Oct 26
Daschle, Frist talk midterms, health care

Stephen Elliott | Nashville Post Two former U.S. Senate majority leaders — one a Democrat, the other a Republican — differed in their predictions of how health care will affect the upcoming midterm elections during a panel discussion in Nashville Friday. Tom Daschle, the former Democratic senator from South Dakota, said Democrats have been able…

Sep 26
Nashville essential to future of health care evolution

Opinion by Hayley Hovious | Tennessean Nashville built today’s health care industry. Now, it’s our job to move it forward. Given the convergence of industries that regularly look to Nashville for leadership – from music and entertainment to academics and professional sports – our city is used to VIPs passing through. So, it makes sense…

Sep 21
HCA’s incoming CEO on what makes a good leader

Joel Stinnett | Nashville Business Journal On Dec. 31, Milton Johnson will step down as CEO of HCA Healthcare Inc. and President and Chief Operating Officer Sam Hazen will take over the top spot at the hospital giant, so the next three months are bound to include some awkward, and sometimes funny, moments of transition. Take, for example, speaking…

Sep 20
Health care sector yields $47B for Nashville economy

Jamie McGee | Tennessean The Nashville health care sector’s impact on the local economy contributes $46.7 billion annually, up 20 percent from three years ago. The findings are based on a report from the Nashville Health Care Council conducted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. More than 500 health care companies operate in Nashville, along with nearly 380 professional…