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Fighting Breast Cancer with New Research, New Tools
Fighting Breast Cancer with New Research, New Tools

New research, new tools bring new hope when it comes to preventing and treating breast cancer.

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Personalized Medicine & Lung Cancer
Personalized Medicine & Lung Cancer

Genetics playing a significant role in the future of lung cancer treatment.

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Study Highlights Higher Death Rate for Young People Experiencing an Incident Episode of Psychosis
Study Highlights Higher Death Rate for Young People Experiencing an Incident Episode of Psychosis

A new study of all cause death in the 12 months following the first incidence of psychosis found a much higher than anticipated death rate in those ages 16-30.

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Prevent, Detect & Treat
Prevent, Detect & Treat

Prevention of lung cancer and the science behind it are driving researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

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New Take on an Old Disease
New Take on an Old Disease

A multidisciplinary effort at The Saint Thomas Lung Cancer and Thoracic Center means more treatment choices for patients.

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ONcology Rounds
ONcology Rounds

News of note impacting cancer care.

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SMILE: New 3D Minimally Invasive Surgery for Myopia Makes Statewide Debut
SMILE: New 3D Minimally Invasive Surgery for Myopia Makes Statewide Debut

A new minimally invasive procedure to treat myopia is something to SMILE about.

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Linking Primary Care & Behavioral Health
Linking Primary Care & Behavioral Health

Centerstone has embraced integrated, coordinated care to improve the physical, emotional and behavioral health of their clients while driving down costs to the healthcare system.

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Meharry Investigators Seek to End Racial Health Disparities
Meharry Investigators Seek to End Racial Health Disparities

Investigators at the Meharry Clinical and Translational Research Center work to answer the most puzzling questions related to race and health disparity.

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Peanut Allergies: A Hard Nut to Crack
Peanut Allergies: A Hard Nut to Crack

With a rising incidence of peanut allergies among children in the United States, clinical guidelines recently have been amended in an effort to reverse the trend. For those already allergic to the nut, an exciting new therapy to build the immune response is working its way through clinical trials.

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Coming to Their Senses
Coming to Their Senses

Patients with sensory loss are finding answers at Vanderbilt Smell and Taste Center

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Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment
Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment

Risk adjustment for clinical factors has become commonplace in the value-based reimbursement landscape. However, adjusting for social risk factors - which also strongly impact health outcomes - hasn't yet caught up.

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Nashville General Requests Additional Funding
Nashville General Requests Additional Funding

Nashville's safety net hospital needs a safety net of its own in terms of funding.

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PSCAN: Nashville General's Prostate Screening Initiative Targets At-Risk Population
PSCAN: Nashville General's Prostate Screening Initiative Targets At-Risk Population

African-American men are at higher risk of developing and dying from prostate cancer. A new initiative from Nashville General combines screening and education in an effort to improve outcomes.

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Social Determinants: A Technological Approach
Social Determinants: A Technological Approach

Trenor Williams, MD - founder and former CEO of clinical HIT and advisory management firm Clinovations before selling it to The Advisory Board Company in 2015 - has recently launched Socially Determined.

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Addressing Health in the Community with Innovation & Insight
Addressing Health in the Community with Innovation & Insight

A growing recognition that health happens throughout communities has led to increasing emphasis on the social determinants of health and a host of innovative interventions.

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NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare
NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare

Although Nashville is the epicenter of the health services industry, the city's health rankings consistently lag behind peer cities. NashvilleHealth is taking steps to flip the script.

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Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services
Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services

Neighborhood Health at Lebanon has recently added dental services to the full-service health clinic. A dentist and hygienist are available three days a week, and the clinic accepts both appointments and walk-in clients.

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On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection
On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection

Dentists, dental hygienists, pediatricians, family practitioners and other primary care providers play an important role in the early detection of oral cavity cancers, and ... equally importantly ... in fostering prevention by providing education on key risk factors.

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CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

New report finds even a small amount of coronary artery calcium in those under age 50 is a big predictor of increased risk for coronary heart disease.

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'You Be the 1' Encourages Everyday Action to Help Youth with Often Hidden Issues
'You Be the 1' Encourages Everyday Action to Help Youth with Often Hidden Issues

New initiative, launched on Random Acts of Kindness Day, encourages understanding and provides resources to help young people cope with life challenges

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Ten Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death
Ten Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

An expert panel takes a fresh look at the most common mode of death and outlines 10 measures to try to flip the script.

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VUMC Expands Heart & Vascular Services
VUMC Expands Heart & Vascular Services

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute has expand its service line to offer specialized expertise in complex vascular diseases.

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THA's Tennessee Center for Patient Safety
THA's Tennessee Center for Patient Safety

The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety supports providers across the state in the quest to move to zero preventable harm.

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Recent Mumps Outbreaks Cause Concern
Recent Mumps Outbreaks Cause Concern

Mumps has been on the rise as some neglect to immunize themselves or their children. The Tennessee Department of Health is concerned about increases in mumps cases, including an ongoing outbreak in neighboring Arkansas which so far involves more than 2,400 suspected or confirmed cases of the illness.

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