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Amidst Growing Measles Outbreaks, AMA Urges Public to Get Vaccinated

Reminds physicians to discuss the safety and efficacy of vaccines with patients, as well as educate them on health risks associated with not vaccinating children

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Pivotal Clinical Trial Investigates New Technology for Managing Uncontrolled Hypertension
Pivotal Clinical Trial Investigates New Technology for Managing Uncontrolled Hypertension
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The Biggest Threats to Public Health
The Biggest Threats to Public Health

Noted public health expert Dr. William Schaffner shares insights on three of his top public health threats.

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Covering Kids
Covering Kids

A new study finds higher rates of uninsured children in Tennessee and other non-expansion states.

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Severe Asthma Disparities
Severe Asthma Disparities

A recent study found racial disparities in ED usage for severe asthma become statistically insignificant when factoring out socioeconomic elements, paving the way for more emphasis on differences in community than biology.

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Mark Your Calendar for Music City SCALE
Mark Your Calendar for Music City SCALE

The 14th Annual Music City SCALE meeting featuring up to 22 hours of CME for medical practitioners is set for May 9-11 at the Music City Center.

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Public Health Happens in the Community ... Not Just the Clinic
Public Health Happens in the Community ... Not Just the Clinic

Public health continues to lead the way to eliminate health disparities and create a system that focuses not just on the absence of illness but the promotion of wellbeing.

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A New Vision for Safety Net Care
A New Vision for Safety Net Care

After 14 months of study, the Indigent Care Stakeholder Work Team has released their vision for safety net care in Nashville.

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Modern Healthcare & Critical Connections Present Social Determinants of Health Symposium
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Tennessee Launches 'Safe at Home'
Tennessee Launches 'Safe at Home'

At the end of February, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett announced the introduction of the Tennessee Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program.

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Care Coordination Improves Mental, Physical Health Outcomes
Care Coordination Improves Mental, Physical Health Outcomes

Last month, the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), which represents 20 community mental health Centers and other non-profit behavioral health care providers, announced results from the first year of the Tennessee Health Link program.

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Clinic to Aid Uninsured Women with Substance Abuse Disorders
Clinic to Aid Uninsured Women with Substance Abuse Disorders

Vanderbilt's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) was recently awarded a $200,000 grant by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) to provide increased access to medication-assisted treatment for uninsured women with substance use disorders.

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Nashville MSA Fares Relatively Well in County Health Rankings
Nashville MSA Fares Relatively Well in County Health Rankings

On March 19, the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the annual County Health Rankings for 2019.

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April is National Minority Health Month
April is National Minority Health Month

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health has announced the theme for 2019 is 'Active & Healthy.'

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VUMC Joins Effort to Stop Spread of Two Deadly Viruses
VUMC Joins Effort to Stop Spread of Two Deadly Viruses

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are participating in a national effort to develop vaccines and other treatments as countermeasures to prevent the spread of two emerging and deadly viruses -- Nipah and Hendra.

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Morgan Mcdonald Named Deputy Commissioner For Population Health
Morgan Mcdonald Named Deputy Commissioner For Population Health

Morgan McDonald, MD, FACP, FAAP, has been appointed deputy commissioner for population health for the Tennessee Department of Health. McDonald had been serving as interim deputy commissioner in this position since October 2018.

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AMA Urges Tech Giants to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

As some technology companies have announced steps to combat the spread of vaccine misinformation, the American Medical Association (AMA) issued a letter to the CEOs of six of the country's leading social media and technology companies urging them to ensure their users have access to accurate, timely, scientifically-sound information on vaccines. T

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Vanderbilt-led Research Team
Vanderbilt-led Research Team "Sprints" to Stop Zika Virus

In January scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and colleagues in Boston, Seattle and St. Louis were given an audacious goal to develop -- in 90 days -- a protective antibody-based treatment that potentially will stop the spread of the Zika virus.

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UnitedHealthcare and the AMA Collaborate to Understand and Address Social Barriers Preventing People's Access to Better Health

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new collaboration that will better identify and addressehr (SDOH) to improve access to care and patient outcomes.

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New Study Reveals Drastic Income And Health Differences Between Hospital Outpatients And Ambulatory Surgical Center Patients

STUDY: HOPDs Treat Poorer, Sicker Patients

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When Every Minute Matters
When Every Minute Matters

Nashville hospitals are setting higher standards for trauma outcomes.

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Small Towns, Big Fight for Continued Access to Care
Small Towns, Big Fight for Continued Access to Care

Cuts and reimbursement changes have led to increased hospital closures in rural America, but the National Rural Health Association is working diligently to educate lawmakers on the vital role these facilities play in keeping a community healthy and vibrant.

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Being Responsive to First Responders
Being Responsive to First Responders

First responders witness human tragedy on a routine basis. A train-the-trainer program led by Acadia CMO Dr. Michael Genovese looks to alert colleagues and supervisors to red flags of PTSI and create supports to foster resiliency.

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Violence in U.S. Emergency Departments on the Rise
Violence in U.S. Emergency Departments on the Rise

By their very nature, emergency departments are high-stakes settings filled with vulnerable patients and frightened families. Increasingly, they are also high-risk settings for healthcare providers.

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Education through Innovation
Education through Innovation

From virtual classrooms to high-tech sim labs, VUSN offers state-of-the-art training for tomorrow's nurse practitioners.

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