HCA Healthcare, with 185 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom, has been recognized for a 10th consecutive year as one of Ethisphere Institute's World's Most Ethical Companies.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has recognized TriStar Centennial Medical Center with a Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated providers that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures. Additionally, TriStar Centennial Heart and Vascular Center has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for its ventricular assist device destination therapy program.
South College has announced the launch of two new programs in dental assisting and hygiene at its Nashville Campus with the first classes scheduled to start in April. Both programs blend theoretical, laboratory, and clinical instruction to prepare graduates to become licensed dental practitioners. In other news, South College has once again has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for 2019-2020 and is among the Top 10 in the country. The list is created each year based on research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to a proprietary survey. South College is one of 770 schools across the country that earned the designation.
Sharon Reynolds, president and CEO of Nashville-based DevMar Products LLC, is the newest at-large member of the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO, a prestigious peer advisory group for million dollar plus women-led companies.