Ten Minute Takeaway: January 2017

Feb 06, 2017 at 09:51 am by Staff

The second Tuesday of each month, practice managers and healthcare industry service providers gather at KraftCPA headquarters for the monthly Nashville Medical Group Managemen.... Read More

Using Technology, Data to Turn the Tide on Alarm Fatigue

Feb 03, 2017 at 03:08 pm by Staff

Imagine that your home security system sounds an alarm at random intervals multiple times of the day, often for no urgent reason. Do you think after a while you'd pay less and.... Read More

Council's Annual Wall Street Panel Looks at Predictions for an Unpredictable Year

Jan 25, 2017 at 12:54 pm by Staff

The day before Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Nashville Health Care Council welcomed 650 members to hear top investment analysts.... Read More

Vanderbilt-led Trial Tests Whether Deep Brain Stimulations Slows Parkinson's Progression

Jan 23, 2017 at 10:47 am by Staff

A consortium led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers has received funding as it makes plans for a multicenter trial that could determine whether deep br.... Read More

Statement of TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner on Certificate of Public Advantage For Northeast Tennessee

Jan 13, 2017 at 11:37 am by Staff

Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance have asked the state for a Certificate of Public Advantage to allow a merger, which would result in less competition.... Read More

From the Publishers: New Year's Reflections & Renewal

Jan 10, 2017 at 02:02 pm by Staff

The New Year always seems to instill a desire to reflect on the past and refocus for the future. Each shiny new January also brings about a resolve to make things better in th.... Read More

Nashville Health Care Council Selects 2017 Fellows

Jan 10, 2017 at 01:45 pm by Staff

Last month, the Nashville Health Care Council - along with Fellows co-directors former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD, and healthcare economist Larry Van Horn - an.... Read More

2017: A Year of Uncertainty ... and Opportunity

Jan 10, 2017 at 11:16 am by Staff

Last month, PwC Health Research Institute released its annual report highlighting the forces anticipated to have the greatest impact on healthcare in the coming year. "Top Hea.... Read More

Vanderbilt Investigational Alzheimer's Drug Scheduled for First Study in Humans

Jan 10, 2017 at 11:16 am by Staff

In late December, Vanderbilt University scientists received the green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed to clinical testing in humans for an in.... Read More

Vanderbilt's Department of Medicine Sees Dramatic Increase in Research Funding for 2016

Jan 05, 2017 at 02:29 pm by Staff

The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has long been recognized as a national leader in biomedical research. Nowhere is this more evident than in the rise in federal res.... Read More