Vanderbilt lands $16M federal grant for AIDS education, training

Center to move from Atlanta to Nashville as part of effort
Oct 16, 2015 12:52 PM

Big HealthTrust customer renews contract

Catholic Health Initiatives, which runs more than 100 hospitals in 19 states, has renewed its group purchasing contract with HealthTrust through 2020. The two organizations began working together in 2007.

Oct 16, 2015 12:08 PM

CHS selling another Florida hospital

Community Health Systems executives said Friday morning they will sell the 72-bed Bartow Regional Medical Center in Central Florida to BayCare Health System, a regional network with more than 23,000 employees. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2015 and won't have a meaningful impact on CHS' finances. CHS also recently said it would sell its Lehigh Regional Medical Center. Once these deals are wrapped up, the Franklin-based company (Ticker: CYH) will own 24 hospitals in Florida.

Oct 16, 2015 9:41 AM

AAC gets Florida facility license

Brentwood-based AAC Holdings has received a license for its 162-bed River Oaks Treatment Center near Tampa. The $18 million project takes AAC's total bed count to nearly 1,000.

Oct 16, 2015 7:18 AM

Jefferies slashes HCA target

Jefferies analyst Brian Tanquilut has taken his price target for shares of HCA Holdings from $112 all the way down to $88 after the hospital giant previewed its third-quarter profits and said its personnel costs had risen over the summer. Tanquilut also has trimmed his earnings estimates for this year and next. But he is sticking to his 'buy' rating and says HCA can continue to grow its business.

At about 12:30 p.m., HCA shares (Ticker: HCA) were off more than 6 percent to about $71.20. They're now down slightly year to date.

Oct 15, 2015 12:52 PM

HCA shares down after previewing Q3

Higher labor costs, uninsured rate affects margins
Oct 15, 2015 6:57 AM

Community Health Alliance to cease coverage

Commissioner: Insurer's risk of '16 failure too great
Oct 14, 2015 1:49 PM

Applied Health Analytics hires research, software development VP

Software exec has worked at PlayMakerCRM, 20/20
Oct 14, 2015 12:23 PM

Dental practice management company launches in Nashville

Ex-Castle Dental, RehabCare Group boss to lead company backed by Chicago firm
Oct 13, 2015 2:21 PM

HSDA to hear six freestanding ER applications this fall

LifePoint, CHS hospitals file for certificates-of-need
Oct 13, 2015 7:57 AM