Jul 16
The Untold Stories of American Healthcare – blog post #4

Episode 4: Many Healthcare Models in Many Ways Kathleen Schaum and Dr. Kosali Simon explain how different healthcare payment models throughout history have impacted costs and patient outcomes.  Most payers and providers agree that our current system needs reform, but it’s difficult to know what that reform should look like. And in the past, even…

Jul 6
Leadership Health Care Initiative Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council, announces the appointment of its 2021–2022 board of directors, effective as of July 1, 2021. Andrea Cleeton, vice president, operations improvement, LifePoint Health, has been named board chair, and, Drake Jarman, regional vice president, CarePayment, will serve as board vice chair. “I look…

Jun 16
The Untold Stories of American Healthcare – blog post #3

Episode 3: Many Healthcare Models in Many Ways Nicole Cottrill and Michael Burcham examine the ways healthcare business models have evolved throughout history. Dolly Parton’s family famously paid the doctor who delivered her with a bag of cornmeal. And until recent years, transactions like this were not uncommon, as medicine was primarily practiced by independent…

May 18
The Untold Stories of American Healthcare – blog post #2

Episode 2: Unwrapped: The American People and Government Funded Care Dr. Melinda Buntin and Nancy-Ann DeParle take a look back at some of the biggest moments in America’s healthcare history and offer predictions about the future of our healthcare system. 60 percent of Americans today say that health insurance is the responsibility of the federal…

May 5
The Untold Stories of American Healthcare – blog post #1

Episode 1: The Pandemic Economy  Dr. Naomi Rogers, professor of the history of medicine in the section of the history of medicine and the program in the history of science and medicine at Yale University, and Nick Diamond, advisor and legal academic discuss some of the similarities between COVID-19 and the 1918 pandemic, along with…

Dec 18
Leadership Health Care Presents 2020 Awards to Nashville’s Promising Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow

Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council created to nurture the talent of Nashville’s emerging health care leaders, has announced its 2020 award winners in the categories of Health Care Emerging Leader of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Supporting Organization of the Year. The awards were announced at…

Oct 2
Meet the LHC Board

Leadership Health Care proudly presents a new virtual series “Meet the LHC Board.” This monthly series allows LHC members the opportunity to become more familiar, personally, with those who sit on the LHC Board. Gain direct insight from board members as they candidly speak about their careers, the new normal and much more. Videos from…

Sep 11
LHC Executive Briefing with Keith Payet, CEO UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of TN

Written by Alexis Simms, communications coordinator, Nashville Health Care Council Executive Briefing featuring Keith Payet On August 18, Leadership Health Care (LHC) held its first virtual Executive Briefing. The speaker was UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee President and CEO Keith Payet. During this hour-long conversation moderated by Hayley Hovious, President, Nashville Health Care Council, Payet…