Says bipartisan legislation passed by Senate extends the classification of all forms of illegal fentanyl in the most restrictive drug class, which China did last year after President Trump called on the Chinese President to stop the flow of fentanyl coming from China into the U.S.
Local AHA awarded a grant to launch anti-vaping campaigns in two Middle Tennessee School Districts
The 2019-2020 edition of the Tennessee Blue Book, released this week, honors the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote.
Applicants must complete education and training or work experience to be eligible in 2020
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that "Dr. Stephen Hahn's experience as a practicing oncologist, a successful leader of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) make him the right leader for the FDA at this critical time."
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) recently updated its industry white paper, The Essential Role of the Urgent Care Center in Population Health, to provide a fresh outlook on the latest growth and trends, as well as data-driven predictions of how the industry will continue to evolve in 2020.
Says Dr. Hahn's experience as an oncologist, a successful leader of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and work at the National Institutes of Health makes him well prepared to lead the FDA
Many working families are spending more of their incomes on health care, a new Commonwealth Fund report finds.
Transition Sales and Training Program to Increase Team Diversity
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today expressed its support for a bill that will provide new opportunities to address drug shortages and improve care.
Rule could have denied health care to vulnerable populations, APA asserts
Cluster of Illness in 49 States Linked to E-cigarette Use
For years families, businesses and organizations from the community contributed to the effort to build Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Middle Tennessee's only freestanding pediatric hospital.
Restoring Survivor Confidence Through Pro Bono Support + Surgery
As the national debate over addressing "surprise billing" of patients continues to unfold, the American Academy of Actuaries is offering an objective actuarial perspective on the financial consequences and considerations involved in proposed public policy solutions to the problem in a new issue brief.
HCA Healthcare announced its first national "Crush the Crisis" opioid take back day. On Saturday, September 7, approximately 65 HCA Healthcare facilities will partner with local law enforcement agencies to collect unused and expired prescription medications in 15 states.
Dean Wilkerson, the Executive Director of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for over 15 years, announced today he plans to retire in 2020.
Cluster of Illness in 16 States Linked to E-cigarette Use
The Official Committee of the State of Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial kicked off a yearlong celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Women's Suffrage movement in Tennessee at an event on Monday.
The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that Todd Askew has been named as its new Senior Vice President of Advocacy.
Human Trafficking Awareness Week is July 28 - Aug. 3, 2019
Surgeons and business leaders announce partnership to measure health care value to improve surgical patient outcomes.
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