Nashville is locked in a three-way race with Cleveland and New York City to build the country’s first medical mart. The untested concept would consolidate the shopping experience for medical equipment under one really big roof. With it, cities hope to gain a healthy slice of the $88 billion medical device industry. WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports on what has become a med mart derby.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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