Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


Articles related to Grand Rounds


Retrieving Independence Gets New Bus
Retrieving Independence Gets New Bus

Through the support from several major donors, Retrieving Independence, a non-profit service dog organization, cut the ribbon on a new bus last month.

more
Alive Hospice Announces 2017 Board

Middle Tennessee nonprofit has announced its 2017 Board of Directors including officers, committee chairs and six new members, as well as several community leaders serving on board committees.

more
ERC Recognized in 2017 Digital Health Awards

In June, Eating Recovery Center (ERC), a provider of comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, was selected as a winner in the 19th annual Digital Health AwardsSM competition.

more
Schmidt Promoted at DeAngelis Diamond
Schmidt Promoted at DeAngelis Diamond

Kaisa Schmidt, who started her 10-year career with DeAngelis Diamond in 2007 has been promoted to vice president of Marketing and Public Relations, overseeing all marketing and public relations initiatives throughout DeAngelis Diamond's four regional office locations, including the company's new office in Franklin, Tenn.

more
ReviveHealth Adds 18

In mid-June, ReviveHealth, a Weber Shandwick company and full-service healthcare agency, announced the addition of 18 new professionals to its Nashville headquarters that broaden its ability to bring integrated solutions to clients.

more
TriStar Centennial Opens Advance Wound Care Center

TriStar Centennial Medical Center recently opened the Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center, located on the hospital campus on Patterson Street.

more
IQuity Expands Nationally, Hires Four
IQuity Expands Nationally, Hires Four

Nashville-based IQuity, a diagnostic firm analyzing RNA data, announced four new hires last month.

more
Business Briefs

Nashville Capital Network, a partnership of 130 professional investors, has raised $25 million for their fourth fund. NCN Partners Fund will invest in promising startups.

more
New GI Practice Opens
New GI Practice Opens

Veteran gastroenterologists Neil Price, MD, FACG, AGAF, Elizabeth Lindsey, MD, and Mark Miller, MD, have formed GastroIntestinal Health Partners with offices in Nashville and Lebanon.

more
Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!
Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Awards, Honors, Achievements

more
VUMC Studying Potential Approach to Reverse Precancerous Stomach Lesions
VUMC Studying Potential Approach to Reverse Precancerous Stomach Lesions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) cancer researcher James Goldenring, MD, PhD, has received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the DeGregorio Family Foundation in Pleasantville, New York, to begin clinical trials of a potential approach for reversing precancerous stomach lesions.

more
Amedisys Unveils New Branding
Amedisys Unveils New Branding

Amedisys, one of the nation's leading home healthcare, hospice and personal care companies, unveiled a new logo companywide during its Q1 earnings call last month.

more
UT College of Pharmacy Expands Regional Tuition Program
UT College of Pharmacy Expands Regional Tuition Program

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Pharmacy is expanding its regional tuition rate program to pharmacy students living out of state within a 200-mile radius of the college's instructional sites in Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, effective for fall 2017.

more
BioTN Expands Focus

Sam Lynch, DMSc, and Leslie Wisner-Lynch, DDS, DMSc, recently announced their BioTN Foundation, which was established in 2007, plans to extend its focus, augmenting the original mission of supporting STEM education to include entrepreneurial assistance, as well.

more
SJRI Opens in Murfreesboro
SJRI Opens in Murfreesboro

Southern Joint Replacement Institute (SJRI) recently expanded its primary and revision joint replacement services to Murfreesboro.

more
HCA, March of Dimes Collaborate

Nashville-based HCA and the March of Dimes recently announced a collaborative effort on research, community and educational opportunities to improve the health of mothers and babies.

more
TriStar Centennial Implements ESR Program
TriStar Centennial Implements ESR Program

TriStar Centennial Medical Center has developed an evidence-based, proprietary patient care protocol to expedite the recovery period of the post-surgery patient.

more
Saint Thomas Additions
Saint Thomas Additions

Angie Boyd-Chambers, a longtime communications specialist with Saint Thomas Health has been promoted to chief marketing and communications officer.

more
TJC Adds Two to Children's Health
TJC Adds Two to Children's Health

The Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) has hired Kinika Young as director of Children's Health.

more
Aaron Named CHS CFO

Last month, Community Health Systems, Inc. announced Thomas J. Aaron has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer.

more
Block Appointed to New Nursing Role for TriStar
Block Appointed to New Nursing Role for TriStar

HCA's TriStar Division recently appointed Velinda Block DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as chief nursing executive.

more
Ammar Joins Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial
Ammar Joins Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial

The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial has announced the addition of pediatric gastroenterologist M. Samer Ammar, MD, to TriStar Medical Group Children's Specialists.

more
TOA Adds Williams, Expands Cookeville Hours
TOA Adds Williams, Expands Cookeville Hours

Recently, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance (TOA) announced the addition of Richard I. Williams, MD to its large network of providers.

more
Mitchell Promoted to EVP, Finance for ChanceLight
Mitchell Promoted to EVP, Finance for ChanceLight

Last month, Nashville-based ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education, a leading provider of behavioral health and education solutions for children and young adults, announced Kevin Mitchell has been promoted to executive vice president for finance.

more
LifePoint Health Promotes Ross to SVP
LifePoint Health Promotes Ross to SVP

Brentwood-based LifePoint Health recently promoted Jason Ross to senior vice president, revenue and network management for the organization.

more
Marger Appointed CEO of TriStar Summit
Marger Appointed CEO of TriStar Summit

Brian Marger, FACHE, has been appointed chief executive officer of TriStar Summit Medical Center effective June 1 and will be responsible for operations at the 200-bed hospital and related care areas.

more
COA Middle Tennessee Launches New Online Directory

The Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee serves older adults, caregivers and communities by addressing unmet needs through information, advocacy and education throughout the year.

more
Cumberland Pharma Enters Agreement for Kristalose®

Nashville-based Cumberland Pharmaceuticals has entered a co-promotion agreement for Kristalose® within the United States with Poly Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held U.S. specialty pharmaceutical company.

more
University Community Health Services Now Connectus Health
University Community Health Services Now Connectus Health

For 25 years, University Community Health Services has provided high-quality, affordable healthcare to Middle Tennesseans through non-profit community clinics and women's care centers.

more
Steward Health Care Buying Iasis

Boston-based Steward Health Care, which recently bought eight hospitals from CHS, plans to purchase Franklin-based Iasis Healthcare.

more
Human Vaccine Project, Vanderbilt, Illumina Join Forces to Decode the Human Immunome
Human Vaccine Project, Vanderbilt, Illumina Join Forces to Decode the Human Immunome

The Human Vaccines Project and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced in April that they joined forces with Illumina, Inc., to decipher the human immunome, the genetic underpinnings of the immune system.

more
TMA Announces 2017 Leadership Election Results

In March, Tennessee Medical Association, the state's largest professional organization for physicians, announced results of its 2017 Leadership Elections. TMA members have chosen a new President-Elect and filled several positions on the TMA Board of Trustees and Judicial Council.

more
ANCC Announces New Accreditation Innovation Pilot

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is piloting an innovative method of awarding continuing education (CE) credit to nurses using an outcome-based model.

more
ACHEMT Meeting & Save the Date

Last month's American College of Healthcare Executives Middle Tennessee Chapter networking event held at LifePoint Health provided a chance to connect with other healthcare leaders and hear presentations on healthcare finance, strategy and policies, along with information on obtaining the fellows designation.

more
Affinity Announces New Hire, Promotion
Affinity Announces New Hire, Promotion

Brentwood-based managed IT services provider, Affinity Technology Partners, recently announced the addition of Keith Benion as client service dispatcher.

more
ACGME Approves Longer Shifts for Residents

First-year residents can work 24-hour shifts beginning July 1.

more
Business Briefs
Business Briefs

Execs with HCA Holdings, Memorial Health Board of Directors, and officials with the Chatham County Hospital Authority have agreed on a deal worth $710 million for HCA's South Atlantic Division to purchase the assets of the Savannah, Ga.-based health system.

more
Doucette Joins Premise Health in a New Role

Jami Doucette, MD, MBA, has joined Nashville-based Premise Health to lead the company's growth and innovation strategies during a time of growing demand for worksite and near-site health centers.

more
Alzheimer's Association Hosts Business Breakfast
Alzheimer's Association Hosts Business Breakfast

Last month, more than 30 Nashville businesses joined the Alzheimer's Association's Mid South Chapter for "A New Morning Breakfast" to learn more about the disease and its impact on businesses.

more
Kurbegov Joins Sarah Cannon
Kurbegov Joins Sarah Cannon

Dax Kurbegov, MD, is joining Sarah Cannon as vice president and physician-in-chief of Clinical Programs where he will oversee expansion and foster collaboration across Sarah Cannon's cancer network.

more
Gill Fills New Behavioral Health Role at Saint Thomas
Gill Fills New Behavioral Health Role at Saint Thomas

Last month, former CHS exec Brian Gill began a new role for Saint Thomas Health as vice president overseeing the behavioral health service line development.

more
TriStar Summit Announces Whitehorn's Retirement
TriStar Summit Announces Whitehorn's Retirement

Jeff Whitehorn, who has served as CEO of TriStar Summit Medical Center for the last 14 years and has a 29-year career in the healthcare industry, has announced he will retire effective May 31, 2017.

more
Peters Named New GC for LifePoint
Peters Named New GC for LifePoint

Jennifer Peters, who joined LifePoint Health in 2013, has been named general counsel for the national healthcare company based in Brentwood.

more
Awards, Honors, Achievements
Awards, Honors, Achievements

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, has become a member of the Board of Regents, the main policy-making body of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.

more
VUSM Moves to Eighth in NIH Research Funding

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) now ranks No. 8 in the nation among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The new ranking raises VUSM's standing two spots from last year.

more
FTI Consulting Adds Siedlecki to Health Solutions Practice

At the end of March, FTI Consulting announced the addition of John Siedlecki as senior managing director with the firm's Health Solutions practice based in Brentwood.

more
Basile Named CEO of Aegis Sciences Corp.
Basile Named CEO of Aegis Sciences Corp.

Last month, Frank Basile, MD, was announced as CEO of Aegis Sciences Corporation, filling the position left vacant when co-founder David Black, PhD, stepped away in late 2016.

more
New Vanderbilt Center to Focus on Addiction Research
New Vanderbilt Center to Focus on Addiction Research

Through the new Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research (VCAR), researchers from diverse scientific disciplines are joining forces to define the molecular events that drive addictive behavior and ultimately to develop new treatments that can help people sustain long-term recovery.

more
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: