Tennessee Sees Fewer Infant Deaths In 2018

Nov 22, 2019 at 12:02 am by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health is celebrating the lowest infant mortality rate in the state in three years. TDH data show there were 38 fewer infant deaths in the state in.... Read More

Amedisys Expanding Commitment to End-of-Life Care for Veterans

Nov 20, 2019 at 12:02 am by Staff

Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), a leading independent home health, hospice and personal care company, is taking the opportunity on this Veteran's Day to expand its commitment to.... Read More

Oncology Innovation in Nashville

Nov 18, 2019 at 05:09 pm by Staff

City's Key Players Lead Promising Research, Treatment Efforts Sarah Cannon Investigates NGS-Based Molecular Profiling Researchers at Sarah Cannon are using DNA sequencing tec.... Read More

Tennessee Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

Nov 18, 2019 at 03:54 pm by Staff

While Middle Tennessee is often on the forefront of cancer research, all the news from the state isn't good. According to a report released this summer, Tennessee is falling s.... Read More

ONcology Rounds

Nov 18, 2019 at 02:41 pm by Staff

More News of Note from Area Oncology Programs Fight Against Childhood Cancer The Nashville Predators hockey team, longtime supporters of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospita.... Read More

Blackburn, McSally & Others Urge Improved Breast Cancer Screening for Servicewomen, Veterans

Oct 16, 2019 at 12:02 am by Staff

A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Pentagon to revamp breast cancer screening options for Tricare beneficiaries. Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, known as 3D mammograph.... Read More

The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation

Oct 10, 2019 at 05:11 pm by Staff

Is it dementia, a psychotic break or a UTI? Has pain medication use become an addiction? Is that a normal amount of sleep or an indication of depression? Identifying and trea.... Read More

Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs

Oct 10, 2019 at 05:06 pm by Staff

"Senior living started more as a hospitality model," said Kim Elliott, RN, MSN, senior vice president of Clinical Services for Brookdale Senior Living. "Today, we're caring fo.... Read More

COA of Middle Tennessee Releases Eldercare Report

Oct 10, 2019 at 05:02 pm by Staff

Agency Hopes to Spur More Employee Caregiver Support In August, the Council on Aging (COA) of Middle Tennessee released "The Case for Caregiving: Why Middle Tennessee Employe.... Read More

Tivity Health Conference Part Two: The Call for Connection

Oct 10, 2019 at 04:54 pm by Staff

In August, Donato Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health and founder of Health eVillages, spearheaded the 2019 Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging in partnership with the MIT AgeLab and.... Read More