Hospital players across Tennessee face new pressure to forge stronger bonds to state lawmakers.

Health care power shift looms large for Nashville leaders

“Decisions in state legislatures ripple through districts, so data will have to be paired with the faces of people who will be impacted - from patients to the different types of employees,” said Health Policy Source President Dan Boston, who is working with Jarrard in a partnership to better link hospitals and providers to the news cascading out of Washington.

USA TODAY NETWORK, March 10, 2017