The Nashville Health Care Council was honored by Nashville Public Television for its support of the series “NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis” at the Council’s annual spring reception on April 19. More than 200 executives from the Council’s Board of Directors and member companies were in attendance at the presentation to the Council of its very own Emmy that represents the awards that NPT won earlier this year for episodes within the series.
The Council has been proud to support the seven-part, award-winning series along with the Healthways Foundation, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, and Baptist Healing Trust. “Children’s Health Crisis” explores the challenges children in Tennessee face in order to lead healthy lives, and has included such topics as infant mortality, childhood obesity and prevention of disease. The next episode, which focuses on mental health, premiers on Wednesday, June 29 at 8.00 p.m. Central Time on NPT.
At right, Joey Jacobs, Council Board of Directors chairman and Acadia Healthcare chairman & CEO, and Beth Curley, Nashville Public Television president & CEO.