Middle Tennessee companies were well represented on this year's Inc. 5000 list with several of the fastest-growing companies in America being healthcare companies or allied service providers for the industry. Companies included on the list that intersect with the region's robust healthcare industry were MDSave (#888), Advent Health Partners (#1713), Senior Solutions Home Care (#1827), ProviderTrust (#2073), REN Dermatology (#2441), EnableComp (#2631), Cumberland Consulting Group (#4070), Crosslin Technologies (#4324), Bernard Health (#4503), InfoWorks (#4666), Reliable Pharmaceutical Returns (#4703), and Jones Therapy Services (#4752).
Life Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution serving the healthcare industry, recently announced the recipient of the second annual Debbie Jones Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations to Matthew Smith, a graduating senior from Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School. He will be attending the University of Tennessee this fall, majoring in Aerospace Engineering.
Officials with Fisk University and HCA Healthcare recently announced the creation of HCA Healthcare Scholars at Fisk University. The program will create scholarships and internship opportunities for high-achieving Fisk students. In addition, HCA Healthcare will provide guest lecturers to inform and prepare students who may be considering a career in healthcare. To fund the scholars' program, HCA Healthcare has committed $1 million over the next four years.