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Former Gaylord exec Kloeppel resigns from AAC board seat

By Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com The board of AAC Holdings has shrunk to seven members following the resignation last week of former Gaylord Entertainment executive David Kloeppel. Kloeppel, 49, had been a director of the Brentwood-based addiction services provider since 2013. In resigning, he told his peers he is looking to spend more time on his

By | 2019-06-07T14:56:31+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Categories: Brentwood, Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Former Gaylord exec Kloeppel resigns from AAC board seat

Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

ABOVE: From left are Amanda Judice (Spring Hill); Sue Christian, program director and instructor of anesthesia technology; Darbee Hollis (Cypress Inn); Jessica Krizman (Franklin); and Dr. Kae Fleming, Columbia State dean of the Health Sciences Division. // SUBMITTED   COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia State Community College recently honored the three inaugural anesthesia technology graduates

By | 2019-05-30T17:33:36+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

Longtime Community Health Systems division president resigns

By MATT BLOIS A division president at Community Health Systems overseeing operations of hospitals in the Eastern U.S. has resigned. Paul Smith joined CHS in 2008. Before overseeing hospitals in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia as division president Smith was a vice president for that division. He worked at another

By | 2019-05-23T15:59:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |Comments Off on Longtime Community Health Systems division president resigns

Community Health System will sell two hospitals in Florida

Community Health Systems sold two hospitals in Florida, including Lake Wales Medical Center in Lake Wales, Florida. // Photo courtesy of Lake Wales Medical Center By MATT BLOIS Community Health Systems will sell two hospitals in Florida. The hospital chain based in Franklin had 195 hospitals at the end of 2015, and now that number

By | 2019-05-23T17:34:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Health System will sell two hospitals in Florida

Clover Health to hire 50 as it sets up shop in Cool Springs

ABOVE: Clover Health will set up in the Cool Springs III building at 725 Cool Springs Blvd., just east of Carothers Parkway. // LoopNet   By GEERT DE LOMBAERDE NashvillePost.com A Medicare Advantage insurance company that leans heavily on data analytics has detailed its hiring plans for a new Cool Springs office. San Francisco-based Clover

By | 2019-05-16T17:42:17+00:00 May 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Clover Health to hire 50 as it sets up shop in Cool Springs

AAC CEO rails against insurers as analysts are focus more on near-term finances

By GEERT  DE LOMBAERDE NashvillePost.com Shares of AAC Holdings fell about 8 percent on Tuesday — pushing the company’s market capitalization below $40 million — in the first trading session of the addiction treatment company’s leaders sketched out a 2030 vision. AAC Chairman and CEO Michael Cartwright and CFO Andrew McWilliams on Monday afternoon hosted

By | 2019-05-14T19:15:44+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on AAC CEO rails against insurers as analysts are focus more on near-term finances

Surgery Partners CEO says company will fare well under most healthcare political outcomes

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood based company Surgery Partners, which operates a network of surgical facilities, reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 last week. During the first quarter of 2019 Surgery Partners reported a net loss of about $29 million, compared to a loss of about $25 million last year. On

By | 2019-05-13T22:51:20+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: Brentwood, Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on Surgery Partners CEO says company will fare well under most healthcare political outcomes

Quorum has lower admissions and revenues, hopes to cut costs further this year

By MATT BLOIS The Franklin based hospital chain Quorum Health Corporation had lower admissions and revenue during the first quarter of 2019 compared to the previous year. Executives from the company said the lower first quarter numbers were due in large part to cost cutting initiatives that started last year. The company plans to continue

By | 2019-05-13T14:05:15+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Quorum has lower admissions and revenues, hopes to cut costs further this year

CHS CEO spends $3M+ on stock to increase his share in the company

By  Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com Community Health Systems Chairman and CEO Wayne Smith has in the past week put to work more than $3.3 million to grow his stake in the hospital company by some 40 percent. Smith has been active in the market since last Friday, the day after the company’s stock fell nearly

By | 2019-05-09T18:55:06+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Comments Off on CHS CEO spends $3M+ on stock to increase his share in the company

American Addiction Centers accuses trade organization of pressuring tech companies to exclude them from online advertising

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood based addiction treatment company American Addiction Centers has accused a trade organization of defaming the business and pressuring tech companies to exclude them from online advertising. In a complaint filed in federal court on Tuesday by AAC, the company criticized the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers for disparaging the

By | 2019-05-07T19:16:38+00:00 May 7th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |Comments Off on American Addiction Centers accuses trade organization of pressuring tech companies to exclude them from online advertising