Lane Newsom has joined strategic business and technology consulting firm InfoWorks as a healthcare and change management principal. A seasoned professional with 15 years of change management and business strategy experience, Newsom will help promote the healthcare services practice of the company and engage with clients to drive stakeholder experience and activation through major business transformations.
Previously, Newsom served as a senior leader at a global consulting firm and also spent many years working for Microsoft in marketing and business development. She has led organizations of all sizes through business critical transformations. Newsom earned her undergraduate degree and a master's in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Florida, as well as her MBA in Strategy from Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management.
Last month, Nashville-based HCA Healthcare announced it has developed an algorithm-driven, real-time system to more quickly identify patients with sepsis and help save lives.
Behavioral health organization Centerstone recently announced Richard C. Shelton, MD, has been named the chief science officer for the organization and Jennifer Lockman, PhD, has been tapped to lead Centerstone's Research Institute as CEO.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has introduced a new X-ray imaging device at the pediatric orthopedic clinic to help patients like Chloie Jacobs, 9.
Clover Health, which combines technology with its Medicare Advantage insurance programming to focus on health and preventive measures for covered lives, recently announced the opening of a new Nashville-area office and the intent to tap into the city's deep pool of healthcare talent. The new space at 725 Cool Springs Blvd. will house healthcare operations experts as the company realigns internal teams to launch the next phase of growth. Those interested in the new positions can learn more and apply through the Clover Careers page of the website (cloverhealth.com). Company officials said they expect Middle Tennessee to be the focal point for hiring in 2019.
Mitch Edgeworth has been appointed chief administrative officer for HCA Healthcare TriStar Division's southern region.
AdvancedHEALTH, Middle Tennessee's largest, independent, multi-specialty practice, recently announced the addition of Laura L. Lawson, MD, to its growing group of providers.
Billy May has joined Montecito Medical Real Estate, the nation's top privately held acquirer of medical office properties, as vice president of asset management.
Anita Johnston, PhD, CEDS has joined community-based behavioral health provider Integrative Life Center (ILS) as executive director for Eating Disorders Programming.
TriStar Southern Hills has added the da Vinci Surgical System to the hospital's surgical service program.
A new technique to rehabilitate lungs that are too damaged to be considered for transplant could benefit an increasing population of patients with end-stage lung disease.
Last month, 7 Springs Orthopedics announced the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round.
HealthStream has relocated to its new offices in the Capitol View development downtown.
SLK celebrated the grand opening of their aesthetic dermatology clinic in the Nations in late April. Pronounced 'silk,' the clinic offers Botox, fillers, laser hair removal, microneedling, fat removal, skin peels and other medical-grade services by an all-licensed nurse and nurse practitioner staff in a luxury environment.
Nashville-based Wellpath recently announced Ann Hatcher as the company's new chief human resources officer.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) has awarded grant funding to the Caregiver Relief Program of Bedford County in Shelbyville to help fund their free nursing support program, which provides free monthly nurse visits to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease.
After four months as Interim CEO, Michelle Sweeney was promoted in May to the role of CEO of The ALS Association Tennessee Chapter.
Urgent Team has begun offering online scheduling at its Urgent Team centers across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has announced Kristy Ahlgrim as its new Director of Nursing, made effective May 10.
Agreement gives Winhealth Pharma Group exclusive rights for Acetadote® and Caldolor® in China