It Has Been a Pleasure

Jan 30, 2024 at 12:15 pm by Staff

  For two years, Nashville Medical News (NMN) has appreciated the pleasure of serving the Greater Nashville metro area and Middle Tennessee with news-breaking healthcare.... Read More

Eli Lilly’s ‘Direct-to-Referral’ Floodgate

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:05 pm by Staff

  By Zeev E. Neuwirth, MD    While Eli Lilly, Zepbound, has raised valid concerns, we must balance those cautions with the reality that in-per.... Read More

How Fringe Anti-Science Views Infiltrated Mainstream Politics — And What It Means in 2024

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:00 pm by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Rates of routine childhood vaccination hit a 10-year low in 2023. That, according to the Centers for Disease Control and P.... Read More

America’s Health System Isn’t Ready for the Surge of Seniors With Disabilities

Jan 21, 2024 at 05:23 pm by Staff

  By Judith Graham, KFF Health News   The number of older adults with disabilities — difficulty with walking, seeing, hearing, memory, cognition, or pe.... Read More

CMS Finalizes Rule to Expand Access to Health Information and Improve the Prior Authorization Process

Jan 21, 2024 at 03:25 pm by Staff

  As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing commitment to increasing health data exchange and strengthening access to care, the Centers for Medicare &am.... Read More

Mammography AI Can Cost Patients Extra. Is It Worth It?

Jan 14, 2024 at 09:00 pm by Staff

  By Michelle Andrews, KFF Health News   As I checked in at a Manhattan radiology clinic for my annual mammogram in November, the front desk staffer reviewin.... Read More

Global health efforts in urology still a major focus for Joseph Smith Jr., MD

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:45 pm by Staff

  By Craig Boerner   World-renowned urologic surgeon Joseph Smith Jr., MD, remembers doing global humanitarian work in the eastern Congo many years ago with world.... Read More

D.J. Kennedy elected president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:44 pm by Staff

  Matt Batcheldor   D.J. Kennedy, MD, professor and chair of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R.... Read More

Stokes Peebles appointed to the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:36 pm by Staff

Stokes Peebles, MD, the Elizabeth and John Murray Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been appointed to t.... Read More

Malow receives grant to mount sleep program for children with autism

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:25 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt neurologist Beth Malow, MD, has received a three-year, $249,660 grant from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to mount a community-based educationa.... Read More

Cognitive behavioral therapy alters brain activity in children with anxiety

Jan 29, 2024 at 11:02 pm by Staff

  NIH researchers found widespread differences in the brains of children with anxiety disorders that improved after treatment.   Researchers at the National Insti.... Read More

Expanded space boosts cutting-edge research in infectious diseases and immunology

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:41 pm by Staff

  The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4) continues to grow with the opening this month of renovated research space. The state-of-the-.... Read More

Clinical Trials for Weight Loss Medicine Taking Place at Midtown Clinic

Jan 29, 2024 at 05:41 pm by Staff

  NASHVILLE – Clinical Research Associates, Inc. in Nashville is coordinating clinical trials for popular new weight loss medicines, and is inviting members of the.... Read More

988-Hotline Counselors Air Concerns: More Training Needed to Juggle a Mix of Calls

Jan 29, 2024 at 02:24 am by Staff

By Colleen DeGuzman, KFF Health News In the year and a half since its launch, 988 — the country’s easy-to-remember, three-digit suicide and crisis hotline &m.... Read More

Senate Probes the Cost of Assisted Living and Its Burden on American Families

Jan 29, 2024 at 01:17 am by Staff

By Jordan Rau, KFF Health News A U.S. Senate committee on Thursday launched an examination of assisted living, holding its first hearing in two decades on the industry a.... Read More

Federal Lawmakers Take First Steps Toward Oversight of $50 Billion in Opioid Settlements

Jan 22, 2024 at 06:28 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, KFF Health News    Some members of Congress are demanding federal oversight of billions of dollars in opioid settlements, which state and lo.... Read More

Harvard immunologist Springer next up in Discovery Lecture Series

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:33 pm by Staff

  Timothy Springer, PhD, a world leader in structural biology and immunology, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 8. His presentation, “Immun.... Read More

ObjectiveHealth Announces Strategic Growth Investment from Vitruvian Partners

Jan 29, 2024 at 05:39 pm by Staff

      NASHVILLE – ObjectiveHealth, a leading integrated specialty research network and technology company, announced today that it has secured a strate.... Read More

Tennesseans Have Options for Precautions Against Respiratory Viruses

Jan 29, 2024 at 10:04 am by Staff

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans anytime is the right time to protect themselves and their loved ones against the worst symptoms o.... Read More

Diversity in health care focus of year’s first Advanced Practice Grand Rounds

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:50 pm by Staff

  Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Medical Center leaders gathered virtually on Jan. 16 for the kickoff of the 2024 series of Advanced Practice Grand R.... Read More

New SMART rotation of military personnel begins in February

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:40 pm by Staff

  The next Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which includes 11 members the United States military, is coming to Vanderbilt University Medical.... Read More

Molecular profiles of tissue plus circulating tumor DNA can better guide cancer care

Jan 28, 2024 at 04:21 pm by Staff

  The current standard of care for identifying targetable mutations in cancer treatment is to conduct molecular profiles on tumor tissue samples, but a study published M.... Read More

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award® 

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:54 pm by Staff

  TriStar Stone Crest Medical Center’s radiation oncology program has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Gan.... Read More

Neighborhood Health Offers Telehealth Visits

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:49 pm by Staff

  Free Flu Shots Available at All Neighborhood Health Locations Last week’s winter weather serves as a good reminder that Neighborhood Health offers both teleheal.... Read More

Permission to Care: How Tennessee’s Certificate of Need Law Harms Patients and Stifles Health Care Innovation 

Jan 28, 2024 at 03:44 pm by Staff

  Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF), has released a report revealing that Tennessee's certificate of need (CON) law, over the last two decades, has denied.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Donates $200,000 to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jan 16, 2024 at 12:05 pm by Staff

    Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced today a donation of $200,000 to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospita.... Read More
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