Many People of Color Worry Good Health Care Is Tied to Their Appearance

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:13 am by Staff

By Colleen DeGuzman, KFF Health News Many people from racial and ethnic minority groups brace themselves for insults and judgments before medical appointments, acc.... Read More

Patients Expected Profemur Artificial Hips to Last. Then They Snapped in Half.

Dec 05, 2023 at 11:07 am by Staff

  By Brett Kelman and Anna Werner, CBS News, KFF Health News    Bradley Little, a physical education teacher in Arizona, was leading his class.... Read More

CityHealth Awards Nashville Its First Overall Medal

Dec 05, 2023 at 10:21 am by Staff

  Nashville – Today, CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, released its 2023 annual policy assessment of the largest.... Read More

Obtaining Informed Consent in Teaching Institutions

Dec 04, 2023 at 10:32 pm by Staff

By Richard Cahill, JD   Informed consent is, first and foremost, an ongoing process or dialogue with patients who are engaged in shared decision making. It is not simpl.... Read More

Study Links Gene Network and Pancreatic Beta Cell Defects to Type 2 Diabetes

Dec 04, 2023 at 01:00 pm by Staff

  By Leigh MacMillan and Jill Clendening    In a collaborative effort co-led by teams from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of.... Read More

FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown with Private Equity

Dec 03, 2023 at 10:01 pm by Staff

By Harris Meyer, KFF Health News A recent Federal Trade Commission civil lawsuit accusing one of the nation’s largest anesthesiology groups of monopolistic practic.... Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You … to Help Stop Insurers’ Bogus Medicare Advantage Sales Tactics

Dec 03, 2023 at 09:56 pm by Staff

By Susan Jaffe, KFF Health News After an unprecedented crackdown on misleading advertising claims by insurers selling private Medicare Advantage and drug plans, th.... Read More

Save the Date: Radiology’s Climate Action and Sustainability Summit Dec. 7

Dec 02, 2023 at 11:02 pm by Staff

  The Department of Radiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting its inaugural hybrid Climate Action and Sustainability Summit on Dec. 7&n.... Read More

Daniel Muñoz and Francis Miller named interim directors of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:58 pm by Staff

  By Matt Batcheldor Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, and Francis Miller, MD, professor of Medicine, have been named interim directors of.... Read More

Pediatrics chair Webber named Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dec 02, 2023 at 10:53 pm by Staff

  By John Howser   Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, James C. Overall Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named as Dean of the College of Medi.... Read More