Nashville Health Care Council

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Local Jobs in Healthcare

$ 68

Billion Economic Impact to Middle Tennessee

While the healthcare industry’s impact is significant to Middle Tennessee, the scale and influence of Nashville’s healthcare cluster is national in scope. Nashville’s healthcare industry generates more than $97 billion in revenue and nearly 500,000 jobs across the globe. With unparalleled access to the nation’s largest concentration of healthcare companies, an unmatched talent pipeline of universities and educational partners serving the healthcare industry and unrivaled levels of capital investment, Middle Tennessee is the country’s location of choice for healthcare industry operations. 

Explore the Nashville Health Care Council History and Family Tree

History of Council

The roots of Nashville’s healthcare community take hold in the 1960s, shortly after the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid, with the founding of three major hospital companies: Hospital Corp. of America (HCA), Hospital Affiliates International and General Care Corp.

Healthcare Industry Timeline

Family Tree

Over the past 50 years Nashville has grown to become the nation’s healthcare epicenter. The Nashville Healthcare Council’s family tree tells our story of growth by illustrating the entrepreneurial spirit of our unique community. Each company’s place on the family tree solidifies its place in Nashville’s evolving healthcare story.

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Council Board of Directors

Today, chief executives and senior leaders from 30 different companies make up the Nashville Health Care Council's prestigious Board of Directors. Representing providers, payors, technology and education, the Council's board is designed to guide the Council's focus as a diverse cross-section of healthcare leaders.

Meet The Board

Engage With the Council

The Council offers engagement opportunities where the industry’s most influential executives come together to exchange ideas, share solutions, build businesses, and grow as leaders. Corporate membership benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities with the healthcare industry’s living legends, visionaries, change-makers and current and future leaders.
  • Access to exclusive leadership development opportunities and educational convenings for leaders at every level.
  • Sponsorship opportunities at Council events, which are attended by hundreds of decision-makers throughout the year.
  • Invitations to all Council events, which are open to members only.

In the years ahead, the Council will continue to be the convener of top healthcare minds, bringing necessary information and opportunities to members. Invest in membership with the Council to collaborate in building a strong healthcare cluster in Nashville.