Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brant Phillips commented on the effect increased consumer-oriented factors are having on certificate of need (CON) applications within Tennessee. As quoted in the article, Brant notes that recent CON activity in urban areas around the state “‘is a function, in part, of the increased focus on the consumer/patient in the delivery of health care.'”

The full article, “Urban Hospitals Have the Edge,” was published by the Nashville Business Journal on June 26, 2015 and is available online (subscription required).