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AAC promotes medical director to CEO of company’s lab division

NashvillePost Brentwood-based AAC Holdings has promoted Mark Calarco from national medical director role to CEO of its laboratory division. The position was formerly held by five-year company veteran Jeff Johnson. Calarco has been with the parent of American Addiction Centers for about six years, serving as the lab’s national medical director of clinical diagnostics and

By | 2019-04-22T20:22:04+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on AAC promotes medical director to CEO of company’s lab division

Former NFL player will lead physical and occupational rehab services at Bone and Joint Institute

The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee has named a new director to lead physical and occupational rehabilitation services located in its new, state-of-the-art orthopaedic facility slated for opening on Monday, April 29. According to Dr. John Klekamp, orthopaedic surgeon and president of Bone and Joint Institute, Dave Kempfert, MSPT brings more than 16 years

By | 2019-04-22T18:21:31+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Former NFL player will lead physical and occupational rehab services at Bone and Joint Institute

Patients at Community Health Systems facilities can now get health records through their iPhones

By MATT BLOIS Patients at Community Health Systems facilities will now be able to access their health records through an application on the iPhone. The iPhone’s default health app allows users to import health data, such as lab results, vaccination histories or allergies, from some medical facilities. Patients select the medical facility where they were

By | 2019-04-19T22:03:54+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Patients at Community Health Systems facilities can now get health records through their iPhones

MTSU report finds that health care companies are important part of tech scene in Middle Tennesse

By MATT BLOIS A new report from Middle Tennessee State University shows that health care companies, including some from Williamson County, are an important part of the tech industry in Middle Tennessee. The authors of the report identified more than 38,000 openings for tech jobs in Middle Tennessee in 2018, and about a third came

By | 2019-04-18T21:59:37+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on MTSU report finds that health care companies are important part of tech scene in Middle Tennesse

Brentwood addiction treatment company will open its first clinic in Middle Tennessee

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based addiction treatment company Spero Health will open its first clinic in Middle Tennessee next month. Spero already operates 23 addiction treatment centers across several states, but this will be the first clinic in Tennessee. The clinic will start seeing patients on May 1, and the company is currently accepting appointments.

By | 2019-04-17T18:13:48+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |Comments Off on Brentwood addiction treatment company will open its first clinic in Middle Tennessee

CEO of AAC says company ‘on right trajectory’ after poor Q4

Cartwright says team 'going a little bit away from the Internet' with marketing; shares drop 20% By KARA HARTNETT NashvillePost.com The leaders of addiction treatment provider AAC Holdings say they are making a comeback after a poor fourth quarter brought on by substantial decline to their website traffic after a Google search engine algorithm change. For

By | 2019-04-16T22:12:31+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on CEO of AAC says company ‘on right trajectory’ after poor Q4

Quorum sells off a hospital in Texas

By MATT BLOIS The Franklin-based hospital management chain Quorum Health announced that it has sold a hospital in Texas. Quorum sold the 146-bed Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Springs, Texas for about $22 million. The company plans to use the proceeds to pay down debt. The company had already announced a definitive agreement to

By | 2019-04-15T22:57:00+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Quorum sells off a hospital in Texas

Tennessee Attorney General’s office accuses a Franklin health care clinic of fraud

By MATT BLOIS The Tennessee Attorney General’s office and a former employee are accusing a Franklin health care nonprofit of fraud. In March, the Attorney General’s office filed a complaint in U.S. District Court that accuses ProHealth Rural Health Solutions of submitting false invoices to the state that inflated the number of Medicaid patients the

By | 2019-04-11T18:09:51+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |Comments Off on Tennessee Attorney General’s office accuses a Franklin health care clinic of fraud

Digital Reasoning hires new vice president for healthcare business

By MATT BLOIS The Franklin based artificial intelligence company Digital Reasoning hired a new vice president to oversee business with health care companies. Chris Cashwell will lead a team that hopes to sell artificial intelligence technology to health care companies. In a press release, Digital Reasoning’s Chief People Officer called the health care industry the

By | 2019-04-10T20:38:18+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Digital Reasoning hires new vice president for healthcare business

American Addiction Centers hopes to file annual report soon after falling out of compliance with stock exchange rules

By MATT BLOIS Brentwood based addiction treatment company American Addiction Centers is out of compliance with New York Stock exchange rules because it hasn’t filed an annual report on time. A press release states the company is working to finalize its annual report and expects to do so shortly, “although no assurances as to timing

By | 2019-04-10T18:59:27+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |Comments Off on American Addiction Centers hopes to file annual report soon after falling out of compliance with stock exchange rules