Celebrate Your Physician on National Doctors' Day

Mar 28, 2019 at 08:29 am by Staff

Saturday, March 30 is National Doctor's Day, and the Tennessee Medical Association wants to acknowledge the physicians across the state for their contributions to their patien.... Read More

AMA to Insurers: Stop Dragging Feet on Prior Authorization Reform

Mar 19, 2019 at 02:51 pm by Staff

Waiting for health plans to authorize necessary medical treatment is hazardous to patients' health. Despite potentially harmful consequences of delayed or disrupted care, most.... Read More

Americans Are Waiting Too Long To Start Colorectal Cancer Screening

Mar 15, 2019 at 04:41 pm by Staff

Last year, the American Cancer Society updated its colorectal cancer screening guidelines to recommend screening begin at 45 for people who are at average risk. Yet according.... Read More

HELP Committee Hearing to Focus on Causes, Treatments for Pain

Feb 12, 2019 at 10:33 am by Staff

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said, "We want to make sure that as we deal with the opioid crisis, we keep in mind those people who are in.... Read More

Cooper Cosponsors Bill Encouraging Tennessee to Expand Medicaid

Jan 22, 2019 at 01:21 pm by Staff

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) announced today that he cosponsored the Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2019, a bill that will increase the matching funds a state receive.... Read More

Health:Further Changing Focus from Festival to Advisory

Jan 22, 2019 at 12:24 pm by Staff

A Letter from Marcus Whitney & the H:F TeamWhen we started Health:Further in 2015, it was with a belief that by bringing together a diverse group of people passionate abou.... Read More

News from the AMA Interim Meeting

Nov 13, 2018 at 05:40 pm by Staff

New AMA Policies Adopted on Final Day of 2018 Interim Meeting NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in th.... Read More

Tennessee U.S. Senate Candidates Answer Questions about Cancer Policy in ACS CAN Voter Guide

Oct 29, 2018 at 01:49 pm by Staff

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for Tennessee's United States Senate seat stand on t.... Read More

Council Hosts National Policy Experts To Discuss Election 2018 and the Future of Health Care

Oct 29, 2018 at 01:39 pm by Staff

Less than two weeks before the historic 2018 election, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a dynamic discussion with nationally known policy experts, offering insights on.... Read More

November is Eye Donation Month

Oct 15, 2018 at 10:12 am by Staff

November 2018 will be Eye Donation Month, and the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) will be raising awareness about the life-changing opportunities that are created throu.... Read More