Posted by: Jennifer McEachern
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Intermedix Corporation officials announced today the company will locate new operations in Nashville. Intermedix, a provider of analytics and technology-enabled solutions for global health and safety, will invest in an innovation lab and executive offices and create 116 new jobs in Davidson County.
“I want to thank Intermedix for their investment in Tennessee and for creating more than 100 jobs in Davidson County,” Haslam said. “When a company chooses to locate here in Tennessee it speaks volumes to the business-friendly environment we have to offer in our state and supports our goal of becoming the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs."
“It’s exciting to have such an innovative company choose to start new operations in Nashville,” Boyd said. “As a health care technology company, Intermedix will benefit from the many advantages that exist in Tennessee, including our ability to support high-tech industries, while reinforcing our global reputation as a leader in the health care industry. I appreciate Intermedix for investing in Nashville and creating new jobs for our Middle Tennessee workforce.”
“We are looking forward to this new phase for our company,” Intermedix CEO Joel Portice said. “The city of Nashville and the state of Tennessee have welcomed Intermedix with open arms, and we are looking forward to growing here.”
Located in the Fifth Third Center, the Nashville location will house Intermedix’s innovation lab and executive offices. The establishment of the innovation lab will focus on furthering the company’s analytics capabilities by leveraging big data technologies to provide statistical models and predictive analytics. Intermedix will support clients by gaining insights into their data to improve quality of care, reduce costs and increase patient satisfaction.
Intermedix delivers technology-enabled professional services to health care providers, government agencies and corporations. The company supports approximately 15,000 health care providers with comprehensive business and revenue cycle management services and connects more than 95 percent of the U.S. population and customers in 16 countries around the world with crisis management and emergency preparedness and response technologies.
“We are pleased that Intermedix is coming to Nashville and will be adding high-quality jobs here,” Nashville Mayor Megan Barry said. “As a leader in health care business services, the company will be a great addition to the industry-leading, incredibly innovative health care community in Nashville. We appreciate Intermedix’s decision to invest here and take advantage of Nashville’s talented workforce, growing technology industry and business-friendly environment.”
“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate Intermedix on its announcement to locate its corporate headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee”, said John Bradley, TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development. “We are pleased to partner with the state of Tennessee and Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to facilitate Intermedix’s impactful new location decision.”
Nashville and Davidson County are represented by Speaker Beth Harwell (R – Nashville), Rep. Bo Mitchell (D – Nashville), Rep. Bill Beck (D – Nashville), Rep. Mike Stewart (D – Nashville), Rep. Jason Powell (D – Nashville), Rep. Brenda Gilmore (D – Nashville), Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D – Nashville), Rep. Harold Love (D – Nashville), Rep. Sherry Jones (D – Nashville), Rep. Darren Jernigan (D – Old Hickory), Sen. Steven Dickerson (R – Nashville), Sen. Ferrell Haile (R – Gallatin), Sen. Jeff Yarbro (D – Nashville) and Sen. Thelma Harper (D – Nashville) in the Tennessee General Assembly.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Tennessee was named 2014 and 2013 “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.