Poll shows food insecurity on rise in Tennessee

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:57 pm by Staff

  by Jake Lowary   An increasing number of Tennessee parents are reporting their families are food insecure. Up more than 30% in just one year, 41.2% of Tennessee.... Read More

Health Providers Scramble to Keep Remaining Staff Amid Medicaid Rate Debate

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:45 pm by Staff

  By Keely Larson, Kaiser Health News   Andrew Johnson lets his clients choose what music to play in the car. As an employee of Family Outreach in Helena, M.... Read More

Seven Ways to Decrease Length of Stay with a Referral Management Platform

Mar 25, 2023 at 11:15 am by Staff

By Russ Graney   Length of stay is both a direct and indirect factor in efficient and effective hospital operations and an important clinical metric for hospital admini.... Read More

Temp Nurses Cost Hospitals Big During Pandemic. Lawmakers Are Now Mulling Limits.

Mar 19, 2023 at 04:55 pm by Staff

  By Bram Sable-Smith, Kaiser Health News   To crack down on price gouging, proposed legislation in Missouri calls for allowing felony charges against.... Read More

Twenty-Nine Percent of Patients Receiving Medical Care from 2016 to 2022 Did Not Visit a Primary Care Provider

Mar 15, 2023 at 11:26 am by Staff

  Forty-Four Percent of Primary Care Providers from 2016 to 2022 Were Not Physicians, according to New FAIR Health Study   Nationally, from 2016 to 2022.... Read More

Match Day: Finding the Right Housing Match

Mar 13, 2023 at 05:12 pm by Staff

  MMP offers personal white glove service for relocating physician families   By LYNNE JETER   On any given day, especially after Residency Match Day, Aman.... Read More

Reminders for clinicians improve prescribing for high cholesterol

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:10 am by Staff

  by Paul Govern   Statins are drugs used to treat high cholesterol and thereby help prevent cardiovascular disease. According to guidelines, most patients with a.... Read More

Study sheds light on drug’s impact on diabetes progression

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:14 pm by Staff

  by Craig Boerner   A 10-year study of a treatment to delay the development of Type 1 diabetes in individuals at high risk did not meet the study goals of delayi.... Read More

Goldenring’s gastrointestinal research contributions lauded

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:07 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   James Goldenring, MD, PhD, the Paul W. Sanger Professor of Experimental Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been honored by th.... Read More

Match Day reveals Medical students’ future addresses

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:03 pm by Staff

by Kathy Whitney The National Resident Match Program (NRMP) reports that this year’s Match — the process of matching the preferences of applicants for U.S. reside.... Read More

SARS-CoV-2 infection weakens immune-cell response to vaccination

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:29 pm by Staff

  The magnitude and quality of a key immune cell’s response to vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine were considerably lower in people.... Read More

NIH study reveals shared genetic markers underlying substance use disorders

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:23 pm by Staff

  Breakthrough findings could lead to more effective prevention and treatment strategies for multiple substance use disorders.   By combing through genomic data o.... Read More

Autism Prevalence Higher, According to Data from 11 ADDM Communities

Mar 26, 2023 at 10:18 pm by Staff

  One in 36 (2.8%) 8-year-old children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to an analysis published today in CDC’s Morbidity a.... Read More

Banning Noncompete Contracts for Medical Staff Riles Hospitals

Mar 27, 2023 at 10:47 am by Staff

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Dr. Jacqui O’Kane took a job with a hospital in southern Georgia in 2020, as the lone doctor in a primary care clinic in a smal.... Read More

End of Covid Emergency Will Usher in Changes Across the US Health System

Mar 26, 2023 at 09:23 pm by Staff

By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News  The Biden administration’s decision to end the covid-19 public health emergency in May will institute sweeping changes.... Read More

Judge Signals He Could Rule to Halt Sales of Common Abortion Pill

Mar 21, 2023 at 01:38 am by Staff

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News    During a four-hour hearing last week that could eliminate nationwide access to a common and widely used abortio.... Read More

Fortis Institute In Cookeville Introduces Surgical Technology Program

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:30 am by Staff

  Cookeville – Fortis Institute in Cookeville, part of a network of schools managed by Education Affiliates, Inc., one of the largest medical, dental and.... Read More

Crowe’s research honored

Mar 27, 2023 at 11:06 am by Staff

James Crowe Jr., MD, third from left, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, was among those to receive 2023 Advocacy Awards from Research!America at the biomedical resear.... Read More

A Soothing Oasis of Sound Enters Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Mar 20, 2023 at 12:57 pm by Staff

  Nashville – Patients at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) now have the option of complimentary headphones streaming hours of tranquil music while they.... Read More

The Tennessee Pharmacists Association Names Pearson B. Balatow and Keaton Higgins Executive Fellows, Expands Fellowship Program

Mar 15, 2023 at 11:07 am by Staff

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

Blakeford Senior Life's Continuing Care at Home Program expands from Nashville to Second Tennessee Location

Mar 14, 2023 at 05:23 pm by Staff

  Blakeford Senior Life—a non-profit provider of senior lifestyle solutions headquartered in Nashville—has expanded its Continuing Care at Home (CCaH) progra.... Read More

New leadership promotions within VUSM announced

Mar 13, 2023 at 02:36 pm by Staff

  by Kathy Whitney Donald Brady, MD, executive vice dean for Academic Affairs, has announced a number of leadership promotions within Vanderbilt University School of Me.... Read More

Get Well education and entertainment platform launches

Mar 13, 2023 at 02:34 pm by Staff

  by Jessica Pasley   Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a new digital patient engagement system to interact with patient.... Read More

VUMC granted four-year reaccreditation by ANCC

Mar 13, 2023 at 02:28 pm by Staff

by Matt Batcheldor Vanderbilt University Medical Center was granted reaccreditation for nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) in February from the American Nurse.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Kidney Wellness Program is Changing the Way Patients Recover

Mar 11, 2023 at 11:29 pm by Staff

    Ascension Saint Thomas is celebrating kidney transplant month by announcing the launch of a first-of-its-kind kidney transplant wellness program. “While.... Read More

Cumberland Pharmaceutical Reports 17 Percent Revenue Growth for 2022

Mar 11, 2023 at 11:06 pm by Staff

  2022 highlights include its acquisition of Sancuso® and move to new headquarters   NASHVILLE  - Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a speci.... Read More
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