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Sale of Health Care Practice to Private Equity in Tennessee from the Physicians’ Standpoint

Sep 23, 2023 at 01:23 pm by Staff

  By Anne Sumpter Arney    For the owners of a medical practice, an investment by private equity is a way to obtain value for their practice and facilitate a.... Read More

How Lifelong Learning Slows Genetic Alzheimer's Risk

Sep 20, 2023 at 12:04 am by Staff

  By Dr. Rekha Gandhi, Board Certified Neurologist   Alzheimer's disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, casts a shadow over the aging population, affe.... Read More

Save Billions or Stick With Humira? Drug Brokers Steer Americans to the Costly Choice

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:20 am by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, KFF Health News   Tennessee last year spent $48 million on a single drug, Humira — about $62,000 for each of the 775 patients who we.... Read More

Vanderbilt launches Center for Research on Inequality and Health

Sep 17, 2023 at 07:09 pm by Staff

  By MARISSA SHAPIRO, Vanderbilt University    Vanderbilt University has announced the creation of the Vanderbilt Center for Research on Inequality and.... Read More
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NHCC: Creating Tomorrow’s Health Care Leaders

Sep 12, 2023 at 11:15 am by NashHCC

  Tomorrow’s healthcare leaders will face complex challenges that require cooperation and coordination throughout the ecosystem. Providers, payors, patients, pharm.... Read More

Health Care Employers, Take Note: NLRB Takes a Strong Stand Against Non-Compete Provisions

Sep 11, 2023 at 02:00 pm by Staff

  By Thomas P. Hubert and Joseph F. Lavigne, Jones Walker LLP   For decades, employers in virtually every industry have relied on a host of employment-contract cl.... Read More

‘All We Want Is Revenge’: How Social Media Fuels Gun Violence Among Teens

Aug 28, 2023 at 09:36 pm by Staff

    By Liz Szabo, KFF Health News    Juan Campos has been working to save at-risk teens from gun violence for 16 years. As a street outreach work.... Read More

Dangers and Deaths Around Black Pregnancies Seen as a ‘Completely Preventable’ Health Crisis

Aug 28, 2023 at 04:43 pm by Staff

By Sandy West, KFF Health News   Tonjanic Hill was overjoyed in 2017 when she learned she was 14 weeks pregnant. Despite a history of uterine fibroids, she never l.... 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

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