Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success 

Initial reports positive for locations at Walgreens, Kroger

One year ago, Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) and Walgreens made an announcement that drew an unusual amount of attention: The two corporate giants had formed a healthcare partnership in the Memphis area. ...Read More



Current Memphis Medical News

UT Health Science Center Plans Major Expansion in Middle Tennessee | University of Tennessee Health Science Center, UTHSC, Saint Thomas Health, Jessica Wells, Chancellor Steve Schwab, UT Expansion in Nashville
UT Health Science Center Plans Major Expansion in Middle Tennessee

With primary campus locations in Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center offers a broad spectrum of medical and graduate healthcare degree options on both ends of the state.


 
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS FOCUS

Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success   | Baptist Memorial Health Center, Baptist Medical Care, Walgreens, Kroger, Sean Nelson, Sharon Adkins, Courtney Wiser, Robert Vest, American Hospital Association, Patient-Centered Medical Home, The Little Clinics, Tennessee Nurses Association
Partners in Retail Clinics Tout Success  

Initial reports positive for locations at Walgreens, Kroger

One year ago, Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) and Walgreens made an announcement that drew an unusual amount of attention: The two corporate giants had formed a healthcare partnership in the Memphis area. 


 
CARDIOLOGY FOCUS

New Device Treats Heart Disease Quicker, Cheaper |  Methodist University Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Turkey Creek Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center, Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System, Dr. Rami Khouzam,  Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
New Device Treats Heart Disease Quicker, Cheaper

OAS system enables cardiologists to break through intensely calcified arteries

A small, electric medical device designed to break through severely calcified coronary arteries is drawing praise at Methodist University Hospital.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kit Mays, MD, and Moacir Schnapp, MD | Dr. Kit Mays, Dr. Moacir Schnapp, Mays & Schnapp Pain Clinic and Rehabilitation Center, University of Tennessee Pain Clinic, Brazilian Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, CARF, Dr. Robert Popper, Dr. Bill North
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Kit Mays, MD, and Moacir Schnapp, MD

Mutual respect, different perspectives are recipe for a long-lasting partnership

They’re an odd couple, the neurologist from Sao Paolo, Brazil, and the anesthesiologist from Humboldt, Tennessee.


 
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Andrew Botschner, CEO, UTMG | University of Tennessee Medical Group, Faculty Medical Practice Corporation (FMPC),  Partners Central Business Office, University of Tennessee Regional One Physicians, UT Methodist Physicians, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Wake Forest University, Xavier University, UC Physicians, Deaconess Health System, Care Point Partners LLC.
HEALTHCARE LEADER: Andrew Botschner, CEO, UTMG

Attorney has physicians group back on sound footing

Andrew Botschner proved to be the perfect choice to assume the role of CEO of UT Medical Group (UTMG).


 
Special Advertising

Contracting with Healthcare Software Vendors

From the Provider/Licensee Perspective

The landscape is clear – electronic health records (EHR) and health information technology are a mainstay. 


 
What Doctors Need to Know About Divorce
First in a series of four articles

 

Alimony

Few things strike fear in the heart of high income earners as much as alimony.


 
Grand Rounds

February 2015
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.
 

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study
Title: About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths
Title: Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs
Title: Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST

Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout
Title: Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk
Title: Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults
Title: Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00 am CST


The Sammons Gambit - Memphis Flyer

Memphis Flyer

The Sammons Gambit
Memphis Flyer
Eyebrows have been raised big-time this week by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton's unexpected action in moving to replace his reliable chief administrative officer (CAO), George Little, with Airport Authority head Jack Sammons (a transfer that only Little, of ...

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Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:03 am CST

Georgia Happenings - Florida Times-Union

Georgia Happenings
Florida Times-Union
Monday — 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Brantley Family Medicine Center, 21300 U.S. 82, Waynesville. ... Friday, March 13 — Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Round 1, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ritz Theater, featuring Elvis Tribute Artists compete for prize money and ...

Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:57 am CST

Boatright plays final game at Gampel tonight - theday.com

Boatright plays final game at Gampel tonight
theday.com
Ryan Boatright will walk to Gampel Pavilion tonight for his final regular season home game as UConn hosts Memphis (17-12, 9-7) at 9 in American Athletic Conference action. The Huskies (17-11, 10-6) will clinch a ... He's developed his own unique set of ...

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Posted Thursday, March 5, 2015 3:11 am CST