New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow

Wolf River tenants line up to upgrade older buildings

Germantown, with its current expansion of treatment facilities, continues to build its reputation as a rapidly growing Memphis-area medical center.

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Current Memphis Medical News

Letter To The Editor

All of us in the medical community enjoy your newspaper tremendously. It is a shame however that you gave Dr.Manoj Jain the bully pulpit in your July edition. (Dr. Jain is running for Shelby County commissioner, District 13.) To be fair you should give equal time to his opponent, Steve Basar.


 
Idea for Cleaner Instruments Spawns New Company | Zeroto510, Allan Daisley, Bioworks, Ryan Ramkhelawan, Shawn Flynn, Restore Medical Solutions, modular sterilization tray, Innova, MB Venture Partners
Idea for Cleaner Instruments Spawns New Company

Zeroto510 program provides needed boost to get product to market 

Ryan Ramkhelawan remembers the exact moment the idea came. Frustrated by seeing surgical instruments returning to the operating room dirty despite several steps of decontamination, he thought there had to be a better way.


 
FFB Driving the Research to Fight Blindness
FFB Driving the Research to Fight Blindness
 
Qsource to Spearhead Significant Changes In CMS’ Restructuring Of QIO Programs

The widespread reform of the nation’s healthcare has trickled down to create significant changes for area healthcare providers; changes that begin this month.


 
Emerging & Reemerging Infectious Diseases | Infectious Disease, Emerging Infectious Disease, EID, Tennessee Department of Health, Dr. Tim Jones, Epidemiology, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus, Dengue, Measles, Tuberculosis, TB, Pertussis, Whooping Cough
Emerging & Reemerging Infectious Diseases

Chikungunya and new strains of influenza are among a list of emerging infectious diseases that have grabbed recent headlines, but reemerging diseases including measles and pertussis are also causing epidemiologists concern across the nation.


 
New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow | Germantown Medical Corridor, Cypress Realty Holdings Co., Joe Jarratt, Charles Lock, Sutherland Cardiology, Methodist Healthcare System, William Tuttle, Baptist Memorial.
New ‘Medical Center’ Continues to Grow

Wolf River tenants line up to upgrade older buildings

Germantown, with its current expansion of treatment facilities, continues to build its reputation as a rapidly growing Memphis-area medical center. 


 
HEALTHCARE MARKETING FOCUS

Getting the Message Out Is More Important Than Ever | Richard K. Thomas, Marketing Health Services, healthcare administration, University of Memphis, University of Mississippi, University of Tennessee College of Health Sciences.
Getting the Message Out Is More Important Than Ever

Author documents growing need for pervasive marketing 

‘ . . . if a person is going to spend approximately half a million dollars in their lifetime on healthcare, you want that patient for life.’


 
PHYSICIAN/HOSPITAL ALIGNMENT FOCUS

Partnering in a New Paradigm | Hospital Alignment, Physicians, Hospital Administrators, Bundled Payments, Pay for Performance, Physician Practice, MSO, Managed Services Organization, Paul Keckley, Navigant
Partnering in a New Paradigm

There’s no question healthcare delivery is in the middle of a transformational period highlighted by unprecedented consolidation. While there are a number of factors impacting alignment decisions, Paul Keckley, PhD, boiled the equation down to its simplest terms, “Economics drives behavior.”


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICAN SPOTLIGHT: Kevin Coates, MD
PHYSICAN SPOTLIGHT: Kevin Coates, MD

Army tours prepared orthopedic surgeon for just about anything

With Army tours of Afghanistan and Iraq behind him, Kevin Coates probably isn’t going to be fazed by much of what he sees from day to day as an orthopedic surgeon at Memphis Orthopaedic Group.


 
HEALTHCARE LEADER: George Hernandez | Campbell Clinic, MAGEC spinal bracing and distraction system, VEPTR (vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib), Campbell Clinic After Hours, Dr. Willis C. Campbell, “Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics,” Midnight Sun Marathon, Boston Marathon, Trinity University-San Antonio, University of Memphis/Memphis State, John Vines, Regional One Health, orthopedic surgery center, total joint replacement surgery.
HEALTHCARE LEADER: George Hernandez

CEO, Campbell Clinic

Change isn’t always the key to growth. When you’re at the helm of an organization that’s already world-renowned, it’s wiser to commit to a proven philosophy that has contributed to strong, steady growth throughout an impressive history of more than 100 years, according to Campbell Clinic CEO George Hernandez.


 
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Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities
Title: Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities
Category: Health News
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, August 29, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
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'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking
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Category: Health News
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Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
Title: Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2014 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, August 29, 2014 2:00 am CDT

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds
Title: MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM Posted Friday, August 29, 2014 2:00 am CDT

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
Title: Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2014 5:36:00 PM
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McDonald, Martha Williams - The Chattanoogan

The Chattanoogan

McDonald, Martha Williams
The Chattanoogan
Dr. Martha Williams McDonald, an early pioneer in the field of nuclear medicine and a member of one of Chattanooga's most prominent families, died at her home on Lookout Mountain early Wednesday morning. She was 88. Martha was a delight to all who ...

Posted Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:19 pm CDT

Andy's Restaurant Scorecard: Manager tries to 'flip' his grade - WMC Action News 5

Andy's Restaurant Scorecard: Manager tries to 'flip' his grade
WMC Action News 5
Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken, 730 S. Mendenhall Rd., White Station Area/East Memphis, 99 on Aug. 19. Tops Bar-B-Q, 5194 Poplar Ave. ... Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurant, 5007 Black Rd., White Station Area/East Memphis, 96 on Aug. 18. Subway, 4730 ...

Posted Friday, August 29, 2014 6:13 am CDT

Rescuing Compassionate Use From Social Media And Death Threats - Forbes

Forbes

Rescuing Compassionate Use From Social Media And Death Threats
Forbes
The now 8-year-old, Virginia boy had been undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis for viral complications following a bone marrow stem cell transplant for a type of cancer he developed as an infant. ... Aware of this ...

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Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:06 pm CDT