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Investment giant Blackstone has acquired a majority stake in HCA Healthcare subsidiary CoreTrust.

Wayne Smith, former CEO and current executive board chairman at Community Health Systems, was not deterred when the Franklin-based hospital company’s shares plummeted last week.

HCA Healthcare has released its second quarter earnings results, which surpassed Wall Street expectations but did not reach the Zacks Investment Research estimate of $14.87 billion in revenue. 

Compassus, a Brentwood-based national provider of home-based care services including home health, infusion therapy, palliative and hospice care, has named Kathy Winn as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, per a release. 

Monogram Health, a Brentwood-based kidney care provider, has named Bhavesh Shah as its chief financial officer. 

HCA Healthcare and the McKesson Corporation are forming a joint venture between their respective oncology research arms Sarah Cannon Research Institute and US Oncology Research. 

The Federal Trade Commission has approved a legal challenge to block Nashville-based HCA Healthcare’s proposed acquisition of five Utah hospitals from Dallas-based Steward Health Care. 

Franklin-based Summit BHC, a behavioral health and addiction treatment manager, has named Clay Phillips as its senior vice president of strategy and managed care. 

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Studio Bank says it is bringing its "unique blend of personal service and sophisticated technology" to Williamson County with a corporate office and retail branch in Franklin slated for an opening between June and July of this year, per a release. 

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Thomas Frist Jr. does not seem to have lost faith in the company he co-founded in 1968.

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Quorum Health has appointed Stuart McLean its new interim CEO. The Brentwood-based acute care hospital operator’s current CEO, Dan Slipkovich, is leaving the role for retirement, according to a press release. 

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Two area hospital companies saw a significant increase in labor costs, a hit in profits and a drop in stock prices surrounding their first quarter results. Health care workforce recruitment and retention were themes in both HCA Healthcare’s and Community Health Systems’ recent first quarter …

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As a $2 billion sale of Franklin-based wellness company Tivity looms, Tommy Lewis is busy.

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Two resolutions calling for HCA to have more transparency in political spending failed to pass during the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting on Thursday — with the company's stock dropping significantly as Friday's trading session drew to a close.

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On Tuesday, the White House launched the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics, a new center under the umbrella of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — likened to a National Weather Service for infectious diseases.

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A study comparing military veterans who deployed to a combat zone after 9/11 and health care workers working during the COVID-19 pandemic found similar levels of potential moral injury (PMI), with 46.1 percent of veterans and 50.7 percent of health care workers reporting PMI. 

Franklin-based Tivity Health has agreed to be bought and taken private by Connecticut-based investment firm Stone Point Capital for $2 billion, according to a release. 

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Franklin-based behavioral health company Acadia Healthcare named Christopher Hunter as its new CEO on Friday. 

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Brentwood-based acute care hospital operator Quorum Health named Chris Harrison its new chief financial officer on Tuesday. Harrison joined the company in 2020 as senior vice president of financial planning and analysis. 

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Summit BHC announced Monday it named Acadia Healthcare’s Dwight A. Lacy as its new chief operating officer.

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As of Thursday, March 17, a D.C. federal judge set a trial date for the U.S. Department of Justice’s challenge against Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group’s merger with Change Healthcare.