Solving the Rural Health Puzzle

Mar 09, 2020 at 04:34 pm by Staff

Industry Panel Brings Different Perspectives to the Discussion Last month, the Nashville Health Care Council and Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) brought together an expert pan.... Read More

Dr. Patrice Harris: First African American Woman to Lead Nation's Oldest Medical Organization

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:33 pm by Staff

When Patrice Harris, MD, MA, was growing up in rural West Virginia, she wanted to be a pediatrician. But there was no role model in her family who had been to medical school ..... Read More

Maintaining a Medical Presence in Rural Tennessee

Mar 13, 2019 at 07:14 pm by Staff

THA Searches for Solutions as Another Hospital Closes In the last few years, nearly 10 percent of Tennessee hospitals have closed their doors, leaving communities without eas.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: State of Health

Mar 13, 2019 at 06:54 pm by Staff

Lisa Piercey Navigates New Role as Tennessee Health Commissioner In January, Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACHE, was selected as commissioner for the Tennessee Department of H.... Read More

Small Towns, Big Fight for Continued Access to Care

Mar 13, 2019 at 06:04 pm by Staff

Rural Hospitals Face Death by a Thousand Cuts More than 60 million Americans - nearly one in five residents - live in rural communities. While these small towns and wide swat.... Read More

Tennessee Joins Medical Licensing Compact

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

Earlier this year, the Tennessee General Assembly approved legislation that paves the way for state participation in the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (Compact), a nati.... Read More

June 20-21: Tivity Health to Convene Inaugural Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging

Jun 01, 2017 at 11:09 am by Staff

Nashville-based Tivity Health, Inc. will bring together leaders in health and aging from government, business, academia, and non-profit, faith-based and community organization.... Read More

Babies Born With Opioid Withdrawal Increasing In Rural Areas

Jan 10, 2017 at 02:54 pm by Staff

An increasing number of newborns are being born with drug withdrawal symptoms from opioids in rural areas of the United States as compared to births in urban areas, according.... Read More

National Rural Health Day Celebrates the Power of Rural America

Nov 16, 2016 at 04:13 pm by Staff

One in five Americans - 62 million people - live and work in rural areas. State Offices of Rural Health, other state and rural healthcare providers, industry partners, and age.... Read More

Tennessee Celebrates the Power of Rural

Nov 16, 2016 at 04:12 pm by Staff

The Tennessee Department of Health State Office of Rural Health joins the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and other state and national stakeholders in c.... Read More