History

icon historyHealthTechS3 is an award-winning healthcare consulting and hospital management firm based in Brentwood, Tennessee with clients across the United States. We are dedicated to the goal of improving performance, achieving compliance, reducing costs and ultimately improving patient care. Leveraging consultants with deep healthcare industry experience, HealthTechS3 provides actionable insights and guidance that supports informed decision making and drives efficiency in operational performance.

1971

Company was formed as Brim and Associates by Gene Brim. Brim Healthcare was one of the first hospital management companies in the US. Within 2 years Brim had over 13,000 employees on the books in owned, managed, and leased hospitals.

1971

1985

Brim and Associates operated one of the largest hospital management companies in the US with 59 hospitals, 14 managed retirement facilities, and 8 owned senior living facilities.

1985

1995

Brim partnered with Province Healthcare and moved the company headquarters from Portland, OR to Brentwood, TN. Dave Woodland soon became CEO.

1995

2004

A subsidiary of Brim Holdings signs a long-term agreement to lease Pike’s Peak Regional Hospital in Woodland Park, Colorado and Pike’s Peak Regional Hospital opens. (Brim managed the construction of this hospital from the ground up)

2004

2010

Brim Holdings and their owned facilities are sold to IASIS Healthcare. HealthTech Solutions Group is established in Plano, TX with the goal to develop innovative revenue cycle products and solutions using technology for community hospitals. HealthTech Management Services remains headquartered in Brentwood, TN and focused on managed hospitals, consulting services, and executive recruiting.

2010

2013

Under the leadership of Derek Morkel, HealthTech Solutions Group and Gaffey & Associates in California merge to rebrand as GAFFEY Healthcare. GAFFEY Healthcare develops and markets a suite of revenue cycle management solutions supported by central business outsourcing. HealthTech Management Services is managing 36 hospitals with dozens of other clients across the US utilizing clinical, quality, operational and financial consulting services

2013

2015

Rebranding of HealthTech Management Services as HealthTechS3. The relaunch is focused on leveraging the knowledge and experience of senior health executives and subject matter professionals to support community hospitals.

2015