MD News Appoints Nancy McCarty Tennessee Valley Publisher

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Nancy McCarty
Nancy McCarty

True North Custom Media announced that Nancy McCarty has been named publisher of MD News Tennessee Valley. Ms. McCarty has worked within the media industry for more than 20 years, developing innovative public relations campaigns for high profile actors and world-renowned doctors and healthcare experts such as Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Garth Fisher, cosmetic dentist to the stars Dr. Bill Dorfman, Lasik eye surgeon Dr. Robert Maloney and rapid weight loss expert Michael Thurmond, all of whom were prominently featured on ABC’s ground-breaking TV series “Extreme Makeover.

“We are extremely proud to welcome Nancy McCarty to the MD News team,” said True North CEO Charles DallAcqua. “She is committed to supporting the Tennessee Valley market and shaping the local health care dialogue by delivering award-winning content on critical topics of interest for physicians."

Ms. McCarty is a native of Chattanooga, and a graduate of Girls Preparatory School. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville prior to transferring to the University of Southern California where she earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. 

“Nancy brings a wealth of creativity and business savvy to her new position as publisher of the Tennessee Valley edition. She is a tremendous asset to MD News and the local health care community,” said Mr. DallAcqua. “We are confident that her considerable talents and experience will translate into providing the Tennessee Valley physician communities with a valuable business and practice management resource, while offering hospitals and other partners with creative and cost- effective strategies for generating referrals, supporting recruiting and retention efforts, and growing their businesses.”

The MD News Network is America’s leading business and practice management brand exclusively about physicians, from physicians, and for physicians. Along with a national magazine distributed to more than 180,000 medical practitioners within 40+ leading healthcare markets, MD News is available on the iPad, at MDNews.com, and through the companion MD News e-newsletter. MD News delivers perspective and context on the most important issues facing physicians and physician practices in the healthcare industry today.

Former Chattanooga Teacher And Administrator Featured In National Magazine

Charles McKenzie, a Chattanooga local and the first in his family to go to college, returned to Chattanooga to teach, eventually becoming a supervisor.  His inspiring story is featured in the 2015 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America.  Mr. McKenzie taught at schools across Chattanooga during his 30-year career, including ... (click for more)

Members Of Pickin And Grin'n Volunteering At Life Care Center Of Hixson Win THCP Group Volunteer Award

Members of Pickin and Grin’n, who volunteer every week at Life Care Center of Hixson, have received the Tennessee Health Care Association’s 2015 Group Volunteer Award. This award recognizes the group or organization that best exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism in the nursing home setting. For 19 years, this group has provided musical entertainment for the residents. Despite ... (click for more)

Trustee To Be Appointed To Oversee Hutcheson Medical Center Bankruptcy With Focus On Sale Of Fort Oglethorpe Hospital

A trustee will be appointed to oversee the bankruptcy case of Hutcheson Medical Center with a focus on getting the financially-strapped Fort Oglethorpe hospital sold. The U.S. Trustee's Office had filed a motion asking that the bankruptcy be dissolved due to the debt rising to $6.3 million since the bankruptcy was filed last November. However, all parties finally agreed it was ... (click for more)

Soddy Daisy Reaches Settlement With Former Police Chief On Lawsuit

The Soddy Daisy Commission acting on the recommendation from City Attorney Sam Elliott, voted to accept the decision made during mediation regarding a lawsuit against the city. City Manager Janice Cagle and attorney Elliott attended a day-long mediation concerning that lawsuit against the city brought by former police chief David Loftis claiming wrongful termination. While the city ... (click for more)

Who's Responsible For East Ridge's Stadium? - And Response (2)

There just can be no excuse for East Ridge High School's stadium being in such dangerous condition that it has been condemned.   Where is responsible for this? I know there are a few other stadiums like this as well. And there is no excuse for this.  Building new and beautiful schools, state of the art technology. Top athletic facilities as well. Yet, East Ridge ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Every Child Must Watch This

In the course of my day, I read different websites, am sent all kinds of neat videos and I love the jokes I get. But when I logged onto my ever-bulging email account Thursday morning, I happened across the scariest, most terrifying video I have ever watched. There is a website I check called “Atchuup” that boasts “cool stories daily.” Some are pretty good but this one nearly knocked ... (click for more)