TennCare Responds to Criticism, Lawsuit & Looks to the Future

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

Between a much-publicized letter of reprimand from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in June and a lawsuit filed in July, the Bureau of TennCare has been on the re.... Read More

The Devil’s in the Details

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

Local Exec Addresses Medicare Radiology Mandates on National Stage Sheila Sferrella, CRA, MAS, a senior vice president with Franklin-based Regents Health Resources, tackled.... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Christine Lovly Gains Worldwide Renown in Cancer Research

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

Damon Runyon was a colorful, chain-smoking writer whose short stories in the 1930s became the basis for the Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. The Runyon legacy lives on beyond.... Read More

Vanderbilt Researchers Discover Protein Signature Behind Colon & Rectal Cancer

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

A scientific breakthrough at Vanderbilt is changing the future of colon cancer treatment worldwide. Daniel Liebler, PhD, and his team at the Jim Ayers Institute for Precance.... Read More

Full Spectrum Endoscopy a Game Changer

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

Advances in screening technology are making colonoscopy more accurate and efficient than ever before. In July, Franklin Surgery Center became one of the first sites in Tennes.... Read More

Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network Among Largest Transplant Providers in Nation

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

The legendary Sarah Cannon … aka Minnie Pearl … will forever be a Nashville icon and national treasure. Today, HCA’s cancer service line named in her honor also is touching l.... Read More

HEALTHCARE ENTERPRISE: Bernard Health: A New Approach

Sep 04, 2014 at 03:33 pm by Staff

Healthcare and HSAs Nine years ago, while a third year graduate student at Vanderbilt, Alex Tolbert had an ‘Aha!’ moment. The concept of Bernard Health came to him while si.... Read More

Federal Judge Approves Class Action Status in TennCare Lawsuit

Sep 03, 2014 at 10:42 am by Staff

Published September 2, 2014 by Emily Kubis, NashvillePost The federal lawsuit filed against TennCare by three legal advocacy groups is now a class action, based on an order.... Read More

Pennsylvania Expands Medicaid ... Tennessee Talking About It Again

Aug 29, 2014 at 11:25 am by Staff

At the end of August, Pennsylvania became the 27th state, along with the District of Columbia, to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income individuals who fall in the gap betwe.... Read More

The Nashville Influence

Aug 25, 2014 at 10:51 am by Staff

Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare: #6     R. Milton Johnson, President & CEO of HCA #15   Wayne Smith, Chairman & CEO of Community Health System.... Read More