Nashville Health Care Council and Nashville Entrepreneur Center Present Inspiring Innovation Pitch Contest


August 27, 2020 

Nashville Health Care Council and Nashville Entrepreneur Center Present
Inspiring Innovation Pitch Contest

Tennessee entrepreneur wins cash prize to support business growth

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 27, 2020) – This week, the Nashville Health Care Council partnered with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center to host an Inspiring Innovation Pitch Contest in recognition of the Council’s 25th anniversary. Five health care startups pitched their organizations and fielded questions from local Nashville CEOs and innovators. Felicia Jackson, inventor and founder of CPR Wrap, delivered an inspirational pitch that won both the judge’s choice and audience choice awards and earned the company a total of $21,000 in cash prizes.

Watch a recast of the event here. (more…)

Congratulations, Brett Barrier

CSM, Association Partnerships

Congratulations to Brett Barrier on her promotion to Customer Success Manager, Association Partnerships!

In this position, Brett manages association member relationships by implementing strategic planning, value achievement, and support. She adds value to these partnerships by assisting association members in achieving their goals through data insights and critical problem-solving.

Brett graduated from The University of Georgia with a BBA in Marketing and a BS in Sociology. She is a huge sports fan and is loyal to the Georgia Bulldawgs! Brett loves to travel and spend time outside with friends and family.

Congratulations, Brett!

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the first time, Stratasan makes the 2020 Inc. 5000 List


NEW YORK, August 12, 2020Inc. magazine today revealed that Stratasan is on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. (more…)

Welcome to the Team: Melissa Boylan

Melissa Boylan

Data Acquisition Specialist

Melissa Boylan is the Data Acquisition Specialist for Stratasan. In this position, Melissa works with hospital association members to collect their quarterly data. She brings more than 11 years of healthcare experience, having previously worked at AIM Healthcare and Truven Health Analytics/IBM Watson Health.

Melissa is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where she earned a BS in Electronic Media Management. Originally from New York, she’s lived in Middle Tennessee for more than 20 years. Melissa is married with three children and in her free time, she loves watching her kids play baseball and enjoys photography.

Welcome to the team, Melissa!

Congratulation to Alex Antonison for Earning his Masters in Computer Science

Alex Antonison, Stratasan’s Data Analytics Manager, recently completed his Masters in Computer Science, emphasis in Data Science.

Alex shared the following about the experience: “I learned a lot about machine learning, statistics, and other related topics like data visualization and cloud computing, but one of the more important lessons I learned is to not doubt myself. There were numerous moments where I was stuck on an assignment or new concept, and at times it felt impossible. But after taking a deep breath and going on a walk, I would get back to it. Sometimes I would have to work late into the night, but I would eventually figure it out.” 

Great work, Alex!

Welcome to the Team Carter Belew: Stratasan’s 2020 Summer Intern

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Stratasan’s 2020 summer intern, Carter Belew. To help you learn more about him, we asked Carter to answer the 10 questions below. Check out his answers in this post and if you get a chance to meet him this summer, be sure to make them feel welcome! 

What’s your name? 

Carter Belew

Where are you going to college and what are you studying? 

I graduated from the University of Alabama with a major in Finance and a specialization in personal wealth management.

Where are you from?

Florence, Alabama

How did you learn about your Stratasan internship?

I learned about Stratasan through Morgan Atkins, who explained to me a bit about what the company does, and that’s how I learned of possible internship opportunities.

Why did you choose Stratasan for your internship?

I have always been interested in analytics and after having learned more about Stratasan I was very interested in what was involved in healthcare analytics and what systems were used for strategic planning.  (more…)

Virtual CHNA Uncovers Health Disparities Throughout a Hospital Community

San Juan Regional Medical Center Partners with Stratasan to ID Pressing Health Needs

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Visitors to the San Juan Regional Medical Center’s 2017 A Fair of the Heart in Farmington learn about weight differences between fat and muscle. The event is just one of the initiatives the hospital has mounted to address the issues identified in its Community Health Needs Assessment. Photo by San Juan Regional Medical Center

Every three years, officials at the San Juan Regional Medical Center take part in a months-long process called a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). It’s designed to identify the community’s greatest health needs before they develop an action plan to address them. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital officials altered their approach this year, switching to virtual sessions or telephone interactions to gather and share information. (more…)

Welcome to the Team: Colby Dehart

Colby Dehart

Software Engineer

Colby Dehart is a Software Engineer at Stratasan. In this position, Colby works on the backend of Stratasan’s data reporting platform. He is a graduate of the Nashville Software School.

Originally from Knoxville, Colby has been a Nashville resident for five years, having previously also lived in Portland, Atlanta, and Bloomington. When not working, he likes making music and going to live music shows.

Welcome to the team, Colby!



Congratulation to Carlos Orozco for Earning His CISM Certification

Carlos Orozco, Stratasan’s Support & Systems Engineer, is now a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

ISACA’s CISM is an advanced certification that indicates that an individual possesses the knowledge and experience required to develop and manage an enterprise information security (infosec) program.

“As Stratasan grows and matures, it’s important that we maintain a solid information security program that keeps our customer data safe and secure. Carlos’s certification shows that he takes this job seriously and is dedicated to helping us grow and mature in this area. Congratulations, Carlos!” – Brian Dailey, CTO & Founder

Great work, Carlos!