Medical devices of a different kind

Active health IT breeding ground yields consumer products [From our Healthier magazine out now]
Jul 7, 2014 10:05 PM
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Senior home care companies announce merger

Senior Solutions Home Care, @Home Care to serve 300+ clients
Jul 7, 2014 2:19 PM

Corizon adds president, COO

Addition of ex-UnitedHealthcare leader allows Cesario to return to VP role
Jul 7, 2014 11:59 AM

Helping hands for providers

Local companies offer innovative enterprise software [From our Healthier magazine out now]
Jul 6, 2014 10:00 PM

Diversicare added to Russell Index

The Russell Microcap Index will now track Brentwood-based Diversicare Healthcare Services.

Comprising less than 3 percent of the U.S. equity market, the index includes 1,000 of the smallest securities in the Russell 2000 Index.

"We are pleased to be added to the Russell Indexes," Kelly Gill (pictured), Diversicare CEO, said in a release. "Along with our successful execution over the last few years, our inclusion in this Index represents an important milestone for Diversicare, as we continue to increase our visibility in the investment community."

Shares of Diversicare (Ticker: DVCR) finished Thursday's abbreviate trading day at $7.05, down 16 cents (2.2 percent). Year to date, they're up about 55 percent.

Jul 6, 2014 10:00 PM

Alive Hospice targets Murfreesboro for facility

Nonprofit seeks certificate of need to move forward
Jul 3, 2014 12:27 PM

Applied Health Analytics names Coalesce VP of business development

Former GE director tapped for consulting division
Jul 3, 2014 10:53 AM

A hyper focus on quality

Local health care companies embrace specialization, efficiency [From our Healthier magazine out now]
Jul 2, 2014 10:00 PM
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Aegis names two business development VPs

New hires will oversee strategy in Southeast, Midwest
Jul 2, 2014 12:32 PM

Acadia completes UK acquisition

Acadia Healthcare announced Wednesday it has completed the $662 million acquisition of Partnerships in Care, the United Kingdom's second largest behavioral health provider.

"We are very pleased to enter the U.K. market for inpatient behavioral care with such a high quality provider and well-established market leader as PiC," Joey Jacobs, Acadia CEO, said in a release. "We continue to believe that favorable market dynamics in the U.K. present a significant opportunity for accretive growth. With PiC's strong management team, supported by Acadia's experienced organization and access to capital, we are confident that we are well positioned to achieve our expectations for growth in the U.K., both organically and through additional acquisitions."

Shares of Acadia (Ticker: ACHC) were up 3 percent to $47.51 Wednesday morning. In the past 12 months, they're up 43 percent.

Jul 2, 2014 11:15 AM