Saralyn Williams named associate dean for Faculty Affairs for VUSM

Aug 15, 2023 at 12:40 am by Staff

  by Kathy Whitney   Saralyn Williams, MD, professor of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, has been named associate dean for Faculty Affairs fo.... Read More

VUMC’s DME commercial subsidiary primed for growth

Aug 15, 2023 at 12:38 am by Staff

  by Paul Govern   Carefluent Connect, LLC, was launched in early 2021 by Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary,.... Read More

Parents See Own Health Spiral as Their Kids’ Mental Illnesses Worsen

Aug 14, 2023 at 01:30 pm by Staff

    By Renuka Rayasam, KFF Health News    After her teenage daughter attempted suicide and began to cycle through emergency rooms and mental healt.... Read More

Proposed Rule Would Make Hospital Prices Even More Transparent

Aug 14, 2023 at 01:24 pm by Staff

  By Julie Appleby, KFF Health News  “How much is the ice cream?” A simple enough question, featured on a new TV and online advertisement, posed b.... Read More

Nashville General Hospital Teams with Oracle Health for EHR Implementation

Aug 14, 2023 at 11:59 am by Staff

  NASHVILLE - Nashville General Hospital, a national leading public safety-net hospital serving Nashville, Tennessee and Davidson County, is now collaborating with Oracl.... Read More

A Blood Test That Screens for Cancer: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

Aug 13, 2023 at 12:45 am by Staff

  By Mark Kreidler, KFF Health News    By summer 2021, Gilbert Milam Jr. was living a good life. A nationally renowned rapper who performs under the nam.... Read More

New Alzheimer’s Drug Raises Hopes — Along With Questions

Aug 13, 2023 at 12:33 am by Staff

  By Judith Graham, KFF Health News   The FDA has approved Leqembi, the first disease-modifying treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s and a precursor c.... Read More

Your Exorbitant Medical Bill, Brought to You by the Latest Hospital Merger

Aug 13, 2023 at 12:24 am by Staff

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, KFF Health News  When Mark Finney moved to southwestern Virginia with his young family a decade ago, there were different hospital s.... Read More

As a Union Pushes to Cap Hospital CEO Pay, It’s Accused of Playing Politics

Aug 12, 2023 at 11:44 pm by Staff

  By Molly Castle Work, KFF Health News   The aim is aspirational: Hospital executives shouldn’t make more than the president of the United State.... Read More

Pioneering Study Links Testicular Cancer Among Military Personnel to ‘Forever Chemicals’

Aug 12, 2023 at 11:38 pm by Staff

    By Hannah Norman and Patricia Kime, KFF Health News   Gary Flook served in the Air Force for 37 years, as a firefighter at the now-closed.... Read More

New teleconference program helps give nurses more time to care for patients in person

Aug 12, 2023 at 06:12 pm by Staff

  by Matt Batcheldor Vanderbilt University Medical Center has started its first virtual nurse program, in which a team of dedicated nurses complete certain tasks such a.... Read More

New leaders named to Vanderbilt-Ingram research programs

Aug 12, 2023 at 06:00 pm by Staff

  by Tom Wilemon Seven new leaders have been appointed to guide Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s research programs. “The researchers who have been appoint.... Read More