Nashville boasts an unparalleled number of health care companies headquarters based in this region. On an annual basis, these companies have a combined employment of more than 500,000 and $84 billion in global revenue.

Company Name Ticker Global Employees* Global Sales / Revenue
Acadia Healthcare ACHC (NASDAQ) 26,400 $2,810,000,000
AAC Holdings Inc. AAC (NYSE) N/A $279,770,000
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. BKD (NYSE) 82,000 $4,980,000,000
Community Healthcare Trust, Inc. CHCT (NYSE) 9 $25,200,000
Community Health Systems Inc. CYH (NYSE) 137,000 $18,440,000,000
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals CPIX (NASDAQ) 78 $33,030,000
Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc. DVCR (NASDAQ) 6,300 $426,060,000
Envision Healthcare Corp. EVHC (NYSE) 12,400 $3,700,000,000
HCA Inc. HCA (NYSE) 233,000 $41,490,000,000
Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. HR (NYSE) 236 $411,630,000
HealthStream Inc. HSTM (NASDAQ) 972 $225,970,000
LifePoint Health Inc. LPNT (NASDAQ) 40,000 $6,360,000,000
National Health Investors Inc. NHI (NYSE) N/A $248,500,000
National Healthcare Corp. NHC (NYSE) 13,225 $926,640,000
MedEquities Realty Trust Inc. MRT (NYSE) N/A $44,300,000
Quorum Health Corp. QHC (NYSE) N/A $2,140,000,000
Surgery Partners Inc. SGRY (NASDAQ) 5,100 $1,150,000,000
Tivity Health Inc. TVTY (NASDAQ) N/A $501,000,000
Total 556,720 $84,192,100,000

Updated June 2017. Information in this analysis is from the Nashville Business Journal‘s Top Public Health Care Companies list, which was published June 16, 2017.

*Employee data pulled from each company’s profile on