All cancers are not created equally. Recent Vanderbilt research show stomach, lung and appendiceal cancers are on the rise and detected later among certain ethnic groups.
Prenatal addiction services needed to bridge the gap in addiction, obstetrics
Efforts are underway by TDMHSAS leadership to reach more Tennesseans suffering with addiction through education and recovery initiatives.
Opioid misuse often traces its roots to medically valid pain management intervention. Increased awareness of addiction has led providers to look for effective alternatives. In the hospital setting, recent studies find Caldolor® might be one such option.
National Council for Behavioral Health and Nashville-based Qualifacts recently released results of a national survey of behavioral health providers on utilizing virtual technology and care.
Nutrition is a critical component of regaining and maintaining health ... but for those facing food insecurity, it can become a major stumbling block. NGH's multi-pronged approach to disease management feeds the mind and the body to improve outcomes.
From residential treatment to telehealth, there's a new normal in addiction medicine.
In September, AACR released a first-of-its-kind report exploring disparities in cancer progress across racial and ethnic minorities, as well as other underserved populations.
Opioid Response Network surpasses 3 Million people impacted through free education and training
COA offers a helpline and lifeline to providers, older adults, caregivers and family members trying to navigate services.
Angela Jefferson, PhD, professor of Neurology and director of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support establishment of an NIA-funded exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
New norms mean new routines and standards of care on and off the field.
As part of their ongoing Brass Tacks series, the Nashville Health Care Council recently welcomed Brookdale CEO Cindy Baier to discuss the senior living industry's response to COVID-19.
When elderly patients present in the ED, it can be difficult to distinguish between injuries occurring from a fall or physical abuse. A new study explores patterns as a way to distinguish between the two.
It been a busy year for Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance. In addition to 17 Middle Tennessee locations, four of which include urgent care clinics, TOA also operates a Sports Performance Center with specialized sports performance training for teams and individuals.
Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics is adding to its physician roster.
Elite Orthopedics and Sports Medicine recently welcomed three new physician assistants and one orthopaedic surgeon to its staff. Brian Dierckman, MD (arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder), attended the University of Notre Dame, where he played collegiate football.
Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, which opened adjacent to Williamson Medical Center in 2018, has started performing outpatient total joints and spines at their in-house ambulatory surgery center.
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