Vanderbilt Grows, Expands LVAD & Heart Transplant Program

Feb 21, 2014 at 01:51 pm by Staff

When noted cardiac surgeon Simon Maltais, MD, PhD, FRCSC arrived in Nashville in July 2011 to lead the Heart Transplantation and Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) programs for.... Read More

BCBST Offering One-Year Extensions to Individuals with Policy Renewal Dates through Oct. 1, 2014

Feb 19, 2014 at 10:47 am by Staff

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will allow individuals with coverage renewal dates from Jan. 1, 2014 through Oct. 1, 2014 to keep their existing health plans for another ye.... Read More

Some Employers Given Temporary ACA Reprieve

Feb 11, 2014 at 02:15 pm by Staff

On Feb. 10, the White House declared a delay in enforcing the employer mandate for medium-sized businesses. Now, these companies will have until 2016 to provide health covera.... Read More

Two-Midnight Rule Punishment Delayed

Feb 11, 2014 at 01:47 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced their auditors would hold off on assessing punitive fees to hospitals found to be out of compliance with the 'two m.... Read More

HEN Report Documents Improvements in Care Benefits, Reductions in Cost

Feb 11, 2014 at 11:39 am by Staff

Hospital Engagement Network Program Report Shows Improvements in Care Benefits to more than 69,000 Patients and Cost Savings of more than $200 Million On Feb. 5, the Amer.... Read More

Athena PowerLink Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program

Feb 10, 2014 at 10:34 am by Staff

ATHENAPowerLink® Nashville (APL), a program that selects a female business owner each year and pairs her with with a volunteer advisory committee for twelve months of ongoing.... Read More

TriStar Health Offering On-line Heart Disease Risk Assessment

Feb 10, 2014 at 10:13 am by Staff

1 in 3 people who die of heart attacks have no warning. Do you know your heart attack risk? Even if you have no symptoms and think you’re doing everything right, a heart att.... Read More

Mergers and Acquisitions and the Importance of the Due Diligence Process

Feb 03, 2014 at 05:41 pm by Staff

A wise man once said “Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity”. Merger and acquisition activity among U.S. healthcare organizations is on the rise — up 20 per.... Read More

Physicians Selling Practices

Feb 03, 2014 at 05:00 pm by Staff

Trend watch: who’s making the move now and whySince Congress passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, doctors have been bailing out of practices posthaste. Exasperated b.... Read More

Detecting Lung Cancer Earlier

Feb 03, 2014 at 04:59 pm by Staff

National push for screening, research as more non-smokers are diagnosed Rabih Bechara, MD, says the most difficult part of his job is telling patients, “You’ve got lung cance.... Read More