CEO Council News
Council Capital Managing General Partner Dennis Bottorff was recently named to the 2012-2013 Board of Directors of the Nashville Health Care Council, an association of health care industry leaders that was formed in 1995 to enhance Nashville's prominence as the health care capital of the United States.
Katie Gambill, Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Council Capital, shares her thoughts as a guest writer for Venture Nashville Connections on helping Tennessee’s growth companies develop leadership capacity and secure capital.
W. LUCAS 'Luke' SIMONS told VNC he's having loads of fun helping Council Capital's portfolio companies grow their businesses, as a member of the private-equity firm's CEO Council and operating-partners group.
Portfolio Company News
Ingenious Med is expanding into the Nashville market with the opening of its location at Cummins Station. The company, which is a member of the Nashville Health Care Council, chose historic Cummins Station because it is home to several national healthcare and technology companies, and caters to Ingenious Med’s continued growth.
At a private reception during the AMGA Conference in Orlando, Dr. Glenn Focht, medical director of the pediatric physician organization at Boston Children’s Hospital, discussed leveraging Ingenious Med's technology to support clinicians in busy hospitals.
Ingenious Med, which offers a range of innovative products for inpatient physician management and automated charge capture, saw a 380 percent increase in usage of its impower mobile applications in 2012.
EndoChoice, the platform-technology company focused on gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, has announced that it will merge with Peer Medical Ltd., a privately held Israeli company developing innovative endoscopy technology. The combined company will operate under the EndoChoice name and be headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, with its R&D center based in Israel.
Ingenious Med, the Atlanta-based health care technology company whose software provides inpatient physicians and hospitals with information and tools to help manage their practices, has raised expansion capital.
Council Capital receives 2011 Venture Deal of the Year and Overall Deal of the Year Awards for its investment and successful exit of Senior Whole Health, which grew from $500,000 of revenue when Council Capital invested in 2004 to over $300 million of revenue when Council Capital exited in 2011.
Council Capital Healthcare Breakfasts
Emdeon CEO George Lazenby Discusses Technology at Emdeon and Change in the Broader Healthcare Environment12/17/2012
George Lazenby, CEO of Emdeon, addressed the attendees at Council Capital’s December healthcare breakfast with a discussion that focused on the role of technology in Emdeon's business and change in the broader healthcare environment.
Ted Kennedy, Jr., president of the Marwood Group, and John Kelliher, its chief political strategist, gave almost 100 attendees at Council Capital’s September healthcare breakfast a far-reaching overview of how different outcomes in the presidential election and Congressional races will impact the federal government.
Dr. Wright Pinson, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and the Chief Executive Officer of the Vanderbilt Health System, gave the audience at Council Capital’s May breakfast meeting insights on how Vanderbilt is adjusting to the fundamental shifts in delivery of health care because of cuts in federal dollars.
Council Capital General Partner Grant Jackson has been selected by the Nashville Health Care Council to join its inaugural Fellows class, a group of 33 healthcare industry leaders who will focus on defining challenges and exploring strategies to address various issues in the U.S. healthcare system.
Rick Apple has been named Director of Council & Enhanced Tennessee Fund. The C & E Tennessee Fund was established by Council Capital and Enhanced Capital Partners in 2009 and received $14 million in TNInvestco funding to invest in qualifying companies.
Council Capital is pleased to announce that General Partner Grant Jackson has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Centennial Medical Center. Centennial Medical is a 657-bed tertiary facility located in Nashville, Tennessee and is the flagship hospital of Hospital Corporation of America (NYSE: HCA).