Last month, Lipscomb University officials announced the launch of Nashville's first Master of Health Administration program. The new MHA program is specifically designed to help mid-careerist build their skill set for healthcare leadership roles through an integrated, interactive, immersive curriculum.
Veteran healthcare exec Tommy Lewis has joined Tivity Health as senior vice president overseeing investor relations.
Last month, officials with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing announced the school has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students.
Linda Brady, MD, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatrics and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, was selected as recipient of the national 2018 Excellence in Diagnosis (V-RED) Award from the Vasculitis Foundation.
Margaret Dolan, CPA, MBA, has been tapped to succeed Charlie Brock as president and CEO of Launch Tennessee. Most recently, she was a principal at consulting firm neil Strategies llc.
Officials with community-based mental health and addiction services provider Centerstone recently announced that Ramona Rhodes has been named president of Centerstone's Foundation.
Interventional cardiologist Mark Robbins, MD, recently joined the Saint Thomas Heart team and Ascension Saint Thomas West Hospital. His clinical expertise includes coronary heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and structural heart.
Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She replaces Assistant Professor Jana Lauderdale, who returned to her faculty role.
Wellview co-founder James Story has moved from president to CEO of the Nashville-based employee wellness company. He succeeds Dan Drechsel, who will lead the board as executive chairman.
DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc., celebrated the official grand opening of their Rosa L. Parks Boulevard location in Metro Center.
The Women's Institute for Sexual Health (WISH), a division of Urology Associates, PC, recently welcomed two new providers.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently added a Thomas Nantais to the health system as the executive vice president with oversight of adult ambulatory operations.
Last month, Spero Health, Inc., a newly formed healthcare organization specializing in local, affordable, outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, announced that it has acquired investment growth capital to meet the demand in communities across the country for high-quality, comprehensive and integrated addiction treatment services.
Franklin-based Censis Technologies, a leader in surgical inventory management, recently announced completion of their acquisition of Applied Logic, a St. Louis-based surgical tracking software company.
Earlier this fall, officials with Brentwood-based Diversicare Healthcare Services announced the appointment of Kerry Massey as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He began his duties on Sept. 10, 2018.
The Hospital Authority at Nashville General Hospital recently announced its appointment of three new board members.
KEPRO, a Beneficiary and Family Centered Care QIO (BFCC-QIO) based in Pennsylvania but with multiple offices, has tapped two local healthcare veterans over the last few weeks for key leadership roles.
Brentwood-based national provider of post-acute care Compassus recently announced the addition of Damien Weston as senior vice president and chief growth officer.
Amanda Manceau, DO, FACOG, recently joined AdvancedHEALTH - Middle Tennessee's largest independent multi-specialty practice - at Advanced Women's Health of Nashville. Specializing in prenatal/perinatal care, gynecologic care of all ages, and minimally invasive surgical procedures, Manceau is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
PYA, a national management consulting and accounting firm with offices in Nashville, has released three white papers on healthcare industry topics over the last two months.
At the end of September, University Health Network (UHN) - a clinically integrated network and accountable care organization (ACO) based in Knoxville that includes The University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC), University Physicians' Association and others in East Tennessee - announced an affiliation with the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN).
Siloam Health, a faith-based, charitable health center for the uninsured with particular emphasis on caring for the immigrant and refugee community added four health, community and religious leaders to its board of directors.
The Middle Tennessee American Heart Association recently announced its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Vice President of Turner Construction, John Gromos, will serve as chairman and Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute's Walter Clair, MD, will serve as president.
New eBook "How Real-Time Situational Awareness Improves Patient Outcomes" details important link between awareness of patient's current condition and likely future pathways to making better clinical decisions, taking smarter actions.
As Nashville Medical News was going to press, Bill Carpenter, who has led LifePoint Health since 2006, announced his intention to retire following the merger with RCCH HealthCare, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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