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Corizon renews Florida jail contract and hires executive of state operations

By MATT BLOIS The prison health care company Corizon has renewed a medical services contract for a jail in Florida and hired an executive to run state operations. The Brentwood company has worked with the Okaloosa County jail in Florida for 16 years. The new contract runs through 2022, with an option to extend through

By | 2019-09-19T14:55:42-05:00 September 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Brentwood health care company IMAC is growing quickly, but will file quarterly results late

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood health care company IMAC is expanding quickly, but will file its second quarter financial results late. The company, which offers minimally invasive treatments as an alternative to major surgery, went public earlier this year. IMAC will file financial results late because it acquired another company during the quarter and is

By | 2019-08-16T14:37:42-05:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

American Addiction Centers execs poring over ‘numerous’ investment offers

NASHVILLE POST This story first ran in our sister paper the Nashville Post. Leaders of AAC Holdings say they are going over the details of “numerous” proposals from investment firms brought to the table by investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald. Brentwood-based American Addiction Centers engaged Cantor about two months ago to examine refinancing or recapitalization options,

By | 2019-08-13T15:19:33-05:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Experian buys local health IT company

By KARA HARTNETT This story first ran in the Nashville Post. Global information services giant Experian has acquired MyHealthDirect in a move looking to capitalize on the growing market for care coordination and other health care consumerism trends. MyHealthDirect markets a digital care coordination platform that optimizes scheduling for providers, payers and consumers. According to

By | 2019-08-12T11:11:28-05:00 August 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Reliant Bank doubles second quarter income in 2019

By MATT BLOIS Brentwood-based Reliant Bank doubled its second quarter income in 2019 compared to the same period last year. The bank reported net income of $4.2 million in the second quarter of 2019, compared to $2.1 million last year. In 2018 Reliant merged with Community First Bank and Trust from Columbia, Tennessee. The income

By | 2019-07-24T14:32:51-05:00 July 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prisons operated by a Brentwood company have more murders than state run facilities

NASHVILLE SCENE One of Brentwood’s newest corporate citizens, the private prison company CoreCivic, has more murders in its prisons than state run facilities in Tennessee. A report released by two prisoner advocacy organizations highlights 10 homicides at Tennessee prisons run by CoreCivic in the past five years — twice as many killings as have been

By | 2019-07-11T10:49:25-05:00 July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Franklin tech company adds president

Dan Chally STAFF REPORTS Digital-focused agency Pilgrim Consulting has appointed Dan Chally as president. Chally brings more than 35 years of business leadership to Franklin-based Pilgrim, which partners with companies wanting to innovate using custom software development. Chally’s executive leadership background includes stints with Sentinel Holdings, Health Direct, McDonald’s Corp. and Siemens Medical Systems. In

By | 2019-07-08T20:38:37-05:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Veteran Acadia Healthcare COO will leave company on July 15

By GEERT DE LOMBAERDE Ron Fincher, the veteran behavioral health care executive who has been COO of Acadia Healthcare since early 2011, will leave the company in about two weeks. Franklin-based Acadia will say goodbye to Fincher, 65, on July 15. The executive has for years been one of the closest associates of Joey

By | 2019-06-28T15:16:11-05:00 June 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final public hearing on whether to redraw judicial districts is June 12

The Advisory Task Force on Composition of Judicial Districts will hold a public hearing in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, June 12 to receive comments from those interested in sharing their thoughts on judicial districts in Tennessee. Tennessee currently has 31 judicial districts, ranging from nine single-county districts to a six-county and a seven-county district, and 158

By | 2019-06-06T17:05:40-05:00 June 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Final public hearing on whether to redraw judicial districts is June 12

Unemployment drops in 94 of 95 counties in Tennessee; several to record lows

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Unemployment in Williamson County dipped below 2 percent in April, and Davidson County unemployment hit a record low of 2 percent, according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Unemployment rates for 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties dropped in April 2019 according

By | 2019-05-23T18:51:48-05:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unemployment drops in 94 of 95 counties in Tennessee; several to record lows