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Apr 28
Nashville Health Care Council Names
Apryl Childs-Potter New President

The Nashville Health Care Council Board of Directors announced today that Apryl Childs-Potter has been named the new President of the organization, effective May 16, 2022. Childs-Potter joins the Council from the Greater Memphis Chamber, where she served as Chief Marketing Officer, leading the economic development team’s business intelligence and marketing functions. She also served…

Mar 21
Reducing Health Disparities is Not Just a Numbers Game 

  Reducing Health Disparities is Not Just a Numbers Game  STAT News recently noted this year marks the 20th anniversary of “Unequal Treatment,” the first major U.S. report to conclude that health disparities stem, in part, from racial bias. Written by National Academies’ Institute of Medicine, “Unequal Treatment” explained that racial and ethnic minorities experience…

Dec 14
The Council Announces Council Fellows 2022 Class

The Nashville Health Care Council announced today the 2022 class of the Nashville Health Care Council Fellows. Program staff will welcome the class of 33 senior executives from health care companies of all sizes and sectors, who will convene to discuss and address the challenges facing the nation’s health care industry. The 2022 class is the…

Nov 5
Health Care Brass Tacks featuring Andrea Willis, SVP and CMO, BlueCross BlueShield TN

  On October 26, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a discussion with Andrea Willis, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST). This virtual event was the latest installment of the Council’s “Health Care Brass Tacks” series, which invites Council board members and C-suite health care leaders to…

Oct 20
Council Board of Directors Issues Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Call to Action

The Nashville Health Care Council’s Board of Directors includes leaders from some of the nation’s largest health care companies serving a global population. Harnessing the expertise and influence of those leaders, the Council board is working to educate, inspire and advocate for industry-wide change on some of health care’s most pressing issues and challenges. “Our…

Oct 1
Nashville Health Care Industry Grows Significantly, Now $66.9 Billion Industry

Nashville’s health care ecosystem now represents a $66.893 billion industry annually, according to the results of a new economic impact study released today by the Nashville Health Care Council, in collaboration with local economist Murat Arik, PhD, Associate Director of the Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) at the Jennings A. Jones College of Business…