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…

Feb 27
Health care access, opioids, state control, and costs come up at Gubernatorial forum

Nolensville Homepage | Landon Woodroof Five candidates for governor on Tuesday morning answered a variety of questions related to healthcare policy, services and outcomes in Tennessee. Much of the conversation dealt with ways to improve Tennessee’s place near the bottom of national rankings of health. The forum, at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, was sponsored by…

Jan 22
PYA Announces Three New Equity Principals

PYA has announced the promotion of Senior Manager Michael Ramey, Senior Manager Matt Stuart, and Chief Development Officer Jeff Pate to the level of Equity Principals, effective January 1, 2018. “At PYA, we recognize and reward outstanding efforts and leadership.  The promotions of Michael, Matt, and Jeff to Equity Principals reflect their exceptional work and…

May 1
Nashville Chamber and FTI Consulting Study Finds Employer-Led Solutions Are Crucial for a Healthy Workforce

A public-private partnership of stakeholders spearheaded by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Research Center and FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the findings of a study examining the impact of health behaviors and chronic conditions on the Nashville-area workforce and economy. The Nashville Region Health Competitiveness Initiative: 2017 Report, conducted by FTI Consulting’s…