Editorial Results (free)
1. Pote Builds Bridges Through Seedco Community Work
- Friday, November 22, 2013
Seedco is a national nonprofit whose mission statement since 1987 has been “to advance economic opportunity for people, businesses and communities in need.”
This is done, says Lisa Pote, senior vice president for Seedco’s Mid-South regional office, by working with individuals and businesses, and within the communities themselves, “to be a contribution to the communities that we’re in.” Seedco has been working within Shelby County since 2004, and has 30 employees.
2. UT Health Science Center to Outline New Campus Master Plan
- Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is set to revamp its campus, and the school will host a public information session on the development of a new master plan Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave.
3. Lunch Offers Networking for Entrepreneurs
- Friday, November 01, 2013
Difficult journeys are best undertaken with map in hand – or, barring that, some wisdom from an experienced traveler who has already made the same journey.
With that idea in mind, the Society of Entrepreneurs and EmergeMemphis are assembling a diverse set of business leaders this month for a networking lunch, where attendees will be able to pick the brains of the gathered veterans for insight and practical advice.
4. Healthy Memphis Common Table Marks 10 Years of Promoting Health
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
With a motto of “eat healthy, eat less and move more,” Healthy Memphis Common Table (HMCT) has made its mark in the local community during the past decade, encouraging the public to lead healthier lifestyles and to “get activated” with their health and health care options.
5. Cos., Patients Shop for Better Health Care Deals
- Monday, October 28, 2013
Paul Freeman drove 600 miles last year to save himself — and his employer — thousands of dollars on his surgery.
6. Affordable Care Act
- Saturday, September 28, 2013
On Oct. 1, a new shopping website will launch in Tennessee.
Much like Amazon.com, it will offer a place where consumers can compare products from different sellers and buy the one that best suits their needs.
7. New York Transplant Campbell Takes Over Health Law Institute
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
In her new office at The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, a thousand miles from where she grew up in Ithaca, N.Y., Amy Campbell is getting used to all things Southern.
8. Independent Growth
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The Jones Clinic is taking steps this summer to accommodate growing patient referrals, with recent hires at key positions and an operational overhaul involving conversion to electronic medical record systems.
9. Webb Builds on Reputation of Integrity, Efficiency
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
Long before the county and city would cleave their school systems, Shelby County Schools saw unprecedented growth as more and more residents filled the neighborhoods that seemed to appear overnight like springtime daffodils.
10. Woeppel Named CEO of UT Medical Group
- Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Charles “Chuck” Woeppel has been named chief executive officer of UT Medical Group Inc. Woeppel, who has served as the organization’s chief operating officer since 2012, will also continue in that role.
11. Community Health Systems Plans $3.9 Billion Acquisition
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems Inc. plans to spend $3.9 billion to acquire Health Management Associates Inc. in a deal that would create a giant U.S. hospital chain just as the health care overhaul starts funneling millions of newly insured people into the health care system.
12. Christian Brothers Names Doyle Vice President of Student Life
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tim Doyle has joined Christian Brothers University as associate vice president of student life. In the role, Doyle supervises multiple aspects of campus operations – including housing, student government, health services and Greek organizations – working to address non-academic student needs and help students develop into active, engaged alumni.
13. Report: Delays Possible for Tennessee’s Uninsured
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013
A government watchdog report released last week pointed to delays in setting up consumer assistance programs in states that have opted for federally run health insurance marketplaces, like Tennessee.
14. New Campaign Urges Support of Students in Merger
- Tuesday, June 25, 2013
A new campaign launched Monday, June 24, to prepare for the opening of the consolidated school district in August is urging citizens to support students of the new school system.
“Our Children. Our Success.” is privately funded by SchoolSeed, which was formerly the Memphis City Schools Foundation. The campaign began Monday with new billboards across the county.
15. Baptist Integrates Cancer Care With Center
- Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. broke ground Monday, June 10, on an $84.8 million Cancer Center near the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis campus that is slated to open mid-2015.
16. Edge to Oversee Baptist’s $84.8 Million Cancer Center
- Monday, June 03, 2013
In his earliest days as a surgeon specialized in treating breast cancer, Dr. Stephen Edge was fascinated by disparities in cancer care.
17. School Board Examines Budget Fine Print
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The funding gap for the still tentative schools merger stands at an even $35 million in new funding.
The new total came Tuesday, May 14, after interim schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson told countywide school board members he and his staff had eliminated a “district initiative department” that would have cost $737,366.
18. Shorb: Increased Care Comes With Need for Lower Costs
- Tuesday, May 07, 2013
In increasing access to care and outcomes, health care organizations in Memphis and elsewhere in the nation need to find innovative solutions to bring down the cost of providing care, Gary Shorb, president and CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, said in a speech to industry leaders at the University Club earlier this month.
19. U of M President Raines Announces Retirement
- Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Shirley C. Raines is retiring at the end of June after 12 years as president of the University of Memphis.
Raines announced her retirement Monday, April 15. John Morgan, the chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, will name an interim president for the university possibly as early as this week for the transition.
20. Health Care Challenge
- Monday, April 08, 2013
To cap off National Public Health Week, The Daily News held an in-depth discussion about health care reform and the daunting task of trying to digest and comprehend the new Affordable Care Act, which encompasses more than 2,800 pages of law and more than 100,000 pages of regulations and rules.
21. Cooper Focused on Improving MED Processes
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Several months into her new role at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Susan Cooper is focusing on what she calls “quick wins” to improve the quality of patient care throughout the regional health system.
22. Reform Brings Changes to Managed Care
- Saturday, March 30, 2013
Historic changes in managed health care are already under way and more are expected over the next year as reform continues to take shape following the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
Since 2010, the trend of alignment between local physicians and hospital systems has swept across the Mid-South, and local hospital professionals brace for more changes and more patients once the new insurance exchanges are online within the next six months.
23. Seminar Will Highlight US Health Reform
- Friday, March 29, 2013
The Affordable Care Act provides incentives for the U.S. health care system to integrate care across the entire care continuum – from acute care to outpatient care to better provide care for patients.
24. Partnerships Key in Baptist Operation Outreach
- Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Last week we highlighted the On Location: MEMPHIS International Film & Music Festival and “Memphis Rocks” category, which is a free opportunity for Memphians to submit short videos that spotlight positive perspectives about our city for a chance to see them shown on the silver screen. This week let us turn our attention to an organization that is now “well beyond a century” with a true heartbeat of giving back to the community: Baptist Memorial Health Care.
25. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.
26. Bill Offered to Create Higher Ed Inspector
- Thursday, March 07, 2013
Republican state lawmakers are proposing legislation to create an inspector who would examine operations within Tennessee’s higher education systems.
The legislation scheduled in the House State Government Subcommittee on Wednesday would create the Office of Higher Education Ombudsman within the office of the state Comptroller of the Treasury. It also would establish the position of Higher Education Inspector General within the ombudsman’s office, which is estimated to cost $504,300, according to a legislative summary of the bill.
27. Fink Joins Diamond Cos. as Senior Vice President
- Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Justin Fink has joined Diamond Cos., an International truck dealership holding company, as senior vice president, truck sales. In the new role, Fink oversees new and used truck sales, and helps develop programs and processes to grow customer relationships, sales and profits.
28. School Board Approves Outsourcing After Long Debate
- Friday, March 01, 2013
Countywide school board members approved Thursday, Feb. 28, the first of the three most controversial schools merger recommendations they are likely to face – outsourcing custodial services across the single merged school system.
29. Schools Questions Dominate County Commission Agenda
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Shelby County Commissioners approved on the second of three readings Monday, Feb. 25, an ordinance that gives Memphis City Schools teachers living outside Shelby County five years to move within Shelby County.
30. MERI, Fire Department Assist Facilities With Disaster Relief
- Friday, February 22, 2013
The Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) and the Memphis Fire Department are working with local long-term care nursing and other direct care staff to care for the elderly in the event of fire, tornado and flood-related emergencies.
31. Alt.Consulting Provides Businesses Help With a Little Quality Time
- Monday, February 11, 2013
New businesses are beginning to blossom as the post-recession economy recovers, but some may fall victim to their own lack of business experience.
The nonprofit economic development organization alt.Consulting hopes to prevent businesses from making common mistakes by spending some quality time with them.
32. Businesses, Schools to Participate in Citywide Weight Loss Challenge
- Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Memphis businesses, school systems and individuals are gearing up to participate in the HealthyWage $10,000 Team Weight Loss Challenge, a citywide three-month weight-loss contest beginning Feb. 22 that will reward three top-performing Memphis teams with a total of $18,000.
33. Archer-Malmo Grows Again With Lease Expansion
- Friday, February 01, 2013
Archer-malmo has inked an additional 3,000 square feet in the Cotton Exchange Building, bringing its total footprint in the historic 12-story Downtown tower to 41,277 square feet across six floors.
34. Due Process
- Saturday, January 26, 2013
One at a time. That is the most noticeable change so far at Memphis-Shelby County Juvenile Court as a result of a landmark settlement in November with the U.S. Justice Department. The children before the court come before the court magistrates one at a time. No more groups of juvenile defendants waiting for their case to come up as other cases are being heard.
35. Embry-Riddle Growing to Meet Local Demand
- Monday, January 21, 2013
The Memphis campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is preparing to expand its number of degree programs in the first part of this year, with classes tailored specifically for working adults.
36. Madison Automotive Wants to Brighten Holidays for Car Owners
- Monday, November 26, 2012
Cars are indispensable necessities for many Memphians who don’t live close to their jobs. When they break down, the repairs often are costly and can force some tough choices to be made.
Many drivers are delaying those repairs. That’s according to Memphis-based AutoZone Inc., which says the average car on the road today is a little past the decade mark.
37. Commercial Advisors Hires Ewen as Controller
- Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Erika Ewen has joined Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors Asset Services LLC as controller. Ewen will direct the accounting department in all accounting functions and financial reporting of Commercial Advisors Asset Services as well as all property management clients.
38. Green Girl to Create Indoor Vertical Farm
- Wednesday, November 07, 2012
A group of food professionals is working toward supplying restaurants with local produce while improving the health of Memphians and fighting urban blight.
Green Girl Produce plans to leverage technology to create the city’s first indoor vertical farm, providing the community with cost-effective, year-round organic mircogreens. By leasing an old 1,260-square-foot liquor store at 2655 Broad Ave., the space has the potential to store up to 2,500 square feet of growing room.
39. Medical Office Sector Enters Transitional Period
- Monday, October 29, 2012
As the trend for health care mergers intensifies, the city’s medical office market evolves, with some private practices consolidating into hospital systems and others relocating to better serve their patients.
40. Palmer Joins Cannon Wright Blount As Director of Assurance
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
David Palmer has joined Cannon Wright Blount certified public accounting firm as director of assurance and accounting services. Palmer’s specialties include audit and profit-sharing plans in the nonprofit, health care, government and construction industries.
41. Integrity Oncology Adapts to Rapidly Changing Industry
- Monday, October 15, 2012
Integrity Oncology PLLC continues to evolve within an ever-changing health care landscape.
Last month the practice, which operates four area locations, moved its West Memphis office to a new 2,500-square-foot, freestanding location, and it anticipates a future move of its East Memphis office into the new Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.’s $65 million comprehensive cancer treatment center that will be built by 2015.
42. Commission to Appoint School Board Members
- Monday, September 10, 2012
Shelby County Commissioners will appoint two new members to the countywide school board at their Monday, Sept. 10, meeting.
The commission meeting is at 1:30 p.m. at the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St.
43. For the People
- Monday, September 03, 2012
It’s well-known that the Memphis area’s population suffers from a host of chronic health issues, from obesity to hypertension to Type 2 diabetes, making it ground zero for students and researchers dedicated to finding solutions to public health issues.
44. West Clinic’s Mounce Leading Efforts to Improve Care
- Monday, August 27, 2012
Erich Mounce, CEO of The West Clinic, is on a mission to help improve the quality of care for cancer patients.
In an effort to further that goal, in January The West Clinic formed a strategic partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to create a comprehensive, integrated cancer care practice.
45. Senior Sector
- Monday, August 20, 2012
The 76 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 were said to have remodeled society as they moved through it.
It was the baby boomer generation that drove the cultural shift to consumerism with SUVs and mini-vans. That demographic just turned 65 and real estate developers have taken notice.
46. Transcript: Luttrell Discusses Schools, Other Issues Facing County
- Monday, August 13, 2012
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell talked several weeks ago with The Memphis News editorial board about the coming merger of schools and the creation of municipal school districts.
The conversation took place a few days before voters in all six suburban towns and cities approved the creation of municipal school districts.
47. Juvenile Court Open to Charter School Proposal
- Thursday, July 26, 2012
Memphis-Shelby County Juvenile Court officials say a charter school proposed by former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton for juvenile offenders including those accused of the most serious crimes would provide those children with a critical continuity they need.
48. Alliance Helps Businesses Implement Green Practices
- Thursday, July 12, 2012
A public-private partnership called Team Green Zone, spearheaded by the Bartlett Area Chamber, is helping Mid-South businesses implement long-term sustainable practices to protect the environment while helping businesses boost their bottom lines.
49. Court’s Ruling Won’t Impact Orgs.’ Missions
- Tuesday, July 03, 2012
In 1987, Dr. Scott Morris, a physician and United Methodist minister, founded the Church Health Center, a health care ministry that serves the working poor and their families.
50. Industry Anticipates Court’s Decision
- Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce its decision on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul by Thursday, June 28, when the court issues its last opinions before beginning summer recess.
51. HMCT Makes Strides In Improving Community Health
- Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Over the last three years, Healthy Memphis Common Table has made a number of strides toward its mission of improving the health of Memphians.
Although founded in 2003 as a nonprofit by a group of volunteers concerned with the declining health of Memphians, Healthy Memphis Common Table really began to flourish in 2009 after hiring its first employee, CEO Renee Frazier, who began hiring additional employees and implementing new programs.
52. Semmes-Murphey Turns 100, Looks to Next Century of Care
- Monday, June 04, 2012
Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute this year celebrates a century of improving the quality of care for patients with neurological and spine disorders.
The Memphis-based institute, which today employs about 275 people – including about 40 doctors – was founded in 1912 by Dr. Eustace Semmes and Dr. Francis Murphey.
53. Medical Realignment
- Monday, June 04, 2012
Private practice is fast becoming a thing of the past, as physicians groups across the country scramble to align with large health care systems in a move largely driven by national health care reform.
54. Planning Commission Recommends Outsourcing Schools Custodians and Buses
- Friday, May 04, 2012
The schools consolidation planning commission is recommending that the merged school system outsource custodial work at schools as well as bus transportation for students to private companies.
The vote by the panel Thursday, May 3, is a preliminary vote but with most of the 21 members there and all but two to three voting for the recommendation, it is an important indicator.
55. Boling Center Focuses On Autism Awareness, Help
- Thursday, April 19, 2012
Since April was first designated Autism Awareness Month back in the 1970s to educate the public about autism, the numbers of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders has continued to grow.
56. Local Firms Part of Asian Trade Mission
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
Three Memphis area companies are among 11 businesses chosen by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) to participate next week in a medical trade mission focused on expanding their businesses into China and South Korea.
57. Leaders Examine School System Options
- Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The idea that the consolidation of Shelby County’s two school systems will involve a choice between what one of the existing school systems has over what the other has is an oversimplification.
But there are some choices to be made by the consolidation planning commission.
58. Data Present Big Picture For LSON Students
- Monday, March 05, 2012
To University of Memphis’ Loewenberg School of Nursing student Joni Gossett, 38108 is more than just a ZIP code. It’s also a diagnostic tool.
59. Home Alone
- Monday, March 05, 2012
For many senior citizens, access to homemaker services – such as housekeeping and grocery shopping – enables them to continue living in the comfort of their own homes for as long as possible.
60. 100 Years of Higher Learning
- Monday, January 23, 2012
You can find the origins of the University of Memphis in the 19th century – the 19th Century Club, that is.
It’s because the idea for the institution took root more than 100 years ago among a group of women who were members of the service and philanthropy group that still exists today.
61. Health Equity Topic of Luncheon
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Healthy Memphis Common Table will host a luncheon focused on the state of health equity in Shelby County Jan. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St.
62. A Century of Health Care
- Monday, January 09, 2012
Memphians packed the new Dr. H. Edward Garrett Auditorium at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis last month to listen to music icon Patti LaBelle discuss her struggle with diabetes and the grief she experienced after losing three sisters to cancer.
63. LaBelle Kicks Off Baptist’s Centennial
- Monday, December 12, 2011
Legendary recording artist Patti LaBelle was in Memphis Thursday, Dec. 8, to help kick off Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.’s yearlong centennial celebration with a fundraiser for its new comprehensive cancer care center.
64. Be Brave, Ask Questions
- Friday, December 09, 2011
Editor’s note: Part two in a two-part series. Sometimes the questions we don’t ask are the ones that lead us astray. In part one of this series, we discussed how today’s changing – and challenging – economic times can be a catalyst for nonprofits if we are brave enough to ask questions we might prefer to run from. Here are a few.
65. MED's Coopwood Awarded by Tenn. Hospital Assn.
- Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Dr. Reginald Coopwood, president and CEO of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, was recently given a 2011 Award of Excellence from the Tennessee Hospital Association during its annual meeting.
66. Peppers Joins Lifeblood To Grow Donor Base
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Jeanie Peppers has joined Lifeblood as senior donor relations account manager.
Hometown: Drummonds, Tenn.
67. Project Better Care Aims to Improve Primary Care
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Healthy Memphis Common Table has launched a program to help support primary care practices in delivering the best patient care possible.
Project Better Care is an initiative engaging primary care practices, health plans, physician-hospital organizations and their patients in improving the care they provide in ambulatory settings.
68. Catholic Charities Promotes Sophia’s House
- Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Incidents of domestic violence historically have increased around the holiday season – thought to be the result of family and monetary pressures and increased alcohol consumption that can serve as catalysts in already volatile domestic situations.
69. Career Stability
- Monday, November 14, 2011
Nursing may very well be the most recession-proof profession – good news for Memphis’ robust health care sector – but despite the need for more registered nurses, thousands of qualified nursing school applicants are being turned away from programs.
70. Wharton Leads MED’s Legal Team During Turnaround
- Thursday, November 10, 2011
Monica Wharton, senior vice president and chief legal officer and general counsel at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, is taking care of business since being recruited by the hospital in 2008 to lead its legal team. She was on board during a transitional period for The MED, which was in poor financial health.
71. Casada Weighs In on Anti-Bias Legislation
- Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series that profiles Tennessee’s state legislators. Credit his friends – and the inspiration of Ronald Reagan – with starting state Rep. Glen Casada on the road to public service.
72. Parish Nurse Resource Center Moves to Memphis
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
It’s been a landmark year for the Memphis-based Church Health Center, which provides access to quality health care for the city’s vast population of uninsured citizens.
From the release of founding executive director Dr. Scott Morris’ book, “Health Care You Can Live With” – which saw him giving print, radio and television interviews with media outlets from Los Angeles to New York – to a CBS national news feature spotlighting the nonprofit’s mission to serve the working poor, Americans from coast to coast have become familiar with the Church Health Center’s work.
73. Five Hot Job Categories for Retirees, Older Workers
- Monday, October 17, 2011
CHICAGO (AP) – Looking for a job isn't just a concern for those under 65. Retirees and those past the traditional age for calling it quits increasingly need or want to work.
The challenge, of course, is finding suitable work in an economy with chronically high unemployment.
74. Grant Brings ‘Pop Up’ Art to Underserved Areas
- Friday, October 14, 2011
Sometimes art pops up in the most unlikely of places. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, three underserved neighborhoods will have the city’s best performances delivered to their doorsteps.
75. Seeing Success
- Monday, October 10, 2011
On the surface, they don’t have much in common other than their home turf. They include everything from a venerable law firm, prominent regional investment companies, tech firms and even a business that manufactures food products like hot dogs and sandwich meats.
76. Sneed Promoted At Humane Society
- Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Kerry Sneed has been promoted to community outreach and humane education coordinator at the Humane Society of Memphis.
77. Methodist Group Takes Message to D.C.
- Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A group representing Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s Center of Excellence in Faith and Health – an interfaith collaborative center of research, innovation and training – has been asked to travel to the White House this month to share ideas with a group of health system and health policy leaders about crafting successful community partnerships and programs.
78. UTHSC Unveils New Pharmacy College
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
For more than a century, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has served as center of pharmacy education, practice and research in the Mid-South.
And on the eve of UTHSC’s September Centennial Gala, the College of Pharmacy – previously housed in six buildings on the sprawling, urban campus on Madison Avenue – is finally getting a home of its own.
79. Coverage Expansion Critical To TDN Legacy
- Monday, August 15, 2011
Since its founding in 1886, The Daily News has been identified as the city’s paper of record, featuring legal notices and business listings that many companies, professionals and citizens have long relied on.
80. Tenet Healthcare Q2 Profit More Than Doubles
- Wednesday, August 03, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Tenet Healthcare Corp. on Tuesday said its second-quarter earnings more than doubled, as the hospital operator benefited from pricing improvements and saw several favorable trends.
81. Parker Joins Leadership Memphis
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Latoria “Tori” Parker has joined Leadership Memphis as operations manager.
Education: B.S. Business Administration – University of Phoenix
82. Breaking Bread
- Friday, June 03, 2011
A diverse cross-section of Memphians broke bread together this week at Caritas Village, a community cultural center in the heart of Binghampton, while participating in meaningful dialogue centered on the future of health care, particularly as it affects those living in poverty.
83. Community Health Ends Effort to Buy Rival Tenet
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Community Health Systems Inc. has ended its effort to buy competitor Tenet Healthcare Corp. after Tenet rejected its latest $4 billion-plus offer.
84. Report: Up to 44M More Uninsured Under GOP Budget
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-third over the next 10 years, nonpartisan groups said in a report issued Tuesday.
85. Tenet Rejects Higher Community Health Offer
- Tuesday, May 10, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. on Monday rejected Community Health Systems Inc.'s latest buyout offer, which had been increased by about 21 percent.
86. Belgian Ambassador Talks US Trade
- Friday, May 06, 2011
Belgium’s ambassador to the United States notes that there is more U.S. investment in Belgium than there is U.S. investment in China and India together.
“Can you believe that?” ambassador Jan Matthysen asked the Kiwanis Club of Memphis Wednesday after his arrival in the city for this week’s Memphis in May International Festival seminar and International Council Luncheon. Belgium is the honored country at this month’s festival.
87. Tenet Healthcare Q1 Profit Falls 17 Pct
- Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Tuesday its first quarter earnings fell 17 percent largely due to increased income taxes that offset admissions gains.
88. Cashman Receives Award for Service
- Monday, May 02, 2011
Eugene Cashman, president and CEO of The Urban Child Institute, has received the Senator Douglas Henry Award for Service to Children and Families at Risk.
The award is the University of Tennessee College of Social Work’s highest honor and was created in 2008 to spotlight individuals or organizations with an exemplary record to service to children and families.
89. Community Health Asks for Tenet Suit Dismissal
- Thursday, April 21, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Tuesday it has asked a U.S. district court to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the company of systematically bilking Medicare.
90. Community Health Makes All-Cash Bid for Tenet
- Monday, April 18, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. on Monday revised its $3 billion offer for rival Tenet Healthcare Corp. to an all-cash bid.
91. Tenet, Community Health Fight Gets Nasty
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Tenet Healthcare has charged rival hospital operator Community Health Systems with systematically bilking Medicare and the burgeoning legal fight sent shares of the entire sector plummeting Monday.
92. St. Francis Opens Primary Care Clinic
- Monday, April 04, 2011
St. Francis Medical Partners unveiled its new location at 452 Perkins Extended Thursday during a ribbon-cutting event.
93. 'More Opportunities'
- Monday, April 04, 2011
Despite scarce commercial construction and soaring gas prices, the health care industry is turning to builders and contractors perhaps more so now than ever before.
Two-thirds of hospitals nationwide are undergoing construction projects this year, a 35 percent increase compared with 2009. That’s the findings of a capital survey conducted by Irving, Texas-based VHA Inc., a national network of community-owned health care systems and their physicians.
94. Robinson to Advise County on Public Health Policy
- Monday, March 28, 2011
Dr. Kenneth Robinson, former state health commissioner and county health officer, and current minister at St. Andrew AME Church in South Memphis, was recently appointed public health policy adviser to Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell.
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The first in a series about how the iPad is revolutionizing local business.
It only weighs about a pound, it’s sleek and thin and, from a distance, could almost be mistaken for some kind of clipboard.
96. AEL Begins New Chapter with Century Center HQ
- Friday, March 11, 2011
American Esoteric Laboratories, a regional provider of esoteric and clinical laboratory services, unveiled its new, high-tech core facility to the Memphis medical community this week during its official grand opening.
97. Book Outlines Morris’ Ideals for Health, Well-Being
- Friday, January 07, 2011
Back when Dr. Scott Morris, CEO of the Church Health Center, was a fourth-year medical student on a summer research project in Zimbabwe, he met with a nyanga, or witch doctor, to better understand the relationship between faith and healing.
98. Smith & Nephew to Add 100 Memphis Jobs
- Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Smith & Nephew’s orthopaedics division will increase its Memphis employee base by about 100 new jobs, or 5 percent, during the first quarter of 2011.
The company said new job postings will appear on Smith-Nephew.com through the end of December and into January.
99. Smith & Nephew to Add 100 Jobs in Memphis
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics will increase its Memphis employee base by about 100 new jobs, or 5 percent, during the first quarter of 2011.
The company said new job postings will appear on Smith-Nephew.com through the end of December and into January.
100. Community Health to Nominate Tenet Board Directors
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Community Health Systems Inc. said Monday it plans to nominate directors to Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s board at the hospital operator's 2011 annual meeting, as part of a push to take over its smaller rival.