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

From Clinical Trial to Commercialization

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

It's a long road with many speed bumps along the way when making the journey from drug development to approval and commercialization, but Nashville-based Cumberland Pharmaceut.... Read More

TriStar, Maury Regional File Behavioral Health CON

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

In October, TriStar Health and Maury Regional Medical Center filed a Certificate of Need application with the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency for a freestandi.... Read More

Improving Access to Clinical Trials

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

NCI Rethinks, Retools Data Mechanisms to Reach More Patients Bold goals, like the ones envisioned by the Cancer Moonshot initiative, require new approaches to old problems. Wh.... Read More