THA Honors Leaders at 2021 Annual Meeting

During the Tennessee Hospital Association's 2021 Annual Meeting in October, association leadership and the board of directors honored superlative hospital and health system executives across the state. Several of this year's honorees hail from Middle Tennessee, including:

  • Senior Executive of Distinction: Angela Beard, vice president and COO/CNO at TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center, Springfield;
  • Clinical Nurse of Distinction:Mark Allen, a registered nurse in the ICU at TriStar Horizon Medical Center, Dickson;
  • Patient Safety Leadership: Gail Fraine, system infection prevention director at Ascension Saint Thomas, Nashville; and
  • Diversity Champion: Joseph Webb, DSc, CEO at Nashville General Hospital.

The full list of honorees is available online at