Experts say screenings, education, early intervention key to improving, maintaining mental health.
America's hospitals and health systems have been engaged in treating people with substance use disorders for decades. In recent years, we have seen first-hand the devastating effects of the opioid epidemic on patients, families, and communities across the country.
As the latest session of the Tennessee Legislature drew to a close, new laws were passed impacting the prescribing of opioids, particularly in regards to 'opioid naïve' patients.
Middle Tennessee healthcare execs recently gathered to discuss the state's opioid crisis.
Cumberland Heights has broken ground on a new residential facility specifically for adolescent boys struggling with addiction.
More nursing programs, opportunities are available for working adults, and healthcare organizations are taking note.
Progress is being made to address the wide array of neurological disorders that impact nearly one-third of Americans.
The Alzheimer's Association is celebrating increased federal funding and supports for patients and caregivers living with a dementia diagnosis and the providers and researchers trying to prevent and treat the disease.
Symposium for Cosmetic Advances and Laser Surgery (SCALE) Conference brings latest in skin, laser treatment to Middle Tennessee.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC), an organization committed to building healthier communities through the service of nurses on all types of boards, has announced today that CVS Health has become a Founding Strategic Partner.
In a new report from the de Beaumont Foundation, health system executives weigh in on working outside their facilities' four walls to impact community health
In recognition that physician burnout is increasing, the AMA and other companies and organizations have begun tackling the critical issue from a variety of vantage points
By April, nearly one-third of the U.S. is already experiencing high pollen levels while the weather and temperatures continue to fluctuate, aggravating sinus symptoms.
Is a person's zip code more important than their genetic code? Data suggests investing in social care could have a significant impact on healthcare.
Being uninsured, underinsured, or having high deductibles have all contributed to a lack of access to specialty care for a growing number of Middle Tennesseans.
Each year, Firestone Natural Rubber Company partners with Children's Surgery International to reach out to children in West Africa with life-changing surgery.
Monique Anthony is on a mission to improve health outcomes and eliminate disparities for countless Tennesseans.
Many patients with persistent asthma have a difficult time achieving control. Results of a new pragmatic study found applying APGAR tools significantly reduced ED, urgent care and hospital admissions while improving patient control and practice adherence to guidelines.
Partnership providing free rides via Lyft code or RoundTrip app to showcase link between transportation and quality healthcare
Two area companies are doing their part to highlight and address common barriers to care that increase health risks in American communities.
Despite amazing advances in medical science and improved understanding of biology on a cellular level, environment continues to play the biggest role in impacting an individual's health status.
Mazzetti+GBA believes in building healthier environments to make the world a better place - whether that environment is a hospital in a small Tennessee town or a community clinic in rural Burundi.
When buying and selling real estate, how often have you heard the realtor's mantra-- location, location, location? This is also the central theme of a recently released journal report on factors that can predict heart failure risk.
What happens when the 'right' action plan for a diagnosis doesn't mesh with the real world? UTHSC students and residents in Chattanooga have a unique opportunity to walk in their patients' shoes.
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