Inc. magazine today revealed that Valify is No. 169 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
The podcast world has a new voice from Nashville, who hopes to bring unique perspectives to the country’s health care industry.
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist debuted “A Second Opinion: Rethinking American Health with Senator Bill Frist, MD,” on Monday. The podcast features conversations focused on innovation, policy and medicine with health care leaders from around the country.
Despite a market size of $154 billion dollars (2019), the recruiting industry in the United States remains firmly stuck in the past, relying on outdated, expensive methods. This helps explain why companies looking to fill rolls often have to shell out thousands of dollars to recruiters and it still takes an average of 36 days to fill an open position.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratasan, LLC ("Stratasan" or the "Company"), a Nashville-based healthcare data analytics software provider, is pleased to announce it has completed a $26 million investment round led by Fulcrum Equity Partners with participation from Frist Cressey Ventures, Blue Heron Capital, Bridge Bank and Company management. Stratasan will use this capital to further expand its product offerings as well as invest in its sales, marketing, and customer success teams.
Jul. 9, 2019 / PRZen / FRISCO, Texas -- Valify today announced that Valley Health System has selected Valify to provide analytics, benchmarks, sourcing tools, and resources at every stage of the cost reduction process.
Valley Health System is a fully accredited, acute-care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 440,000 people in 32 towns in Bergen County and adjoining communities. Valley Health System is consistently awarded for its dedication to high-quality patient care and service.
OneOncology, a collaboration of independent community oncologists, has entered a partnership with Arizona Blood & Cancer Specialists and will open six Southern Arizona clinics this month, including three in Tucson.
Arizona Blood & Cancer Specialists is led by Dr. Robert Brooks, a Southern Arizona oncologist and hematologist. It is the fourth to join OneOncology — a network of 227 physicians at 62 sites.
(MENAFN - PRLog) FRISCO, Texas - June 10, 2019 -PRLog--Valifytoday announced thatPrisma Healthhas chosen Valify as its technology partner to manage and reduce their purchased services expenses. As Prisma Health continues to unify, following the merger of Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health, gaining the ability to clearly distinguish which vendors provide outsourced services by each individual facility and by each department for every category is paramount to identifying immediate savings opportunities post-merger.
Nashville-based OneOncology, which was launched last September via the combination of Tennessee Oncology with two other firms, has announced three new appointments to its executive team.
With 20 years of experience in financial services for health care organizations, Garrick Bernstein has been appointed as CFO. In his role, he will lead all finance, accounting, real estate and investor relations functions. According to a press release, he will play a role in the strategic development of the company, including executing practice partnerships and other growth initiatives. Bernstein formerly was the CFO of New York-based One Medical Group and New York-based Healthgrades. He is also a current advisor for Palo Alto-based Aquifi, a vertical software-as-a-service provider.
Spero Health, an outpatient addiction treatment and a CARF-accredited organization that specializes in "local, affordable, outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorders," announced the opening of a new clinic in Chattanooga, 7030 Lee Hwy., Suite 201.
The Chattanooga clinic is the organization’s 26th outpatient location and is expected to start seeing new patients at the end of June. Appointments are available now by calling 423-301-5930, or stop by the Lee Highway location for more information.
Hospices gearing up for a Medicare Advantage carve-in demonstration in 2021 may place greater emphasis on addressing social determinants of health, as Medicare Advantage beneficiaries are increasingly affected by a lack of associated services, according to a report from consulting firm Avalere Health. Patients with dual eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid are the most affected, according to the report.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OneOncology, the national partnership of independent community oncologists, announced today that it is entering into a new partnership with Arizona Blood & Cancer Specialists. Arizona Blood & Cancer Specialists is a newly formed oncology group led by Dr. Robert Brooks, a long-serving Southern Arizonamedical oncologist and hematologist, and will include additional physicians who have cared for the community for decades. The new practice will be the fourth to join OneOncology - a network already comprised of 227 physicians practicing at 62 sites of care. Expansion to the southwest demonstrates the meaningful demand for the business model in communities across the country.
Devoted Health (https://www.devoted.com), a next generation Medicare Advantage plan dedicated to delivering high quality care at lower overall costs, announced today that it will begin offering insulin at a $0 copay for their members. The copay adjustment comes as a response to recent reports indicating that insulin-using diabetics are increasingly unable to afford their insulin treatment as a result of its rising cost.
At the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Annual Meeting (April 4-5, 2019; Orlando, FL), Journal of Clinical Pathways sat down with three of the leaders of OneOncology – a new partnership of independent community oncology practices that is physician-driven and utilizes a unified platform to enable physicians to care for patients through the entire course of care. OneOncology was started with three leading community oncology practices: Tennessee Oncology, West Cancer Center, and New York Cancer & Blood Specialists.
Profitability is becoming inseparable from quality in today’s health care marketplace. Consequently, strong performance on publicly reported quality and caregiver satisfaction data is becoming increasingly crucial to hospice business performance.
Among the most important sources of data is the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey. Patients and families in increasing numbers are using this information when choosing a hospice. Likewise, referral organizations such as hospitals, primary care physicians, and nursing homes are using the data to guide referral and contracting decisions.
Brentwood, TN – 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle TN, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch. Nashville-based venture capital firms Frist Cressey Ventures and Altitude Ventures co-led the financing round.
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, has been appointed chief medical officer of OneOncology, a physician-led community oncology network.
In this role, Schwartzberg will work with the network’s physician governance board to further clinical and technological infrastructures, prioritize a vision of value-based care, and establish an analytics roadmap to support quality metrics and outcomes.
Health care is migrating into the home — and the hospital of the future will have no address.
That’s according to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, who highlighted the steady march of health care into residential settings and away from traditional institutions last week during a Health Care Council of Chicago investment event.
Unsurprisingly, family was the major theme of the StartUp Health festival event featuring brothers Todd and Ed Park, co-founders of insurance startup Devoted Health.
The fireside chat hosted by StartUp Health leaders (and brothers) Steven and Howard Krein, traced the origin of the duo’s business relationship from their time at Athenahealth to their current business efforts to launch what they characterize as a “next-generation Medicare Advantage payvidor, sprinkled in with plenty of anecdotes underscoring the Parks’ relationship from childhood onward.
OneOncology announced the election of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Bill Frist to its board of directors. Sen. Frist brings unparalleled insights to OneOncology as a nationally-acclaimed thoracic surgeon, designing effective, bipartisan healthcare policy, and building patient-centered healthcare companies.
There are not enough mental health clinicians in America to keep up with the demand for them. In an effort to combat this issue, healthcare providers are turning to screens and phones.
Telepsychiatry—mental health care via remote communication, such as computers and phones— is not a new practice in the behavioral health field. For Regroup, a company headquartered in Ravenswood, telepsychiatry makes mental health services more accessible for individuals living in communities with a lack of clinicians.
Spero Health, Inc., an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals to its board of directors:
Matt Tant and Joe Christopher both graduated from Vanderbilt. They are mission-focused, share a strong faith and believe in paying it forward. Together they founded Relode, a health care staffing platform with growing traction and a successful $12 million Series A round.
As open enrollment for Medicare began Monday, in one of the largest healthcare company fundraises of the year, Medicare Advantage business Devoted Health says it's raised $300 million in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
Spero Health, Inc., a newly formed healthcare organization specializing in local, affordable, outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorder, announced that it has acquired investment growth capital to meet the demand in communities across the country for high-quality, comprehensive and integrated addiction treatment services.
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Devoted Health announced today that it's now licensed to offer Medicare Advantage Plans in the state of Florida. The healthcare company is approved to offer plans in eight counties across the state — Broward, Hillsborough, Miami-Dade, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, and Seminole. Starting in January 2019, Devoted will partner with some of the most trusted doctors and hospitals in Central and South Florida to serve Medicare members in those areas.
FRISCO, Texas & NASHVILLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valify, the leading healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, announced today that it has acquired Lucro Solutions, Inc., a Nashville-based digital platform for health systems to compare and select vendors.
First settled by a party of Overmountain Men in 1779 on the banks of the Cumberland River, Nashville became official in 1806 as the county seat. In 1843 the city added the tag of capital of Tennessee, thanks to the river traffic and the railroad.
Another nickname for Nashville is the “Athens of the South,” so given because of all the colleges and universities. Leading the parade, Vanderbilt University has nearly 13,000 students, followed by close to 11,000 at Tennessee State U. Throw in some medical and law schools, and Nashville does fit the description of an education hub.