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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.

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Shareholders of HCA Healthcare, the Nashville-based for-profit operator of health care facilities, are asking for more transparency regarding the company’s political spending and lobbying, though board members are opposed to the move.

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Clover Health, a Franklin-based technology company working on health access for seniors, has appointed Joseph Martin as general counsel.

Clover Health, a Franklin-based technology company committed to improving health equity for seniors, has hired Conrad Wai as Chief Technology Officer to drive development and growth of Clover’s flagship technology platform, the Clover Assistant, per a press release.

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Tivity Health has announced quarterly and annual earnings, with Q4 revenue of $126.8 million a 26 percent increase compared to the figure of the same period in 2020.

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Community Health Systems has reported net operating revenues of about $3.23 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, a 3.7-percent increase compared with approximately $3.12 billion for the same period in 2020.

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Brentwood-based home health and telehealth company Spiras Health has named Ashok Sudarshan chief operating officer, effective at the end of January.

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HCA Healthcare is facing allegations from the Service Employees International Union that it placed profits over patient care and fraudulently procured approximately $1.8 billion in Medicare payments.