Tennessee Medical Association Installs 168th President; Dr. Edward Capparelli of Jacksboro Outlines Agenda

May 24, 2022 at 11:34 am by Staff

Dr. Edward Capparelli, a family physician from Jacksboro, Tennessee, has been formally installed as the 168th president of the Tennessee Medical Association, the sta.... Read More

Lead Capital Partners Hires Carl Grote as Director

May 24, 2022 at 11:30 am by Staff

Nashville – Lead Capital Partners (“LCP”), a Nashville-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market buyouts of healthcare companies, is pleased t.... Read More

‘Almost Like Malpractice’: To Shed Bias, Doctors Get Schooled to Look Beyond Obesity

May 24, 2022 at 11:23 am by Staff

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise h.... Read More

AMA Says Health Insurance Industry Continues to Falter on Prior Authorization Reform

May 24, 2022 at 09:18 am by Staff

  Survey shows reform goals are unfulfilled after nearly four years despite heavy toll on patients CHICAGO - Despite mounting evidence that insurer-imposed authorizatio.... Read More

Malin Recognized for Pioneering Data Privacy Research

May 23, 2022 at 10:17 pm by Staff

by Paul Govern Bradley Malin, PhD, Accenture  Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has receiv.... Read More

Vanderbilt Diabetes Day Celebrates Investigational Achievements, Looks Toward Future

May 23, 2022 at 09:55 pm by Staff

  by Jill Clendening Vanderbilt Diabetes Day, an annual event that showcases the work of outstanding scientists and researchers in the fields of diabetes, obesity and m.... Read More

FDA Approves First Treatment for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

May 23, 2022 at 09:21 pm by Staff

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Dupixent (dupilumab) to treat eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in adults and pediatric patients 12 years and old.... Read More

The Private Sector Steps In to Protect Online Health Privacy, but Critics Say It Can’t Be Trusted

May 23, 2022 at 08:50 pm by Staff

By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News    Most people have at least a vague sense that someone somewhere is doing mischief with the data footprints created by th.... Read More

‘That’s Just Part of Aging’: Long Covid Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Seniors

May 23, 2022 at 08:41 pm by Staff

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Nearly 18 months after getting covid-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell struggles with hanging up his shirts an.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

May 23, 2022 at 08:19 pm by Staff

Provisional codes assigned to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young childrenThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Te.... Read More