25th Anniversary


This year marks the Nashville Health Care Council’s 25th. To commemorate this milestone, join the Council as we recognize 25 Years of Inspiring Innovation.

Over this year, the health care industry will have the opportunity to appreciate the continued development of the Nashville Health Care Council and its members. We will honor the Council and the industry’s roots of entrepreneurship and collaboration, elevate awareness of its impact on innovation and inspire action to drive Nashville’s health care industry forward – locally, nationally and globally. Specifically, this year will be marked by celebrating the innovation of this unique ecosystem, measuring its impact on our community and revisiting its entrepreneurial roots.

The entrepreneurial spirit, collaboration and business acumen the Council was built on over the past 25 years will chart the health care industry’s path forward and effect change for a vibrant future ahead.

At a time when a unifying convener of ideas is more important than ever, we invite you to join us as we rise to the occasion to improve health care better for the future, recognize the present and revisit the strong roots of the Council.

Bookmark this page! It will be updated throughout the Council’s 25th anniversary with even more interesting and relevant content. 

How did Nashville go from Music City to the nation’s health care capital ? Find out on our interactive timeline.

Read more about our 25th anniversary milestone and the Council’s impact in the latest issue of Modern Healthcare

Read more about the history of the Nashville Health Care Council in this article from Nashville Medical News.




    As the nation’s health care capital, our reach is expanding across the globe with Nashville-based health care firms operating facilities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea and more. As a result, Nashville is the destination for professionals from around the world to scale businesses and develop new evidence-based solutions that address the most pressing health care challenges.



    The Nashville Health Care Council is built on a foundation of entrepreneurship, collaboration and convening leaders to improve health care. Founded by the Nashville health care community in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, the Council has served as the common ground for our city’s vibrant health care community over the last 25 years.



    Beginning with deep roots in innovation, our health care community has grown beyond Nashville to thrive in each state and in countries around the world. Nashville’s breadth of health care sectors has grown more diverse over the past 25 years, now including inpatient care, ambulatory and outpatient surgery, long-term care, behavioral health, population health, academic research and health information technology.

  • COVID-19


    The Nashville Health Care Council COVID-19 Readiness Team is a forum for industry leaders and a hub for others to receive information, which will help with the important decisions that will need to be made throughout the health care industry both in Nashville and nationally.

    View here for more information about the Counil COVID-19 Update meetings.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    We recognize the U.S. health care system finds itself playing a central role in an unprecedented time for our nation, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing fight for racial equity. The Nashville health care community has an influential voice to bring to these conversations, and we intend to support and amplify the important messages and actions of our member organizations throughout 2020 and beyond.

    Read the Council Board's Commitment to Action on Racial Inequities in Health Care.

  • Supporting Entreprenurship

    Supporting Entreprenurship

    The Nashville Health Care Council is built on a foundation of entrepreneurship, collaboration and convening leaders to improve health care. The Council has served as the common ground for our city’s vibrant health care community over the last 25 years. To continue inspiring innovation throughout the health care industry the Council is hosted the "Inspiring Innovation Pitch Contest." You can read more about this fascinating contest in the event recap and watch the video of the event to see these amazing up and coming companies.

    Read here.

  • Connect


    Through more than 80 events and education and networking opportunities, the Council’s unmatched programming serves as a catalyst for innovation, providing members access to some of the most influential thought leaders. At a time when our nation needs it most, the Council is the place where health care professionals come for practical solutions and proven innovation to drive the industry forward.

    Visit our events calendar to view upcoming Council programming.

  • Nashville to the Nation

    Nashville to the Nation

    Read the Modern Healthcare supplement, which commemorates the Council's 25th anniversary.Within the supplement, you’ll find inspiration through the national leaders, innovators and visionaries within the Council network who are forging a path ahead in this unique time.

    Nashville to the Nation: Scaling the Health Care Industry