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A New Era in Nephrology
A New Era in Nephrology

New therapies are beginning to come online to change outcomes for kidney disease patients.

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Saint Thomas, Nephrology Associates Partner on Transplant
Saint Thomas, Nephrology Associates Partner on Transplant

Ascension Saint Thomas and Nephrology Associates recently announced an exclusive partnership to expand kidney transplant care.

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Taking the Initiative on Kidney Care
Taking the Initiative on Kidney Care

With 1 in 7 American adults being affected by chronic kidney disease, the American Society of Nephrology, in partnership with federal agencies, are laying the groundwork for treatment innovation.

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Preparing for Pandemic
Preparing for Pandemic

Ease of travel, interconnected financial markets, and differences in testing & response have upped the collateral damage from this latest coronavirus.

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APP's Clinical Excellence Academy Preps Workforce on Patient Safety
APP's Clinical Excellence Academy Preps Workforce on Patient Safety

American Physician Partners is moving the needle on ED outcomes by focusing on best practices to enhance patient safety across a number of key conditions, including sepsis.

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Study Finds Certain Genetic Test Not Useful in Predicting Heart Disease Risk

A Polygenic Risk Score -- a genetic assessment that doctors have hoped could predict coronary heart disease (CHD) in patients -- has been found not to be a useful predictive biomarker for disease risk, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Cardiac Innovation in Nashville
Cardiac Innovation in Nashville

From transplants to trials, Nashville hospitals are leading the way in cardiac care.

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Reeves/Smith Bill to Prevent Next Generation of Nicotine Addiction Garners Broad Industry Support
Reeves/Smith Bill to Prevent Next Generation of Nicotine Addiction Garners Broad Industry Support

In late January, a group of more than 25 organizations from across Tennessee announced their support for legislation that seeks to prevent the next generation of nicotine addicts in the state.

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Heart Monitor
Heart Monitor
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Ifetroban for Treating DMD-Associated Cardiomyopathy
Ifetroban for Treating DMD-Associated Cardiomyopathy

Following successful preclinical trials and FDA funding, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals is preparing to launch a new Phase II trial of ifetroban to treat cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients.

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Endocrine Society Celebrates Progress from Bench to Bedside
Endocrine Society Celebrates Progress from Bench to Bedside

Endocrine Society Chief Professional & Clinical Affairs Officer Robert Lash, MD, discusses the field, annual meeting, road shows and more.

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Bringing Eye Health into Focus in 2020
Bringing Eye Health into Focus in 2020

A recent survey reveals most Americans have key gaps in knowledge of eye health.

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Tennessee Sees Fewer Infant Deaths In 2018

Infant Mortality Data Dashboard Now Available

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Amedisys Expanding Commitment to End-of-Life Care for Veterans

Third Largest Hospice Provider Cared for 5,540 Dying Veterans Last Year

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Oncology Innovation in Nashville
Oncology Innovation in Nashville

From personalized medicine to innovation in GI care, Middle Tennessee oncology leaders share promising news.

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Tennessee Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
Tennessee Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies

A 2019 ACS CAN report shows the state is falling short on public policies to fight cancer.

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ONcology Rounds

Middle Tennessee's robust oncology programs are tackling cancer on numerous fronts.

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Blackburn, McSally & Others Urge Improved Breast Cancer Screening for Servicewomen, Veterans

A bipartisan group of senators is urging the Pentagon to revamp breast cancer screening options for Tricare beneficiaries.

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The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation
The Challenges of Identifying, Treating Behavioral Health Issues in the Geriatric Popu-lation

Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.

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Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs
Senior Living Solutions Evolve to Meet Resident Needs

As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.

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COA of Middle Tennessee Releases Eldercare Report
COA of Middle Tennessee Releases Eldercare Report

Caring for an elderly relative while working takes a toll on both employees and employers. COA is working to improve community supports.

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Tivity Health Conference Part Two: The Call for Connection
Tivity Health Conference Part Two: The Call for Connection

Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days in August looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation, & possible solutions.

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Moving the Science Forward
Moving the Science Forward

Founded by nurses for nurses, IACRN supports clinical research nurses in their efforts to advocate for clinical trial participants and move medical science forward.

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Trifocal Cataract Replacement Lens Makes U.S. Debut
Trifocal Cataract Replacement Lens Makes U.S. Debut

Nashville ophthalmologist Dr. Jeffrey Horn part of clinical team that led to FDA approval of first lens that corrects for near, intermediate and distance vision.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Action Day In Tennessee Is October 13
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