Nashville boasts an unparalleled number of health care companies with headquarters based in this region. On an annual basis, these 16 companies alone have a combined employment of more than 500,000 and $92 billion in global revenue. To learn more about the overall economic impact of Nashville’s health care industry, click here.

Company Name Ticker Global Employees* Global Sales / Revenue
HCA Healthcare HCA (NYSE) 262,000 $46,677,000,192
Community Health Systems Inc. CYH (NYSE) 87000 $14,154,999,808
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. BKD (NYSE) 65,600 $4,531,425,792
Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. CHCT (NASDAQ) 42,100 $3,012,442,112
Surgery Partners Inc. SGRY (NASDAQ) 11,100 $1,771,456,000
National Healthcare Corp. NHC (NYSE) 14,891 $980,348,992
Tivity Health Inc. TVTY (NASDAQ) 500 $606,299,008
Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc. DVCR(NASDAQ) 8500 $563,462,016
Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. HR (NYSE) 277 $450,388,992
AAC Holdings Inc. AAC (NYSE) 1900 $295,763,008
National Health Investors Inc. NHI (NYSE) 16 $294,612,000
HealthStream Inc. HSTM(NASDAQ) 790 $231,616,000
Community Healthcare Trust Inc.National Healthcare Corp. CHCT(NYSE) 16 $48,630,000
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPIX(NASDAQ) 80 $40,741,764
IMAC Holdings Inc. IMAC(NASDAQ) 124 $6,701,071
Total 506,394 $75,544,475,811

Updated May 2021. Information in this analysis is from the Nashville Business Journal‘s Top Public Health Care Companies list, which was published June 20, 2020.

*Employee data pulled from each company’s profile on, when available.