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. The new hires support the firm's strengths in health systems, health services, and health technology communication. The announcement follows a strong year for the firm, including being designated a 2017 Healthcare Agency of the Year finalist by The Holmes Report.
Last month, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) welcomed FiftyForward in Nashville as its newest member organization.
On December 1, 2019, Sumner Regional Medical Center will celebrate its 60th anniversary of serving Sumner County and surrounding communities.
For many people, sensations such as a gentle caress or walking barefoot through the grass feel pleasant. For individuals with autism, the feeling of light pressure on the skin may be perceived as aversive or even cringe-worthy.
HCA Healthcare recently announced Jeff Cohen will assume the role of senior vice president, Government Relations effective Oct.1. He will be replacing Vic Campbell, who will retire Feb. 29, 2020.
Last month, transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and healthcare entrepreneur Bill Frist, MD, launched the inaugural season of his new podcast: "A Second Opinion: Rethinking American Health with Senator Bill Frist, MD."
Last month, TriStar Centennial Medical Center welcomed Tom Jackson as the hospital's new chief financial officer. With oversight of financial operations for the 741-bed hospital, Jackson comes to TriStar Centennial from HCA Healthcare's Parkridge Health System in Chattanooga where he served as market CFO for six years.
American Health Partners, a Franklin-based company that operates seven divisions offering post-acute care services for seniors, has announced the promotion of Robin Bradley to the position of chief operating officer.
Babies born after being exposed to both opioids and benzodiazepines before birth are more likely to have severe drug withdrawal, requiring medications like morphine for treatment, compared to infants exposed to opioids alone, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in Hospital Pediatrics.
In late July, TriStar Health announced the opening of its 15th CareNow® Urgent Care location on Tuesday, Aug. 6 to serve patients in the North Gulch area of downtown Nashville.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year, nearly $23 million federal grant to continue the coordination of AIDS education and training efforts.
In late July, TriStar Summit Medical Center announced the addition of Christopher Storey, MD, PhD, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in open and endovascular neurosurgery. He will provide comprehensive spinal and cranial care for patients in Davidson and Wilson Counties.
Last month, Ascension Saint Thomas and Nashville-based Contessa have announced a partnership to offer patients Home Recovery Care, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the comfort and convenience of patients' homes.
Last month, AdvancedHEALTH, Middle Tennessee's largest, independent, multi-specialty practice, announced the addition of Thomas Atwater, MD, to its growing group of providers.
TwelveStone Health Partners, a provider of comprehensive chronic care medication services, has named Terry Cost, PharmD, director of purchasing.
Leaders of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have announced completion of the acquisition of Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon, a two-campus facility licensed for 245 beds, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS).
Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral healthcare, recently announced Shawn Brooks has been named the executive director of special projects and initiatives for the organization.
Last month, TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center announced the expansion of the hospital's surgical services program with the addition of bariatric weight-loss surgery, including the latest in minimally invasive techniques that have been proven to reduce a patient's postsurgical pain, shorten recovery time and lower the risk of complications and infection.
Nashville-based Integrative Life Center (ILC), a leading community-based behavioral healthcare provider, has expanded its executive leadership team with the addition of Christi Cessna, MS, as its first chief development and marketing officer.
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects as many as 12 million Americans and 200 million people worldwide.