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Williamson Inc. endorses bills to support school funding, historic preservation and carpool lane enforcement

By MATT BLOIS At a meeting on March 14, the Williamson Inc. Board of Directors voted to support several bills moving through the state legislature. In a press release, the group says it believes these bills will have a positive impact on Williamson County’s business community. “We look forward to working with and supporting our

By | 2019-03-25T20:49:03+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Williamson Inc. endorses bills to support school funding, historic preservation and carpool lane enforcement

With more than 1,000 marriages each year, weddings are big business in Williamson County

Before opening, the owners of Graystone Quarry had to remove 900 tons of trash from the site. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Rick and Nancy McEachern spent months cleaning what used to be a dump in Thompson’s Station before they built their wedding venue, including a chapel and an event space. The property,

By | 2019-03-25T18:28:43+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on With more than 1,000 marriages each year, weddings are big business in Williamson County

A new website aims to bring physical and occupational therapists to patients

By MATT BLOIS Instead of asking patients to drive across town to a therapist’s office, a new company hopes to bring therapists to patients. The website Enablr launched this week. The company was created by Kyle Keene, who also created the therapy company Project Play, which has locations in Nashville, Nolensville and Franklin. Patients looking for

By | 2019-03-21T18:06:31+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on A new website aims to bring physical and occupational therapists to patients

Brentwood health care company changes name to reflect mission to help patients stick with medications

Jason Rose is the CEO of AhdereHealth, which recently changed its name from PharmMD. / Photo courtesy of AdhereHealth By MATT BLOIS A Brentwood health care company has a new name that reflects its goal to help people stick with needed prescription medications. AdhereHealth announced its name change last week. The company started out as

By | 2019-03-21T14:44:54+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Brentwood health care company changes name to reflect mission to help patients stick with medications

Two Franklin healthcare companies refute claims in whistleblowers lawsuit

By MATT BLOIS Two former employees of Franklin-based Community Health Systems have filed a lawsuit claiming that the company defrauded the government of hundreds of millions of dollars through the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, which is supposed to incentivize hospitals to improve health care records. In a lawsuit filed in January 2018 at a

By | 2019-03-20T12:16:58+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Two Franklin healthcare companies refute claims in whistleblowers lawsuit

Marie Kondo’s Netflix show and a strong economy are a boon for Williamson County thrift stores

Marie Kondo's show on Netflix about getting rid of clutter has led to an influx of donations at Our Thrift Store in Franklin, as well as others in Williamson County. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS In January, Netflix released a new show about getting rid of clutter featuring Japanese author and organization guru

By | 2019-03-15T21:59:32+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Marie Kondo’s Netflix show and a strong economy are a boon for Williamson County thrift stores

A Franklin health care company purchased Nutrisystem

Franklin-based Trivity Health purchased Nutrisystem for $1.3 billion. // Photo courtesy of Nutrisystem By MATT BLOIS A Franklin company that offers diet plans and fitness programs recently acquired the home-delivery diet company Nutrisystem. Trivity Health announced its plan to purchase Nutrisystem in December, and completed the deal last week. Trivity bought the company for $1.3

By | 2019-03-14T21:49:59+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on A Franklin health care company purchased Nutrisystem

Brentwood company operating surgical facilities hopes to move past federal investigation and keep growing

By MATT BLOIS A Brentwood company that operates surgical facilities across the U.S. is hoping to move past a federal investigation and continue growing. Surgery Partners Inc. reported a net loss of about $95 million dollars in 2018 on Wednesday, compared to net income of $82 million in 2017. Revenue for the company rose 32

By | 2019-03-14T19:03:30+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Brentwood company operating surgical facilities hopes to move past federal investigation and keep growing

Quorum Health reports a big loss and plans to slim hospital portfolio

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood based hospital chain Quorum Health reported a multimillion dollar loss for 2018, but continues work to reduce costs and slim its hospital portfolio. On Tuesday, the company reported a net loss of $200 million in 2018, compared to a $114 million loss in 2017. In the last several months of

By | 2019-03-13T21:19:00+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Quorum Health reports a big loss and plans to slim hospital portfolio

American Addiction Centers reports problems getting clients in the door, takes out a loan to cover costs

By MATT BLOIS American Addiction Centers, an addiction treatment company based in Brentwood, reported major problems getting new patients in the door after a change to Google’s search algorithm last summer sharply cut new admissions. With $5.4 million left in the bank, the company took out a $30 million loan last week, at an interest

By | 2019-03-13T18:54:32+00:00 March 13th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on American Addiction Centers reports problems getting clients in the door, takes out a loan to cover costs