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Quorum reports a $17M second quarter loss, will partner with MEDHOST on health records

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood hospital chain Quorum Health lost about $17 million in the second quarter of 2019. During the same quarter last year Quorum reported a loss of $26.6 million. Operating revenues for the current hospital portfolio fell from $458.5 million in the second quarter of 2018 to $442.4 million during the same

By | 2019-08-08T13:13:00-05:00 August 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

Former A-game sports complex is nearly fully leased less than 18 months after sale

A little more than a year after a change in ownership, the TOA Sports Performance Center is almost fully leased. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS With the addition of a ninja warrior gym and a virtual reality arcade, the Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance Sports Performance Center is nearly fully leased. The 170,000 square foot

By | 2019-08-08T09:52:20-05:00 August 7th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Former Preds star Mike Fisher’s apparel venture lands Tractor Supply deal

NASHVILLE POST By SAM ZERN  The hunting lifestyle brand former Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher co-founded has entered into an exclusive partnership with Tractor Supply that will push its merchandise to more than 1,200 stores nationwide. Locally-based Catchin’ Deers started as a joke, when co-founder Austin Casselman asked Mike Fisher and his younger brother Bud

By | 2019-08-07T12:22:58-05:00 August 7th, 2019|Categories: Brentwood, Business, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CoreCivic reports larger profits weeks after being sued for the death of an infant

By MATT BLOIS The private prison operator CoreCivic reported a big increase in profits during the second quarter of 2019 compared to the year before. CoreCivic, which moved into its Maryland Farms offices in Brentwood in July, is a for-profit company that owns and operates prisons for government agencies. The company earned about $490 million

By | 2019-08-06T17:44:13-05:00 August 6th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

CHS reports $167M net loss in second quarter

NASHVILLE POST By Kara Hartnett Community Health Systems shares rose about 15 percent Tuesday after the company announced second-quarter results that beat analysts' forecasts — while still posting a multimillion-dollar loss. The Franklin-based health care giant posted a $167 million net loss on revenues of $3.3 billion — a 7.3 percent decrease — in the

By | 2019-08-06T16:25:15-05:00 August 6th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Brookdale Senior Living hires former Change tech exec

NASHVILLE POST Brookdale Senior Living has recruited the CIO of Change Healthcare to be its top technology executive. Chris Bayham has joined Brentwood-based Brookdale after more than three and a half years at Change Healthcare, which during his time there merged with the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions to grow to more than $3 billion

By | 2019-08-06T14:40:53-05:00 August 6th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Brentwood-based Delek to invest $300M+ in pipeline project

NASHVILLE POST Delek US Holdings executives said Monday they will pump between $340 million and $380 million over the next two years into a Texas pipeline project that includes industry giants ExxonMobil and Plains All American Pipeline. Brentwood-based Delek is one of three new partners announced for the Wink To Webster Pipeline, which will link

By | 2019-08-05T15:14:07-05:00 August 5th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CKE hires a new human resources officer

By MATT BlOIS The Franklin-based restaurant chain CKE Restaurant Holdings has hired a new Chief Human Resources Officer. Andrew Robinson is the new Chief Human Resources Officer for CKE Restaurant Holdings. / Photo courtesy of CKE Holdings CKE is the parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. Andrew Robinson will be the company’s

By | 2019-08-05T12:30:40-05:00 August 5th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

CHS completes sale of Lebanon hospital to Vanderbilt, will report financial results this week

By MATT BLOIS The Franklin hospital chain Community Health Systems completed the sale of a Lebanon hospital to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The company announced the sale of the 245-bed Tennova Healthcare facility in March. It completed the transaction last week. The company didn’t announce the sale price. On Monday evening, CHS will report

By | 2019-08-05T11:17:01-05:00 August 5th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Williamson County will host the Southern Hemp Expo in September

PHOTO: The first Southern Hemp Expo was held in Nashville last year, now it's coming to Williamson County. / Photo courtesy of Southern Hemp Expo By MATT BLOIS Williamson County will host more than 100 hemp vendors and exhibitors at the Southern Hemp Expo in September. The expo focuses on industrial, nutritional and therapeutic uses

By | 2019-08-02T22:25:15-05:00 August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments