Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


Critical Insights into Nashville Health

For the first time in nearly two decades, Nashville has a countywide assessment providing insights into the health and well-being of the community.

Oncology Innovation in Nashville

From personalized medicine to innovation in GI care, Middle Tennessee oncology leaders share promising news.

Clinical

Tennessee Sees Fewer Infant Deaths In 2018

Infant Mortality Data Dashboard Now Available

Read More

Amedisys Expanding Commitment to End-of-Life Care for Veterans

Third Largest Hospice Provider Cared for 5,540 Dying Veterans Last Year

Read More

Oncology Innovation in Nashville

Oncology Innovation in Nashville

From personalized medicine to innovation in GI care, Middle Tennessee oncology leaders share promising news.

Read More

Tennessee Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Tennessee Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

A 2019 ACS CAN report shows the state is falling short on public policies to fight cancer.

Read More

ONcology Rounds

Middle Tennessee's robust oncology programs are tackling cancer on numerous fronts.

Read More

Blackburn, McSally & Others Urge Improved Breast Cancer Screening for Servicewomen, Veterans

A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Pentagon to revamp breast cancer screening options for Tricare beneficiaries.

Read More

The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation

The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation

Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.

Read More

Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs

Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs

As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.

Read More

Business

AHA's Maryjane Wurth To Retire In 2020; Michelle Hood To Join The Association

Maryjane Wurth, the American Hospital Association's (AHA) executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), will retire next year after a long and distinguished career in the hospital association field.

Read More

The Oncology Care Model Value Proposition

The Oncology Care Model Value Proposition

The American Journal of Managed Care® hosts meetings across the country to help oncology practices understand and navigate the value-based care landscape at the intersection of quality and efficiency.

Read More

Focus on Four Key Tax Issues

Focus on Four Key Tax Issues

Now in the second year after the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 passed, there are a number of considerations healthcare businesses should keep on their radar as they prepare to file.

Read More

Money Management: Smart Strategies at Every Stage

Money Management: Smart Strategies at Every Stage

Different stages of life come with different financial necessities from paying off loans to buying a home to preparing for retirement. First Horizon's Matthew Harrison shares smart strategies for every stage.

Read More

The Times They are A' Changing

The Times They are A' Changing

On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for the physician fee schedule (PFS) that includes provisions to update payment policies, rates, and quality provisions beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

Read More

Healthcare Trends: Compensation Continues to Rise

Healthcare Trends: Compensation Continues to Rise

An aging population, sicker patients, move to new models of care, need for new technologies to increase efficiency and a shortage of skilled staff have helped drive provider and executive salaries up over the last few years.

Read More

Proposed Changes to Stark, Anti-Kickback Regulations

Proposed Changes to Stark, Anti-Kickback Regulations

Changes Likely Mean Improved Care Coordination, Increased Economic Risk for Providers

Read More

Leadership Health Care Expands Programming to Boston

Leadership Health Care Expands Programming to Boston

LHC took a slight detour from their annual D.C. Delegation and headed to Boston instead to study a healthcare ecosystem that differs from Nashville's own.

Read More

Minimizing Risk

Minimizing Risk

SVMIC recently debuted RiskView, a 3D immersive virtual reality tour of a traditional practice, to help practice managers and providers keep compliant and mitigate risk.

Read More

Research

Critical Insights into Nashville Health

Critical Insights into Nashville Health

For the first time in nearly two decades, Nashville has a countywide assessment providing insights into the health and well-being of the community.

Read More

Profiles

Physician Spotlight: Leading with Compassion

Physician Spotlight: Leading with Compassion

Hospice care is so much more than simply pain management. Compassus CMO Dr. Kurt Merkelz focuses on helping patients live fully until the end.

Read More

Making the Grade with Embold Health

Making the Grade with Embold Health

Embold Health shines a light on top-performing physicians, saving employers time and money and linking individuals to quality care.

Read More

Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame Inducts 2019 Honorees

Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame Inducts 2019 Honorees

On Oct. 15, the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame inducted seven new visionary members as part of the Class of 2019.

Read More

Regulatory/Compliance

AMA Applauds Relief from Documentation Burden in New Medicare Rule

Many physicians will have reduced documentation beginning in 2021

Read More

Alexander: Senate Health Committee Approves Eight Bipartisan Public Health Bills

Includes proposals from 24 different senators, 11 Republicans, 13 Democrats

Read More

TMA Issues Statement on Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

TMA Issues Statement on Medicaid Block Grant Proposal

The largest professional organization for doctors in Tennessee has submitted its public comments regarding the proposal to convert federal funding for TennCare to a block grant.

Read More

Gauging Reactions

Gauging Reactions

Pros and cons to Gov. Lee's block grant proposal expressed by Tennessee's healthcare leaders.

Read More

Grand Rounds

Webb Appointed TDH Deputy Commissioner for Operations

Webb Appointed TDH Deputy Commissioner for Operations

Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP has appointed John Webb as deputy commissioner for operations.

Read More

Center for Medical Interoperability Launches Industry-Wide Verification Program

Last month, the Center for Medical Interoperability announced the launch of C4MI Verified™ - a testing program to accelerate the availability of connected technology solutions in the healthcare industry.

Read More

Crushing the Crisis

Crushing the Crisis

On Saturday, Sept. 7, TriStar Health joined more than 65 HCA Healthcare hospitals and local law enforcement agencies across the country to provide an opportunity for community members to properly dispose of unused opioid medications anonymously, with no questions asked.

Read More

American Health Partners Adds Two

American Health Partners Adds Two

Franklin-based American Health Partners has recently announced two new senior staff members to the team.

Read More

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Awards, Honors, Achievements

Read More

Wishes Granted

Wishes Granted

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced FDA Orphan Drug Grant funding for a new Phase II clinical program.

Read More

Fourroux Prosthetics Opens in Nashville

Fourroux Prosthetics Opens in Nashville

Founded more than 50 years ago in Huntsville, Ala., Fourroux Prosthetics recently opened their newest full-service patient care facility in La Vergne to provide prosthetic services to amputees in Nashville and surrounding communities.

Read More

Business Briefs

Franklin-based ObjectiveGI, an integrated research and technology services platform company, announced its 10th "Center of Research Excellence" last month.

Read More

Events

Dec. 6: TEDxNASHVILLEWOMEN

Dec. 6: TEDxNASHVILLEWOMEN

TEDxNashvilleWomen is back for our second year and this is your opportunity to hear IDEAS WORTH SPREADING up close and personal before the over 21+ million TED fans worldwide will get the chance to see them on our prestigious TED platform.

Read More

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: