Aug 5
Innovative Health Care Companies Tops with Early-Stage Investors

NASHVILLE – Entrepreneurs face challenging times when it comes to capital investment in start-up and early-stage health care companies, but those with proven business models for saving money in the health care system are getting the most attention from venture capitalists and angel investors, according to experts in the field who spoke at a Nashville…

Jul 30
Council Announces 2009-2010 Board of Directors

NASHVILLE¬†– The Nashville Health Care Council announced the appointment of its 2009-2010 Board of Directors and newly-appointed Chairman Joey A. Jacobs, chairman, president and CEO of Psychiatric Solutions. Jacobs succeeds Thomas G. Cigarran, chairman, Healthways, Inc., who served as 2008-2009 and 2003-2004 Council chairman, and who remains on the board as a director. Serving as…

May 14
Health Care Services Well-Positioned for Opportunity, Growth

NASHVILLE – Despite uncertainty about financial markets and health care discussions in Washington, experts agree that the health care services industry is well-positioned for growth and will play a major role in the reform of health care delivery in the United States going forward. “I think turmoil of any kind always creates opportunity and in…

Apr 15
Lenders Bank on Health Care Sector Growth

NASHVILLE – Nashville’s top industry should be “cautiously optimistic” that bank capital is available in today’s economic environment, according to a panel of health care lenders gathered today at a Nashville Health Care Council breakfast to address The State of Health Care Industry Lending. Panelists told more than 200 of Nashville’s health care industry leaders…

Jan 29
Opportunities, Challenges Ahead for Health Care in 2009

NASHVILLE – Some of the nation’s foremost health care analysts told Nashville’s health care community that, despite the backdrop of an uncertain economy, our city’s top industry may see opportunities in 2009. A Nashville Health Care Council panel discussion, Wall Street’s View on Prospects for the Health Care Industry, brought more than 450 executives together…

Jan 26
Experts Say Nashville Poised for HIT Leadership

NASHVILLE – Few cities in the United States are as well positioned as Nashville to emerge as a hotbed of innovation in the field of Health Information Technology (HIT), according to the nation’s first National Coordinator of HIT David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D. Brailer, who was appointed national HIT coordinator by President George W. Bush and…

Dec 16
LHC Names Kevin Campbell Volunteer of the Year

NASHVILLE – The Nashville Health Care Council’s Leadership Health Care (LHC) program has named Kevin Campbell the recipient of its 2008 Leadership Health Care Volunteer of the Year Award. “Leadership Health Care owes its success to the tremendous work of our member volunteers,” LHC Chairwoman and Symbion CFO Teresa Sparks said in announcing the award….

Oct 20
Nashville Health Care Council Unveils 2008 Family Tree

NASHVILLE – Despite the national economic slowdown, Nashville’s health care industry still saw numerous start-up companies enter the market and five headquarter relocations over the past year, according to the Nashville Health Care Council on the release of its 2008 Family Tree. The Family Tree is a large-scale visual depiction of Nashville’s deeply-rooted health care…