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Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Launches Oncology Division

Nashville-based Cumberland Pharmaceuticals has announced expansion into oncology support with the launch of a new corporate division.

All In: Conversations on Health in Nashville

Is a person's zip code more important than their genetic code? Data suggests investing in social care could have a significant impact on healthcare.

Profiles

April 12 Proclaimed Dr. Matthew Walker, Sr. Day

April 12 Proclaimed Dr. Matthew Walker, Sr. Day

Mayor David Briley Presented Recognition at Event on April 12 at Meharry Medical College

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Caring for Generations

Caring for Generations

Primary care provider Lorraine Charles, MD, has a passion for caring for the underserved in Nashville and beyond.

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Business

Tennessee Department Of Health Warns Of Phone Scam Attempt

Tennessee Department Of Health Warns Of Phone Scam Attempt

Local and Out-of-State Residents May be Targeted

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Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Launches Oncology Division

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Launches Oncology Division

Nashville-based Cumberland Pharmaceuticals has announced expansion into oncology support with the launch of a new corporate division.

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NMGMA: 10 Minute Takeaway

NMGMA: 10 Minute Takeaway

Helpful employees can fall prey to bad actors using social engineering techniques to obtain sensitive data and information. Sword & Shield expert Teddy Ansink shared tips on keeping vigilant.

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Password Protected

Password Protected

Trying to stay ahead of healthcare hacks can be time consuming and costly. Yet, many medical practices and healthcare companies could significantly lower risks by following simple, inexpensive best practices.

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The Administrative Viewpoint

The Administrative Viewpoint

Revenue, regulations, quality care ... there's plenty to keep practice mangers up at night. Two veterans share insights on looming issues and discuss how they keep their work manageable.

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NMGMA: 10 Minute Takeaway

NMGMA: 10 Minute Takeaway

Corporate culture comes from the people on staff, making the hiring process critical to the overall health of any company.

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Events

April 20: Songs for Sound Partners with the American Academy of Audiology

April 20: Songs for Sound Partners with the American Academy of Audiology

Free hearing screenings for the public on Friday, April 20 from 12 to 4 p.m.

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April 24: Meharry Medical College to Host Free Symposium on Nation's Growing Opioid Crisis

April 24: Meharry Medical College to Host Free Symposium on Nation's Growing Opioid Crisis

Ninth Annual Lloyd C. Elam Mental Health Center Symposium to discuss today's challenges of the opioid epidemic; the event is open to the public

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April 28: Saint Thomas Health Provides Free Medical, Dental And Vision Care For The Uninsured And Underinsured In Tennessee

April 28: Saint Thomas Health Provides Free Medical, Dental And Vision Care For The Uninsured And Underinsured In Tennessee

Saint Thomas Health will host a free healthcare clinic at Holloway High School in Murfreesboro on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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April 21: Nashville Parent's 'The Baby Fair' returns to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

April 21: Nashville Parent's 'The Baby Fair' returns to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

Saint Thomas Health, Nashville Parent announce date, plans for this year's event

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April 28: Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center To Host Opioid Take-Back Day

Volunteers from TriStar StoneCrest and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office will collect and safely dispose of unused opioid medications

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May 5: The National Stroke Association Comeback Trail 5K

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May 9-12: Music City SCALE Symposium

Hosted by the Tennessee Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the 13th Annual Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education (SCALE) is set for May at the Music City Center.

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June 14-16: MHA's 2018 Annual Conference

June 14-16: MHA's 2018 Annual Conference

When it comes to mental health, is the United States languishing in the past, or are we fit for the future?

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June 21: Lymphedema Encouragement Group Meeting At Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

Free quarterly meeting for individuals living with lymphedema and caregivers

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Aug. 27-29: Health:Further

The 2018 Health:Further Festival is set for August 27-29 at the Music City Center.

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Nov. 7-9: Unprecedented Medicaid Conference to Convene Disparate Stakeholders to Discuss Sector's Biggest Challenges, Initiate Solutions

Crossroads, An Artia Solutions Conference will gather the brightest minds in Medicaid Nov. 7-9, 2018, to jumpstart game-changing conversations about improving new drug policies, pharmaceutical trends, healthcare reform, regulations, and other pressing issues

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Clinical

Building on BUILD Health

Building on BUILD Health

In a new report from the de Beaumont Foundation, health system executives weigh in on working outside their facilities' four walls to impact community health

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Addressing Physician Burnout

Addressing Physician Burnout

In recognition that physician burnout is increasing, the AMA and other companies and organizations have begun tackling the critical issue from a variety of vantage points

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Study of Mucus May Help Guide Sinusitis Treatment

Study of Mucus May Help Guide Sinusitis Treatment

By April, nearly one-third of the U.S. is already experiencing high pollen levels while the weather and temperatures continue to fluctuate, aggravating sinus symptoms.

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All In: Conversations on Health in Nashville

All In: Conversations on Health in Nashville

Is a person's zip code more important than their genetic code? Data suggests investing in social care could have a significant impact on healthcare.

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A Lack of Access to Specialty Care

A Lack of Access to Specialty Care

Being uninsured, underinsured, or having high deductibles have all contributed to a lack of access to specialty care for a growing number of Middle Tennesseans.

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The Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

The Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

Each year, Firestone Natural Rubber Company partners with Children's Surgery International to reach out to children in West Africa with life-changing surgery.

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Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Monique Anthony is on a mission to improve health outcomes and eliminate disparities for countless Tennesseans.

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Asthma APGAR Tool Improves Management in Primary Care Setting

Asthma APGAR Tool Improves Management in Primary Care Setting

Many patients with persistent asthma have a difficult time achieving control. Results of a new pragmatic study found applying APGAR tools significantly reduced ED, urgent care and hospital admissions while improving patient control and practice adherence to guidelines.

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Centauri Health Solutions Partners with RoundTrip, Lyft for RISE Nashville Summit

Partnership providing free rides via Lyft code or RoundTrip app to showcase link between transportation and quality healthcare

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Regulatory/Compliance

Blackburn Introduces Bipartisan Addiction & Recovery Act

Blackburn Introduces Bipartisan Addiction & Recovery Act

Blackburn Introduces Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 2.0 to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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Senator Alexander Pushes for Better Data and Transparency of the Federal 340B Drug Pricing Program

Senator Alexander Pushes for Better Data and Transparency of the Federal 340B Drug Pricing Program

Today, United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) - chairman of the Senate's health committee - pushed for better data and transparency of the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program to ensure it's fulfilling its purpose to help hospitals care for low-income patients.

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Primary Care Transformation a Priority for TennCare

Primary Care Transformation a Priority for TennCare

Primary care gets a shot in the arm from state officials.

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Research

Study Finds Adults in Poor Neighborhoods Have Higher Death Rates

Living in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood is likely to lead to death at an earlier age, especially among African-Americans according to new research. The death rate is even more pronounced among disadvantaged individuals with unhealthy lifestyle habits.

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Grand Rounds

AHA Names John Riggi Senior Advisor For Cybersecurity And Risk

The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that John Riggi has joined the association as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk.

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Mark Your Calendars

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TriStar Skyline Debuts Robotic Spine Surgery Technology

TriStar Skyline Debuts Robotic Spine Surgery Technology

Officials with TriStar Skyline Medical Center announced they have become the first hospital in Middle Tennessee to add the Mazor X surgical assurance platform to its orthopedic and spine surgery program.

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Frost-Arnett, HealthiPASS Form Strategic Alliance

Last month, Nashville-based Frost-Arnett, a large national player in accounts receivable management (ARM) for the healthcare industry, announced a strategic alliance with Illinois-based HealthiPASS, a revenue cycle solution that helps assure and accelerate collections while bringing price transparency to the patient payment experience.

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VICC, Tempus Launch Data Initiative to Improve Outcomes

VICC, Tempus Launch Data Initiative to Improve Outcomes

Tempus, a technology company focused on helping doctors personalize cancer care by collecting and analyzing large volumes of molecular and clinical data, and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have announced a new collaboration to improve outcomes for cancer patients.

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Baird Named TMA Director of Insurance Affairs

Baird Named TMA Director of Insurance Affairs

Karen Baird, CPC, CPMA has joined the Tennessee Medical Association as director of Insurance Affairs and will serve as the organization's in-house expert on federal and state health insurance policies and reform.

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STMP Celebrates New Sites, Staff

STMP Celebrates New Sites, Staff

It's been a busy couple of months for Saint Thomas Medical Partners with new leadership, facilities and physicians coming on board.

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Hill Named President of Peak Health Solutions

Hill Named President of Peak Health Solutions

Brad Hill has been named president of Peak Health Solutions, Inc., a mid-revenue cycle solution provider for acute care and physician practice markets. Peak Health Solutions, which moved from headquarters from San Diego to Franklin in 2014, is an AMN Healthcare company.

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