Obtaining Informed Consent in Teaching Institutions

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:32 pm by Staff

By Richard Cahill, JD   Informed consent is, first and foremost, an ongoing process or dialogue with patients who are engaged in shared decision making. It is not simpl.... Read More

Bolstering Healthcare Network Resilience Through Out of Band Solutions 

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:06 pm by Staff

By Tracy Collins, Opengear Healthcare, like every industry, continues to adopt more technology, increasing the dependency on these advanced systems and devices. Should a disr.... Read More

Lifepoint Health and Ascension Saint Thomas Partner to Advance Healthcare for Middle Tennesseans

Dec 02, 2023 at 08:36 pm by Staff

Organizations form new joint venture bringing together Lifepoint’s Highpoint Health System with Ascension Saint Thomas to enhance access, clinical excellence and service.... Read More

Radiology research proves environmentally sustainable cost savings for MRIs and CT scans

Nov 30, 2023 at 01:19 am by Staff

  A collaboration between Royal Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), initially announced in May, proves that sustainable initiatives in hea.... Read More

Diagnosis-Related Medical Malpractice Claims with Indemnities Over $1 Million: Understanding the Primary Drivers

Nov 28, 2023 at 10:40 am by Staff

  By Jacqueline Ross, RN, PhD, and Kathrine Soulsby, RN, BSN    Among physician members of The Doctors Company, the frequency of medical malpractice cla.... Read More

Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders draws participants from around the nation

Nov 27, 2023 at 05:46 pm by Staff

By Matt Batcheldor Nurse leaders from around the country in either clinical practice or academic medicine came together Nov. 13-17 at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.... Read More

Hope Clinic for Women Appoints Director of Development

Dec 07, 2023 at 11:15 pm by Staff

  Hope Clinic for Women announced the addition of Elaina Francisco to the position of director of development, according to Kailey Cornett, chief executive officer for t.... Read More

Eden Biltibo is Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation scholar recipient

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:22 am by Staff

  By Tom Wilemon   Vanderbilt’s Eden Biltibo, MD, MS, is one of the first recipients of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s Scholars Program, a.... Read More

Daniel Muñoz and Francis Miller named interim directors of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:58 pm by Staff

  By Matt Batcheldor Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, and Francis Miller, MD, professor of Medicine, have been named interim directors of.... Read More

Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:53 pm by Staff

  By John Howser   Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medi.... Read More

Home-based care provides dignity and independence to loved ones

Dec 08, 2023 at 12:22 am by Staff

  Numerous studies have shown more Americans prefer to receive care in their homes. A 2021 survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research&nb.... Read More

Many People of Color Worry Good Health Care Is Tied to Their Appearance

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:13 am by Staff

By Colleen DeGuzman, KFF Health News Many people from racial and ethnic minority groups brace themselves for insults and judgments before medical appointments, acc.... Read More

Patients Expected Profemur Artificial Hips to Last. Then They Snapped in Half.

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:07 am by Staff

  By Brett Kelman and Anna Werner, CBS News, KFF Health News    Bradley Little, a physical education teacher in Arizona, was leading his class.... Read More

FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown with Private Equity

Dec 03, 2023 at 10:01 pm by Staff

By Harris Meyer, KFF Health News A recent Federal Trade Commission civil lawsuit accusing one of the nation’s largest anesthesiology groups of monopolistic practic.... Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You … to Help Stop Insurers’ Bogus Medicare Advantage Sales Tactics

Dec 03, 2023 at 09:56 pm by Staff

By Susan Jaffe, KFF Health News After an unprecedented crackdown on misleading advertising claims by insurers selling private Medicare Advantage and drug plans, th.... Read More

A ‘Concerning’ Sign for the Nation: 1 in 3 People Dropped by Utah Medicaid Left Uninsured

Nov 26, 2023 at 06:19 pm by Staff

  By Phil Galewitz, KFF Health News    About 30 percent of Utah residents who were cut from Medicaid this year say they became uninsured, according to s.... Read More

Give blood or platelets with Red Cross ahead of busy holiday weeks

Dec 08, 2023 at 12:15 am by Staff

  Give a gift, get a gift when donors come to give in December   As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cros.... Read More

Brain Fitness is Among Fastest-Growing Medicare Advantage Benefits for 2024

Dec 07, 2023 at 11:56 pm by Staff

   An analysis of new data for 2024 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reveals that “memory fitness” supplemental benefits (.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas and Lifepoint Health Celebrate Joint Venture and New Brand

Dec 07, 2023 at 11:46 pm by Staff

  NASHVILLE – Ascension Saint Thomas and Lifepoint Health hosted a celebration and blessing ceremony on Monday, December 4, to commemorate their joint venture pa.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Donates $13,720 to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Dec 07, 2023 at 11:37 pm by Staff

    Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced today it has donated $10,000 to the Tennessee/Alabama Region of the L.... Read More

ECMO-equipped Angel 7 crucial for young patient’s long care journey

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:29 am by Staff

  By Jessica Pasley Ashley Zombik never considered that angels could come in the form of a nearly 20,000-pound ambulance. But she is forever grateful to Angel 7 and.... Read More

CityHealth Awards Nashville Its First Overall Medal

Dec 05, 2023 at 10:21 am by Staff

  Nashville – Today, CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, released its 2023 annual policy assessment of the largest.... Read More

Save the Date: Radiology’s Climate Action and Sustainability Summit Dec. 7

Dec 02, 2023 at 11:02 pm by Staff

  The Department of Radiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting its inaugural hybrid Climate Action and Sustainability Summit on Dec. 7&n.... Read More

Ukrainian oncologists visit Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:37 pm by Staff

By Tom Wilemon A group of Ukrainian oncologists recently visited Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) where they toured research labs, observed tumor board meetings, met wi.... Read More

Connected Caregiver Launches Prompter™ Connected Pillbox to Ease Stress of Family Caregivers

Dec 02, 2023 at 09:48 pm by Staff

  Brentwood-based company offers a suite of tools to provide Family Caregivers with actionable information on the safety and health of their senior Loved Ones   B.... Read More

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Three Florida Hospitals to Tampa General Hospital

Dec 02, 2023 at 08:54 pm by Staff

  FRANKLIN - Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that certain subsidiaries of the Company have completed the divestiture of Bravera Health Br.... Read More
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