Outpatient Care of the Future: What design and construction reveal about transformative changes in healthcare

Sep 26, 2023 at 10:59 am by Staff

  By Laura Padgett, Vice President and Senior Architect and Matthew Griffith, Vice President, Director of Healthcare at Barge Design Solutions   &nb.... Read More

Massive Kaiser Permanente Strike Looms as Talks Head to the Wire

Sep 25, 2023 at 03:32 pm by Staff

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, KFF Health News   Kaiser Permanente and union representatives pledged to continue negotiating a new contract up until the last.... Read More

Flu, RSV, or COVID-19? Convergence of Three Viruses Creates Risk of Diagnostic Errors

Sep 23, 2023 at 05:04 pm by Staff

  By Debra Kane Hill, MBA, RN, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctor's Company    As we transition into colder weather, it is possible that healthca.... Read More

Sale of Health Care Practice to Private Equity in Tennessee from the Physicians’ Standpoint

Sep 23, 2023 at 01:23 pm by Staff

  By Anne Sumpter Arney    For the owners of a medical practice, an investment by private equity is a way to obtain value for their practice and facilitate a.... Read More

Save Billions or Stick With Humira? Drug Brokers Steer Americans to the Costly Choice

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:20 am by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, KFF Health News   Tennessee last year spent $48 million on a single drug, Humira — about $62,000 for each of the 775 patients who we.... Read More

As More Patients Email Doctors, Health Systems Start Charging Fees

Sep 18, 2023 at 12:31 am by Staff

  By Harris Meyer, KFF Health News   Meg Bakewell, who has cancer and cancer-related heart disease, sometimes emails her primary care physician, oncologist.... Read More

Graham Healthcare Expands Team with Two Executives

Sep 25, 2023 at 12:30 pm by Staff

  NASHVILLE – Graham Healthcare Capital (GHCC) today announced the addition of Tiffany Smiley as Senior Vice President of Finance and Lucas Hall as Senior Director.... Read More

Beauchamp honored at symposium highlighting basic research by surgeon scientists

Sep 23, 2023 at 08:09 pm by Staff

  By Jill Clendening   The profound impact of R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, w.... Read More

Debra Friedman receives Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact Award

Sep 23, 2023 at 08:05 pm by Staff

By Christina Echegaray Debra Friedman, MD, MS, director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbil.... Read More

Edwards, Gastineau, Brady honored by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sep 23, 2023 at 07:54 pm by Staff

By Christina Echegaray   The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TNAAP) has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of.... Read More

Researchers discover molecular signature for aggressive thyroid cancer

Sep 26, 2023 at 10:37 am by Staff

  By Leigh MacMillan   A molecular signature that predicts aggressive thyroid cancer could help guide treatment approaches for patients, according to a new study.... Read More

A Decades-Long Drop in Teen Births Is Slowing, and Advocates Worry a Reversal Is Coming

Sep 25, 2023 at 02:15 pm by Staff

  By Catherine Sweeney, WPLN, KFF Health News   NASHVILLE — Cicely Wilson’s work doesn’t end when she leaves her day job as a lactation con.... Read More

VUMC study reveals critical first steps to cancer

Sep 23, 2023 at 06:16 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   As cells grow and divide, their DNA needs to be accurately replicated and properly segregated to new cells. Errors during replication or segreg.... Read More

As Younger Children Increasingly Die by Suicide, Better Tracking and Prevention Is Sought

Sep 23, 2023 at 05:31 pm by Staff

  By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock, KFF Health News   If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at.... Read More

Health Workers Warn Loosening Mask Advice in Hospitals Would Harm Patients and Providers

Sep 18, 2023 at 06:53 pm by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Nurses, researchers, and workplace safety officers worry new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio.... Read More

California Lawmakers Approve Nation-Leading $25 Minimum Wage for Health Workers

Sep 18, 2023 at 12:38 am by Staff

  By Don Thompson, KFF Health News   A sweeping agreement between labor and the health industry would gradually raise the minimum wage for hundreds of thousa.... Read More

What could be next? Preview DNA’s Season 4 exploring the future

Sep 25, 2023 at 02:29 pm by Staff

      Flashes of ideas can turn into guiding lights. Visionaries and trailblazers shape innovations of the future through passion projects. On Season 4, l.... Read More

Oxeon Charts a Path of New Growth and Expansion in Nashville

Sep 25, 2023 at 12:58 pm by Staff

  NASHVILLE - Oxeon, an industry-leading healthcare firm driving transformation through talent, entrepreneurship and investment, today announced two major milestones one.... Read More

$52 million NIH grant brings ELVIS to VUMC

Sep 23, 2023 at 08:14 pm by Staff

By Paul Govern Having received a seven-year, $51 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, biomedical scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are .... Read More

Automation and Technology: Driving Innovation in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing  

Sep 23, 2023 at 04:53 pm by Staff

    By Viraj Gandhi   The pharmaceutical landscape continues to evolve rapidly, propelled forward by advanced automation and technologies that are transform.... Read More

The Tennessee Pharmacists Association Welcomes New Marketing and Communications Associate to Better Serve Members Across Tennessee

Sep 23, 2023 at 04:34 pm by Staff

  Nashville — The Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA), the only professional association representing pharmacists in all practice areas across t.... Read More

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Announces 55th Anniversary “Epic” Masquerade Gala

Sep 23, 2023 at 04:22 pm by Staff

    Event to take place October 20 at GEODIS Park Premier Club   NASHVILLE – Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC), Nashville’.... Read More

Tennessee’s Focus on Public Health for an Aging Population Noted in Federal Grant Award, National Association Designation

Sep 23, 2023 at 04:18 pm by Staff

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is receiving national recognition today in its efforts to advance age-friendly, public health policies and practices.... Read More

Harpeth Ventures Announces Investment in SurgNet Health Partners

Sep 23, 2023 at 03:29 pm by Staff

Harpeth Ventures Opportunity Fund ("Harpeth Ventures") is delighted to announce an initial equity investment in SurgNet Health Partners, a Nashville-based ambulatory surgery c.... Read More

Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital finalizes Level III Trauma Center designation

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:38 am by Staff

  Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) has been certified by the state as a fully designated Level III Trauma Center — the first in Lebanon, Tennessee. &ldquo.... Read More

James R. Meade, Jr.  Named CEO and Managing Shareholder of LBMC

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:31 am by Staff

  NASHVILLE – LBMC, one of the Southeast's largest accounting and business consulting firms and top 35 in the nation, today announced its current Chief Executive O.... Read More
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