Clinical

Addressing Childhood Obesity

Jan 10, 2017 at 01:52 pm by Staff

New Report Underscores Barriers to Evidence-Based Care Six years ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released evidence-based recommendations for screening a.... Read More

What's New? In Prostate Cancer, it's HIFU

Jan 10, 2017 at 11:16 am by Staff

Urology Associates Debuts Treatment Option Nashville-based Urology Associates has recently rolled out a new therapeutic option for select prostate cancer patients using high.... Read More

Reinventing Med Ed by Adding a Third Pillar

Dec 23, 2016 at 01:21 pm by Staff

Last month, leadership of the American Medical Association, in conjunction with representatives from medical schools in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, unveiled the latest inno.... Read More

Saint Thomas Health Offers Virtual Clinic Anytime, Anywhere in Tennessee

Dec 16, 2016 at 02:17 pm by Staff

Saint Thomas Health On Demand provides access to medical care via smartphone, tablet or computer Saint Thomas Health, a part of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and no.... Read More

American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society Announce New Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Site Infections

Dec 01, 2016 at 03:16 pm by Staff

Newly released guidelines for the prevention, detection, and management of surgical site infections (SSIs) issued by the American College of Surgeons and the Surgical Infectio.... Read More

Deadly Epidemic of Substance Use Disorders Continues to Grow

Nov 16, 2016 at 04:22 pm by Staff

Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015. This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state his.... Read More

Tennessee Celebrates the Power of Rural

Nov 16, 2016 at 04:12 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health State Office of Rural Health joins the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and other state and national stakeholders in c.... Read More

Early Study Finds Antibody That 'Neutralizes' Zika Virus

Nov 09, 2016 at 02:52 pm by Staff

Antibody may protect against Zika virus infection: study Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have iso.... Read More

Suicide Watch

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

Working toward an "Audacious" Goal of Zero Deaths Suicides in the United States are on the rise led by middle-aged white males. According to the Centers for Disease Control a.... Read More

Vanderbilt Leading NIH Study of Clinical Trial Inefficiencies

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

Federal Grant Helps Researchers Evaluate the Process For many, there's no question U.S. clinical trials are plagued with inefficiencies, and now Vanderbilt University Medical.... Read More