NASHVILLE, TN – The Nashville Business Journal recognized Aspire Health as a finalist for their 2016 Best in Business Awards in the Nashville area.

Aspire Health, The nation’s leading community-based palliative care provider based in Nashville was named as a finalist for Nashville’s “2016 Best in Business” by the Nashville Business Journal.

“We are honored to be included in such elite company in the Nashville business community,” said Brad Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Aspire. “Nashville is one of the best communities in the country to operate a business, and the Aspire family is proud to call it home. With so many
major health care leaders in this community, we are proud to be recognized for our commitment to the best care possible for our patients.”

The Business Journal recognized Aspire as “the largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider in the country,” also noting that Aspire has grown quickly from “around 60 employees to more than 250 employees over the past year.” While Aspire is headquartered in Nashville, it operates in additional cities in Tennessee as well as in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington DC and West Virginia, with more planned this year.

Nominations for the award were accepted throughout the Nashville community, and independent judges then analyzed the nominees based on predetermined criteria such as revenue, growth and other metrics. Judges then screened nominees to determine the finalists in each category. Aspire was one of five finalists in the 101-500 Employees category in this year’s award ceremony.

About Aspire Health

Aspire Health is the nation’s leading community-based palliative care provider, currently operating in 12 states and 22 cities. Aspire specializes in providing an extra layer of support to patients facing a serious illness through an ambitious palliative care program focused on caring for patients in their homes. Aspire’s clinicians are experts in providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness; helping patients and caregivers navigate the healthcare system; guiding patients and caregivers through difficult and complex treatment choices; and providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. Aspire is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Additional information on Aspire Health can be found at


Trisha Farmer 

for Aspire Health


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