for Robert.
Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee provides guidance for talking with children about race and anti-racism
Widespread protests in response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and countless other unjust killings of Black Americans throughout our country's history have brought the issues of racism and racial injustice to the forefront of family conversations.
Texas allergist becomes third consecutive woman to hold office
The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced the election of Gerald E. Harmon, M.D., a family medicine physician from Pawleys Island, S.C., as the new president-elect of the nation's premier physician organization.
AMA, National Coalition Announce Campaign with ESSENCE to Advocate for Heart Health with Black Women
Together, AMA, AMA Foundation, Association of Black Cardiologists, American Heart Association, Minority Health Institute, and National Medical Association launch "Release the Pressure" campaign aimed at supporting Black women and their squads to monitor and manage their blood pressure