A Call for Change

Nov 15, 2018 at 02:51 pm by Staff

Tennessee's High Infant & Maternal Mortality Rates America's Health Rankings recently released sobering statistics on rising infant and maternal death rates, and state of.... Read More

Corker: PEPFAR Reauthorization Bill Passes Committee, Extends Successful U.S. Program to Combat HIV/AIDS

Oct 08, 2018 at 12:01 am by Staff

U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today praised committee passage of legislation he authored with U.S. Senator Bob Menende.... Read More

HHS Secretary Addresses Nashville Health Care Council Audience

Oct 07, 2018 at 12:01 am by Staff

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II addressed members of the Nashville Health Care Council, sharing thoughts and updates on healthcare c.... Read More

AMA Statement on Proposed Policy Linking Safety Net Benefits and Immigration Status

Oct 05, 2018 at 12:01 am by Staff

Statement attributable to: Barbara L. McAneny, M.D., President, American Medical Association "The American Medical Association (AMA) believes every individual deserves time.... Read More

AMA Opposes Administration Proposed Rule on Title X Family Planning Program

Aug 15, 2018 at 12:28 am by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA) today urged HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar, II, to withdraw the Administration's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to signi.... Read More

Trump Picks Supreme Court Nominee

Jul 17, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

President Donald Trump announced his pick to replace Justice Kennedy on Monday evening, July 9. He selected 53-year-old Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court, pe.... Read More

The Opioid Crisis - Where Do We Go From Here?

Jul 10, 2018 at 03:54 pm by Staff

As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Togeth.... Read More

Video: Alexander on Trump Administration Association Health Plan Rule

Jul 03, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

AMA Salutes Congress for Passing VA Health Care Bill

May 30, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

Statement from AMA President David O. Barbe, MD: "Senate passage today of legislation reforming VA Choice is a victory for our veterans - continuing our commitment to honor t.... Read More

ACEP Board To Consider Further Legal Recourse During May Meeting

May 16, 2018 at 12:02 am by Staff

The federal government last week published a notice of clarification in response to a court order requiring it to adequately address comments and proposals made by the America.... Read More