March of Dimes Recognizes Middle Tennessee’s Best Nurses

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:52 am by Staff

Mark you calendar for Tuesday evening, Dec. 8 as the March of Dimes recognizes Middle Tennessee’s top nurses in 16 categories during the annual “Nurse of the Year” Awards.More.... Read More

Counting the Cost: TrueLifeCare Helps Employers Save Money, Time in Diabetes Management

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:34 am by Staff

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, and another 86 million have pre-diabetes. Of those, 30 percent will develop type 2 diabetes within five years,.... Read More

Playing by the Rules: More Rules Mean More Regulatory Changes, Challenges for 2016

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:31 am by Staff

As we close the curtain on 2015, regulatory changes in financial compliance are prepping to take center stage in the New Year. From ICD-10 and Meaningful Use to bundled paymen.... Read More

Meharry Celebrates 140th Convocation

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:25 am by Staff

On Monday, Oct. 12, Meharry Medical College celebrated its 140th annual convocation to welcome a new academic year for future physicians, dentists, researchers and health poli.... Read More

Baby Steps, Big Returns: Onlife Health Study Assesses Impact of Incentivized Wellness

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:17 am by Staff

Even when taking baby steps, you can still cover a lot of ground.Perhaps that was the biggest takeaway from a recent study of 5,500 BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee employees.... Read More

MGMA in Music City

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:11 am by Staff

“Welcome to the healthcare capital.”Yvette Doran, FACMPE, chief operating officer for Saint Thomas Medical Partners and a member of the Medical Group Management Association’s.... Read More

An Ounce of Prevention: Mary Yarbrough, MD Focuses on Keeping Populations Healthy

Nov 06, 2015 at 12:02 am by Staff

Growing up in the small West Tennessee town of Toone, it’s a pretty safe bet that the younger version of Mary Yarbrough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, couldn’t begin to guess the pl.... Read More

THA Board & Awards: Follow-up to Annual Meeting

Nov 05, 2015 at 12:32 am by Staff

Last month the Tennessee Hospital Association held its 77th Annual Meeting at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center where the membership elected and installed the 2016.... Read More

Outside Influences

Nov 02, 2015 at 12:39 am by Staff

It’s easy to think of many of the key target areas for environmental health specialists as pertaining to ‘someone else.’ After all, the United States has clean drinking water,.... Read More

ICD-10 Implemented, Sky Still Intact

Nov 02, 2015 at 12:23 am by Staff

In the end, perhaps the hardest part of the ICD-10 launch was simply getting to it. After years of ‘sky is falling’ prognostications surrounding the changeover, the launch dat.... Read More