Public Health

Expert Insights on Public Health, Current Pandemic

Apr 13, 2020 at 03:30 pm by Staff

Shared Perspectives from Across the Continuum Nashville Medical News reached out to several influencers across various healthcare sectors to ask for perspectives on public he.... Read More

Preparing for Pandemic

Mar 09, 2020 at 11:27 am by Staff

COVID-19 Poses Challenges in a Global World Editor's Note: Information on COVID-19 continues to evolve on a daily ... and sometimes hourly ... basis. Much of the information.... Read More

The Biggest Threats to Public Health

Apr 11, 2019 at 04:52 pm by Staff

Opioid Abuse, Anti-Vax Movement, Antibiotic Resistance Loom Large William Schaffner, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and of preventive medi.... Read More

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

Apr 11, 2019 at 03:49 pm by Staff

Public health is the bedrock on which the healthcare system we have today has been built. The purpose of public health is to protect and improve the health of people and their.... Read More

Modern Healthcare & Critical Connections Present Social Determinants of Health Symposium

Apr 11, 2019 at 01:04 pm by Staff

June 6 • Cleveland Ohio A full slate of experts will discuss the inextricable link between health outcomes and the social determinants of health. Best practices, strategies an.... Read More

NACCHO Statement on Ongoing Measles Outbreaks

Apr 11, 2019 at 11:59 am by Staff

"Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed there have been 626 individual cases of measles diagnosed across 22 states in the U.S. since the first of.... Read More

Tennessee Launches 'Safe at Home'

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:37 am by Staff

Address Confidentiality Program for Domestic Violence Victims At the end of February, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett announced the introduction of the Tennessee Safe.... Read More

Care Coordination Improves Mental, Physical Health Outcomes

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:30 am by Staff

Results from Tennessee Health Link Last month, the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), which represents 20 community mental health Centers and other.... Read More

Clinic to Aid Uninsured Women with Substance Abuse Disorders

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:22 am by Staff

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 (.... Read More

Nashville MSA Fares Relatively Well in County Health Rankings

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:12 am by Staff

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 2.... Read More