Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!


 
Senator Lamar Alexander

Awards, Honors, Achievements

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) has been re-elected to serve as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) for the 116th Congress. Alexander said top priorities for the committee include reducing the cost of healthcare, extending funding to approximately 12,000 community health centers, and reauthorizing both the Older Americans Act, which supports the organization and delivery of social and nutrition services to older adults and their caregivers, and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, which funds major grant programs that provide a social services response to issues of child abuse and neglect.

TriStar Ashland City Medical Center was recently recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in quality and patient perspective, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital recently held the 2018 Annual Physician award ceremony, which recognized the outstanding accomplishments of clinical leadership. James Carter, MD, was honored with the Physician of the Year Award; the late Chester Falterman, MD, was honored as the recipient Clinical Excellence Award, acknowledging innovation and care excellence; and William (Alex) Hollis, MD, was honored with the Olin Williams Distinguished Service Award, a lifetime achievement award for displaying wisdom and compassion throughout his career.

The Tennessee HIMSS Chapter recently received the FY2018 HIMSS Chapter of the Year award as the top large-sized chapter in North America. Additionally, previous Tennessee Chapter President Tommy Lewis received the honor of 'Chapter Leader of the Year' award.

Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council, recently announced its 2018 award winners. Monica Greene, manager of technical delivery and optimization at naviHealth, was named the Health Care Emerging Leader of the Year. Matt Kroplin, partner at Burr & Forman, received the Ambassador of the Year award. Baker Donelson was named the Supporting Organization of the Year for its ongoing commitment to LHC.

Centerstone Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Relief Becky Stoll has been awarded the 2018 Dorothea Dix Community Service Award presented by the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO) for her work in bringing mental health issues to the forefront of public awareness. Stoll has over three decades of contributions to behavioral health that includes her teaching suicide prevention methods around the world.

PYA Co-founder and CEO Ed Pershing was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the University of Tennessee's Haslam College of Business (HCB) at the 10th Annual Gala and Alumni Awards.

Share:

 

Email Print

 

More Grand Rounds:

 

Schedule a Blood Donation and Get Safety Information with Amazon Alexa

Red Cross launches three new voice skills, enabling users to access common first aid tips, get notifications for major storms, and schedule blood appointments

Read More

Benefitfocus awards Consociate Health industry-wide recognition for transforming the benefits experience for their customers through data accuracy

Illinois-based Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Consociate Health has been recognized on a national stage for excellence in data accuracy, using key analytics to transform the care management experience.

Read More

Emergency Visits Reach All-Time High

Only 4.3 Percent of Emergency Visits Are Considered Nonurgent, New CDC Data Shows

Read More

BlueCare Tennessee Selects Dungan as CFO

BlueCare Tennessee Selects Dungan as CFO

BlueCare TennesseeSM, the Medicaid subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, recently named Casey Dungan, MPA, vice president and chief financial officer.

Read More

PYA Adds Three new Principals

PYA has announced three new Principals are joining the Firm in first quarter: Brian Fuller, Kathy Greenlee, and Merle Glasgow.

Read More

Blakely Joins Bradley as Healthcare Associate

Blakely Joins Bradley as Healthcare Associate

In late February, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP announced Derick Blakely has joined the firm's Nashville office as an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group.

Read More

Gresham Smith Expands Healthcare Practice, Welcomes Langlois

Gresham Smith Expands Healthcare Practice, Welcomes Langlois

Nashville-based Gresham Smith has added to the company's healthcare expertise with the addition of Jim Langlois, AIA, LEED AP, as executive vice president for the firm's Healthcare market and Lesa Lorusso as healthcare directorof research and innovation.

Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Health Announces New Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit

Ascension Saint Thomas Health Announces New Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit

In late February, Ascension Saint Thomas Health announced the opening of their new multidisciplinary Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit located at Saint Thomas West Hospital.

Read More

Price Joins TriStar Women's & Children's as COO

Price Joins TriStar Women's & Children's as COO

TriStar Centennial Medical Center recently welcomed Amber Price, DNP, CNM as chief operating officer for TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital and The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial.

Read More

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Awards, Honors, Achievements

Read More

Business Briefs

Nashville-based Cumberland Emerging Technologies (CET) - a joint initiative between Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Vanderbilt University, LaunchTN, and China's Gloria Pharmaceuticals - recently announced a collaborative agreement with the technology transfer organization for the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation for Research Development to develop new biomedical products.

Read More

Wishes Granted

Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million US) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt's James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers.

Read More

TriStar Health Opens OB/GYN Practice with Multiple Offices

Last month, TriStar Health announced the opening of Centennial Women's Group, an OB/GYN physician practice that is fully dedicated to offering women convenient access to high-quality gynecology and reproductive health services, as well as pre-natal care and delivery.

Read More

Mark Your Calendars

Read More

State Considers Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco, Vaping Products

In late February, Tennessee Sen. Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Rep. Bob Ramsey (R-Maryville) held a press conference in conjunction with NashvilleHealth to announce sponsorship of legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and vaping products to 21 from the current age of 18.

Read More

Tennessee Issues Maternal Mortality Report

Last month, the Tennessee Department of Health issued the first maternal mortality review report, Tennessee Maternal Mortality Review of 2017 Maternal Deaths.

Read More

Researchers Push Forward Frontiers of Vaccine Science

Researchers Push Forward Frontiers of Vaccine Science

Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the San Diego Supercomputer Center have achieved a first-of-its-kind glimpse into how the body's immune system gears up to fight off infection.

Read More

Smith Harris & Carr Now Harris Frazier Government Relations

Smith Harris & Carr Now Harris Frazier Government Relations

Nashville's oldest lobbying firm, Smith Harris & Carr, is now Harris Frazier Government Relations. The firm, originally known as Smith & Johnson, was founded in 1980.

Read More

NAM Installs New Officers

NAM Installs New Officers

On V. Seenu Reddy, MD, has been named president of the Nashville Academy of Medicine for 2019. Reddy is a cardiovascular surgeon with TriStar Centennial Medical Center.

Read More

TriStar Centennial Welcomes Pantin

TriStar Centennial Welcomes Pantin

Last month, TriStar Centennial Medical Center announced the addition of Jeremy Mark Alexander Pantin, MD, FACP to Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at TriStar Centennial.

Read More

 
 


Tags:
None
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: