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…

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…