Thursday, December 08, 2011

VUSE Engrg news

Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Dean Ken Galloway will step back into faculty ranks next year, and will be succeeded by Philippe Fauchet of the University of Rochester, details here.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Tech2020's Cuddy retires

Tech2020 CEO Mike Cuddy is to retire at the end of January, the KNS reports. Here's our earlier report on Cuddy and Tech2020.

PureSafety sold

Former Nashville- and now Franklin-based PureSafety, a spinout from Thompson Machinery, is now part of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), says a press release today. Read about it here.

O'Boyle to HCA-Parallon

They've named a new President for HCA's Parallon subsidiary, which encompasses purchasing, IT and more. Read about Mike O'Boyle here.

$40MM fund for NVille

Harry Jacboson and colleagues have created Fund II, with a goal of $40MM, to be invested toward more disruptive healthcare businesses. Read about it here.

Friday, December 02, 2011

Jacobson + Dashiff

Harry Jacobson, M.D., head of Healthcare Investment Group, a consortium of funds, announced adding Duncan Dashiff, formerly of Morgan Keegan, et al, to his team. The investment banker has done plenty of healthcare and health IT deals. Story here.