Who Polices Hospitals Merging Across Markets? States Give Different Answers

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:54 pm by Staff

By Samantha Liss, KFF Health News  St. Louis’ largest health system, BJC HealthCare, plans to merge with Kansas City’s second-largest, Saint Luke’.... Read More

As Covid Infections Rise, Nursing Homes Are Still Waiting for Vaccines

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:50 pm by Staff

  By Jordan Rau and Tony Leys, KFF Health News    “Covid is not pretty in a nursing home,” said Deb Wityk, a 70-year-old retired m.... Read More

Educational event zooms in on complex world of microbes

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:33 pm by Staff

  By Bill Snyder   More than 100 children and their families attended the sixth annual MEGAMicrobe community science recently at Gower Elementary School in Nashvi.... Read More

Researchers discover molecular signature for aggressive thyroid cancer

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:29 pm by Staff

  By Leigh MacMillan   A molecular signature that predicts aggressive thyroid cancer could help guide treatment approaches for patients, according to a new study.... Read More

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to begin estimating prevalence of cerebral palsy in Middle Tennessee

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:24 pm by Staff

  New supplemental funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will enable the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute f.... Read More

‘Boot camp’ draws critical care nurses from across nation

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:21 pm by Staff

  By Matt Batcheldor   About 200 nurse practitioners and physician assistants from around the country gathered at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel from Sept. 16-17 for the.... Read More

VUMC performs novel reoperative lung and kidney transplant

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:14 pm by Staff

  By Matt Batcheldor   Vanderbilt University Medical Center has performed its first combined reoperative lung and kidney transplant. Nicole Hunter, 36, of Searcy.... Read More

Advanced Practice Fellowship Program gains ANCC accreditation

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:11 pm by Staff

By Matt Batcheldor Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Advanced Practice Fellowship Program has been accredited as an Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program b.... Read More

New SMART rotation of military personnel takes place

Sep 30, 2023 at 11:08 pm by Staff

  By Jill Clendening   The latest Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which included 12 members of the United States military, recently c.... Read More

Fight national blood platelet shortage: Make a Red Cross donation appointment now

Sep 30, 2023 at 10:56 pm by Staff

  $15 Amazon.com Gift Card by email for coming to give Oct. 1-20   NASHVILLE — The American Red Cross continues to experience a national blood and pla.... Read More