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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

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LIDS opening redesigned store in CoolSprings Galleria with special event Friday

A redesigned LIDS headwear store is opening on Friday at CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin. To celebrate the new shopping experience, there will be live music, giveaways and special deals. The first 25 shoppers will receive LIDS gift cards, while the first 100 customers will receive a surprise scratch-off prize. In addition, LIDS will be offering 50

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Police Chief is back "by popular demand" at Women in Business luncheon

By RACHAEL LONG / Photo courtesy of the Williamson, Inc. Facebook page Being a woman in a male-dominated field has its own set of challenges. Franklin Police Chief Deborah Faulkner next week will address those challenges as the keynote speaker for Williamson Inc.'s Women in Business luncheon at Brentwood United Methodist Church. Sponsored by Williamson

By | 2019-03-20T23:07:50+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Categories: BW-News|Comments Off on Police Chief is back "by popular demand" at Women in Business luncheon

Quorum CEO announces plans to sell up to nine more hospitals to trim debt

NashvillePost.com Brentwood-based Quorum Health plans to further reduce its portfolio by up to nine hospitals this year. Since the company’s spin-off from Franklin-based Community Health Systems in 2016, which the company originally pegged as an effort to focus on health care delivery in its rural hospitals, Quorum has sold 10 of its 38 hospitals — predominantly to

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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

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What does it take to be "wealthy?" Survey of millennials explores the question

By LendEDU How much money do you need to make to be considered "wealthy?" A recent survey of millenials (those born between 1981 and 1996) published Tuesday morning by the financial web site LendEDU, revealed that 31% said they believe that it takes an individual income between $101,000 and $250,000 to be wealthy, while another

By | 2019-03-19T22:06:32+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, STYLE - NEED TO KNOW|Comments Off on What does it take to be "wealthy?" Survey of millennials explores the question

Harpeth Hotel gives nod to history with naming of its 2 restaurants

A photo rendering shows how the four-sided bar at 1799 Kitchen and Cocktails will look when the Harpeth Hotel opens this summer. // Photo submitted By JOHN McBRYDE  As they look ahead to the scheduled opening this summer of the Harpeth Hotel in downtown Franklin, the owners and manager have looked behind in the naming

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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

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State figures show slight unemployment increase in January; Middle Tennessee remains strong

Unemployment rose slightly in Williamson County from December to January, but the county continued to have the state's lowest unemployment rate. In fact, the top five lowest unemployment counties in the state are all in Middle Tennessee: Williamson, 2.4%, Davidson, 2.6%, Rutherford, 2.7%, Cheatham, 2.8%, and Sumner, 2.8%. Each of those counties had an unemployment

By | 2019-03-15T17:38:50+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on State figures show slight unemployment increase in January; Middle Tennessee remains strong

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

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