NashvilleHealth, founded in 2015 by Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD, to harness the force of community-wide collaboration to improve Nashville's health outcomes, recently announced the addition of three new members to its Governing Board.
Middle Tennessee is home to three members of the recently announced American Heart Association's Greater Southeast Affiliate (GSA) Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
Through the support from several major donors, Retrieving Independence, a non-profit service dog organization, cut the ribbon on a new bus last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TriStar Centennial Medical Center recently opened the Advanced Wound Care and Vascular Center, located on the hospital campus on Patterson Street.
Nashville-based IQuity, a diagnostic firm analyzing RNA data, announced four new hires last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Southern Joint Replacement Institute (SJRI) recently expanded its primary and revision joint replacement services to Murfreesboro.
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.
TriStar Centennial Medical Center has developed an evidence-based, proprietary patient care protocol to expedite the recovery period of the post-surgery patient.
Angie Boyd-Chambers, a longtime communications specialist with Saint Thomas Health has been promoted to chief marketing and communications officer.
The Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) has hired Kinika Young as director of Children's Health.
Last month, Community Health Systems, Inc. announced Thomas J. Aaron has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer.
HCA's TriStar Division recently appointed Velinda Block DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as chief nursing executive.
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.
Recently, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance (TOA) announced the addition of Richard I. Williams, MD to its large network of providers.
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.
Brentwood-based LifePoint Health recently promoted Jason Ross to senior vice president, revenue and network management for the organization.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boston-based Steward Health Care, which recently bought eight hospitals from CHS, plans to purchase Franklin-based Iasis Healthcare.
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.
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.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is piloting an innovative method of awarding continuing education (CE) credit to nurses using an outcome-based model.
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.
Brentwood-based managed IT services provider, Affinity Technology Partners, recently announced the addition of Keith Benion as client service dispatcher.
First-year residents can work 24-hour shifts beginning July 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jennifer Peters, who joined LifePoint Health in 2013, has been named general counsel for the national healthcare company based in Brentwood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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