Nashville Health Care Council Looks Ahead to 2023

Nov 22, 2022 at 11:45 am by Staff

  Nashville Health Care Council President Apryl Childs-Potter discusses challenges to $67 billion industry     By Lynne Jeter   Earlier this year, Apr.... Read More

Medications At Home 

Nov 21, 2022 at 11:37 am by Staff

By Lindsay Dymowski As the population ages, innovations and technological advancements continue to emerge that help people live longer, healthier lives. The surge of populari.... Read More

New survey finds flexible schedule, quick access to wages key to addressing the national nursing shortage

Nov 21, 2022 at 11:10 am by Staff

  Gale Healthcare Solutions (Gale), the industry leader in on-demand healthcare staffing, released new survey data today showing that gig-style work options offering fle.... Read More

Ten Commandments for Effective Expert Deposition Testimony

Nov 21, 2022 at 01:11 am by Staff

  By Brian Peter Brinig, J.D., C.P.A.   Physicians are frequently required to provide testimony in depositions or trials relating to cases in which they have had.... Read More

How Banks and Private Equity Cash In When Patients Can’t Pay Their Medical Bills

Nov 20, 2022 at 02:40 pm by Staff

By Noam N. Levey and Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News Patients at North Carolina-based Atrium Health get what looks like an enticing pitch when they go to the.... Read More

Patients Complain Some Obesity Care Startups Offer Pills, and Not Much Else

Nov 20, 2022 at 01:47 pm by Staff

  By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News   Many Americans turn to the latest big idea to lose weight — fad diets, fitness crazes, dodgy herbs and pills, b.... Read More

Several from VUMC among most highly cited researchers

Nov 20, 2022 at 11:21 pm by Staff

by Bill Snyder Nine current faculty members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most f.... Read More

The Player-Coaches of Addiction Recovery Work Without Boundaries

Nov 20, 2022 at 02:08 pm by Staff

  By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News   Sarah Wright stops by her peer support specialist’s hotel room-turned-office in this Denver suburb several.... Read More

Hawiger still blazing a trail in inflammation research

Nov 14, 2022 at 08:51 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder Fifty-five years after he arrived at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Jacek Hawiger, MD, PhD, Louise B. McGavock Professor and distinguished profe.... Read More

Infectious Diseases Society of America honors Wright

Nov 14, 2022 at 08:45 pm by Staff

  by Paul Govern Infectious diseases specialist Patty Wright, MD, professor of Medicine and chief of staff for Adult Ambulatory Services for Davidson County, is on.... Read More

New ANA CEO Discusses New Horizons for Neurology and Neuroscience in 2023

Nov 23, 2022 at 10:10 am by Staff

  By LYNNE JETER   From preparing the next generation of scientists, to sharing how primary care doctors can improve care for neurological disorders, to addressin.... Read More

Treating Long Covid Is Rife With Guesswork

Nov 22, 2022 at 11:34 am by Staff

    By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News    Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly tw.... Read More

Accurately predicting possible post-surgical effects on speech: forecasting the risks of brain surgery

Nov 21, 2022 at 12:07 pm by Staff

    Can surgeons quantify the risk of aphasia when removing a brain tumor? To find out, researchers at Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Muni.... Read More

Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges

Nov 21, 2022 at 10:33 am by Staff

  By Fred Schulte and Holly Hacker, Kaiser Health News     Newly released federal audits reveal widespread overcharges and other errors i.... Read More

HHS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule Strengthening Access to Behavioral Health Services and Whole-Person Care

Nov 21, 2022 at 02:07 am by Staff

Rule includes expanded cancer screening coverage in support of President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot and promotes innovation and coordinated care in Medicare The U.S. Depar.... Read More

How Optimism Can Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap

Nov 20, 2022 at 02:15 pm by Staff

By Phil Galewitz and Daniel Chang, Kaiser Health News  More than 2 million low-income people — half of them in Florida and Texas — are uninsur.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Donates $13,508 to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Nov 21, 2022 at 05:16 pm by Staff

Ascend Federal Credit Union has announced it has donated $10,000 to the Tennessee Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support Light The Night. Cr.... Read More

Antidote Health Launches Telemedicine Service for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Nov 21, 2022 at 01:23 am by Staff

Led by endocrinologist and diabetes specialist Dr. Lyle Mitzner, the new service addresses the soaring diabetes epidemic in the U.S. and underscores Antidote Health’s co.... Read More

Grants spur efforts to create molecular ‘atlases’ of organs

Nov 21, 2022 at 12:52 am by Staff

  by Bill Snyder Researchers in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have received three grants totaling $13.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to.... Read More

Regional growth spotlights ‘Join Us,’ workforce campaigns: Leadership Assembly takeaways

Nov 20, 2022 at 11:16 pm by Staff

  The spirit and strength of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) workforce is a vital component of the mission to provide personalized care and make grou.... Read More

25m Health Marks One Year of Fueling Innovations that are Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Nov 14, 2022 at 06:50 pm by Staff

Since November 2021, first-of-its-kind healthtech incubator has launched six new companies and funded five others to address complex industry challenges   BRENTWOOD&nbs.... Read More

Kristin Darby, CIO of HarmonyCares, Joins StationMD’s Board of Advisors

Nov 14, 2022 at 06:27 pm by Staff

  StationMD announces that global strategic technology leader, Kristin Darby, a Nashville resident, has joined its Board of Advisors, bringing a wealth of expertise in t.... Read More

Women in Healthcare Nashville Chapter Wins National Award

Nov 14, 2022 at 05:56 pm by Staff

  Women in Healthcare Nashville has won the Chapter of the Year Award from the national organization.  The Chapter Award recognizes the Women in Healthcare chapter.... Read More

Alzheimer’s risk factor and cognition

Nov 13, 2022 at 08:01 pm by Staff

by Leigh MacMillan A genetic variant of apolipoprotein E (APOE), a protein involved in fat metabolism, is the strongest common genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disea.... Read More

Molly Vice promoted to Vice President of Member Engagement and Programming

Nov 11, 2022 at 10:39 am by Staff

Council veteran to lead expanded member engagement program   NASHVILLE - The Nashville Health Care Council announces the promotion of Molly Vice to the newly creat.... Read More

Vanderbilt Health’s DNA: Discoveries in Action has released a new episode, "How to...Fill in the Knowledge Gap"

Nov 10, 2022 at 09:15 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt Health’s DNA: Discoveries in Action released a new episode, “How To… Fill In The Knowledge Gap.” This series explores the various f.... Read More
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