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The Evolution of Senior Living

The senior living industry is undergoing a makeover as baby boomers shift focus from medical-directed care to hospitality-driven services.

Cancer Care on the Cutting Edge

Nashville physician-scientists are helping lead the way in advancing cancer care.

Clinical

Clover Health Flu Shot Monitor Finds Only 61% of Nashville Seniors Have Been Immunized This Season

Clover Health Flu Shot Monitor Finds Only 61% of Nashville Seniors Have Been Immunized This Season

With flu shot rates increasing only 20% over the past month, too many older Middle Tennessee residents remain unvaccinated going into the height of flu season

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Moving beyond Wellness to Well-Being

Moving beyond Wellness to Well-Being

Increasingly, healthcare providers are expanding their focus beyond physical wellness to take a more holistic view of well-being.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Recurring Winter Blues Storm

Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Recurring Winter Blues Storm

In the United States, 10 to 20 percent of people have a form of the winter blues, and about half a million people suffer from winter Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.

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Vanderbilt Comments on Patient Error, CMS Corrective Action Plan

Following a medication error last December that resulted in a patient death, Vanderbilt University Medical Center faced scrutiny by CMS, which could have potentially impacted Medicare reimbursement. However, on Nov. 29, the federal agency accepted a corrective action plan submitted by the city's academic medical center.

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Cancer Care on the Cutting Edge

Cancer Care on the Cutting Edge

Nashville physician-scientists are helping lead the way in advancing cancer care.

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The Evolution of Senior Living

The Evolution of Senior Living

The senior living industry is undergoing a makeover as baby boomers shift focus from medical-directed care to hospitality-driven services.

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When Basic Science Becomes a Breakthrough

When Basic Science Becomes a Breakthrough

Noted immunologists joined forces at the recent International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference to discuss the importance of fostering and funding basic science.

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ONcology Rounds

ONcology Rounds

News of note in cancer research, treatment and partnerships.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Opens Cancer Center

Ascension Saint Thomas Opens Cancer Center

Ascension Saint Thomas recently celebrated the grand opening of their comprehensive new cancer center on the Midtown campus.

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Business

Jacobs Out at Acadia

Veteran healthcare CEO Joey Jacobs is out at Acadia Healthcare following a Sunday board meeting that ousted the behavioral health giant's well-known leader.

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Competition Levels Drop in Health Insurance Markets across 25 States

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Lifepoint Health And Rcch Healthcare Partners Announce Completion Of Merger

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NMGMA 10 Minute Takeaway

NMGMA 10 Minute Takeaway

Medicare Part B representative from Palmetto GBA offered updates and resources to navigate compliance.

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Improving Quality, Lowering Cost of Care for Seniors

Improving Quality, Lowering Cost of Care for Seniors

Five years into the Medicare Shared Savings Program, more and more ACOs are beginning to demonstrate the ability to improve quality while lowering costs.

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Planning Ahead: Patients & Power of Attorney

Planning Ahead: Patients & Power of Attorney

The time to think about a durable power of attorney is long before it's needed. Barbara Moss discusses the importance of the document in healthcare.

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2018 Tax Reform

2018 Tax Reform

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THA Hosts 80th Annual Meeting

THA Hosts 80th Annual Meeting

The Tennessee Hospital Association held its 80th annual meeting last month, including installation of new officers.

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Profiles

Dr. Meredith McKean Brings New Hope, More Options for Melanoma Patients

Dr. Meredith McKean Brings New Hope, More Options for Melanoma Patients

Oncologist Meredith McKean, MD, MPH, overseeing Sarah Cannon's Melanoma Research Program

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Research

The Quest for Quality in Clinical Trials

The Quest for Quality in Clinical Trials

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals is focused on workforce training and development to ensure clinical trials are well designed, executed, and reported to move the science forward.

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Grand Rounds

Newly Published Data Demonstrates Amifostine Delayed The Onset Of Acute Esophagitis For Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Newly Published Data Demonstrates Amifostine Delayed The Onset Of Acute Esophagitis For Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a U.S. specialty pharmaceutical company and Clinigen Group plc (AIM: CLIN, 'Clinigen'), the global pharmaceutical and services company, announce a new publication in Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy of a contemporary retrospective series showing that subcutaneous amifostine administered before radiotherapy postponed the onset of acute esophagitis in stage 3 small cell lung cancer patients treated with concomitant doublet chemotherapy and hyperfractionated radiotherapy.

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Lipscomb Launches MHA Program

Last month, Lipscomb University officials announced the launch of Nashville's first Master of Health Administration program. The new MHA program is specifically designed to help mid-careerist build their skill set for healthcare leadership roles through an integrated, interactive, immersive curriculum.

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Lewis Joins Tivity Health

Lewis Joins Tivity Health

Veteran healthcare exec Tommy Lewis has joined Tivity Health as senior vice president overseeing investor relations.

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VUSN Receives $1.43 Million to Develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Education

VUSN Receives $1.43 Million to Develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Education

Last month, officials with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing announced the school has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students.

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Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Linda Brady, MD, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatrics and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, was selected as recipient of the national 2018 Excellence in Diagnosis (V-RED) Award from the Vasculitis Foundation.

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Dolan Taking Helm of Launch Tennessee

Dolan Taking Helm of Launch Tennessee

Margaret Dolan, CPA, MBA, has been tapped to succeed Charlie Brock as president and CEO of Launch Tennessee. Most recently, she was a principal at consulting firm neil Strategies llc.

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Centerstone Appoints Rhodes Foundation President

Centerstone Appoints Rhodes Foundation President

Officials with community-based mental health and addiction services provider Centerstone recently announced that Ramona Rhodes has been named president of Centerstone's Foundation.

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Robbins Joins Saint Thomas Heart

Robbins Joins Saint Thomas Heart

Interventional cardiologist Mark Robbins, MD, recently joined the Saint Thomas Heart team and Ascension Saint Thomas West Hospital. His clinical expertise includes coronary heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and structural heart.

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Regulatory/Compliance

A Call for Change

A Call for Change

As Tennessee's infant and maternal mortality rates continue t be among the highest in the nation, leaders examine causes and possible remedies.

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Corker: PEPFAR Reauthorization Bill Passes Committee, Extends Successful U.S. Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today praised committee passage of legislation he authored with U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to extend the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for another five years.

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HHS Secretary Addresses Nashville Health Care Council Audience

HHS Secretary Addresses Nashville Health Care Council Audience

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II flew to Nashville to share thoughts and updates on healthcare coverage in America during a Nashville Health Care Council Event held at Lipscomb University.

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