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Building on BUILD Health
Building on BUILD Health

In a new report from the de Beaumont Foundation, health system executives weigh in on working outside their facilities' four walls to impact community health

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Centauri Health Solutions Partners with RoundTrip, Lyft for RISE Nashville Summit

Partnership providing free rides via Lyft code or RoundTrip app to showcase link between transportation and quality healthcare

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Walking in a Patient's Shoes
Walking in a Patient's Shoes

What happens when the 'right' action plan for a diagnosis doesn't mesh with the real world? UTHSC students and residents in Chattanooga have a unique opportunity to walk in their patients' shoes.

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Heart Failure Risk Predicted By Communities, Not Wealth
Heart Failure Risk Predicted By Communities, Not Wealth

When buying and selling real estate, how often have you heard the realtor's mantra-- location, location, location? This is also the central theme of a recently released journal report on factors that can predict heart failure risk.

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Better Collaboration Required to Address Social Determinants
Better Collaboration Required to Address Social Determinants

Despite amazing advances in medical science and improved understanding of biology on a cellular level, environment continues to play the biggest role in impacting an individual's health status.

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Driving Community Outcomes
Driving Community Outcomes

Two area companies are doing their part to highlight and address common barriers to care that increase health risks in American communities.

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Dr. Kiffany Peggs: Changing Expectations
Dr. Kiffany Peggs: Changing Expectations

Geriatrician Kiffany Peggs' whole-person approach brings peace of mind, hope to UnitedHealthcare clients.

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The Crossroads of People & Medicine
The Crossroads of People & Medicine

Metzl brings unique perspective to study of humanities and medicine

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Matthew Walker: Celebrating 50 Years of Service to the Community
Matthew Walker: Celebrating 50 Years of Service to the Community

Matthew Walker, Tennessee's first federally qualified health center, is celebrating 50 years of service in 2018.

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CityHealth Unveils Health Policy Ratings for Largest U.S. Cities
CityHealth Unveils Health Policy Ratings for Largest U.S. Cities

In mid-February, CityHealth released its first round of ratings for public policies impacting health in the nation's 40 largest cities, including Memphis and Nashville.

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NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare
NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare

Although Nashville is the epicenter of the health services industry, the city's health rankings consistently lag behind peer cities. NashvilleHealth is taking steps to flip the script.

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NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare
NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare

Although Nashville is the epicenter of the health services industry, the city's health rankings consistently lag behind peer cities. NashvilleHealth is taking steps to flip the script.

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Addressing Health in the Community with Innovation & Insight
Addressing Health in the Community with Innovation & Insight

A growing recognition that health happens throughout communities has led to increasing emphasis on the social determinants of health and a host of innovative interventions.

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Social Determinants: A Technological Approach
Social Determinants: A Technological Approach

Trenor Williams, MD - founder and former CEO of clinical HIT and advisory management firm Clinovations before selling it to The Advisory Board Company in 2015 - has recently launched Socially Determined.

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Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment
Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment

Risk adjustment for clinical factors has become commonplace in the value-based reimbursement landscape. However, adjusting for social risk factors - which also strongly impact health outcomes - hasn't yet caught up.

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Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment
Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment

Risk adjustment for clinical factors has become commonplace in the value-based reimbursement landscape. However, adjusting for social risk factors - which also strongly impact health outcomes - hasn't yet caught up.

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America's Health Rankings
America's Health Rankings

United Health Foundation recently released the 27th edition of the organization's annual health rankings.

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Public Health 3.0: Building Partnerships to Improve Population Health
Public Health 3.0: Building Partnerships to Improve Population Health

Public Health 3.0: It's time for an upgrade.

Last month, the Nashville Metro Public Health Department and NashvilleHealth co-hosted a daylong event dedicated to the social determinants of health that included U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc.

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Public Health 3.0: Building Partnerships to Improve Population Health
Public Health 3.0: Building Partnerships to Improve Population Health

Public Health 3.0: It's time for an upgrade.

Last month, the Nashville Metro Public Health Department and NashvilleHealth co-hosted a daylong event dedicated to the social determinants of health that included U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc.

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