Dec 13
Council Announces 2019 Fellows Class

Today, officials with the Nashville Health Care Council, including former U.S. Senate Majority Leader William H. Frist, M.D., and health care economist Larry Van Horn, announced the 2019 class of the Nashville Health Care Council Fellows. The class includes 28 senior executives from across the country representing a diverse array of sectors within health care…

Dec 11
Council Names Schlacter Vice President and Director

The Nashville Health Care Council announced today that Katie Schlacter has been promoted to vice president, program development and director, Fellows. In her new role, Schlacter will oversee thought leadership strategy on behalf of the organization to develop distinctive offerings for the Council’s 300 high-level corporate members. In addition, she will direct Council Fellows, an…

Nov 29
Council Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The Nashville Health Care Council is pleased to announce two new additions to its team. Kim Clanton will serve as the office administrator for the Council. In this role, she provides administrative support to the president and COO by maintaining calendars, serving as the initial point of contact for the Council’s board members and managing…

Nov 19
LHC Members Hear Physician Perspective from Dr. Karl VanDevender

Last week, Leadership Health Care (LHC) launched hosted a Lunch and Learn series featuring Karl VanDevender, M.D., a long-time physician at the Frist Clinic and unofficial HCA ambassador. Today, he works closely with actor Alan Alda and The Alan Alda Center of Communicating Science, focused on exploring more empathetic communication in the medical arts. Dr….

Oct 30
LHC Members Hear from naviHealth’s Clay Richards on Mentorships and Staying Curious

Recently, Leadership Health Care (LHC) members attended an executive briefing with Clay Richards, CEO of naviHealth a Nashville-based care transitions company that works with health systems, health plans and post-acute providers to reduce waste and improve patient outcomes. The discussion was moderated by Meaghen Greene, vice president of business development at naviHealth. During the discussion,…

Oct 29
Council Hosts National Leaders To Discuss Election 2018 and the Future of Health Care

Less than two weeks before the historic 2018 election, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a dynamic discussion with nationally known policy experts, offering insights on the state of health care policy. The panel included former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, founder and CEO, The Daschle Group; former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., partner,…

Oct 26
Frist: Health care won’t determine midterm elections

Joel Stinnett | Nashville Business Journal Many Democrats across the nation have made health care the central issue in their midterm election campaigns, but at least one prominent Nashville politician and doctor doesn’t think the issue is going to persuade independents to vote blue. “People don’t vote on issues in midterm elections. Midterm elections are…