Child neurologist Jeffrey Neul, MD, has been appointed director of the Kennedy Center at VUMC.
The Tennessee HIMSS Chapter and the Center for Executive Education at Belmont University will partner with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to bring a 14-week certification program to healthcare information technology (HIT) professionals in the Chattanooga region.
The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial officially celebrated the opening of its new pediatric emergency room last month.
Phishing, Vishing, SMiShing ... there are an array of sophisticated methods that cyberthieves can use to access PHI.
With increased patient responsibility, collecting for healthcare services can be difficult ... but there are some best practices providers can put in play to maximize timely payments.
Care 24/7 has relocated to Nashville and refocused its mission to help providers navigate MACRA and maximize revenue while improving provider-based population health management.
With the 2017 reporting window rapidly closing, a recent AMA/KPMG survey finds less than 25 percent of physician decision-makers feels 'well prepared' to meet requirements.
Annual Fund Raising Event Returns Friday, September 15 to Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is now accepting nominations for its 2017 "Dementia Care Professional of the Year."
Growing up can be difficult in a digital age. Dr. Jess Shatkin shares insights on how primary care providers can support parents in an age of increasing adolescent anxiety and depression.
Always a champion for children's health, the Tennessee Justice Center is taking more steps to ensure coverage for nearly a million Tennessee kids.
You Be the 1 campaign, started by local couple John & May Bumpus, hopes to reach struggling teens through kindness and empathy and connect them to area resources.
As part of its program aimed at educating physicians and other health care professionals on the benefits and limitations of genomics and precision medicine, the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced two new online educational modules focused on somatic cancer panel testing.
By a vote of 94-1, the U.S. Senate has sent President Trump a bill addressing FDA user fee agreements meant to speed up the Food & Drug Administration's review of new drugs and devices.
"There are a number of issues with the American health care system, but if your house is on fire, you want to put out the fire, and the fire in this case is the individual health insurance market."
The Senate has now weighed in on their version of ACA 'repeal and replace.' Will it fare better with public sentiment than AHCA has so far?
Patients with serious brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia could benefit from an investigational new drug (IND) that has received notification from the FDA that testing in humans may proceed after more than 10 years of research by scientists at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
More than 2,000 healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs are expected to descend on the Music City Center Aug. 22-25 for the annual Health:Further Festival.
A number of healthcare organizations have partnered to create Tennessee's largest, most comprehensive medical education event for healthcare professionals.
Leaders from Meharry Medical College and Middle Tennessee State University recently signed an agreement to develop an accelerated pathway where aspiring physicians could complete an undergraduate degree and medical degree in six years through a fast-track program with select, high-ability students spending three years at each institution.
Last month, Walgreens and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced that a subsidiary of VUMC would operate and provide all clinical services at 14 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across Middle Tennessee.
In other retail health clinic news, The Little Clinic, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co., has collaborated with Results Physiotherapy to offer patients additional treatment solutions for a wide variety of conditions and injuries with a collective commitment to help patients live pain-free without prescription opioid medications.
Last month, AdamsPlace celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for their new 13,469 square-foot Memory Care Center.
Tim Jones, MD, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists' Pumphandle Award.
Last month, Saint Thomas Health filed a Certificate of Need application to expand services in order to meet anticipated healthcare needs of the growing Rutherford County population.
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