Physicians and other healthcare professionals from around the state gathered in Nashville last month for education and updates on the opioid crisis and other pressing issues at the second annual TriMED Healthcare Education Summit.
Quality and safety don't happen by accident. LifePoint Health has garnered national recognition for their commitment to quality and now shares their insights on sustained improvement with others.
A health system can make remarkable strides in patient safety and quality only to see those results squandered when patients fail to properly adhere to a medication regimen.
New institute looks to accelerate treatment and innovation for underserved populations by tapping into a diverse databank of 3.5 million medical and dental records.
Website includes interactive tool to help sexual assault victims determine if the SAFE Clinic is right for them
Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Franklin greatly expands staff and adds pediatric services.
Regenerative medicine means less pain, more options for orthopaedic patients.
Saint Thomas Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance recently announced a collaborative partnership for joint replacement.
The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted comprehensive comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that outlined recommended changes to the proposed rule on physician payment policies.
Centerstone has officially opened a new clinic in Clarksville dedicated to serving veterans and their families and named a new Military Services leader.
The ACL Play-It-Safe Program™ is being implemented across the country to help athletes understand the mechanics of movement and reduce non-contact ACL injuries.
As the first patients were wheeled into the new state-of-the-art orthopaedic surgery center at TriStar Centennial last month, Dr. Michael Christie, co-founder of Southern Joint Replacement Institute, realized the culmination of a 30-year dream.
Although the need is great, Middle Tennessee is fortunate to have dedicated professionals focused on helping the next generation reach their full potential.
From adverse traumatic experiences to ongoing toxic stress, childhood traumas often play a role in adult physical, mental and emotional health.
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Nashville is blessed to have two outstanding pediatric hospital facilities, along with a host of nonprofits, pediatricians and other providers caring for the city's youngest citizens.
Providers wouldn't wait to intervene with breast cancer until it had become metastatic. Yet, delayed reaction is too often the case when it comes to suicide prevention efforts.
MHA of Middle Tennessee leader Tom Starling was inducted as board chair of the national Mental Health America organization at last month's annual meeting.
As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Together" plan to combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
There is an urgent need for more dynamic and effective measures to care for the growing number of Americans with serious mental illness - in Middle Tennessee and across the nation.
Nashville's first freestanding SAFE Clinic is a dedicated, healing environment for rape victims.
Artificial intelligence can reduce costs, prompt greater medical advancement, and improve patient outcomes, but is not without risks.
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