Ex-hospital CEO to advise HealthTeacher

Jon Vice, who led Milwaukee's children's hospital for a quarter of a century, will help Nashville-based HealthTeacher reach out to other organizations as it continues to develop its health education curriculum.
Mar 9, 2009 1:45 PM

BancTec to serve as sponsor at Medical Banking Institute

From a release:
BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing services and solutions, will once again partner with other industry leaders in an effort to improve health costs, quality and access by serving as the Educational Grantor Sponsor at the 7th Annual Medical Banking Institute, to be held March 11-13 in Nashville, TN.
Mar 9, 2009 12:36 PM

Local rockers set UK digital record

The Kings of Leon's "Sex on Fire" has become the most-downloaded song ever in Britain. The tally stands at 547,000 and counting.
Mar 8, 2009 1:42 PM

More on the Nissan electric car front

From a press release:
The Renault-Nissan Alliance today announced that Nissan and Pima Association of Governments (PAG), which represents the Tucson region, are forming a partnership to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric vehicle (EV) charging network. ECOtality Inc., a Scottsdale, Ariz., clean electric transportation and storage technologies company, also will participate in the partnership by working to facilitate the process of helping make the Tucson Metro Area EV-ready.
More coverage here.
Mar 6, 2009 1:13 PM

A quieter airport in the works

The folks at Nashville International have contracted with two software firms whose "robust, elegant and cost-effective program" analyzes plane traffic and helps reduce noise for the surrounding area.
Mar 6, 2009 8:55 AM

Solar industry set for a dark time

Now that Tennessee is set to be home to more than 1,000 solar industry jobs, reports like these mean a bit more to us.
"While oversupply in the solar market has been looming for some time, the correction has been more aggressive due to the economic crisis," according to Ted Sullivan, Senior Analyst at Lux Research, and the report’s lead author. "In order to reduce inventories, suppliers will have slashed their cell and module prices by 25% or more."
Mar 4, 2009 2:12 PM

Marketing firm buys Web developers

Paramore|Redd Online Marketing has brought on board Web designers Josh Cole and Jonathan Kelly from Cora Syndicate. Cole will be the Gulch-based firm's director of clients.
Mar 4, 2009 9:23 AM

LBMC launches IT security unit

Feb 25, 2009 12:49 PM

Revenue cycle manager partners with Ga. group

Nashville-based health care IT firm nTelagent has signed an agreement to offer its retail payment product to members of the Georgia Hospital Association.
Feb 24, 2009 9:41 AM

Spheris CIO jumps to Chattanooga firm

Joe Degati, who formerly ran IT for locally based medical transcription firm Spheris, has joined Medical Management Professionals, a billing and practice management venture out of Chattanooga, as chief technology officer.
Feb 23, 2009 8:16 AM