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Second Annual TriMED Conference Set for September
Second Annual TriMED Conference Set for September

It's almost time for the second annual TriMED Healthcare Education Summit, which brings together key statewide organizations across multiple medical specialties for two days of insightful programming.

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The Opioid Crisis - Where Do We Go From Here?
The Opioid Crisis - Where Do We Go From Here?

As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Together" plan to combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.

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The Opioid Crisis - Where Do We Go From Here?
The Opioid Crisis - Where Do We Go From Here?

As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Together" plan to combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.

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ACHEMT Hosts Opioid Educational Event
ACHEMT Hosts Opioid Educational Event

Middle Tennessee healthcare execs recently gathered to discuss the state's opioid crisis.

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Leadership Health Care Travels to D.C. for Annual Delegation
Leadership Health Care Travels to D.C. for Annual Delegation

On March 11, Leadership Health Care embarks on the organization's annual delegation to D.C. where up-and-coming area healthcare leaders meet with policymakers and thought leaders in the nation's capital.

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Bipartisan Group of Senate Health Committee Members Introduce Bill to Spur Development of New Non-Addictive Painkiller
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Position on Governor Haslam's TN Together Initiative

The Tennessee Medical Association Board of Trustees has adopted the following position on Governor Haslam's TN Together plan for addressing the state's opioid abuse epidemic.

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Haslam Unveils Opioid Plan
Haslam Unveils Opioid Plan

Governor Haslam recently unveiled a three-pronged plan to address Tennessee's opioid epidemic.

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Nashville Health Care Council Hosts Panel Discussion on  Pharma/Provider Collaborations in Health Care
Nashville Health Care Council Hosts Panel Discussion on Pharma/Provider Collaborations in Health Care

On Nov. 13, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a panel discussion on collaborations between the pharmaceutical and healthcare provider sectors and how those collaborations can drive change in healthcare.

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Cooper Sponsors Bill to Repeal Law Blamed for Restricting DEA Opioid Enforcement
Cooper Sponsors Bill to Repeal Law Blamed for Restricting DEA Opioid Enforcement

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), joined by U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins (WV-03), U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02) and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13), today introduced bipartisan legislation repealing the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

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AAC Launches Overdose Awareness Campaign

American Addiction Centers (AAC) and Recovery Brands have launched a nationwide awareness campaign on how to prevent deaths from opioid overdoses coinciding with International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31.

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Taking the Bull by the Horns
Taking the Bull by the Horns

Like most states, Tennessee is facing an opioid crisis. TMA President Nita Shumaker, MD, discusses a number of efforts to stem the epidemic.

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