Coming to Their Senses

Apr 11, 2017 at 08:33 am by Staff

Vanderbilt Smell & Taste Center Offers Hope for Patients with Sensory Loss A new initiative at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is offering hope to those with often o.... Read More

Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Value-Based Payment

Apr 10, 2017 at 06:53 pm by Staff

Healthcare providers are becoming more responsible for ensuring the efficiency and quality of the care they provide to Medicare beneficiaries. The shift toward value-based pay.... Read More

Nashville General Requests Additional Funding

Apr 10, 2017 at 06:47 pm by Staff

Nashville's safety net hospital needs a safety net of its own in terms of funding. For the past two years, Nashville General Hospital has asked Metro Council for emergency fun.... Read More

PSCAN: Nashville General's Prostate Screening Initiative Targets At-Risk Population

Apr 10, 2017 at 06:42 pm by Staff

Kelvin A. Moses, MD, PhD, FACS is leading a screening initiative at Nashville General Hospital to reach out to men at high risk for prostate cancer. "We want to encourage Afri.... Read More

Social Determinants: A Technological Approach

Apr 10, 2017 at 04:12 pm by Staff

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 l.... Read More

Addressing Health in the Community with Innovation & Insight

Apr 10, 2017 at 04:07 pm by Staff

As America rethinks the care delivery system yet again, there is a growing recognition that health happens in neighborhoods and on playgrounds ... through vending machines and.... Read More

NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare

Apr 10, 2017 at 03:28 pm by Staff

The cobbler's children have no shoes. Nashville is the epicenter of the nation's health services sector. In fact, healthcare is a $78 billion industry in Middle Tennessee. Ye.... Read More

On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

Incredibly painful to treat, potentially disfiguring, and quite likely to severely impact quality of life in the near- or long-term, a patient's best line of defense against o.... Read More

Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

Neighborhood Health at Lebanon has recently added dental services to the full-service health clinic. A dentist and hygienist are available three days a week, and the clinic ac.... Read More

CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

A major report led by Vanderbilt investigators found the mere presence of even a small amount of calcified coronary plaque, more commonly referred to as coronary artery calciu.... Read More