Aug 27
Nashville Community Health + Well-Being Survey

The Metro Public Health Department and NashvilleHealth are partnering to launch a foundational, community-wide survey of the health of Nashville residents – the Nashville Community Health + Wellbeing Survey. Working with a nationally-recognized research institute using validated methods and questions from the CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), they will survey more than 11,000 local…

Aug 1
Amplion Clinical Communications Names New Chief Technology Officer

(Amplion Clinical Communications Press Release) Amplion Clinical Communications, a Nashville-based healthcare technology company that’s transforming the nurse call market using real-time analytics from patient room activity, has named Lee Clark as chief technology officer.  He is responsible for Product Development, Quality Control, and Customer Support. “Lee brings 25 years of experience as an engineer and…

Jul 19
HCA Chief Medical Officer to serve on Congressional Advisory Commission

HCA Today Blog | June 4, 2018 https://hcatodayblog.com/2018/06/04/hca-chief-medical-officer-serve-congressional-advisory-commission/ We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD, MSHA, HCA Healthcare’s President of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). MedPAC is a nonpartisan agency that provides independent analysis and policy advice to the United States Congress…

Jul 9
LSU Health New Orleans and Cumberland Emerging Technologies Announce Collaboration Agreement

LSU Health New Orleans and Cumberland Emerging Technologies Inc. (CET) have entered into a collaboration agreement to develop new biomedical products. With the shared goal of translating research discoveries into commercial products, the parties have agreed to combine their strengths to identify opportunities, based on research at LSU Health New Orleans. Based on the agreement, LSU Health New Orleans will…

Feb 27
HCA CEO Milton Johnson and other biz leaders grill gubernatorial candidates on future of health care

Nashville Business Journal | Joel Stinnett Health care costs, obesity and chronic disease are on the rise in Tennessee, but what employers should do to combat those issues is up for debate. Five candidates for governor of Tennessee participated in the Gubernatorial Candidates’ Forum on Health and Wellness on Tuesday, hosted by the Governor’s Foundation…

Feb 27
Candidates for Tennessee governor support letting local governments handle smoking bans

The Tennessean | Joel Ebert The majority of Tennessee’s top-tier gubernatorial candidates said Tuesday they support a measure that would allow local governments to implement smoking bans. State law currently prohibits local governments from regulating tobacco products. A bill, sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville, and Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, currently under consideration would allow local…