|Meharry Medical College Celebrates 138th Annual Convocation|
Civil Rights Pioneer Andrew Young Headlines Event
On Oct. 14, Meharry Medical College held its 138th Annual Convocation with civil rights leader Ambassador Andrew J. Young as keynote speaker and recipient of an honorary doctorate degree.
|Tennessee Hospital Association|
Reinventing Tomorrow’s Healthcare Every Day for 75 Years
Established in 1938, the Tennessee Hospital Association has adopted the tagline “reinventing tomorrow’s healthcare every day for 75 years” as an ongoing theme for 2013.
|Exchange News & Notes|
On Oct. 1, the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, commonly referred to as the health exchange, officially opened for business. A new tool to help the uninsured get covered and those with insurance shop around to see if other options might better suit their needs, the exchange helps people meet the individual coverage mandate that is part of the Affordable Care Act.
|From the Provider Perspective|
The Benefit of Being Part of a Big Family
Small pond, big ripples.
As CEO of HighPoint Health System, part of LifePoint Hospitals, Susan Peach, RN, NBA, has the interesting viewpoint of operating both suburban and rural facilities. She has oversight of four hospitals, home health and hospice services, and a number of outpatient facilities spanning several counties in Middle Tennessee.