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.
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.
More orthopaedic providers, services, facilities added throughout the region.
In 2019, Saint Thomas Joint Replacement Institute expanded its program to outpatient surgery centers across Middle Tennessee to make total joint replacements more widely available in an outpatient setting.
LifeFlight has added nurse practitioners and physicians to expand flight crews in the face of growing need.
In addition to the physical toll of COVID-19 among seniors, isolation and uncertainty is taking a toll on mental health.
Innovation and advances mean less pain, down time for today's orthopaedic patients.
New employee at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is clinically competent and awfully cute.
As the city moves deeper into reopening, leaders address the need for ongoing precautions and realities of vaccine development.
While diabetes is well established as a risk factor for stroke, recent research finds the disease also impacts severity and recovery.
Hospitals adopt a new normal to ensure safe, positive birthing experiences for patients.
Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and the full complement of support staff at hospitals and clinics are battling coronavirus on the front lines. When caring for others, it's all too easy to forget to take care of yourself.
The Onsite Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity, today announced a new support group offering under the Foundation's 'Support in Service' program for frontline healthcare workers and medical staff across the country affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study explores the impact on unintended pregnancies, consistent use of progestin-only OTC birth control pills at various price points.
Last month, the Nashville Health Care Council brought together experts for a virtual panel discussion on behavioral health in the midst of social distancing orders.
As the virus takes its toll, providers are finding new ways to reach patients and preparing for the mental health fallout ahead.
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