Southern-Fried Health Care

Jul 27, 2010

Health care now is by far the largest industry in Nashville, commanding a fifth of its economy, with the picture looking ever brighter as the industry stands to gain from constant, unrestrained growth. But as the capital of Tennessee, the second-most obese state in the nation, Nashville’s health-care cluster suffers from a public relations blemish. JIM BRADFORD, dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, is quoted. A related story quotes Harry Jacobson, former vice chancellor for health affairs: The good news: Nashville's health-care cluster is growing...