Op-Ed: Tennessee Considers Bold Plan to Replace Medical Malpractice System, Reduce Healthcare Costs for Consumers

Sep 14, 2016 at 05:09 pm by Staff

The fall brings tough news for families who live on a budget, and it may be even worse this year as consumers return to work to discover that health insurance options for 2017.... Read More

Tennessee Increases Availability of Naloxone

Sep 12, 2016 at 09:48 am by Staff

The passage of Public Chapter 596 allows authorized pharmacists to dispense naloxone to a person at risk of opioid overdose or to a family member, friend or other person to as.... Read More

Four State Agency Leaders Call for Increased Awareness about Fentanyl

Sep 02, 2016 at 01:17 pm by Staff

Following a public health alert update last week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on increased risk of overdose and fatalities associated with fentanyl-lace.... Read More

Preparing for Population Health

Aug 11, 2016 at 05:45 pm by Staff

A study published at the end of 2015 and updated earlier this year by HiMSS Analytics - the research and consulting arm of parent organization Healthcare Information and Manag.... Read More

AMA and CDC Update Nation's Physicians on Latest Zika Virus Guidance

Aug 11, 2016 at 10:21 am by Staff

On August 10, the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the following statements regarding the Zika virus as they.... Read More

Baptist Collierville Adds New Service for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Aug 10, 2016 at 05:52 pm by Staff

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville has added dry needling to its array of services. Dry needling is a form of physical therapy used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal a.... Read More

Body in Motion: Cervical ADR Popularity Continues to Grow

Aug 10, 2016 at 04:48 pm by Staff

Still relatively new, the first FDA approvals for cervical artificial disc replacement (ADR) were handed down in 2007 in the United States. Less than a decade later, the arthr.... Read More

The Changing Face of M&A

Aug 10, 2016 at 10:59 am by Staff

For better or worse, mergers and acquisitions are on the rise thanks to today's rapidly changing regulatory environment. New payment models are encouraging scale and collabora.... Read More

Expanded Practice: Dr. Michael Warren Focuses on Population Health for TDH

Aug 10, 2016 at 10:49 am by Staff

Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP had a plan. After finishing his medical training, he would return to the rural eastern North Carolina county where he grew up and join a primary.... Read More

MissionPoint's Population Health Model Saves STH Millions in Healthcare Costs

Aug 10, 2016 at 09:57 am by Staff

For the fourth consecutive year, MissionPoint Health Partners held down costs for Saint Thomas Health. The news comes at a time when many employers have seen healthcare costs.... Read More