The principals of local diagnostics and analytics company IQuity outline some encouraging research

In November 2016, executives with TriStar Health System sought a rezoning to allow for a vertical addition to their Centennial Medical Center campus on Midtown’s western fringe.

Family health insurance premiums rose an average 3 percent this year for people getting coverage through the workplace, the sixth consecutive year of small increases, according to a study released in September.

As each legislative session comes and goes, two Tennessee legislators’ quest to legalize cannabis for medical use seems less and less quixotic.

“How do you go beyond admiring the problem?” asks Ed Cantwell, CEO of the Center for Medical Interoperability, a nonprofit research lab founded in the spring of 2015 to rally the buying power of some of health care’s biggest names behind improving the sharing of data.

Most Nashville residents realize the city is a health care hub — but few likely are aware that a European country is studying our city’s health care models for learnings.

Among the alarming statistics related to the opioid epidemic, few demonstrate the cost to the health care system as well as this one: The average hospital stay for a baby born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which occurs when the mother uses opioids during pregnancy, costs $66,700, …

Savor Health offers a simple motto: Cancer starves the body of nutrition. Savor Health uses nutrition to fight back.

Colin Walsh — a practicing internist, medical professor and data scientist at Vanderbilt — found that it was possible to take simple information about patients at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, build an algorithm and predict with startling accuracy which patients would attempt sui…

At a recent health care and technology conference in Nashville, Elizabeth Ann Stringer shuns success stories to pitch her company’s potential.

HCA Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are industry giants on a global scale. Tension between these two Nashville institutions will see a critical event next year as an insurance startup from New York City helps drive volume to TriStar Centennial’s increasingly visible pedia…

Earlier this year, The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion (in a case now referred to as TC Heartland) that overhauled patent litigation venue rules. Since a 1990 opinion from the Federal Circuit, patent cases had been following general venue rules, meaning that plaintiffs could br…

Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collect and report data on opioid prescribing rates. In 2016, Tennessee pharmacies dispensed 107.5 opioid prescriptions for every 100 residents — a rate surpassed only by those in Alabama and Arkansas. But another takeaway from the da…

Since the founders of HCA began buying hospitals nearly five decades ago, Nashville has produced numerous variations on the idea of a centralized business office supporting clinical sites across the country. Some have worked well, others didn’t pan out as planned. In the past few years, a nu…

The year 2017 will go down as a notable one for emids Technologies, which in May opened a London office and during the summer acquired Encore Health Resources from publicly traded QuintilesIMS. The latter move brought the Nashville-based company about 200 employees and opened doors with prov…

Best known as the platform that birthed bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain has grown widespread over the past year — to the point that Gartner analysts this summer published a paper outlining the hype cycle around various uses for the distributed ledger technology. But as Gartner…

The Post team on Thursday hosted more than 100 health care entrepreneurs and service providers for the launch of Vitals, the latest quarterly in our magazine series. The evening at the Noah Liff Opera Center was supported by ReviveHealth and featured wine from City Winery, food catered by Ch…